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“Join the team and continue to make a difference”

The Central Desert Regional Council is a unique, professional and friendly employer. We have remarkable employees, professional development and career pathways on offer.

The Council has a land area of approximately 282,000 square km and has nine Service Delivery centres located in the communities of Anmatjere (Ti Tree), Laramba, Engawala, Atitjere, Yuelamu, Nyirripi, Lajamanu, Yuendumu and Willowra. The region is brimming with beautiful landscapes and unique cultures.

The Council offers employees attractive employment conditions, including 6 weeks annual leave, plus 17.5% leave loading, 9.5% superannuation, generous personal, bereavement, cultural leave, salary packaging and study leave. Included financial benefits: rental packages, relocation expenses, flexible working conditions and compensation for remote living opportunities. These can assist you to achieve your personal goals as well as work/life balance.

CDRC is seeking applicants with knowledge, experience, enthusiasm, resilience and self-motivation. We are serious about finding and employing the right applicants, with the right skills, attitudes, and transferable skills.

For more information on the Council's selection and recruitment process please refer to our Council Policy.

Enquiries should be directed to:

Human Resources Advisor
Phone number: 08 8958 9515
Postal: PO Box 2257, Alice Springs NT 0871

  • All applications MUST include a resume, a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and an application form.
  • A job description with the selection criteria and the form can be found under the job listing.
  • Applications should be addressed to 'Recruitment' and include the job title.

Jobs Available Grouped by Directorate

Directorate: Corporate Services
Job Title Location Closing date Directorate
Finance Manager Alice Springs Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 17:00 Corporate Services
Operations Manager Alice Springs Corporate Services

Directorate: Community Services
Job Title Location Closing date Directorate
Aged Care Nurse Alice Springs Community Services
CDP Builder Trainer Alice Springs Community Services
Aged Care Operations Coordinator - East Alice Springs Community Services
CDP Case Manager - Multiple Remote Locations Community Services
CDP Employment Placement Officer Alice Springs Community Services
CDP Activity Supervisor - Multiple Remote Locations Community Services
Youth Sport and Recreation Operations Coordinator Alice Springs Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 17:00 Community Services
Operations Coordinator - Children Services Alice Springs Fri, 2 Oct 2020 - 16:00 Community Services
Senior Officer - Children's and Youth Services (ROVING) ASP Based Alice Springs Community Services
Community Safety Patrol Team Leader - Multiple Remote Locations Community Services
Children's Services Coordinator - Nyirripi Nyirripi Community Services
Aged Care Community Coordinator - Engawala / Yuelamu Engawala, Yuelamu Community Services

Directorate: Council Services
Job Title Location Closing date Directorate
Capital Projects Manager Alice Springs Council Services
Council Services Coordinator / Manager - Multiple Communities Fri, 2 Oct 2020 - 17:00 Council Services
Works Team Leader Nyirripi Council Services
Senior Administration Officer Yuendumu Council Services
Roads Team Leader - Yuendumu Yuendumu Council Services

Directorate: Office of CEO
Job Title Location Closing date Directorate
People and Culture Advisor Alice Springs Office of CEO