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Prescribed Bodies Corporate Officer - Alice Springs

Central Land Council
  • Full time fixed term contract (to 30 June 2024)
  • CL 6 (Commencing at $76,854 progressing to $88,283) 

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

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 only. Non-Aboriginal applicants need not apply. Should we be unsuccessful in finding a suitably qualified Aboriginal candidate, this role will be re-advertised open to all applications.

Applicants 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:

  • Completed Statutory Declaration form, or
  • Supporting statement from an appropriate Aboriginal organisation.

The Role 

Based in Alice Springs, this position will primarily be responsible for supporting and building the capacity of Prescribed Bodies Corporates (PBCs) in their planning, governance compliance and project development within the CLC region.

The candidate must have relevant qualifications and/or experience in Community Development, Anthropology, Education, Legal Studies, Public Administration or related disciplines. You must also have a basic understanding of compliance requirements under the CATSI Act, the role of the Office of Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations (ORIC) and associated governance requirements for incorporated entities and a sound understanding of the Native Title Act 1993.

benefits

Central Land Council is dedicated to delivering ongoing professional development and career progression for their people. You'll have the opportunity to undertake a range of learning opportunities and be encouraged to take part in a number of new projects as the organisation continues to grow and innovate.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll be rewarded with an attractive base salary plus 13% super. You will also have access to a range of additional benefits to greatly increase your overall package, including:

  • Generous salary packaging (maximum $29,000 annually, depending on individual circumstances);
  • Ongoing District allowance circa $3,100 for an individual or $5,670 with dependents;
  • Yearly airfare allowance circa $1025;
  • Relocation assistance, should you be moving to the region; and
  • Subsidised, fully furnished accommodation for the first 4 months.

Most importantly, this role will allow you to work in a diverse environment where you have the potential to affect real change.

how to apply

If you're interested in joining an innovative Land Council to make a real difference - click Apply Now!

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

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

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.

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