Aboriginal Water Officer (Cultural Flows)

Aboriginal Water Officer (Cultural Flows)

Work with First Nations in the Murray-Darling river system to undertake ground-breaking research and drive policy innovation in water management

MLDRIN is a 100% Aboriginal owned, not for profit, research and advocacy organization. We strive to secure a future where First Nations own and manage water on Country, enhancing social, environmental, cultural and economic outcomes.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and enquiring Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person to lead implementation of ground-breaking research tools with our member Nations. You’ll work on Country, building partnerships and undertaking research with Traditional Owners. You’ll help create cultural management plans for waterways and develop policy that advances Indigenous water rights. You’ll work as part of a small, committed team lead by representatives from Aboriginal Nations.

You should apply for this position if:

  • You’re an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person
  • You have experience in water management or other Natural Resource Management fields
  • You’re passionate about advancing Aboriginal rights to land and water
  • You’re confident writing reports, facilitating workshops and working independently

Position details

Open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only.

  • Full-time.
  • Salary: $82,000 pa plus superannuation and on costs.
  • Work vehicle provided
  • Based in Melbourne VIC, with flexible work and travel options

You can download a detailed position description here

Please send applications that address all the selection criteria and including a cover letter and resume to:

Email: executiveofficer.mldrin@gmail.com

Post: MLDRIN, Post Office Box 5005, Brunswick North VIC 3056