Reserve Manager – Charles Darwin Reserve

Job Description: 
  • Fantastic opportunity to work within a leading conservation organisation 
  • Accommodation provided based on our iconic Charles Darwin Reserve
  • Permanent full-time position

Bush Heritage is a national, not-for-profit organisation that either buys and manages high-conservation value land, or partners with Aboriginal people to support their programs to keep country healthy.

About the role

This amazing role looks after Charles Darwin Reserve and guides the development of partnerships in the region. You will implement the Reserve Management Plan that include activities such as feral animal control, weed control, soil conservation, community engagement, monitoring and research, fire control measures, and infrastructure and plant maintenance. You will build healthy, positive and productive stakeholder relationships, especially with volunteers, Traditional Owners, research institutions and the local community.

About you

You will have a passion for working with people and have a sound understanding of land management along with demonstrated experience in project management and working in remote locations. You will have experience in respecting, listening to and supporting Traditional Owner knowledge and interests for looking after country. You are confident in collaborating with ecologists and research partners and leading field trips in remote environments to support projects. In addition, you will have strong computer literacy, and capability in maintaining and operating infrastructure plant and equipment.

How to apply

If you have a passion for conservation and want to make a real difference in protecting our natural environment and promoting right-way science, then apply via our website: and address the key selection criteria outlined in the position description and email your application with your resume to quoting job ID: RMCD2019.

Bush Heritage believes in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and we are committed to ensuring that our workplaces reflect this. We recognise the benefits that a diverse and inclusive culture brings for our employees and in turn, encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.

Have any questions? Contact Lis McLellan on 0439 293 313

Applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be highly regarded.

Bush Heritage Australia acknowledges the Aboriginal traditional owners of country.


Job Location: 
Closing Date: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019
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