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Research Assistant - Native Title - Alice Springs

Central Land Council
  • NT003

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.

Affirmative Action Recruitment Central Land Council job vacancies are advertised based on affirmative action as detailed by the Australian Public Service Commissioner's Directions 2016 work with the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

Applicants with proof of Aboriginality are eligible in the first instance for this position only. Non-Aboriginal applicants need not apply. Should we be unsuccessful in finding a suitably qualified Aboriginal candidate, this role will be readvertised open to all applications.

Applicants must have qualifications and demonstrate essential criteria to be considered. An applicant selected under this affirmative action 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

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

RESEARCH ASSISTANT - NATIVE TITLE - NT003 - ALICE SPRINGS.

CL 4 - CL 5 (Commencing at $63,794 progressing to $75,452).

This position is primarily responsible for undertaking desktop research in support of Native title claims and related matters, assist consultants 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. For further information about this opportunity, please contact Maor Lambert on 08 8951 6211

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% super. 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.

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 skills to make a real difference - Apply Now!

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: Research Assistant - Native Title - 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.

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

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