- Job posted on: 1st Dec 2023
- Applications close:
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 in 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.
Eligible Aboriginal applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy. If an Aboriginal applicant is selected, the remaining non-Aboriginal applicants will not be assessed.
Applicants must have relevant qualifications and demonstrate that they meet essential criteria in order to be considered. An applicant selected under this affirmative action plan will be required to provide evidence of their eligibility prior to commencement, such as:
completed statutory declaration form, or
This position will work closely with traditional owners to combine Aboriginal ecological knowledge with contemporary burning practices, to reduce the impact of hot season fires in Central Australia and ensure traditional foraging grounds are maintained.
Coordinating the planning and implementation of strategic fire management programs, and providing advice and policy recommendations on carbon abatement, the position will help develop strong carbon governance and contribute to Aboriginal self-determination in the fire and carbon space.
The Central Land Council is dedicated to delivering ongoing professional development and career progression for its people. You will have the opportunity to undertake professional development and to take part in a number of new projects as the organisation continues to grow and innovate.
Most importantly, this role will allow you to work in a diverse environment where you affect real change.
If you're interested in using your skills to make a real difference Apply now!
Applications may close earlier, should a suitable candidate be found earlier.
For further information about this role, please contact Jane Armstrong (08)8951 6311
For more information about the application process please contact Kirsten Clarke (Human Resources Advisor) on 08 8951 6211 or [email protected], using the subject line: Desert Fire and Carbon Officer - Alice Springs enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Total effective package includes: base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, relocation assistance, annual airfare allowance and 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 1975.