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Community Development Officer - Alice Springs

Central Land Council
  • CD010 and CD023
  • CL 6 (Commencing at $76,854 progressing to $88,283)
  • 3 year fixed term contract

about us

The Central Land Council (CLC) is a corporate Commonwealth entity established under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976. The CLC represents traditional landowners, native title holders and other Aboriginal people across the southern half of the Northern Territory—an area of almost 780,000 square kilometres.

The CLC provides its constituents with advice, advocacy and practical assistance to support their aspirations, manage their land and realise and protect their rights.

Affirmative Action Recruitment: These Central Land Council job vacancies are advertised based on affirmative action as detailed by the Australian Public Service Commissioner's Directions 2016 work with the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

Applicants with proof of Aboriginality are eligible in the first instance for this position. If you do not identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander you will be unsuccessful. Applicants identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander must have qualifications and demonstrate essential criteria to be considered. An applicant selected under this affirmative action will be required to provide evidence of their eligibility prior to commencement, such as a:

  • completed Statutory Declaration form, or
  • supporting statement from an appropriate Aboriginal organisation

about the role

These Community Development Officer positions are responsible for working with traditional owners and resident groups and their income from land use to support Aboriginal led planning, development and implementation of community benefit projects in the CLC region. In applying the CLC's Community Development (CD) Framework, the position includes the facilitation of regular meetings in remote communities to identify and plan project priorities, the development of project proposals and the oversight of project implementation.

The candidate must have tertiary qualifications in community development or other relevant field and a minimum of three (3) years demonstrated professional experience applying CD methodologies, preferably with remote Aboriginal communities. For more information please contact Ian Sweeney on 08 8951 6211.

An Ochre Card (working with vulnerable people check) and a driver's licence are mandatory requirements for all employees employed at the Central Land Council.

Contact details

For more information contact Leonie Jones 08 8951 6377 or jobs@clc.org.au using the subject line: Community Development Officer - Alice Springs enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Total effective package includes

  1. Base salary
  2. District allowance
  3. Superannuation
  4. Leave loading
  5. Relocation assistance
  6. Annual airfare allowance
  7. Salary packaging options

Annual progression within the salary scale is subject to satisfactory performance. Progression is in accordance with annual increments set out in an enterprise agreement.

The filling of this vacancy is an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act.

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