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Future Acts Officer

Northern Land Council
  • Location: Darwin, NT
  • Position numbers: N20
  • Base salary range: SPO $89,275 - $100,166 pa + entitlements
  • Contract term: 3 years                                                        

Northern Land Council (NLC) is a culturally diverse organisation and provides a family-friendly and flexible team environment with attractive remuneration packages, five weeks annual leave, district allowance, super, salary sacrifice, airfares and entitlements.

The NLC is an independent statutory authority of the Commonwealth responsible for assisting Aboriginal peoples in the Top End of the Northern Territory to acquire and manage their traditional lands and seas.

The Minerals & Energy Branch is a dynamic work unit with a focus on providing a high level of service to the NLC’s constituents. The Minerals & Energy Branch is responsible for a substantial portfolio of minerals and energy projects, including management of statutory and other functions in relation to minerals and energy exploration and production.

The principal objectives of the Future Acts Officer is to represent, assist and advise persons with native title rights and interests in relation to the minerals & energy sectors and relevant future acts. Applicants will be expected to have familiarity with the mineral and energy sectors and the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) and other relevant legislation. This position will provide a high level of service to support the functions of the Minerals & Energy Branch.

Relevant tertiary qualifications or at least three years’ experience in a similar role, including research and organisational skills and the ability to write reports, plan, manage budgets and deliver verbal presentations is essential.

Applicants must possess strong computer, administrative, planning and budgeting skills and display a high level of professionalism. You will use your knowledge of Aboriginal culture and your high level communication skills to effectively consult with Aboriginal people.

Travel to remote areas using 4WD vehicles is involved so possession of a driver’s licence is required, as is the ability to safely drive 4WD vehicles.

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