- Regional NT > Arnhem Land
- Job posted on: 28th Jul 2022
- Applications close:
Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work in remote Arnhem Land, one of the Northern Territory's best-kept secrets? We are looking for passionate people to join us to engage and collaborate with communities across the Arnhem Land and Groote Eylandt Region in the Northern Territory.
You will be working in diverse teams and engaging with First Nations communities, leadership and service providers to deliver outcomes in line with community aspirations on behalf of the Australian Government. We offer challenging, interesting and stimulating work, engaging all levels of government and working directly with the community.
In the region, you will have access to pristine country and ancient culture most Australians will never experience. It is home to the iconic Garma Festival and world-renowned artists and art centres like Buku-Larrnggay Mulka at Yirrkala, Ramingining’s Bulla-Bulla Arts and Maningrida Arts and Cultural Centre. The vibrant music scene has spawned Yothu Yindi, Dr G Yunupingu, Baker Boy, Emily Warramurra and King Stingray.
The region encompasses spectacular landscapes, islands and waterways and offers exquisite 'off the grid' destinations to explore. Check out this video on YouTube for a snapshot of what this amazing place has to offer.
The NIAA offers attractive employment remuneration and conditions, and in addition to the agency’s generous employment conditions, remote-based positions are eligible for the following remote locality conditions:
Flexible Working Arrangements will be considered. Relocation assistance may also be provided as part of the negotiated employment package.
We are seeking results-oriented people who possess strong engagement, communication and administration skills. Our ideal candidates will leverage opportunities to support integrated approaches to service delivery. We're looking for dynamic, flexible and motivated people to join an inclusive, supportive, high-performing team culture.
You will operate in a complex, dynamic environment, and support the Australian Government’s commitment to Closing the Gap and supporting First Nations people with a Voice to the Australian Government. You will work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and key stakeholders to improve social and economic outcomes in communities and across the region.
Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The APS 5 Engagement Officer role is an informal leadership position within the Branch. They assist in managing the day-to-day activities of the team to deliver high quality services and policy implementation and ensuring tasks are completed within performance measures. They may also undertake management or work in small projects in the team or, work in larger projects in the branch.
The Engagement Officer models supportive and collaborative behaviours. They manage effective internal and external relationships, negotiate with stakeholders in more complex matters, and resolve escalated customer issues where appropriate. The role contributes to business improvement strategies, seeking to identify best practice. They coach and share expertise and technical knowledge with team members
The APS 4 Engagement Officer role is part of a team within the Branch. They work with the support and specific direction of senior staff. They are responsible for the effective and efficient administration of a variety of tasks and Client contact activities. They undertake their work to achieve results, in line with agreed goals and business plans, to deliver high quality services and outcomes for NIAA stakeholders.
The Engagement Officer provides assistance and services to a range of internal and external stakeholders. They are professional and approachable when working with stakeholders and team members. They make decisions within defined legislative, policy and procedural parameters and offer suggestions for small scale improvements to processes within the team or branch.
This position is Identified which signifies that the role has a strong involvement in issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
This position has direct engagement with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, communities and service providers, or is involved in the development of programmes and policy.
You will require a high level of cultural competency, including:
If this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for, we want to hear from you! Submit an online application via the 'Apply Now' link.