Taungurung Land and Waters Council

Establish and maintain processes and relationships to address legal and contractual obligations and support the delivery of Victoria’s Great Outdoors Program – a significant government investment in recreation infrastructure to improve access to nature.

  • Salary $88,955 – $92,948
  • Based in Alexandra/Broadford
  • Full-time (contract until June 2022)

Key Duties

  1. In collaboration with TLaWC colleagues and DELWP staff, coordinate the delivery of Victoria’s Great Outdoors (VGO) program through the frameworks of our Registered Aboriginal Party Status and the Recognition and Settlement Agreement (especially, the Natural Resource Agreement and Land Use Activity Agreement)).
  2. Work in partnership with Victoria’s Great Outdoors staff at DELWP to build and maintain effective relationships to support delivery of the VGO program across Taungurung Country.
  3. Work in partnership to identify opportunities for VGO program delivery to align with the Cultural and objectives and assist the Department to realise those rights and objectives.
  4. Coordinate the development of content for interpretive and naming signs for VGO projects.
  5. Participate in DELWP forums to support the planning, coordination and delivery of Victoria’s Great Outdoors program and Taungurung participation in decision-making about Country.
  6. Develop appropriate monitoring and evaluation approaches, which seek to track success indicators against implementation of the Workplan and ensure that reporting obligations are met.

Selection Criteria

Required knowledge and skills

  1. Tertiary qualifications (preferred) or strong experience and capability in one or more of the following areas: environmental science, conservation and land management, land management planning, participatory natural resource management in cross-cultural contexts, cultural heritage management.
  2. Strong written and oral communication skills
  3. Problem solving – ability to anticipate problems and pre-empt required actions.
  4. Collaboration – ability to effectively collaborate with a range of partners and stakeholders
  5. Project management – implementation, monitoring, evaluation, reporting.
  6. Demonstrable Knowledge and understanding of the political, social and economic issues affecting Aboriginal Victorians and, specifically, of the provisions of the Traditional Owner Settlement Act.
  7. Victorian Driver’s licence.

Personal qualities

  1. Good professional judgment
  2. High ethical standards and personal integrity.
  3. Ability to maintain confidentiality in relation to sensitive information.
  4. A strong work ethic and an ability to attend to duties without constant supervision and direction.
  5. Strong organisng and time management habits.
  6. High emotional intelligence.

Adherence to Code of Conduct

All TLaWC staff must comply fully with the staff Code of Conduct.

To apply for this job, please email your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria by clicking on the link below.

Applications close 17 September.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@taungurung.com.au.