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Community and Economic Development Officers x6 - multiple locations


Employer: NSW Aboriginal Land Council
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Finance & Accounting, Indigenous, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Canberra & ACT

Job posted on: 17 April, 2019.
Applications close: 17 May, 2019.

  • Eastern Zone based in Gosford
  • Western Zone based in Dubbo
  • Far Western Zone based in Broken Hill
  • Northern Zone based in Tamworth
  • Southern Zone based in Fyshwick – 2 x positions
  • Salary Range $92,740 to $112,215

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is a not for profit organisation offering diverse and exciting opportunities for experienced and motivated people interested in undertaking the above vacancies.

The Program Implementation Unit fills a crucial role in the successful operation of NSWALC by implementing the Council's strategic priorities for supporting our people and pursuing economic independence and prosperity for our people.

Specifically, the Community and Economic Development Officer works closely with Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs) in implementing the LALC Business Enterprise Program in the regions to facilitate engagement in community development, early stage business enterprise development and supporting capacity building towards this aim, including planning, financial, business and entrepreneurship skills in LALCs. This role will also allow for direct communication with LALCs on strategic NSWALC initiatives.

The successful applicant will have effective community engagement, project management, business enterprise, finance and/or capacity development skills. A willingness to travel is also required.

The position offers an attractive remuneration package and an extensive range of benefits and conditions including access to salary packaging options. This together with working in a dynamic progressive organisation offering a rewarding challenging career and great potential for development and advancement provides a unique opportunity.

The activities of the Community & Economic Development Officer will be guided by the objectives of the NSWALC Strategic Plan and in particular, Goal 3 – Pursue Economic Independence and Prosperity for our People.

Three of the six vacant roles are Identified Positions.

Aboriginality - this is an identified position under Section 14 (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

How to apply for this job

Please obtain a copy of the recruitment package containing the Role Description and Success Profile by email: Judy Cockery Senior HR Advisor recruitment@alc.org.au using the subject line: Community and Economic Development Officer [location] application via EthicalJobs.