We are looking for an experienced Trades person, who will coordinate and lead a team with community development program activities.
- Coordinate and lead a team to provide CDP work for the Dole activities relating to Manual Arts (Mud Brick Production);
- Coordinate and plan meaningful projects within Mud Brick Activity to increase skills and competency
- Provide Support and mentoring to Activity supervisors to develop increase capacity to convert Mud Brick Making Activity to an Income Generating Activity
- Oversee safe operating of Mud Brick plant and ensure bricks are stored and correctly tested in preparation for future commercial use.
- Liaise and consult with participants, elders and traditional owners to develop suitable activities that can be developed from Mud Brick and other similar activities to maximise
- increased participation rates
- Ensure that CDP contributes to the economic development of the region by maximising job seeker participation in accordance with CDP guidelines.
- Report risks related issues to the implementation of CDP activities to management in a timely manner
- Implement appropriate WH&S toolbox sessions for all activities relating to preparation of Mud Bricks
- Ensure CDP activities are compliant with the requirements of the WH&S legislation and regulations.
- Work with all CDP staff including Activities Manager, Community Services Manager and Office Manager in a spirit of cooperation
- Other CDP related duties as requested by the Manager including assisting with morning organisation at YeYa Shed, including administration of timesheets where required.
- Experience in effective, positive problem solving and conflict resolution skills
- Trades qualification knowledgeable with various materials such as clay, concrete and stone.
- Knowledge of relevant legislation including Anti-discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity, Workplace Health and Safety, Privacy and Freedom of Information
- Experience or ability to work within remote Indigenous Communities with demonstrated ability to remain respectful of culture, lore and beliefs
- Participation in professional development and training as required
- Ability to take a project/activity from design through to completion
- National Police Clearance
- Current First Aid certificate
- Drivers licence
- OCHRE Card or ability to gain.
- Experience living and working in remote communities.
- Experience and/or knowledge of Aboriginal culture and communities and how they operate.
What are we offering you?……In return for your skills and experience you will be rewarded with:
A generous salary package
6 weeks Annual Leave
Salary Sacrificing options
17.5% Annual Leave loading
Most importantly you will have the once in a lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself in culture while creating memories, experiences and engaging with people that will change your life.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please submit your application by emailing your current resume and detailed cover letter addressing the essential selection criteria to: email@example.com