Park Manager - Booderee National Park


Park Manager - Booderee National Park
Affirmative Measures–Indigenous
Executive Level 2

  • Provide leadership and direction for the management of Booderee National Park (Booderee) and Booderee Botanic Gardens consistent with the Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and the lease obligations of the Director of National Parks.   
  • In conjunction with Traditional Owners through the Board of Management, and Parks Australia senior executive, the Park Manager ensures the effective implementation of the Booderee Plan of Management and subsidiary strategies, plans and works programs.
  • In a cross-cultural context: deliver key environmental, cultural and visitor programs; appropriately prioritise and allocate resources; lead the negotiation, management and monitoring of the Booderee Lease, services and other key agreements; and deliver corporate policies and procedures and other Government initiatives.
  • The Park Manager establishes, develops and maintains effective relationships with stakeholders including the Booderee Board of Management, the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community and Council, and builds and maintains effective partnerships with the tourism industry, the scientific community and state, territory and Australian Government agencies.
  • The Park Manager represents the Department and Parks Australia at local and regional fora, and participates in high level negotiations with government and non-government agencies, Indigenous representative organisations, the tourism industry, and other groups and individuals with interests in the management of the Park.

This position is open only to Indigenous applicants

This employment opportunity has been identified as open only to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people under ‘Affirmative Measures’ provisions. These provisions are used in the APS to allow for the targeted recruitment of Indigenous Australians while adhering to the employment principles set out in the Public Service Act 1999.

Accordingly, this position is for a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, who identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, and who is accepted as such in the community in which they live or have lived.


The successful applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a baseline security clearance.

A current Driver’s License is essential.

Physical ability to participate in fire and emergency, Law enforcement and compliance.

The Department offers an attractive remuneration package, including salary, superannuation benefits and flexible working conditions appropriate to the level of the position. For further details, refer to the Enterprise Agreement at

How to apply

Applications should be made through the department’s online recruitment system at:, if you are unable to access the internet, please submit your application to the contact officer below.

To obtain further information about the position please contact
Michelle Callaway, (02) 4442 2207
[email protected]

Applications close: 11.30pm (AEDT) on 21 December 2018.

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