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Youth Sport and Recreation Coordinator - Angurugu - East Arnhem

East Arnhem Regional Council

About the role:

The Youth, Sport and Recreation Coordinator will provide leadership and assistance through administration, planning and delivery of sport and recreation activities to support the strategic direction of East Arnhem Regional Council.

To be successful in this role, you will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated previous experience in youth, sport and recreation, or a related field
  • Demonstrated capacity to assess programs and work towards continuous improvement
  • Have a knowledge of, and commitment to, the application of a community development approach
  • Proven skills in managing change and fostering a positive workplace.
  • Strong organisational skills including ability to plan and implement events, as well as demonstrated experience in mentoring and reporting
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including high level written and oral communication, mediation and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a cross cultural environment and ability to train a youth team, including Indigenous staff wherever practical
  • Current Australian driver’s license


  • Four wheel drive training
  • Previous experience working or living within an Indigenous setting and ability to demonstrate a high level of cross cultural awareness in the workplace
  • Awareness of issues affecting Indigenous people to ensure effective participation in a cross-cultural environment.

NOTE: The preferred applicant must hold a current C Class Driver’s License and ability to fly in small planes. 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.

In accordance with the NT Chief Health Officer’s Direction No. 55, COVID–19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement for all EARC employees from 13th November 2021.

What you'll get in return:

A Full Time Permanent role receiving a salary of $68,814 gross per annum. You will benefit from 6 weeks annual leave entitlements with 17.5% leave loading. Subsidised accommodation will be provided in the local Community to the successful candidate, where you will pay $75 per week rent plus utilities. Relocation and Repatriation assistance is also available.

Under the EARC's Special Measures Recruitment Strategy, eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy.

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

A full Position Description may be obtained by visiting our website.

For further information regarding this role, please contact Peter Dunkley (Regional Manager - Youth, Sport and Recreation) by emailing Peter.Dunkley@eastarnhem.nt.gov.au using the subject line: Youth, Sport and Recreation Coordinator - Angurugu, East Arnhem enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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