Ranger Coordinator

BAC is a large and complex regional community development organisation providing services to homelands in the Maningrida region, administering some 50 grants and managing a suite of businesses and programs including:  Housing, Civil Works, Essential Services, Bábbarra Women’s Centre, Bawinanga Rangers, Barlmarrk Supermarket, Fuel Supplies, Mechanical Workshops, Arts and Culture/Djomi Museum, Wild Foods Café, Community Patrol, Employment Services and Money Management Services.

BAC is governed by a Board of Directors who are elected by corporation members every two years.  BAC enacts policies developed at the executive level through the leadership of the CEO and the Senior Management team.

BAC’s mission is to improve the lifeways of our people on land and sea in order to preserve and grow culture and language.

BAC is a values-based organisation with an emphasis on: Trust, Transparency, Innovation and Partnership.  These are principles and behaviours we display when working together.

The primary aim of this role is to support, supervise and upskill rangers in carrying out their daily/ weekly activities, with a focus on building senior team members into management roles. The position will supervise rangers (men or women) to best carry out their work and build local capacity through developing and managing work plans and targets in conjunction with Team Leaders, and supporting training and personal development of rangers.

To be successful in this role you must have:

1.       Environmental Science or Ecology Degree

2.       A good understanding of contemporary land management in Northern Australia.

3.       Effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise with people at all levels in an informative, accurate and positive manner.

4.       Ability to prioritise, organise and complete work within established deadlines, and to maintain a consistent level of professionalism.

5.       An ability to work effectively within a busy team environment, and to work unsupervised.

6.       Ability to lead teams and support upskilling and capacity building of local staff into coordination roles.

7.       Solid decision-making abilities and proactive approaches to resolving queries and problems.

8.       Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, in particular Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

9.       Current Northern Territory drivers’ licence and experience driving in 4WD conditions.

10.   Physically fit and able to work outdoors in difficult and remote environments, and travel to remote locations that may require you to camp over night or for several days.

11. A current Drivers Licence and Current First Aid Certification

12. Current National Police Clearance

What are we offering you?…..In return for your skills and experience you will be rewarded with:

A generous salary package
6 weeks Annual Leave
Salary Sacrificing options
17.5% Annual Leave loading
Rent free accommodation
12% superannuation

Most importantly you will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself in culture while creating memories, experiences and engaging with people that will change your life.

This position is in Maningrida, an indigenous community 500 km north east of Darwin. This is not a FIFO role, living and working in a remote community is not for everyone, please consider this before applying.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please submit your application by emailing your current resume and detailed cover letter addressing the essential selection criteria to: human.resources@bawinanga.com.

PD – BR Ranger Coordinator

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