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Research Assistant - Native Title - Alice Springs

Central Land Council

OUR STORY

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 in 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 PLAN

Eligible Aboriginal applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy. If an Aboriginal applicant is selected, the remaining non-Aboriginal applicants will not be assessed.

Applicants must have relevant qualifications and demonstrate that they meet essential criteria in order to be considered. An applicant selected under this affirmative action plan 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

YOU ROLE

RESEARCH ASSISTANT - NATIVE TITLE - NT003 - ALICE SPRINGS.

CL 4 - CL 5 (Commencing at $65,006 progressing to $76,886) 3-year fixed term contract.

This position is primarily responsible for undertaking desktop research in support of native title claims and related matters, assist consultant and staff anthropologists with native title claim research and prepare and lodge native title claim materials into a claim specific database. You will also be required to provide operational and logistical support to CLC staff and consultants in native title related fieldwork. The successful candidate will have qualifications in Anthropology or a related social science discipline. You must have high level written communication and analytical skills including attention to detail.

BENEFITS

  • Attractive base salary and 13% super
  • 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 four months.

The Central Land Council is dedicated to delivering ongoing professional development and career progression for it’s people. You'll have the opportunity to undertake professional development and to take part in a number of new projects as the organisation continues to grow and innovate.

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

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Ochre card (working with vulnerable people check)
  • National police clearance
  • Driver's licence

CONTACT DETAILS

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

For further information about this opportunity, please contact Maor Lambert (Manager Native Title) on (08) 8951 6352.

For further information about the application process please contact Ajok Marial (Human Resources Advisor) on 08 8951 6310 or jobs@clc.org.au using the subject line: Research Assistant - Native Title 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.

The filling of this vacancy is an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

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