Commercial Tourism – Project & Policy Manager Job in Australian Capital Territory


Job title: Commercial Tourism – Project & Policy Manager

Company: Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development

Expected salary: $114928 – 123710 per year

Location: Canberra, ACT

Commercial Tourism – Project & Policy Manager Job Details:

This position sits within the Volunteers and Visitor Experience Team (VVE), which is the section of PCS that facilitates volunteers to assist across the estate, builds partnerships to foster nature-based tourism, and coordinates estate-wide visitor experience and interpretation programs.

PCS manage an extensive suite of natural land tenures in the Australian Capital Territory including national parks and reserves. The region is a growing mecca for mountain bike riding, outdoor events, horse-riding, remote area hiking and other nature-based activities. The ACT is shifting its public service image and driving unique opportunities for competitive tourism product development.

We are seeking an experienced project and policy manager to lead the development, approval, implementation and management of a framework to facilitate and regulate nature-based activities and business opportunities across the PCS managed estate. This framework should foster and guide activities that are environmentally sustainable and commensurate with global, national and local agreements, policies, management plans and initiatives.

The Commercial Tourism – Project and Policy Manager is responsible for the management and development of an appropriate commercial tourism framework and associated ventures within PCS estate, with support from the Commercial Tourism Manager. This includes managing the NatureStays portfolio of properties, compliance frameworks such as relevant Plans of Management, the Nature Conservation Act (2014), the Public Unleased Land Act (2007) and the Emergencies Act (2004), in addition to developing stakeholder relationships with industry, government, and community, to seek out, identify and develop tourism opportunities and challenge solutions for the Commercial Tourism Stream of VVE.

‚ÄčEligibility/Other requirements


  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to –

. * Be prepared to wear a uniform.

  • Possess a manual drivers’ licence.

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience in visitor experience development and management of activities in protected areas.
  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to natural or cultural resource management and/or recreation or tourism management in protected areas are desirable but not essential.

Notes: This is a temporary position available 2 October 2023 until 30 April 2025.Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

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