Career opportunities for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders
The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) is responsible for conserving Aboriginal heritage in NSW, including Aboriginal sites on parks and reserves. Aboriginal people are central to the organisation for their special knowledge of Aboriginal heritage and culture.
Like all government agencies, OEH is committed to a diverse and fair workplace. We employ Aboriginal people in many positions throughout NSW, from policy officers and managers to tour guides and information staff. There are also specialist positions which require Aboriginal people. These include:
- Aboriginal sites officers who are responsible for managing and conserving specific Aboriginal sites as well as consulting with local Aboriginal communities
- rangers who work with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities and manage national parks, nature reserves, and Aboriginal and historic sites
- field officers who are essential for running parks by developing tracks, undertaking repairs and doing other maintenance work
- many clerical and administrative positions which require Aboriginal people to perform them.
For further information, phone OEH on 131 555 or (02) 9995 5000 and ask for Human Resources.
Page last updated: 25 September 2012