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Senior Policy Officer - Alice Springs

Central Land Council
  • PO001

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 and 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:

SENIOR POLICY OFFICER - PO001 - ALICE SPRINGS

SO C (Commencing at $98,524 progressing to $106,389) fixed term 3 year contract.

This position will provide high-level research, policy support and advice to the Executive Manager, Policy and Governance and you will work closely with the CEO, CLC executive and Council. At times you will be required to represent the CLC at meetings and forums, and act as a liaison point for external agencies and organisations across Australia. The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications in political science, law, social science or a related discipline. You must have demonstrated high-level research skills including experience in Policy analysis and development.

For further information about this opportunity, please contact Josie Douglas 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% 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.

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 Policy or Advocacy 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: Senior Policy Officer 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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