Rangers have operated in Kuranda since 1992, then known as the Djabugay Rangers. In its current form the Bulmba Rangers re-commenced in Kuranda in 2016, undertaking land management works on country in cooperation with Queensland Parks and Wildlife service and Kuranda Rural Fires Service.
The Bulmba Rangers currently operate as a hosted work-for-the-dole program, headed by a Senior Ranger and is assisted with a small grant from the Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger Grant.
DAC has secured three year funding from Indigenous Land & Sea Ranger program that will give the program continuity and employ 3 full-time Rangers.
We currently seeking a RANGER COORDINATOR to lead our Ranger Team.
This position is responsible for coordinating the Bulmba Rangers and supporting the Djabugay speaking people to maximise their participation in land and cultural resource management activities, from planning, implementation and review.
Applicants should possess a sound knowledge of Aboriginal Caring for Country management activities and constraints, natural resource management including fire and weeds and have demonstrated ability to effectively manage and develop work teams.