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Council Services Manager - Galiwinku

East Arnhem Regional Council

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Housing and relocation assistant are available with this role.

About us:

East Arnhem Regional Council (EARC) provides services to nine remote communities across East Arnhem Land. We are dedicated to promoting the power of people, protection of community and respect for cultural diversity. Working with EARC will mean that you will be part of a wider team that is passionate about the people it serves, and you’ll have access to career growth and professional development opportunities.

East Arnhem Land is home to incredibly rich Indigenous culture and boasts some of Australia’s most unique landscapes, ranging from rich red bauxite soils to pristine white sand coast lines. With activities such as fishing, boating, camping, walking and exploring the diverse vegetation and landscapes right on your doorstep, working with the EARC can offer you a great work life balance.

For a full list of employee benefits please visit the ‘Employment’ page on our website here: eastarnhem.nt.gov.au.

About the role:

You will assume the leadership role and strategically oversee the Council Services unit within the community, ensuring the delivery of efficient and effective services that are in line with the goals of the East Arnhem Regional Council. Additionally, you will cultivate community engagement, spearhead operational excellence, and facilitate team development to enhance service delivery, promote environmental sustainability, and uphold cultural responsiveness within the community.

To be successful in this role, you will possess the following:

  • Qualifications or substantial experience in local service delivery, leadership, and operations management.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Facilitation, mediation, negotiation, and managerial abilities in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Proven track record in managing diverse teams, mentoring, and motivating staff.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to adapt to new software.
  • Experience in maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Current C Class Drivers Licence with manual transmission capability.

It would be desirable if you also possessed:

  • Experience living/working in a remote Australian First Nations community.
  • Ability to obtain HR, Backhoe, and Skid Steer Loader licenses.
  • Trade/tertiary qualifications or substantial industry experience. High cross-cultural awareness for effective participation.
  • Understanding of issues impacting First Nations People in Australia.

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a Criminal History Check and obtain a Working with Children Clearance. Criminal history will not exclude an applicant unless it is relevant to the position.

A full Position Description may be obtained by visiting our website.

What you'll get in return:

Full Time Permanent employment

Level 8 – Salary $104,109.93 - $110,450.12 (excluding super and locality allowance) with annual wage increase opportunities built into our EBA.

You will also benefit from annual leave with 17.5% leave loading.

Applications Close: Once position is filled.

For further information about this position please contact our Regional Manager - Council Services - [email protected], using the subject line: Council Services Manager - Galiwinku enquiry via EthicalJobs.

To apply, visit our website via the Apply Now link.

A position description is attached.

Applicants who do not apply through our website may not be considered.

Under the EARC's Special Measures Recruitment Strategy, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy.

EARC reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date, or extend the closing date, without prior notice.

Thank you for your application for a position with East Arnhem Regional Council. Please note that only short-listed candidates who move to the next stage in the selection process will be contacted. Please note your personal information will only be used for recruitment purposes. Personal information of the candidate can be accessed by contacting [email protected], using the subject line: Council Services Manager - Galiwinku enquiry via EthicalJobs.

East Arnhem Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.

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