CDP Employment Placement Officer

$74,102 yearly
  • Central Desert Regional Council
  • 1 Bagot Street, Alice Springs NT 0870
  • Jan 08, 2021
Full time Other Trades and Services

Job Description

Alice Springs

About Us

Central Desert Regional Council is a local government authority covering an area over 282,000 Sq. kilometres. The Council provides a range of services in 12 communities to the North of Alice Springs: Lajamanu, Ti Tree, Wilora, Nturiya, Pmara Jutunta, Willowra, Laramba, Nyirripi, Yuelamu, Atitjere, Engawala and Yuendumu. There are also several homelands and outstations. The Central Desert area is considered remote and disadvantaged and over 80% of the population is Aboriginal.

The Role

Central Desert Regional Council is looking to appoint an exciting opportunity as a CDP Employment Placement Officer. Operating under the direction of the Community Development Program Regional Manager, in accordance with Council’s corporate plans, policies, relevant legislation, program guidelines and the CDP Agreement, this position is responsible for designing and implementing initiatives to ensure the CDRC CDP program achieves its Post Placement Support and Regional Employment Target outcomes targets as measured by the National Indigenous Australians Agency.

Keys to your success

  • Qualifications relevant to the position at minimum diploma level or significant experience working in Employment Services at a similar level.
  • A proven track record of achieving performance targets in an employment program such as CDP or similar.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and applying strategies to address barriers to employment faced by residents in remote Aboriginal communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain strong networks with program participants, employers and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated use of well-developed research and analytical skills in a contractual environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to write clearly and produce concise reports.
  • Proven ability to work independently and manage workloads in a challenging environment.

What’s on offer?

  • Salary $74,101.86
  • 6 weeks of annual leave
  • 4 additional leave days
  • 17% leave loading
  • Relocation benefits available
  • 9.5% superannuation

The Northern Territory Government has put together resources to help your visit to community be successful. Please have a look at the Remote Engagement and Coordination Strategy and Toolkit available from or!/home (external sites) .

Contact Person: Jacob Khumalo, CDP Regional Manager on 0858 9518

To apply for this position please download the Position Description and Information Package and address the selection criteria in writing. Applications should be emailed

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Job Closing Date

Feb 08, 2021