Project Officer Tourism Planning (Identified)


Project Officer Tourism Planning (Identified)
APS 6 (Ongoing)
Parks Australia Division

Parks Australia manages three of Australia’s most iconic places: Kakadu; Uluru-Kata Tjuta; and Booderee National Parks. Parks Australia is committed to maintaining the values of these special places by keeping these environments healthy, supporting their living cultures and helping visitors appreciate the importance of these reserves. Our joint management partnership with the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of the land is working towards providing social and economic benefits to our Indigenous partners.

The Strategic Project Delivery Section is located across Canberra, Darwin and Kakadu and works collaboratively with both park based and corporate services teams, Traditional Owners and other stakeholders. The Section is responsible for the delivery of a range of projects from business planning, tourism master planning, complex procurement and significant capital projects, including housing, office accommodation and visitor facilities.

The Project Officer Tourism Planning plays a leading role in delivering a range of significant, and transformational projects across Kakadu National Park. Through planning and implementing tourism planning projects you will support the Traditional Owners of Kakadu in achieving their vision for the future of the park and for business and employment opportunities for Traditional Owners.

Working in an environment of such unique natural and cultural heritage will guarantee interesting and innovative work opportunities. This role requires travel to remote locations for project delivery.

We are looking for team members who are flexible, good at finding innovative solutions and will be able to support a collaborative team culture, both within our Section and across the jointly managed parks.

Applicants are encouraged to read Cracking the Code when preparing their responses.


  • To be eligible for any position in the Department you must be an Australian Citizen.
  • You must undergo and satisfy a National Police History Check
  • This position is an ‘Identified’ position which signifies that the role has a strong involvement in issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The successful applicant must have an understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and an ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People. People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.


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:

To obtain more information about the position please contact Catherine Jewell on 02 65274 1296 or email: [email protected].

Applications close: 11.30pm (AEDST) on 25 February 2019.

The Department of Environment and Energy values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.

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