Program Team Leader – West

Based in East Pert

Permanent Full Time Position

Located in East Perth, the Central Desert Group is committed to achieving the best native title outcomes for the Traditional Owners of the Central Desert region of Western Australia and to assisting our clients to use their traditional lands to fulfil their highest social, cultural and economic aspirations.

As part of the Central Desert Group, Desert Support Services Pty Ltd (DSS) provide a range of services that are geared towards supporting Aboriginal Corporations to achieve a sustainable and independent future, focusing on building capacity by empowering local and regional decision making.

This role is an exceptional opportunity for a client focussed, committed and energetic individual to lead in the development and delivery of projects and programs that support Aboriginal client organisations to sustainably use and manage their lands to achieve their social, cultural and economic aspirations.

The successful person will be:

  • solutions and results focussed;

  • have exceptional multi-tasking and facilitation skills;

  • bring with them a well-developed network; and

  • a strong track record of successful collaborations, preferably with Aboriginal organisations.

You will lead a small team of dedicated field staff and will have a focus on working with clients organisations that represent the traditional owners of lands within the western region of our service area.  This includes a number of organisations with well-developed land and community programs (e.g. Birriliburu and Wiluna programs) as well as a number of emerging programs.

To be successful for this role, in addition to being able to perform the duties outlined in the Duty Statement (which can be found on our website), you must:

  • be able to travel to remote and other locations as required by 4WD vehicle, light aircraft or scheduled flights as required; and

  • hold current ‘C’ class driver’s license.

On this website you will find the Duty Statement for the Program Team Leader role and the Program Team Leader Employment Pack.

How do you apply for this fantastic position that offers an opportunity to work in a progressive, rewarding and hands-on working environment?

Please click here for the full duty statement.

To ensure your application is received and accepted simply:

  • Complete the details requested under the ‘Application Form’ template below.

  • Upload your Resume in PDF format.

  • Upload your completed cover letter addressing the Duty Statement under the ‘Upload Cover Letter’ section below.

  • Press Submit.

 

*Note: Applications will only be accepted when submitted through this site  and when accompanied by a detailed Cover Letter.  If you can do this, you are one step closer in the recruitment process!

Applications close Monday October 1 2018, 9.00am.

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

 

Support officer

Based in East Perth

12 Month Maximum Full Time Position

Located in East Perth, the Central Desert Group is committed to achieving the best native title outcomes for the Traditional Owners of the Central Desert region of Western Australia and to assisting our clients to use their traditional lands to fulfil their highest social, cultural and economic aspirations.

As part of the Central Desert Group, Desert Support Services Pty Ltd (DSS) provide a range of services that are geared towards supporting Aboriginal Corporations to achieve a sustainable and independent future, focusing on building capacity by empowering local and regional decision making.

We are seeking applications for the role of Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC) Support Officer to work closely with and support our PBC clients to progress and manage their business.

The PBC Support Officer is an important ‘front line’ position that provides a direct interface between PBC clients, the company, other service providers and PBC stakeholders. 

If you can address the following selection criteria, then this job could be for you!

Do you have:                                                                                                                    

  • Experience in dealing with sensitive and challenging public enquiries by telephone and face to face, in a courteous and helpful fashion;

  • Experience in and/or aptitude for working with Aboriginal people, particularly in remote communities;

  • Well-developed interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to communicate clear information to clients and stakeholders;

  • A high degree of computer literacy including proficiency with Excel, Word and Outlook;

  • Effective time management skills with an ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines;

  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service excellence and continuous improvement;

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to influence others;

  • The ability to achieve results individually and as part of a team;

  • Demonstrated self-motivation with initiative;

  • The ability to travel to remote and other locations as required by 4wd vehicle, light aircraft or scheduled flight as required; and

  • A current ‘C’ class driver’s license.

The successful person will be based in our Perth office and be available to travel to remote desert communities.

This role is Full-Time for a maximum term of 12 months.

Please click here for the full duty statement and selection criteria

To ensure your application is received and accepted simply:

  1. Complete the details requested under the ‘Application Form’ template below.

  2. Upload your Resume in PDF format.

  3. Upload your completed cover letter and selection criteria under the ‘Upload Cover Letter’ section below.

  4. Press Submit.

*Note: Applications will only be accepted when submitted through this site  and when accompanied by a detailed Cover Letter.  If you can do this, you are one step closer in the recruitment process!

Applications close Monday 1st October 2018, 9.00am.

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

 

Expression of Interest – DSS Casual Employment Pool

Desert Support Services (DSS) is establishing a casual employment pool where suitable applicants can apply to work for our industry-leading organisation. We use recruitment pools to develop groups of people who we feel are suited to assist in casual roles on an as needs basis plus they may be suited to future positions within Desert Support Services.

When applicants lodge their interest for consideration in the casual employment pool, their application is passed on to our Senior Management Team for assessment. Applicants who we believe have the necessary qualification/s, experience and skillsets that match casual opportunities will be contacted for interview for the casual employment pool.

When applicants are part of a pool, we can offer them casual vacancies that come up if their qualifications, experience and skillsets match the opportunity available.

A pool will generally continue for a twelve (12) month period. If you are in a pool you may be offered an opportunity within the relevant time period, however your appointment to a position is not guaranteed.

Everyone who receives an interview is advised in writing of the outcome of their application. You will be advised that you have been:

·       recommended for the casual employment pool; or

·       unsuccessful in your application.

If you would like your application to remain in the casual employment pool after twelve (12) months please ensure you reapply with an updated application.

Applicants wishing to apply to the casual employment pool should read the following forms:

Casual Employment Pool Information Sheet

Employment Position Description(s) -

Applicants wishing to apply to the casual employment pool should complete the following forms:

DSS Employment EOI Form

How to lodge your expression of interest:

  1. Complete the details requested under the ‘Application Form’ template below.

  2. Upload your Resume in PDF format.

  3. Upload your completed DSS Employment EOI form under the ‘Upload Cover Letter’ section below.

  4. Press Submit.

Due to the large number of applicants we anticipate to receive we are unable to reply to every candidate who lodges an expression of interest. However, if an opportunity is identified and you possess the necessary skills and qualifications for the role a member of our team will be in contact with you.

DSS embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, young people and people with disabilities.