Aboriginal Landcare Facilitator

• Working with Traditional Owners and Landcare support staff across the state

• Management of projects

• Location: Melbourne

Work with regional staff, Traditional Owners, and Landcare support staff across the state
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/923254
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: 2 years
Attachments: 923254 VPS4 Aboriginal Landcare Facilitator PD Sept 2017.docx (Word, 108KB)

Contact: Rod Taylor
(03) 9637 9838

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

The Aboriginal Landcare Facilitator is a statewide role in the team that delivers the Victorian Landcare Program, the Victorian Government's program of support for Landcare in Victoria. The Aboriginal Landcare Facilitator will work with regional staff, Traditional Owners, and Landcare support staff across the state to build the competency of Victoria's Landcare community regarding Victorian Aboriginal cultural heritage and Traditional Owner groups.

This positon will have a strong focus on engagement, service delivery and attention to detail, sound analytical and problem solving skills, the ability to prioritise tasks and conflicting workloads ensuring timelines are met without compromising quality standards. Success in the Aboriginal Landcare Facilitator role will require a self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal, collaboration, relationship, negotiation and team work skills, as well as strong organisational skills. Demonstrated experience working with Traditional Owners and Aboriginal communities and engaging community organisations to deliver projects that that have involved Aboriginal cultural heritage management. At least three years' relevant experience is desirable

This is a fixed term – flexible position for a period of 2 years

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Sunday on 24 September2017.

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