About the NLCThe Northern Land Council (NLC) was established under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act in 1976, to assist Aboriginal people in the Top End of the Northern Territory to acquire and manage their traditional lands, waters and seas. Nearly 50 years on we continue to serve over 50,000 Aboriginal people of the Top End and remain committed to enhancing Aboriginal peoples social, political and economic participation by supporting their aspirations and amplifying their voices on a range of issues impacting on their lands, seas, culture and communities.  About the RoleThe Ghost Net & Marine Debris Coordinator will develop and expand the South-East Arnhem Land (SEAL) Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) Marine Debris program. This will include working with Traditional Owners (T/Os), Rangers and other stakeholders to facilitate greater community and stakeholder engagement in ranger-led marine debris management activities. ResponsibilitiesIn consultation with relevant Ranger Groups, coordinate the implementation of the SEAL IPA work plans with Rangers and Traditional Owners, focusing on marine debris activities.Ensure regular consultation is undertaken with Traditional Owners on all sea management activities, to ensure activities are in line with community expectationsEngage with the local communities of Numbulwar and Ngukurr to deliver educational and information content on the impacts of marine debris, including coordinating regular beach clean-up activities.Identify and liaise with external stakeholders such as Government Departments, NGOs, community organisations, and regional stakeholders to expand the SEAL IPA marine debris program and facilitate a regional marine debris response.Coordinate as required across various stakeholders to respond to ghost nets found at sea and organise for their recovery and disposal. About youTo thrive in this role you will have:Demonstrated understanding of, and interest in, the lived experiences of Aboriginal people in the NLCDemonstrated high level cross-cultural, interpersonal and verbal communication skills with an ability to effectively liaise, engage and coordinate across an organisation and to build productive working relationships with work colleagues, constituents and external stakeholders.Tertiary qualifications in Cultural, Natural Resource Management or a related field or extensive practical experience in working in a similar role in a remote area.Highly developed negotiation and problem-solving skills with the ability to consult with a wide range of people at all levels in a clear and concise manner.Previous experience in community engagement with the proven ability to undertake all travel and logistical aspects of organising community events. Remuneration and Benefits:Full-Time, Fixed-Term contract (9 months)Location: DarwinAnnual Salary: Minimum of $78,724 plus 14% superannuation and district allowance (based on location and eligible dependents)Being a Not-for-profit we offer salary packaging benefits up to $15,900 and meal entertainment allowance of $2,650 per year.Generous leave entitlements such as 5 weeks annual leave, 18 days personal leave per annum and study leaveCultural knowledge and lived experience is central to the work that we do. We will apply special measures for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates. How to Apply:A full Position Description may be obtained by clicking on this vacancy on our website https://jobs.nlc.org.au/ . We ask that all applications are received through our jobs website – this will ensure that you are submitting a full application for this position. Our website also provides information about our recruitment process. If you are having any problems submitting your application please contact us on 08 8920 5140.Contact Officer: Athanasia Hatzis on 0419 770 508Applications Close: Sunday, 8th October, 2023Click here for a full copy of the position description AUD Darwin 0800