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Drought Resilience Coordinator

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Drought Resilience Coordinator
position at Cape York NRM. This is a full time fixed term contract to 31 July 2024
which is based in the Cooktown office (negotiable).

To be considered for this position applications must be submitted online at .The online application process
includes the submission of the following:

  1. Online application form
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume (maximum 5 pages)
  4. A separate document addressing the selection criteria (maximum two pages)

The selection criteria is listed in the attached position description. Please provide a
concise description and examples of how you consider you meet each of the criteria
and use headings to clearly show which selection criteria is being addressed.

The closing date for applications is Monday 8 August 2022 and your application must
be submitted by 4:00 PM (AEST). Upon receipt of your application, you will be sent a
confirmation email. If you do not receive an email within 24 hours, please contact

For further information on this position, please direct enquiries to Maree Willis,
Business Support Manager at All applications
will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.


Drought Resilience Coordinator

Reports to


Works with

Cape York NRM Teams


Cooktown (negotiable)

Employment Terms

Fixed Term Contract to 31 July 2024 - Full time (75 hours per fortnight)


Level 3.1D

Salary Range

The salary is $82,459 per annum (includes 5 weeks annual leave) plus
17.5% annual leave loading plus 10.5% superannuation guarantee

About this role
Cape York Natural Resource Management (Cape York NRM) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to encourage voluntary adoption of improved natural resource management across all land tenures and land uses on Cape York.

We focus on achieving positive outcomes for the people of Cape York through the coordination and delivery of high-quality programs that meet the standards of both government and commercial clients.

Droughts and other natural hazards are enduring features of the Australian landscape, and have significant
economic, social and environmental impacts. Cape York NRM is working to strengthen the resilience of
primary producers and communities across the Cape York Peninsula NRM region.

The position will be a key liaison between the Tropical North Queensland Drought Resilience Adoption and
Innovation Hub (TNQ Hub) and Cape York NRM to transform the drought resilience of farmers, Traditional Owners and communities across the Cape York Peninsula NRM region.

One of eight national Hubs, the TNQ Hub is hosted and led by James Cook University, with regional delivery
supported by several node partners, including Cape York NRM. The Resilience Coordinator will play a key role
in supporting JCU and Cape York NRM to deliver Drought Hub services and products within the Cape York



Online Application

One file only.
200 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.
One file only.
200 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.
One file only.
200 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.