Employment

Current Vacancies

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Law Graduate or Lawyer

(1904)

Full Time: 12 months maximum term contract

We are seeking applications for the role of Law Graduate or Lawyer to join our Legal Services team, on a 12-month contract. As a Law Graduate or Lawyer, you will work in a multi-disciplinary team to provide native title claimants, Prescribed Bodies Corporate, the Principal Legal Officer and other staff within the organisation, with advice and representation in relation to cutting edge native title, mining, land tenure and related matters.

This position offers an opportunity to work in a progressive, rewarding and hands-on working environment.

The successful person will be based in our East Perth office, and will be required to travel frequently to the Central Desert region of WA.

How do you apply?

o Complete a cover letter addressing the Duty Statement and Selection Criteria  (a maximum of three pages); and
o Submit with your resume in PDF format.

 

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Before an offer of employment can be made, Central Desert requires a National Police Clearance, not older than 6 months, a certificate of practice (law) and evidence of an unrestricted driver’s license.

Please note: Short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Only suitable candidates will be considered and contacted if short listed. Unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted

Applications close 9am Thursday 27thJune  2019

 

 

 

Future Acts and Agreements Officer

Part Time:  Maximum Term 12 months

(1903)

Located in East Perth, the Central Desert Group is committed to enabling the people of the Central Desert to use their traditional lands to fulfil their highest social, cultural and economic aspirations.

We are seeking applications for the role of Future Acts and Agreements Officer to join our Legal Services team, on a 12-month, part time contract.

The Future Acts and Agreements Officer role is instrumental to implementing our approach to mining matters and other projects that have a major and/or permanent effect on the traditional lands of our clients. 

If you are dynamic team player; have excellent attention to detail and negotiation skills; are relationship and outcome focused; and have strong organisational and inter-personal communication skills; then this job could be for you!

The successful person will:

  • collaborate on relevant mining related projects;
  • implement detailed project plans;
  • prepare budgets and invoicing for works;
  • organise logistics for clients and stakeholders for negotiations meetings;  
  • Assist with the implementation of agreements; and
  • liaise with external bodies and provide advice to other staff and stakeholders on related agreement and negotiation matters.

The successful person will be based in our East Perth office and may be required to occasionally travel to the Central Desert region of WA.

How do you apply? 

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Before an offer of employment can be made, Central Desert requires a National Police Clearance, not older than 6 months and evidence of an unrestricted driver’s license. 

Please note: Short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Only suitable candidates will be considered and contacted if short listed. Unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Applications close 5pm Monday 24th June 2019

 

 

Legal Research Assistant

Maximum Term 6 months Full Time; or
up to 12 months Part Time

(1902)

We are seeking applications for the role of Legal Research Assistant to join our Legal Services team, on either a full time 6 month, or up to 12 months part time contract.

The Legal Research Assistant role will support our legal team with research in relation to native title compensation claims, mining, land tenure and other related matters. 

If you are a team player; have excellent attention to detail; are able to work autonomously and experienced with desktop research, then this job could be for you!

The successful person will:

  • have experience in general research;
  • preferably have experience in native title or land rights;
  • preferably have experience in land tenure and or mining tenements;
  • be committed, solution-focused, quick to learn and flexible;
  • have excellent multi-tasking skills;
  • have excellent written and inter-personal communication skills.

How do you apply?

Simply:

  • Provide a 1-2-page, cover letter detailing your skills and experience in:

-general research;

-native title or land rights; and

-land tenure and/or mining tenements

  • Submit your resume and cover letter in PDF format 

Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Before an offer of employment can be made, Central Desert requires a National Police Clearance, not older than 6 months. 

Please note: Short listing will commence immediately. We reserve the right to close the position without notice. Only suitable candidates will be considered and contacted if short listed. Unsolicited resumes and contact from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 24thJune 2019

 

 

Consultants

Anthropologists wishing to express their interest in being placed on our Consultants Register, should complete read and complete the following forms: Consultant Information Sheet and  Consultant EoI Form  and attach this form to the ‘Application Form’ template below.

Applications for the Consultant Register from Anthropologists are presented to the Senior Anthropologist for their consideration.

Lawyers wishing to place themselves on our Consultant Register are to complete the Consultant EoI form and attach this and their Resume to the ‘Application Form’ template below.

Applications from lawyers are passed on to our senior legal staff for their consideration.

 

Application Form

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