Who are we?

  • We are passionate about empowering our communities, we want to make a difference and as a team we work together with a strategy of ‘Two Ways - One Outcome’.
  • Our goal is to foster quality living, and develop sustainable communities with strong local involvement and employment.
  • We want proud communities, strong communities, and connected communities!

More 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.

The Role

The Team Leader, Works is responsible for providing quality field maintenance, contract and municipal services in accordance with Central Desert Regional Council strategic and regional plans, policies, procedures and relevant legislation.

What’s on offer?

  • Fast growing career;
  • Generous base salary (Level 5 : Base Salary: $74,050.03 / Package $83,855.25);
  • 6 weeks’ Annual Leave accrued per year;
  • 12 public holiday days per year;
  • 1 additional holiday for NAIDOC day;
  • 3 additional days between Xmas and NY;
  • 15 days Personal Leave accrued per year;
  • 17.5% leave loading;
  • And much more!

Living in the Community:

  • Remote allowance of $3,000 per annum;
  • Remote allowance tax deduction;
  • Subsided housing from $25 per week;
  • 8.00 am - 4.36 pm job impacting lives;
  • Flexibility to live your life;

We offer an excellent work/life balance giving you the opportunity to explore this iconic region.

To Apply

Click Apply Now and follow the process.

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions. To view all current jobs at Central Desert Regional Council, please visit our Careers page. 

Please note:

Applications submitted by other methods will not be considered.

Position open until filled.

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Central Desert Region,Australia,Australia

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