- Job posted on: 15th Apr 2021
- Applications close:
Desert Support Services Pty Ltd (DSS) is committed to achieving outcomes for the Traditional Owners of the Central Desert region of Western Australia. We help our clients use their traditional lands to fulfil their highest social, cultural and economic aspirations.
This is an exceptional opportunity to lead the development of land management activities in the well-established Birriliburu Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) and to create long lasting ecological and social impact in the region. The Birriliburu IPA is located within the Little Sandy and Gibson Deserts. The purpose of this role is to:
The way DSS operates is to support community-based organisations to drive and sustainably manage their programs. Part of your role then, will be to help Birriliburu traditional owners lead their land management program, via direction from the locally owned land management company, Birriliburu Pty Ltd. BPL has now been operating successfully for more than a year, and is at an exciting stage of its development.
The role requires you to travel and work remotely and in Wiluna for extended periods during the field season (roughly February to November). Because of this, the position can either be Wiluna-based throughout the field season, or Perth-based.
If Perth-based you will need to be able to travel for 2 to 3 weeks per month throughout the field season. If Wiluna-based DSS will supply comfortable accommodation, a remote allowance, return travel at start and end of field season, and will fly you to Perth as required.
The successful applicant will be required to provide a current Working with Children’s Check and National Police Check (obtained within the last 6 months) or be willing to obtain the above mentioned as a condition of employment.
An attractive salary package with significant benefits including 4 weeks’ annual leave, paid Christmas shutdown, relocation assistance, leave loading, remote allowance and salary sacrifice will be offered to the successful candidate.
How do you apply for this fantastic position that offers an opportunity to work in a progressive, dynamic, rewarding and hands-on working environment?
*Note: Applications will only be accepted when submitted through the Desert Support Services website and when accompanied by a detailed Cover Letter.
To understand this opportunity in more detail, contact Stuart Bradfield on 0456 001 101.
All applications will be treated strictly confidential, and an update will be provided to you throughout the recruitment campaign.
Martu or other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.