Seasonal Interpretive Ranger, Kakadu National Park (Non-Ongoing) - [Archived Advertisement]
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Seasonal Interpretive Ranger, Kakadu National Park (Non-Ongoing)
Kakadu National Park has been home to Bininj/Mugguy for thousands of years, it is also World Heritage listed for both its natural significance and the living culture.
Kakadu National Park is looking for experienced interpreters to deliver walks, talks, slideshows, cultural activities and school programs that will leave our visitors understanding and appreciating some of the natural and cultural values of this World Heritage destination.
The successful applicant will often be working independently in remote locations and able to work split shifts and occasional weekends. The approximate contract timing is mid-April to Late October/November 2019 (7 months).
You will also engage with Aboriginal traditional owners to understand and work towards their vision for the future of park.
We need passionate, energetic and enthusiastic interpreters who can learn quickly, engage with a variety of people and think on their feet. If you think that might be you we’d love to hear from you!
- To be eligible for any position in the Department you must be an Australian Citizen.
- You must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate Working with Children Check.
- This position is an ‘Identified’ position which signifies that the role has a strong involvement in issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The successful applicant must have an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People.
- Hold a current manual drivers licence and have the ability to drive a 4WD vehicle.
- Hold a current Senior First Aid Certificate or have the ability to obtain this qualification.
- Have completed the Kakadu Knowledge for Tour Guides course (Charles Darwin University) prior to commencing in the position or have the capacity to complete the qualification.
- Be available to work early mornings and evenings (including overnight) in a variety of locations in Kakadu.
How to apply:
- To apply visit the Department’s online recruitment system at: http://www.environment.gov.au/topics/about-us/employment
- Applications should consist of a 1 to 2 page statement of claims taking into consideration the duties and selection criteria to demonstrate your suitability for the role.
- An up-to-date resume including the contact details of two referees is required.
- Information for applicants with disabilities: www.environment.gov.au/about/jobs/applicants-with-disabilities.html
To obtain more information about the position please contact Lauren Thornton on 08 8979 1106 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close: 11.30pm (AEDST) on 28 January 2019.
The Department of Environment and Energy values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.
- Closing Date:
- 28 Jan 2019
- $58,430 - $65,363
- Work Type:
Natural Resource Management