Regional Aboriginal Heritage Project Officer (Northern)

Support Parks Victoria to work effectively with Traditional Owners to manage cultural landscapes across our State.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: PVO4
Work Location: Mildura - Mallee area
Reference: VG/10751000
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2023
Salary Range: $85,832 - $92,184
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Aboriginality Form.docx (Word, 41KB)

Position Description- 10751 - Regional Aboriginal Heritage Project Officer (Northern) (DAP).docx (Word, 88KB)
Job Specification

Position Description- 10751 - Regional Aboriginal Heritage Project Officer (Northern) (DAP).pdf (PDF, 204KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Marlon Parsons
0429 958 169

Position Details

  • Be part of a supportive and motivated team culture
  • $85,832 - $92,184 + 11.00% Super + Cultural Leave entitlements
  • Enjoy a healthy work life balance in this Ongoing role

About the role

The primary focus of your position is to support the protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage (ACH) values on Parks Victoria managed land in the North Region. You will work with the Regional Aboriginal Heritage Coordinator to support regional and district staff to implement Parks Victoria's policies and procedures for protecting ACH, in line with the organisation's Managing Country Together principles and legislative requirements and embed ACH values into operational planning and priority-setting.

You will work closely with Traditional Owners and other land management partners to identify appropriate measures to protect Aboriginal heritage values on the parks estate and support the implementation of on-ground partnership projects that improve the knowledge, security and condition of ACH values. The position will also have a key role in supporting North Region staff to improve their understanding and capacity in ACH protection.

We're looking for someone with:

  • Sound understanding of the identification and protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage values
  • Working knowledge of Aboriginal cultural heritage legislation, governance and policies in Victoria is desirable
  • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with Traditional Owners
  • Demonstrated experience in providing expert and technical advice and support

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A Cover Letter
  • Aboriginality Form

Join our innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!

Application Closing date: Sunday 01 October 2023

Why Work For Us?

  • Structured salary progression, including annual performance-based salary increases
  • Incremental salary increases twice a year, as per the Parks Victoria Enterprise Agreement 2021
  • Generous employee discounts at MacPac through our corporate partnership
  • Commitment to wellbeing through our dedicated Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Inclusive employment support for ATSI staff, including cultural leave entitlements

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, 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. 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.

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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