Ranger/TUMRA Coordinator

Gunggandji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

Logo for Gunggandji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBCThe corporation’s mission is to create a strong, healthy and economically sustainable community for the Gunggandji people. It runs a ranger program and manages Gunggandji native title and cultural heritage rights over 7500 hectares of land east of Cairns.

Closing date: 

5pm, 6 March 2020


Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)



Job category: 

  • Project officer roles

Type of vacancy: 

Part time
3 days per week

Salary and conditions: 

$26,130 per annum

Job description/overview: 

Located in Yarrabah near Cairns the Ranger/TUMRA Coordinator is responsible for protecting and managing the land and sea country of the Gunggandji people. You will work closely with traditional owners and other local organisations in Yarrabah to deliver the working on country program and protect the natural resources of Gunggandji country and waters.

You will need to have experience working on country or in remote locations and complying with cultural protocols. As part of their work Gunggandji rangers are required to operate a ranger vessel, 4WDs, ATVs and outdoor power equipment. You must have experience in operating such equipment within workplace health and safety guidelines. 

You will also be required to hold or have the ability to obtain a valid ‘C’ Class drivers licence, coxswain ticket, a blue card and an accredited qualification in conservation and land management.

The position is permanent part time for 3 days per week.

Contact person and how to apply: 

The filling of this vacancy is a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 and only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Written applications and a resume must be submitted to RangerCoordinator@GunggandjiYarrabah.org.au or 13Smith Street, Yarrabah QLD 4871 by no later than 5.00pm on Friday, 6 March 2020.

For the selection criteria and further information please contact the Ranger Coordinator, Brian Murgha, on (07) 4056 9126 or RangerCoordinator@GunggandjiYarrabah.org.au.

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7–7 October 2021
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