Aboriginal Heritage Partnerships Coordinator

A key role in leading and delivering projects through best practice Aboriginal Heritage management and conservation!
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: PVO7
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/11811/AHPC
Closing Date: 14-Apr-2024
Salary Range: $115,592 - $126,285
Job Duration: January 2025
Attachments: Position Description - 11811 - Aboriginal Heritage Partnerships Coordinator.docx (Word, 125KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 11811 - Aboriginal Heritage Partnerships Coordinator.pdf (PDF, 211KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Rhiannon Ashton

Position Details

  • Opportunity to lead a progressive team in a strategic and technical capacity
  • Be a part of an innovative, world-class parks service
  • Enjoy a healthy work-life balance in this Fixed Term opportunity

About the role

As the Aboriginal Heritage Coordinator, the primary focus of your position is to lead a small team of Heritage Advisors in the effective delivery of a range of high priority projects for Parks Victoria. The position leads a small team of heritage advisors providing high level technical support in the delivery of compliance obligations under theAboriginal Heritage Act 2006(Vic) and implementation of the Managing Country Together approach to Traditional Owner partnerships. The role also provides strategic advice and support in positioning Parks Victoria with key organisations involved in the delivery of these projects including Traditional Owner organisations, the Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions (DJPR), and the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA).

We're looking for someone with:

  • Extensive experience in the field of Aboriginal cultural heritage protection
  • Expert knowledge of Aboriginal cultural heritage legislation, governance and policies in Victoria
  • Skills and experience in engagement and partnership-building with Traditional Owners, Aboriginal persons and key Aboriginal groups
  • Ability to develop innovative, sensitive and practical solutions, and provide strategic advice to complex issues
  • Leadership and management skills, including the ability to develop and monitor complex work programs and achieve corporate objectives
  • Previous experience and/or specialist or post-graduate qualification in cultural heritage management, natural resource management or similar is required.

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position descriptionunder 'Selection Criteria'.

Application Closing date: Sunday 14 April 2024

About Parks Victoria

Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class parks service, ensuring healthy parks for healthy people. It is a statutory authority with responsibility for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria.

Sound like you?

If this sounds like you, then we would like to hear from you. For a confidential discussion about the role, call Rhiannon Ashton at Rhiannon.Ashton@parks.vic.gov.au 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.

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