- $85,000 - $99,999 per annum + salary packaging
- Job posted on: 9th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
Desert Support Services Pty Ltd (DSS) works alongside Traditional Owners to maintain the health of their culture, Country and people. For more than 10 years, our collaborative approach has achieved Traditional Owner led outcomes throughout the Central Desert region of Western Australia and beyond.
This is an exceptional opportunity to work with Traditional Owners to build on a highly successful and long-running land management program with strong partnerships. The Tjukurrpa Ranger project, funded by the WA Aboriginal Ranger Program (ARP), focuses on building the capacity of Martu to develop ranger career pathways and take on more leadership roles.
You will be supported to provide mentoring, leadership and coordination to a core group of Martu employees (the Tjukurrpa Rangers), and the Martu Tjukurrpa Ranger Coordinator. This team’s activities focus on cultural, visitor and environmental management on the iconic Canning Stock Route, in the Birriliburu Indigenous Protected Area (IPA), located within the Little Sandy and Gibson Deserts. The role will:
The role requires you to work with the Birriliburu team at the well-appointed Wiluna Ranger Base, and remotely in the field for extended periods of time during the field season (roughly March to November).
This job is for you if you:
An attractive salary package with significant benefits including flexible work hours, 4 weeks annual leave, paid Christmas shutdown, relocation assistance, remote allowance (if relevant), TOIL system and salary sacrifice will be offered to the successful candidate.
For the right candidate, additional work within DSS programs could be negotiated to bring the workload up to a full-time role.
To understand this opportunity in more detail, contact Stu Bradfield on 0456 001 101. Or for questions on the application process please email HR at [email protected] using the subject line: Birriliburu Tjukurrpa Ranger Program Mentor / Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Applications close 5.00pm (WST) Monday 27th November 2023. All applications will be treated strictly confidential. Only applicants who have progressed to shortlisting will be contacted.
Martu or other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
A position description is attached.