Tourism Operations Manager, Kimberley Western Australia

Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation (WGAC) is seeking an experienced Tourism Operations Manager.
Wunambal Gaambera Country is located in the Northwest of Australia. It is home to several North Kimberley icons such as Punamii Uunpuu (Mitchell Falls), Ngauwudu (Mitchell Plateau), Wanjina and Gwion paintings and World War II history.
WGAC welcomes over 22,000 coastal cruise and road visitors annually to Wunambal Gaambera Country, between April and October.
Wunambal Gaambera people are implementing their Healthy Country Plan to establish and operate a range of quality, eco-tourism facilities and products throughout Wunambal Gaambera Country. Their rich Wanjina Wunggurr culture and inspiring beauty of intact Wunambal Gaambera savannah and coast, anchored by the iconic Mitchell Falls, Punamii Uunpuu, make up the Uunguu Experience.

The Tourism Operations Manager needs excellent tourism team skills and experience to:

  • over-see day-to-day operations of remote eco-tourism facilities, products, logistics, back-office support and new developments as they open up;
  • provide leadership in developing the Traditional Owner tourism workforce and tour product range and broaden the Uunguu Experience brand/s;
  • foster relationships with tour operators, independent visitors and stakeholders; and
  • contribute to Wunambal Gaambera’s ongoing, integrated Healthy Country Plan to achieve a sustainable low-carbon, world-class protected area eco-destination.
The Tourism Operations Manager is a full-time position with an attractive salary package. Additional allowances and 5 weeks annual leave are available in the salary package. Accommodation arrangement in a main Kimberley town is negotiable. Successful candidate must show current COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

If you have the capacity and drive to assist WGAC achieve their Uunguu Experience tourism goals; email your CV and cover letter addressing the skills and experience listed to: or call Rachel Beadle, UVP Manager on 0439 288 235 for further information.

Applications close: 31st  March 2023

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