Would you like to work for one of the largest and oldest Indigenous organisations in Australia which provides services to around 50,000 Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory?  About the NLCWe are responsible for assisting Aboriginal people in the Top End of the Northern Territory to acquire and manage their lands and seas. Our most important responsibility is to consult with traditional owners and other Aboriginal people to enable them to make informed decisions about all activities affecting their country. Our vision is to ensure that Aboriginal people benefit socially, culturally and economically from the secure possession of their land, waters and seas. About the RoleThis position is responsible for providing day to day administrative support to the Regional Office in order to effectively and efficiently service the needs of the Branch and the Northern Land Council (NLC). The successful candidate must be willing to enrol in a Certificate II, III or IV in a qualification related to this position and be committed to learning. The main responsibilities include:Learn to provide, general administrative support to members of the Regional office. This may include tasks such as raising purchase orders, filing, records management and the provision of logistical support.Learn and perform the duties related to the role of a receptionist such as distributing incoming and outgoing correspondence, management of phone calls and in person enquiries as well as the monitoring of appointment/diary schedules including the coordination of travel arrangements as required.Actively participate in on-the-job training by assisting with the implementation of Regional Development projects in accordance with established procedures.Complete relevant workbooks as required for the qualification the trainee is enrolled in (e.g. Certificate III in Business).About YouTo thrive in this role, you will have:Significant demonstrated knowledge, understanding and respect of Indigenous Australian culture, customs and society and the ability to gain and maintain credibility with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, communities and organisations.Good attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to work with a range of computer software products, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to learn to use Microsoft Outlook for emailing and calendar/diary management.Reliability and the ability to ensure the confidentiality of information when dealing with any verbal or written correspondence or information.The ability to confidently and respectfully communicate with people across the organisation as well as Traditional Owners, our constituents and members of the general public.Remuneration and Benefits:15 Month Fixed ContractLocation: JabiruSalary: $46,118 to $48,074 per annum (pro rata for part time employees)Allowances, e.g. district allowance and airfare allowancesFBT exempt salary packaging benefits pay13% superannuation contribution5 weeks annual leave (pro rata) & 17.5% annual leave loadingPlease note this position is identified for an Aboriginal identified person.COVID-19 VaccinationsPlease note COVID vaccinations are mandatory for all NLC staff.How to Apply:A full Position Description may be obtained by clicking on this vacancy on our website https://jobs.nlc.org.au/ . We ask that all applications are received through our jobs website – this will ensure that you are submitting a full application for this position. Our website also provides information about our recruitment process. If you are having any problems submitting your application please contact us on08 8920 5140.Contact Officer:Andy Ralph Andy.Ralph@nlc.org.au or call 08 8938 3004 orLeigh Crossman CrossL@nlc.org.au or call 0428 556 775Applications Close: Sunday, 5th December 2021 46118 AUD Jabiru 0886

Administration Assistant (Aboriginal Trainee)

Would you like to work for one of the largest and oldest Indigenous organisations in Australia which provides services to around 50,000 Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory?   

About the NLC

We are responsible for assisting Aboriginal people in the Top End of the Northern Territory to acquire and manage their lands and seas. Our most important responsibility is to consult with traditional owners and other Aboriginal people to enable them to make informed decisions about all activities affecting their country. Our vision is to ensure that Aboriginal people benefit socially, culturally and economically from the secure possession of their land, waters and seas. 

About the Role

This position is responsible for providing day to day administrative support to the Regional Office in order to effectively and efficiently service the needs of the Branch and the Northern Land Council (NLC). The successful candidate must be willing to enrol in a Certificate II, III or IV in a qualification related to this position and be committed to learning. The main responsibilities include:

  • Learn to provide, general administrative support to members of the Regional office. This may include tasks such as raising purchase orders, filing, records management and the provision of logistical support.
  • Learn and perform the duties related to the role of a receptionist such as distributing incoming and outgoing correspondence, management of phone calls and in person enquiries as well as the monitoring of appointment/diary schedules including the coordination of travel arrangements as required.
  • Actively participate in on-the-job training by assisting with the implementation of Regional Development projects in accordance with established procedures.
  • Complete relevant workbooks as required for the qualification the trainee is enrolled in (e.g. Certificate III in Business).

About You

To thrive in this role, you will have:

  • Significant demonstrated knowledge, understanding and respect of Indigenous Australian culture, customs and society and the ability to gain and maintain credibility with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, communities and organisations.
  • Good attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to work with a range of computer software products, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to learn to use Microsoft Outlook for emailing and calendar/diary management.
  • Reliability and the ability to ensure the confidentiality of information when dealing with any verbal or written correspondence or information.
  • The ability to confidently and respectfully communicate with people across the organisation as well as Traditional Owners, our constituents and members of the general public.

Remuneration and Benefits:

  • 15 Month Fixed Contract
  • Location: Jabiru
  • Salary: $46,118 to $48,074 per annum (pro rata for part time employees)
  • Allowances, e.g. district allowance and airfare allowances
  • FBT exempt salary packaging benefits pay
  • 13% superannuation contribution
  • 5 weeks annual leave (pro rata) & 17.5% annual leave loading

Please note this position is identified for an Aboriginal identified person.

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Please note COVID vaccinations are mandatory for all NLC staff.

How to Apply:

A full Position Description may be obtained by clicking on this vacancy on our website https://jobs.nlc.org.au/ . We ask that all applications are received through our jobs website – this will ensure that you are submitting a full application for this position. Our website also provides information about our recruitment process. If you are having any problems submitting your application please contact us on
08 8920 5140.

Contact Officer:

Andy Ralph Andy.Ralph@nlc.org.au or call 08 8938 3004 or

Leigh Crossman CrossL@nlc.org.au or call 0428 556 775

Applications Close: Sunday, 5th December 2021