Chairperson – Natural Resource Management Advisory Committee

ACT Natural Resource Management

ACT, Australia 🇦🇺

Classification: Board/Committee/Council
Position No: C12999
Directorate:Independent Statutory Offices including boards, tribunals and committees
Advertised (Gazettal date): 08 December 2022
Contact Officer: Frank Garofalow on or (02) 6207 0497


Details: ACT Natural Resource Management is seeking a highly motivated, proactive, and suitably qualified person to fill the role of Chairperson for the newly established Natural Resource Management Advisory Committee (NRMAC). The committee is an independent representative advisory body made up of community organisations involved in natural resource management. The role of the committee is to advise on strategic investments related to natural resource management within the ACT. This includes investments related to the delivery of the Commonwealth governments National Landcare Program.

To assist in the function of this committee, we are seeking a highly experience independent Chairperson who is passionate about natural resource management and community environmental stewardship in an ACT context. The chairperson will guide the NRMAC in providing strategic advice relating to natural resource management issues that are of community concern.

The position requires an individual who can act as a public spokesperson on behalf of the committee when, and if required. This may include attendance at relevant government events and national committees.

Eligibility/Other requirements:


  • Extensive experience in natural resource management or related field in an operational, policy or management area.

Highly Desirable:

  • Qualifications in environmental science, natural resource management or a related field
  • Experience participating in high level representative committees.
  • Experience representing organisations on a national level.

Note: This position will be appointed for a period of up to three years. The Chairperson will receive remuneration in alignment with the Remuneration Tribunal. Meetings will be held quarterly, with additional time required to help prepare for meetings as well as representational duties.

How to Apply:

For further information regarding the position and to apply, please visit the ACT Diversity Register Board here.


This position will be appointed for a period of up to three years.

Career interest categories:

Boards, Committees and Tribunals




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