Job Opportunity | Clarence Valley Council, Community Projects Officer (Aboriginal)19.01.2018
Clarence Valley Council performs a range of functions and is one of the valley’s largest employers. We have a reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. Benefits include:
- a 9 day fortnight
- the opportunity to accrue time in lieu
- support for study at TAFE and University level
- the opportunity to ‘purchase’ leave
- access to an Employee Assistance Program
- Special Leave for RFS and SES volunteers
- Defence Leave for members of the ADF Reserves
This position is only available to persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent
This is a permanent part time position of 17.5 hours per week within Council’s Community Services Team. The salary range for the position is $31.19 – $37.20 per hour, plus superannuation.
The position is located in Maclean.
Purpose of the Position:
- To assist with implementation of effective community development programs that engage with the Aboriginal community
- To coordinate the Clarence Valley Aboriginal Advisory Committee, participate in NAIDOC Week activities, the Goorie interagency and other relevant committees
- Act as a central information and dissemination point for the local Aboriginal communities
For further information please contact Dan Griffin, Community Services Coordinator, on (02) 6642 0951.
A probation period applies to this position.
Closing date: Monday, 12 February 2018 at 4:00 PM (NSW time).
This is an identified position under the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 and applicants will be required to undergo a Working with Children Check verification.
This is an identified position in accordance with Part 2, Division 2, Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 and Aboriginality is a genuine occupational qualification. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criterion.
Council applies the definition of Aboriginality as defined in the NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983. The Act requires a person to, be of Aboriginal decent, identify as an Aboriginal person and be accepted by the Aboriginal community in which he/she lives. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criterion.
Applicants can demonstrate their Aboriginality by:
- demonstrating membership of a Local Aboriginal Land Council; or
- presenting a certificate or paper confirming Aboriginality from a recognised Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community organisation with a common seal.
To download the Position Description and apply visit the Clarence Valley Council website.