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Senior Administration Officer - Galiwinku

East Arnhem Regional Council

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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 coastlines. 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 our website


You will provide support in the management of the Community by providing expertise and implementation in a wide variety of financial and administrative functions.


  • Demonstrated ability to provide efficient administration and financial support.
  • Proven ability to maintain organisational documents with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent planning and time management skills with an ability to manage competing priorities within the broader community and be able to provide practical hands on and diverse administrative and financial experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment with proven people skills and able to work unsupervised when required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Sound knowledge of Workplace Health & Safety policy within the broader work environment.
  • Current manual C Class driver's licence


  • Previous experience living and/or working in remote Australian First Nations’ communities.
  • Demonstrated high level of cross-cultural awareness to ensure effective participation in a multi-cultural workplace.
  • Awareness of issues affecting First Nations People in Australia

The preferred applicant must be prepared to travel and work for short periods in remote communities by various means including boat and light aircraft.

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.


A full-time permanent employment receiving a base salary of $70,893.91 before superannuation contributions and locality allowance. You will also benefit from 6 weeks of annual leave with 17.5% leave loading.

Housing and relocation assistance are available with this role.

For further information please contact our Relief Council Services Manager, Adam Johnson, on 0498 258 965 or email [email protected] using the subject line: Senior Administration Officer - Galiwinku enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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].

A position description is attached.

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

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