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Regional Anthropologists - (A03, A08, A18) 3x Positions

Location: Darwin, Katherine and Jabiru

Closing: Mon, March 06, 2017

Salary: ($71,808 - $80,568) pa + entitlements

Classification: SPO

As the largest peak Indigenous organisation in Australia, NLC provides a family-friendly and flexible team environment with attractive remuneration packages, five weeks annual leave, district allowance, super, salary sacrifice, airfares and other entitlements.

The successful applicants will be responsible for undertaking a full range of Anthropological duties including field research, site surveys and report writing to ensure that accurate and up-to-date information is held by the Northern Land Council in relation to Traditional Owners and their land interests. Positions A03, A08 and A18 will be based in Katherine, Darwin and Jabiru respectively.

You will possess organisational and administrative skills of a high order, including experience in managing a small dedicated team and a demonstrated ability to work under pressure, prioritise work and meet deadlines.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required, as is a Degree in Anthropology or related discipline with at least three years post graduate and field research experience, preferably with Aboriginal people.

Applicants should have substantial familiarity with the ‘traditional ownership’ criteria of ALRA and a good knowledge of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, the Native Title Act 1993, the Northern Territory Sacred Sites Act 1989 and other legislation which impacts on Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory.

Significant travel to remote areas using 4WD vehicles is involved so possession of a ‘C’ class drivers licence and ability to drive safely is essential.