First listed on: 18 February 2021

Play a key role in the enhancement of our beautiful Murray River.

Apply now to join the Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) as a Traditional Owner Project Officer. This role will support the Traditional Owner and Engagement team to build and maintain meaningful relationships with Registered Aboriginal Parties (RAP) and non-RAP Traditional Owners groups to assist in the decision-making processes regarding the Central and West sites of the Victorian Murray Floodplain Restoration Project (VMFRP).

The VMFRP is a planned program of infrastructure works and important environmental outcomes to enhance the watering of high valued floodplains on the River Murray in Victoria through the delivery of environmental water.

To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate culturally appropriate communication, consultation, coordination and engagement skills. In addition, you should posess a sound knowledge of the Mallee floodplains and landscape.

Tertiary qualifications in Natural Resource Management (or a related discipline) and experience in a similar role is desirable.

We are committed to creating a COVID safe workplace and culturally safe environment where individuals feel safe, valued and are able to celebrate their culture, spiritual and belief systems.

We encourage a wide ranging gender balanced candidate pool including Aboriginal, culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

The position is available on a full-time basis until September 2022 (with extension subject to funding). This role is classified as a Band 7 – Band 8 Position in accordance with the Mallee CMA Enterprise Agreement with a remuneration range of $69,530.92- $87,383.21 per annum plus superannuation, dependant on skills and experience.

A position description and full details on how to apply are available from; by contacting Deanne Kontrec on (03) 5051 4377; or by emailing

Applications are to be addressed to Human Resources and emailed to by 5pm Friday 5 March 2021.

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