MacDonnell Shire Council offers employees attractive conditions including 6 weeks annual leave, salary packaging options, professional development, generous personal, bereavement and cultural leave. Study leave and relocation expenses may also be available. For selected positions based in our remote communities we also provide furnished accommodation.
We are currently seeking applications for the following positions.
To obtain a detailed position description and any additional information for any of the listed positions please click on the links. Salary packages shown include superannuation and are paid commensurate with skills and experience.
Enquiries should be directed to:
Nerida Riley, Human Resources Officer
Phone number: 08 8958 9600
All applications must address the selection criteria and include a resume and covering letter. Applications should be marked as ‘Confidential’ and addressed to Human Resources. Applications can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to PO Box 5267, Alice Springs NT 0871.
Team Leader Children's Services - Package starting at $66,805
Date advertised: Friday, 23 March 2012
Location: Positions available at various locations.
Closing date: 5pm, Monday 27th May 2013
The MacDonnell Shire is currently responsible for the leadership and management of nine Indigenous early childhood services on remote communities in central Australia. The services cater for the education health and wellbeing of children from birth to school age whilst...View details
Team Leader Works - Package starting at $61,335
Date advertised: Monday, 22 April 2013
Location: Various locations
Closing date: 5pm, Monday 20th May 2013
This position is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the works assistants including management and maintenance of plant and equipment providing emergency response to housing and infrastructure incidents maintaining the supply and purchase of materials and providing training and mentoring to...View details
Team Leader Youth Development - Package commencing at $61,335
Date advertised: Tuesday, 19 March 2013
Location: Position currently available at Ntaria
Closing date: 5pm Tuesday 7th May 2013
The MacDonnell Shire Council delivers Youth Development programs in nine remote communities. The Shire is looking for the right people with initiative self motivation plenty of energy and an ability to build and maintain relationships with community members. The...View details
Expressions of Interest
MacDonnell Shire Council often have vacancies in the areas below across the 13 communities. If you are interested in any of the positions below, please submit any queries or an Expression of Interest outlining your skills and experience relevant to the position to email@example.com. Should a vacancy become available our recruitment team will contact you.
Program Support Officer - Package starting at $61,335 + 15% loading
Date advertised: Friday, 30 November 2012
Location: Various communities
Closing date: Ongoing expression of interest
We are looking for a panel of individuals to provide support to our Youth Development and Children's Services programs.Placements will generally be several weeks and during school holidays. The positions are community basedand experience with Indigenous youth would be beneficial. Position DescriptionTo applyPlease submit your application including resume and cover letter of what you can offer to the program to...View details
Essential Services Operator - Package ranging from $61,335 to $66,805 (Pending on experience and community location)
Date advertised: Monday, 26 November 2012
Location: Various locations.
Closing date: Ongoing expressions of interest
The MacDonnell Shire is looking for people to do relief ESO work ranging from a few weeks to a few months.Essential Services Operators are responsible for the maintenance of power water sewerage and aircraft landing areas in our remote communities. Working closely with the Team Leader Works and Shire Service Coordinator this position liaises with Power and Water providing readings...View details