Are you an experienced leader who relishes a challenge and wants to work with Traditional Owners to oversee one of Australia’s most beautiful Commonwealth reserves? Parks Australia is looking for a Park Manager for Booderee National Park in Jervis Bay.
Booderee National Park is on Aboriginal land and is jointly managed with Traditional Owners. You will be heading up a dedicated team and working closely with the Booderee National Park Board of Management, Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council and Traditional Owners to deliver their vision for the park.
The Role and Duties:
You will be responsible for implementing the Booderee Plan of Management and associated strategies, projects and work programs.
Working in a challenging environment with extremely diverse stakeholders, you will need to draw on your exceptional engagement, negotiation and communications skills to deliver the best outcomes for the park and its owners.
This is an extremely rewarding role for a strong leader with an ability to manage complex projects and a passion for natural and cultural heritage.
The Ideal Candidate:
• You are a strong and resilient leader who thrives in a complex and ever-changing environment.
• You have experience in natural and cultural resource management
• You have worked in culturally diverse workplaces, understand the main issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and want to contribute sensitively to the joint management of the park.
As per the Department’s commitment to Indigenous employment, this Affirmative Measures/Identified submission is being run concurrently with an Identified process. Candidates are encouraged to submit only one application to which ever process is the most appropriate.
• A current Driver’s licence is essential
The successful candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a baseline level security clearance.
Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term
This is a specified term employment opportunity for a period of up to 18 months, but may be extended up to 3 years as per the Public Service Regulations 1999, sub regulation 3.5(3)
Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.
The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the 'Racial Discrimination Act 1975'. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people