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The Wet Tropics Management Authority has  a  culture  which  values  results,  professional  growth,  workforce  diversity  and  a  healthy  balance  between  work  and  life  commitments.  

Our employees are  actively  encouraged  and  supported  as  individuals and  given  access  to  a  range  of  flexible  work  practices,  learning  and  development  opportunities and  study  assistance.

Current vacancies

Principal Project Officer (Indigenous Identified)

AO6 ($96,712–$103,287 yearly)

Permanent full-time

JRN: QLD/332446/19

Would you love to live and work in Far North Queensland's wet tropics?

As the Principal Project Officer (Indigenous identified) for the Wet Tropics Management Authority, you will play a key role in promoting and incorporating the rights, interests and aspirations of Rainforest Aboriginal Peoples in the management of the Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area. Leading a small team, you will have significant experience in undertaking a range of communication and engagement activities with First Nations Peoples, particularly in the field of natural and cultural resource management along with strong project management experience.

You will be a team player with a high level of skills and experience in supporting people to achieve outcomes.

This position also plays a key role in strengthening the overall cultural capability of the Authority. 

Contact: Saskia Salmeron-Rodriguez on (07) 4241 0509

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The Wet Tropics Management Authority is committed to mentoring and providing experience to undergraduate and postgraduate interns to assist in achieving their career goals and, hopefully, contribute to the future of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.

Interns have made a valuable contribution to the Authority, and as such we are committed to planned, supported and appropriately managed arrangements in conjunction with our partner universities. 

Contact us to find out more.


The Wet Tropics Management Authority does not currently offer volunteer opportunities aside from planned internship opportunities to tertiary students. 

Many organisations in the Wet Tropics offer a variety of opportunities for volunteers. Visit our volunteering page to find out more.

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