Go to Home

Work with us

Media and Communications Officer (DS22)

Location: Darwin HO

Closing: Mon, July 03, 2017

Salary: SOGB ($80,568 to $93,623)

Classification: Executive Branch

An exciting opportunity is available for a motivated professional to participate in the development and implementation of a variety of communication strategies aimed at ensuring that the general public, Aboriginal communities and interested stakeholders are informed about the work of the Northern Land Council and general land rights issues.
You will possess a practical knowledge of media processes and operational requirements as well as experience in managing and delivering successful communications projects, such as marketing campaigns, media launches, publications, events management and exhibitions.

You will be responsible for providing strategic advice to senior management on media issues, opportunities and trends, and will have the capacity to work effectively in a sensitive, complex, confidential, cross-cultural and political environment.
The successful applicant will have relevant tertiary or professional qualifications, with high level communication skills and the ability to interact with diverse stakeholders on key media issues, across a range of media including social media and desktop publishing.
Knowledge of Aboriginal culture and society and the issues affecting Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory, and the ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal people, as well as possession of a driver’s licence are essential.

Project Officer (R21)

Location: Jabiru NT (subsidised housing may be provided)

Closing: Mon, July 03, 2017

Salary: AS04 ($48,250 to $52,388)

Classification: Regional Development Branch North

The Project Officer is responsible for the effective implementation and on-going management of NLC projects and programs within the West Arnhem Region.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake consultations, provide advice and seek instructions from Traditional Owners and other Aboriginal groups, relating to the use and management of their land.

You will possess demonstrated experience and awareness of the responsibilities and procedures of working in a field based operation, and be capable of planning and managing project activities to a high standard, including providing logistical and administrative support.

You will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage, liaise professionally and maintain confidentiality and develop effective work relationships with a range of stakeholders.

Knowledge of issues affecting Indigenous Australians and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with Aboriginal people in a culturally sensitive manner is required.

Possession of a current NT Drivers’ licence, as well as the ability to safely drive 4WD vehicles and a willingness to undertake travel to and within remote locations are essential.

Administration Officer (R24)

Location: Jabiru NT

Closing: Mon, July 03, 2017

Salary: AS02 ($38,915 to $42,859)

Classification: Regional Development Branch North

This position is responsible for the provision of efficient administrative services to the West Arnhem Regional Office in Jabiru, which includes reception and general office duties, collection of fees, and support services to Aboriginal organisations.
The successful applicant will have well developed written and oral communication skills and experience with word processing and spreadsheet applications, in particular Microsoft Word and Excel.

You will be required to maintain records and exercise discretion, and to show initiative working as part of a small integral team by taking a proactive approach to delivering quality customer service and assisting NLC staff.

Previous administrative and reception experience and/or relevant qualifications are highly desirable.

Knowledge of issues affecting Indigenous Australians and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with Aboriginal people in a culturally sensitive manner is required.

Possession of a current NT Drivers’ licence, as well as the ability to safely drive 4WD vehicles and a willingness to undertake travel to and within remote locations are essential.