Reconciliation Liaison Officer


Rous County Council


Lismore, NSW

Salary etc:

$73,918 - $86,470 p.a. + super.

Bring your talents to the Northern Rivers and partner with a small county council with a large footprint as the Reconciliation Liaison Officer.

We are seeking an experienced, knowledgeable, and passionate person to partner with Council in order to shape and implement a program that enhances the capacity of Aboriginal communities and Council staff to participate in Council's Reconciliation Plan Activities. A focus for this role is community engagement, consultation, and strong interpersonal skills.

About Rous County Council

Rous County Council is situated in Lismore, the heart of the Northern Rivers with an operational footprint covering 3,000km2. As a county council, we are responsible for providing three specific functions; bulk water supply, weed biosecurity and flood mitigation.

Our value proposition to you:

  • A progressive and innovative organisation which supports work/life balance
  • Supportive environment for career development
  • Ongoing learning and training
  • Employee assistance support
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 70 hour 9-day fortnight
  • Remuneration from $73,918 p.a. - $86,470 p.a. (plus statutory superannuation)

Your value proposition to us:

  • Working collaboratively and inclusively is your style
  • Effective consultation is a key strength
  • You are known for your excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You know how to turn ideas into well executed plans

Your average workday will be kept busy by:

  • Developing effective links and networks within the local Aboriginal community through shared experiences on Council's Reconciliation Action Plan activities.
  • Acting as the liaison between Council, Widjabul/Wiabul elders and other relevant Aboriginal organisations/bodies, and the local community in relation to awareness raising activities.

Rous County Council is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and diversity across our workforce. This is an identified position for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in accordance with Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

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