- Regional NT > Yirrkala
- Job posted on: 24th Jan 2022
- Applications close:
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 here: ‘Employment’ page on our website.
The Regional Manager – Community Development will provide regional management and support to the Community Development Coordinators across the East Arnhem region to ensure funding, regulatory and reporting requirements are met. This role will facilitate efficient functioning and linkages of community development programs and services including; Local Government Services, Commercial Services, Community Night Patrol, Aged Care and Disability Services, Youth, Sport and Recreation and Libraries and Childcare Services in communities.
This position will also support and oversee Council services in the Yirrkala community, with objectives in Technical, Infrastructure and Corporate and Governance Services. The role will support the community’s Local Authorities, build and maintain active links and partnerships with community members and other organisation, and to support community development in Yirrkala.
Note: The preferred applicant must be able to travel to remote communities on a regular basis via light aircraft and/or 4WD vehicle.
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 time permanent employment receiving a salary of $120,665.62 before superannuation contributions and locality allowance. You will also benefit from 6 weeks of annual leave with 17.5% leave loading. Housing will be provided in Yirrkala Community. Relocation and repatriation assistance will also be provided to the successful applicant.
A position description is attached.
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Under the EARC's Special Measures Recruitment Strategy, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
East Arnhem Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.