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The Coordinator, CDP Engagement is responsible for embracing a holistic response which empowers Aboriginal people through self-determined pathways that build community, individual capacity and meaningful work in accordance with Central Desert Regional Council strategic and regional plans, policies, procedures and relevant legislation.  The role contributes to a team embedded in one of CDRC’s Remote communities to deliver case management, support, activities and employment outcomes and works with individuals in the community to create place based solutions that achieve training and employment outcomes and activities which contribute to the life and fabric of the community.


About us

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) is a local government authority covering an area over 282,000 Sq. kilometres. CDRC builds sustainable communities through traditional local government services such as waste management, road repair and upgrades, and community services (Community Safety, Children’s Services; Youth, Sport and Recreation, Aged Care) in 12 communities to the North of Alice Springs: Lajamanu, Ti Tree, Wilora, Nturiya, Pmara Jutunta, Willowra, Laramba, Nyirripi, Yuelamu, Atitjere, Engawala and Yuendumu. The Central Desert area is considered remote and disadvantaged and over 80% of the population is Aboriginal.

What's on offer?

  • Fast growing career;

  • Generous base salary (Level 6 Base Salary: $77,851 / Package: $87,792)

  • 6 weeks’ Annual Leave accrued per year;

  • 12 public holiday days per year;

  • 1 additional public holiday for NAIDOC day;

  • 3 additional days between Xmas and NY;

  • 15 days Personal Leave accrued per year;

  • 17.5% leave loading;

Living in the Community:

  • Remote allowance of $3,000 per annum;

  • Remote allowance tax deduction;

  • Subsided housing from $25 per week;

  • 8am-4.36pm job impacting lives;

  • Flexibility to live your life;

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander to apply for this role.

To apply

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Please note:

Applications submitted by other methods will not be considered.

To be considered, please email a copy of your cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria in the attached Position description.


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