Aboriginal Heritage Coordinator (Designated Aboriginal Position)

Parks Victoria are looking for an Aboriginal Heritage Coordinator - Northern Region, to play a key role in protecting our parks and cultural heritage for future generations.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: PVO5
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/10098000
Closing Date: 12-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $93,366 - $100,275
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - 10098 - Aboriginal Heritage Coordinator Northern Region (DAP).pdf (PDF, 208KB)
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Position Description - 10098 - Aboriginal Heritage Coordinator Northern Region (DAP).docx (Word, 89KB)
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Aboriginality Form.docx (Word, 41KB)
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Contact: Marlon Parsons

Position Details

  • Grow awareness and advocacy across our parks
  • Competitive Salary + Superannuation and Cultural Leave entitlement
  • Enjoy a healthy work-life balance, a supportive team and a positive workplace culture

About the role

As the Aboriginal Heritage Coordinator, your responsibility will be driving the delivery of regional operation plans and other organisational objectives by providing technical specialist advice on the identification and protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage, supporting the organisation in working within their responsibilities under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006. You will be expected to provide strategic advice to support our Managing Country Together Directorate, responding in an appropriate and timely way on issues that affect cultural heritage values in the region.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Extensive experience in the field of Aboriginal cultural heritage protection
  • Detailed knowledge of Aboriginal cultural heritage legislation, governance, and policies in Victoria
  • Experience in relationship and partnership-building with Traditional Owners

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description.
  • Aboriginality Form or letter affirming membership from your Traditional Owner corporation

Application Closing date: Sunday, 12 February 2023

About the Branch:

The Aboriginal Heritage Coordinator (Northern) is part of the Managing Country Together Directorate which supports Parks Victoria to work effectively with Traditional Owners to manage cultural landscapes across the State. The Directorate is developing and supporting a program of reform that positions and prepares Parks Victoria for a rapidly changing operating environment - in particular with respect to increasing numbers of native title settlements, Registered Aboriginal Parties and jointly managed parks.

Sound like you?

Call Marlon Parsons on 0429 958 169 or apply online!

Organisational Commitments

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria recognises diversity and inclusion is everyone's business. We value a culture where everyone can be themselves at work, regardless of background, orientation, age or gender, that brings out our best, values everyone's contribution and works within a flexible working environment, ultimately reflecting the community we serve

Parks Victoria's policies require the successful applicant to be up-to-date based on Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) vaccination advice. The successful applicant for this role will be required to provide evidence of vaccination or exemption status as part of the recruitment process.

Only people with Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency may apply for this position.

A number of positions have been approved for Australian Aboriginals and/or Torres Strait Islander People under the ‘special measures' section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for Designated Aboriginal positions. Applicants will be required to provide a formal identification certificate

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