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Job opportunities

Working with the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) is more than just a job.

NAILSMA is a friendly workplace offering generous conditions and flexible working arrangements. We also offer internal career pathways, study leave, and professional development and training.

As a staff member, you will be headquartered in Darwin and will work alongside a team of about 30 people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.

You will work with Indigenous organisations and leaders, reference, community and ranger groups and advisers across north Australia, as well as our many supporters from government, philanthropic agencies and business.

Our work is guided by values of respect, transparency, commitment and responsibility. These have their foundation in Indigenous people’s connection to and maintenance of their lands and seas, laws, languages, cultures and customs.

There are no positions currently available at NAILSMA.

Posted on behalf of Marthakal Homeland Resource Centre (MHRC):

Ranger Coordinator

Location: Elcho Island, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory

AU$70000 - AU$71000 per annum + housing, relocation assistance, benefits

Marthakal Homeland Resource Centre has a unique opportunity for a full time Ranger Coordinator to join their team on Elcho Island, NT. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to provide day-to-day leadership to the existing Gumurr Marthakal Rangers. You will provide on the job training and mentoring of the team, and apply to funding bodies with the long term objective of bringing the Rangers to a place of financial independence.

The ideal candidate will have Natural and Cultural Resource Management experience with an Indigenous community Ranger group or other NRCM agencies or organisations.  In addition, you'll need experience in project management and community program coordination as well as the grant application and funding process.

Importantly, you'll have a knowledge of Indigenous society and culture, particularly indigenous people of the East Arnhem Region, and the ability to communicate effectively in a cross-cultural, multidisciplinary team. Indigenous applicants are urged to apply. You'll be spending a large portion of your time in remote bush locations so it is essential that you're resourceful under trying conditions.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an applicant seeking a new adventure in a remote location. If accompanied by your spouse, the company will assist in looking for a suitable opportunity for them - this is a great incentive for couples and families to apply!

You will enjoy an attractive base salary circa $70,000, negotiated on experience and qualifications, plus superannuation and a fantastic range of further benefits.

Visit to view the full advertisement and apply.

Applications close 5 December 2014