Aquaculture Coordinator


Anindilyakwa Land Council


Cairns (Queensland) / Groote Eylandt (Northern Territory)

Salary etc:

$85,000 - $95,000

About the ALC

The Anindilyakwa Land Council (ALC) is a ‘future-forward’ Land Council, directed by the 14 clans of the Groote archipelago region, is enabling the Anindilyakwa people to take full advantage of the opportunities and technology available in the 21st century, while simultaneously preserving land, language and culture. The vision of the ALC is to:

  • Protect, maintain and promote Anindilyakwa culture;
  • Invest in the present to build a self-sufficient future;
  • And, create pathways for youth to stand in both worlds.

ALC is an independent statutory authority of the Commonwealth, subject to the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, described therein as a Corporate Commonwealth Entity and is currently a portfolio agency of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

About the role

The ALC is seeking a full time Aquaculture Coordinator to be responsible for driving the Aquaculture project at the ALC and designing, developing, implementing and then maintaining the aquaculture systems that are produced as an outcome of this project. The Aquaculture Coordinator will be assisted by an additional aquaculture staff member, and will report back to the RDU Manager and CEO on progress, outcomes and results of research and other works conducted.

Selection Criteria

  1. Extensive demonstrable experience in the aquaculture Industry, with a degree qualification in Aquaculture or related field highly regarded.
  2. Prior demonstrable experience in developing and maintaining an aquaculture system for a new operation highly regarded.
  3. Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate technical information to different stakeholders.
  4. Capacity to be self-motivated and innovative within the role to achieve desired project outcomes
  5. Ability to develop and maintain effective, productive relationships at all levels.
  6. Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  7. Experience with computer programs including MS Word and Excel.
  8. The ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality when dealing with highly sensitive matters.
  9. Practical knowledge of Aboriginal culture and society and the issues affecting Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory together with an ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal people.
  10. Ability to be flexible and work both individually and within a team.

Remuneration Package

• Salary range: $85,000 - $95,000 per annum
• Superannuation: 9.50%
• Annual leave: 5 weeks per annum
• Personal leave: 18 days per annum
• Leave Loading: 17.50%
• Salary Sacrifice Available
• 2 week paid shutdown period over Christmas/New Year

Other Information

Pre-employment screening, including an AFP criminal record check, may be undertaken on the person who is being recommended for appointment.

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