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Minerals and Energy Officer - Alice Springs

Central Land Council

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.

We are currently seeking a suitable qualified candidate for the following position:

Minerals and Energy Officer - MI006 and MI007 - Alice Springs

CL 5 - CL 6 (Commencing at $71,156 progressing to $88,283)

Based in Alice Springs, but with regular remote fieldwork, this role will represent and promote the interests of traditional Aboriginal owners with respect to minerals and energy development proposals on their land. Achieve sustainable and beneficial outcomes for traditional Aboriginal owners and native title holders and affected Aboriginal communities by ensuring the CLC's statutory functions under the Aboriginal Land Rights (NT) Act and Native Title Act are carried out efficiently and effectively. This role works closely with the CLC anthropology and legal sections to conduct effective consultations to ensure that Aboriginal people in central Australia are able to make informed decisions about development. You will have strong contract management and facilitation skills, preferably with experience explaining difficult concepts cross-culturally, and a willingness to work flexibly in a team, and on your own. A good understanding of the resources industry is highly favourable.

Applications should include a covering letter that addresses the selection criteria, and outlines how you are suitable for this role. The job description includes the selection criteria.

Please note that if a suitable candidate applies before the closing date, they may be contacted for an interview.

Please contact Anthony Alexopoulos on 08 8951 6211 for further information.

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% superannuation. 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 of your employment if required.

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

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

As per the recent announcement from the NT Government's CHO and in line with CLC's Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all workers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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.

Contact details

For more information contact Leonie Jones on 08 8951 6377 or jobs@clc.org.au using the subject line: Minerals and Energy 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.

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