Bush Heritage currently has a South Australian based job being advertised and a 3-month internship opportunity.

The Healthy Landscape Manager – South Australia

Below is some info on the position and attached is the position description, it is a new position for the region.  At Bush Heritage we are committed to increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment amongst our team and so wanted to make sure AMYAC members are aware of this opportunity.

Can you please circulate this amongst AMYAC members or advise us if there is a preferred approach to sharing this to ensure AMYAC members will see these opportunities?

Applications close on the Sunday 1st March 2020.

The Healthy Landscape Manager is a key regional leadership position and will be responsible for coordinating land management and conservation activities in Bush Heritage’s programs in South Australia, including on reserves and for aspects of program development on Bush Heritage’s Aboriginal partnerships.

The Healthy Landscape Manager is responsible for managing staff, contractors and volunteers to deliver strategic conservation and biodiversity goals/objectives. The Healthy Landscape Manager will work with partners, staff and volunteers to develop and deliver Priority Landscape plans, property management plans, operational work plans, budgets, HSE processes, governance, stakeholder communication and partnership engagement across their region of responsibility.


Bush Heritage also have a 3-month Integrated pest species management internship – the internship will be based at Bon Bon station and is focus on fox, cat and rabbit management. See position description attached.

The internship is to participate in the integrated pest management program at Bon Bon which includes a range of monitoring and control activities for all three target species. Working with the team at Bon Bon, the position will involve field activities including monitoring activities such as sandpad monitoring, spotlighting, collection of remote camera data, trapping and radio-tracking, data collection for specific activities, data management, and collation/analysis of data where possible. This position will also include a research component looking into the relationship between introduced predator species and invertebrate prey and comparing this between pest management zones.

The internship being a short and research focused role is ideally looking for someone who has a degree and honours. Again, please can you circulate and/or advise us if there is someone amongst AMYAC who you think would be well suited to this internship?

Expressions of interest close for this one on Sunday 16th February 2020 – apologise this is a tight timeframe and if more time is required please let us know.

Nyatne (thanks)

Sarah Eccles

Aboriginal Partnership Officer – South Eastern Australia  (Part Time)
PO Box 329 Flinders Lane, Melbourne Vic 8009
Level 1, 395 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000


M:+61(0) 458 112 123
F: +61(0)3 8610 9199

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