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Community Development Officer - Project Management

Development Managers
15 days ago
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Professional development opportunities available
  • Five weeks annual leave and 13% superannuation

The Central Land Council (CLC) is a corporate Commonwealth entity established under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976. The CLC represents traditional landowners, native title holders and other Aboriginal people across the southern half of the Northern Territory—an area of almost 780,000 square kilometres.

The CLC provides its constituents with advice, advocacy and practical assistance to support their aspirations, manage their land and realise and protect their rights.

Affirmative Action Recruitment Central Land Council job vacancies are advertised based on affirmative action as detailed by the Australian Public Service Commissioner's Directions 2016 work with the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

Applicants with proof of Aboriginality are eligible in the first instance for this position. Applicants must have qualifications and demonstrate essential criteria to be considered. An applicant selected under this affirmative action will be required to provide evidence of their eligibility prior to commencement, such as a:

  • completed Statutory Declaration form, or
  • supporting statement from an appropriate Aboriginal organisation

Community Development Officer – Project Management – CD023 – Alice Springs

CL 6 (Commencing at $76,854 progressing to $88,283) 3 year fixed term contract

This position is responsible for working with traditional owner and resident groups and their income from land use to support Aboriginal led planning, development and implementation of community benefit projects in the CLC region. In applying the CLC’s Community Development (CD) Framework, the position includes the facilitation of regular meetings in remote communities to identify and plan project priorities, the development of project proposals and the oversight of project implementation.

This position will have a focus on the support of the project management and delivery of significant community benefit projects.

The candidate must have tertiary qualifications in community development or other relevant field and a minimum of three (3) years demonstrated professional experience applying CD methodologies or project management, preferably with remote Aboriginal communities. For more information please contact Ian Sweeney on 08 8951 6211.

Closing Date: Sunday 19 September 2021

An Ochre Card (working with vulnerable people check) and a driver’s licence are mandatory requirements for all employees employed at the Central Land Council.

Contact details

For more information contact Leonie Jones 08 8951 6377 or

Total effective package includes: base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, relocation assistance, annual airfare allowance and salary packaging options. Annual progression within the salary scale is subject to satisfactory performance. Progression is in accordance with annual increments set out in an enterprise agreement.

The filling of this vacancy is an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act.

CD023 - Community Development _on - Last Reviewed August 2021.pdf

Type: Fixed term

Category: Community Development - Community Development

Salary: CL 6 $76,854 to $88,283

Reference ID: LJ000025

Date Posted: 03/09/2021

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $76,854
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $84,155
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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