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We have the above position currently available.**This is an Indigenous identified position**About the OrganisationThe Yuku-Baja-Muliku people are the Traditional Custodians of Archer Point, which is located 20km South of Cooktown. The Yuku-Baja-Muliku Land Trust is the primary land holding body for the Yuku-Baja-Muliku Traditional Owners. Business in relation to conservation, protection and management of Yuku-Baja-Muliku lands, waters and sea is the responsibility of the Yuku-Baja-Muliku Landowner and Reserves Ltd (YBM). The central office for business and project related activities is in Cooktown.About the ProjectYuku Baja Muliku have a busy junior ranger program that focusses on environmental, cultural and local community topics. After-school activities are conducted once a week and junior rangers have a strong presence at community events within the Cooktown Shire.YBM also have an Indigenous ranger program that is supported by the Working on Country Program (federal) and the Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Rangers program. There are currently seven (7) staff employed through the ranger programPosition OverviewYBM are seeking someone to develop a comprehensive, environmental program for the kids that attend junior rangers (Prep-Yr 8) and to take responsibility for the co-ordination and delivery of that weekly program. The project officer will also work with the YBM Indigenous rangers to understand and map career development pathway options that are available to them. This will tie in with the Junior ranger program by showing kids the range of career options provided/presented by rangers.Key Duties: Planning and coordinating the delivery of a junior ranger educational programEstablishing new community initiatives for junior rangers to participate inIdentifying established/recurring community events that junior rangers can participate inConduct innovative, interesting, flexible environmental and cultural art and craft-based activities,Stakeholder engagement. Establish a reputation for reliance and trust across the spectrum of stakeholders, including management, peers, and the general public. Ability to build rapport with a broad range of individuals and organisations.Researching and synthesizing education/training options for Indigenous rangers to advance their careers or help them specialise in a chosen fieldIdentifying funding/scholarship options for Indigenous rangers to access training and education advancementPeople management. Supervise, motivate, develop and support work teams and individuals within the unit/project to achieve goals.Communicates with influence. High-level interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively,Preparing and submitting funding applications that could assist the development of either junior or Indigenous rangersProject management. Plan, implement, and track the lifecycle of the project and associated activities and ability to analyse and solve problems.Working within prescribed budgetsAbility to work independently and as part of a team in researching and developing specific responses to current or emerging issues related to the project.A current manual motor vehicle driver’s licence and the ability to operate four-wheel-drive vehicles safely in remote localities, or the capacity to acquire the necessary skills.What's in for youCreative and innovative roleUplift the values within the communityBe part of holistic education to childrenSupportive managementGood base salary with generous salary sacrifice 4 weeks recreation Leave and 10 days personal leaveThis is a child-related role. If you are a successful applicant, you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check.In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment. 55000 AUD Australia - QLD Cairns & Far North Cooktown 4895

Education, Training and Support Officer

  • Creative and innovative role
  • Good base salary with generous salary sacrifice
  • 4 weeks recreation Leave and 10 days personal leave

We have the above position currently available.

**This is an Indigenous identified position**

About the Organisation

The Yuku-Baja-Muliku people are the Traditional Custodians of Archer Point, which is located 20km South of Cooktown. The Yuku-Baja-Muliku Land Trust is the primary land holding body for the Yuku-Baja-Muliku Traditional Owners. Business in relation to conservation, protection and management of Yuku-Baja-Muliku lands, waters and sea is the responsibility of the Yuku-Baja-Muliku Landowner and Reserves Ltd (YBM). The central office for business and project related activities is in Cooktown.

About the Project

Yuku Baja Muliku have a busy junior ranger program that focusses on environmental, cultural and local community topics. After-school activities are conducted once a week and junior rangers have a strong presence at community events within the Cooktown Shire.

YBM also have an Indigenous ranger program that is supported by the Working on Country Program (federal) and the Queensland Indigenous Land and Sea Rangers program. There are currently seven (7) staff employed through the ranger program

Position Overview

YBM are seeking someone to develop a comprehensive, environmental program for the kids that attend junior rangers (Prep-Yr 8) and to take responsibility for the co-ordination and delivery of that weekly program. The project officer will also work with the YBM Indigenous rangers to understand and map career development pathway options that are available to them. This will tie in with the Junior ranger program by showing kids the range of career options provided/presented by rangers.

Key Duties:

  • Planning and coordinating the delivery of a junior ranger educational program
  • Establishing new community initiatives for junior rangers to participate in
  • Identifying established/recurring community events that junior rangers can participate in
  • Conduct innovative, interesting, flexible environmental and cultural art and craft-based activities,
  • Stakeholder engagement. Establish a reputation for reliance and trust across the spectrum of stakeholders, including management, peers, and the general public. Ability to build rapport with a broad range of individuals and organisations.
  • Researching and synthesizing education/training options for Indigenous rangers to advance their careers or help them specialise in a chosen field
  • Identifying funding/scholarship options for Indigenous rangers to access training and education advancement
  • People management. Supervise, motivate, develop and support work teams and individuals within the unit/project to achieve goals.
  • Communicates with influence. High-level interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively,
  • Preparing and submitting funding applications that could assist the development of either junior or Indigenous rangers
  • Project management. Plan, implement, and track the lifecycle of the project and associated activities and ability to analyse and solve problems.
  • Working within prescribed budgets
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in researching and developing specific responses to current or emerging issues related to the project.
  • A current manual motor vehicle driver’s licence and the ability to operate four-wheel-drive vehicles safely in remote localities, or the capacity to acquire the necessary skills.

What's in for you

  • Creative and innovative role
  • Uplift the values within the community
  • Be part of holistic education to children
  • Supportive management
  • Good base salary with generous salary sacrifice 
  • 4 weeks recreation Leave and 10 days personal leave

This is a child-related role. If you are a successful applicant, you will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment (if you do not already have this). For more information, visit http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check.

In addition, your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Vlasta Eriksson at Vlasta@signaturestaff.com.au, quoting Ref No. VE2020ETSO.

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