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Aboriginal Community Engagement Officer – Opportunity

Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania

Hobart TAS

Conservation, Parks & Wildlife (Farming, Animals & Conservation)
Government – State (Government & Defence)

Part time

$96,584 to $101,313 pro rata, per annum + super

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas) is committed to our vision of “building a sustainable Tasmania” where our natural resources, cultural values and environment are recognised and used sustainably to support our future prosperity. We take pride in fostering a workplace where diversity is celebrated, inclusivity is embraced, and safety is paramount. We strive to create an environment where every individual feels respected, valued, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work.

We understand that work-life balance is essential for personal and professional success. That’s why we offer flexible work options and are dedicated to making workplace adjustments that empower individuals to fully engage and excel in their roles. If you require any reasonable adjustments during your recruitment process, please let us know.

Hours per fortnight

36.75 hours per fortnight.


Hobart and Launceston, to be negotiated (1 position located in each location).

Period of Appointment

12 months.


The Aboriginal Working on Country (WoC) Ranger Program is set to transition to a community led model over the coming years. To ensure that the process is co-designed with Tasmanian Aboriginal people, these roles have been developed to help lead engagement and provide opportunities for Tasmanian Aboriginal people to shape the framework that will support the transition of the WoC Program to a community led model.

The purpose of this role will be to lead the consultation and engagement with Tasmanian Aboriginal people on the transition of the WoC Program to a community led model.

Essential Requirements

  • Aboriginality. The Head of the State Service has determined that this is an Aboriginal identified position and that it will be filled in accordance with the provisions of Employment Direction No. 10: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment in the State Service.

Desirable Requirements

  • A current motor vehicle driver licence.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

 SOD – 709812 & 709813 – Aboriginal Community Engagement Officer – Band 5.docx

 Statement of Duties Overview.docx

 Advice to Applicants.docx

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please apply online by clicking the “Apply Now” button.

Refer to the ‘Advice to Applicants’ document for further information.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact [email protected].

Closing Date

Applications close Monday, 8 July 2024 at 11.55pm (AEST).

For more information on the position please contact:

Anne Cunningham
Manager Organisational Development
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0416 121 726