Employment Opportunities

Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation (LNAC) is the peak advocacy and support agency for the Larrakia people, the traditional landowners of the Greater Darwin area. Initially established in 1998 to represent the Native Title interests of the Larrakia people, the LNAC has since evolved into a vital service delivery organisation focused on addressing the social, cultural and economic aspirations of the Larrakia people by initiating and administering programs, projects and services for the broader Aboriginal community.

Larrakia Nation are currently looking to employ the following:

 

RANGER PROGRAM MANAGER

Fixed term – Full time – Salary Negotiated and Determined on Experience

Larrakia Rangers are funded through a mixture of grant funding and fee-for service activities to undertake a variety of environmental monitoring and management activities on Larrakia traditional country.

Objective: To manage the daily activities of the Ranger team with assistance from the Ranger Team Leaders. Ensuring the Ranger Program successfully delivers projects and activities within contractual obligations.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Management and forward planning of the Rangers team and program activities to ensure the delivery of services in accordance with the service agreement as well as LNAC plans, policies and procedures and to match resource availability;
  • Win third party contracts in the Darwin and Palmerston region for the Ranger Program, within our capacity to reduce the liability on funding;
  • Prepare reports, acquittals, funding agreements, grants and proposals as requested;
  • Ensure all contracts are fulfilled, according to contractual obligations, on time and within budget;
  • Ensure program resources are correctly managed and maintained to the highest standard;
  • Effective, professional communication with internal and external stakeholders; and
  • Encourage and develop a culture of entrepreneurship within the Ranger program including imparting knowledge of cultural awareness, successful business development and achieving profitability.

Selection Criteria:

Applicants MUST possess the following:

SC1 Certificate IV or strong professional experience in the field of Conservation and Land Management (or closely related discipline/s)
SC2 Proven experience in staff and team management, including strong leadership qualities and the ability to develop and maintain the respect and loyalty of staff
SC3 High-level skills and experience in business planning, managing contracts within planned timeframe, budgets, grant submissions, as well as quoting jobs and overseeing operational expenditure
SC4 Demonstrated experience with leading collaborative partnerships and a well-developed capacity to consult, collaborate and negotiate effectively with a diverse range of external and internal stakeholders
SC5 Capacity and ability to share knowledge and skills with other staff members, mentoring and developing succession and training plans for the Ranger Program
SC6 Highly developed cross cultural, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
SC7 Experience and competence in the use of a range of information technologies and applications, including Microsoft Office plus land and sea mapping tools and techniques, including GIS and iTracker experience.
SC8 Current NT Driver’s License (C Class minimum)

It would be considered an advantage if applicants also possess:

1 Knowledge of the local services and agencies in Darwin, NT
3 Understanding of Larrakia community history and contemporary situations
4 Identify as Indigenous

How to apply for this job

Larrakia and other indigenous persons are strongly encouraged to apply

To apply, please send your up to date resume, address the selection criteria for the role above and attach any relevant qualifications to hr.officer2@larrakia.com.

All applicants are required to provide at least two current, verifiable referees and will be required to undertake a Police Clearance & Working with Children Check.

CLOSING DATE – Monday 28 August

 

AGED & DISABILITY CARE PROGRAM MANAGER

Full-time Fixed Term – Salary Negotiated and Determined on Experience

The Aged and Disability Care Program assists frail aged and younger people with disabilities and their carers living in the Greater Darwin, Palmerston and Rural regions. They provide culturally appropriate services that are tailored to the requirements of our clients, to maintain and increase their independence and assist them to live as valued and participating members of the community. We have a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. We do however, also provide our services to non-indigenous people.

Objective: Under the direction of the CEO, manage the Aged Care and Disability Program efficiently, effectively and to the highest standards. Ensuring the Program successfully delivers services and activities within contractual obligations.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Oversee the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of the community Aged Care & Disability Program complying with Quality Reporting and Industry Standards;
  • Coordinate and be accountable for the financial operations in relation to the program agreements the organisation has entered and compliance with all reporting requirements in partnership with the CEO;
  • Manage stakeholder relationships and build capacity of the organisation through effective collaborations and networks;
  • Prepare funding agreements, grants and proposals;
  • Coordinate the recruitment, induction and performance reviews of all Aged & Disability Care Program staff, in partnership with Human Resources;
  • Supervision and management of the program staff, including providing regular and consistent, professional support to the team and adherence to compliance e.g. Police Checks, Working with Children Cards etc.;
  • Support, mentor and identify the training/development needs of staff;
  • Ensure programs maintain appropriate case management systems and comply with best practice with regards to case management;
  • Ensure program assets are managed and maintained to the highest standard;
  • Effective collection of information on community needs, current level of satisfaction and industry best practice levels in relation to aged and disabled care programs and services; and
  • Lead the development of a strategic and operational plan which sets targets and includes work plans for Aged and Disabled Care Services and develop appropriate reporting tools.

Selection Criteria:

Applicants MUST possess the following:

SC1 Demonstrated experience in the delivery of Aged and Disability Care Services, associated programs, Industry standards and reforms, including an understanding of the principles of Client and Consumer Directed Care
SC2 Demonstrated experience in the completion of government funding reporting and current Aged and Disability Care program requirements
SC3 Relevant Aged & Disability qualification e.g. minimum Certificate IV in Aged Care and relevant Business Management qualifications
SC4 Proven experience in staff and team management, including strong leadership qualities and the ability to develop and maintain the respect and loyalty of staff
SC5 High-level skills and experience in business & strategic planning, managing contracts within planned timeframe, budgets, grant submissions, as well as quoting jobs and overseeing operational expenditure
SC6 Demonstrated experience with leading collaborative partnerships and a well-developed capacity to consult, collaborate and negotiate effectively with a diverse range of external and internal stakeholders
SC7 Understanding and experience of cultural protocols, together with a willingness to work respectfully in accordance with Larrakia and other Indigenous groups & culture
SC8 Sound decision making skills including an analytical approach to problem solving, crisis and risk management
SC9 To understand and demonstrate safe work practices and adhere to organisation and industry specific policies and procedures
SC10 Demonstrated interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to communicate effectively and produce confidential written reports of quality and relevance
SC11 Demonstrated computer skills competency, including Microsoft Office software (particularly Word, Excel and Outlook), online portal systems and an ability to learn new software
SC12 Current NT Driver’s License (C Class)

It would be considered an advantage if applicants also possess:

1 Current First Aid & CPR Certificate
2 Identify as Indigenous

Note: All applicants are required to provide at least two current, verifiable referees and will be required to undertake a Police Clearance & Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

How to apply for this job

Larrakia and other indigenous persons are strongly encouraged to apply

To apply, please send your up to date resume, address the selection criteria for the role above and attach any relevant qualifications to hr.officer2@larrakia.com.

CLOSING DATE – Monday 4 September

 

 

 

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