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Posted on 11 January, 2024

Exciting Opportunity to Join the Landcare NT Team!

Exciting Opportunity to Join the Landcare NT Team!

Landcare NT is seeking qualified applicants for an exciting new Project Manager position to help oversee the new Darwin Harbour Catchment Waterways Project.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to work with the Darwin community to care for waterways and make a difference for community biodiversity and local aquatic habitats.

If you are a dedicated and self-motivated natural resource management professional with project planning and delivery experience and the demonstrated ability to work with diverse stakeholders this will be a unique opportunity to work within a beautiful Top End setting in a dynamic and rewarding role with a strong community education and participation component.

About The Darwin Harbour Catchment Waterways Project (DHCW Project)

The Darwin Harbour Catchment Waterways Project (DHCW Project) will establish and improve riparian and aquatic habitat, enhance community biodiversity (flora and fauna) and improve water quality and hydrology to benefit native species in priority areas of the Darwin Harbour Catchment, including Rapid Creek, Ludmilla Creek, Sandy Creek, and Mitchell Creek sub-catchments.

On ground works will value-add on existing strategies that address threats to waterway health and will include the coordination and delivery of weed management, fire management, riparian revegetation and rehabilitation, erosion management, and gross and stormwater pollutant and litter management activities.

Facilitating community education and participation will be a key component of all activities in the DHCW Project. This will enable and strengthen community access and enjoyment of nature, additionally increasing the community’s value of, and care for waterways across the Darwin Harbour Catchment. This is essential for growing the volunteer network and ensuring the sustainability of environmental actions and protection over time by the local community.

The DHCW Project is a $3.82m commitment over 5 years, under the Australian Government’s Urban Rivers and Catchments Program.

Position Details

Job Title

Project Manager

Job Type

Full time


12 months (with option of additional 12 months subject to performance).
There is also the possibility of extension beyond this date, subject to available funding.


Darwin (The successful applicant may be required to work remotely i.e. from home).


$100K pa full time

Reports to

DHCW Project Control Group

Information for Applicants

Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached resume/cv

How to apply

Applications are to be submitted via email to: [email protected] no later than 10/2/2024. Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached resume.

For further information contact Annie Andrews, Chairperson of Landcare NT on 0428 450 085. For more information about Landcare NT visit our website at

The total remuneration package amounts published for this position include base salary, superannuation and annual leave loading.

View the full job description here.

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