KAC Aboriginal Employment & Training Advisor

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KAC Aboriginal Employment & Training Advisor

The Kokatha People are the Traditional Owners of a large section of land in the north of South Australia. This area stretches from Lake Torrens in the East to the Gawler Ranges in the West. The Kokatha Traditional Owners’ Native Title area encompasses significant mineral deposits which are subject to current mining operations and future potential mining activities. The Native Title area also includes the townships of Woomera, Roxby Downs and Andamooka which are major service centres for this part of regional South Australia.

Reporting to the Corporation’s Business Manager, this position is responsible for providing practical and program support to increase the employment of Kokatha people.

Key objectives include:

  • Design and implement effective needs-based education, training and employment programs;
  • Provide support for transition to employment;
  • Provide mentoring and support to ensure continuing employment.

You will need the ability to provide advisory, coaching and mentoring and support services to Kokatha people and a demonstrated knowledge of Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and other providers.

If you also have:

  • Demonstrated industry experience designing and implementing training and employment programs for Aboriginal communities.
  • Understanding of the resource industry including employment, training and safety requirements.
  • Ability to liaise, negotiate and mediate with a diverse range of individuals and service providers to obtain desired goals. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Current valid Driver’s license, minimum of Class “c” or equivalent

we would love to hear from you.

Appointment to this position will be subject to a National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check clearance. Two reference checks will be required including one recent supervisor.

We offer an excellent range of benefits including:

  • Non-profit status with salary sacrifice available to reduce tax and increase your take home pay
  • An opportunity to really make a difference in our community

To find out more please contact Giac Consalvo, KAC Business Manager during business hours on (08) 8642 2068 or 0447 387 308 or bdm@kokatharntbc.com.au  

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter via seek online or at the Kokatha office at 35 Flinders Terrace, Port Augusta.


Your cover letter must describe how you meet the following criteria:

  • A knowledge and demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal People.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and other providers.

A merit selection process will be undertaken for this role in accordance with the Kokatha Recruitment & Selection Policy & Procedure.

The closing date for this role is 9.00am on Wednesday, 17 June 2020.

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