Light Vehicle Mechanic

Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation is a large and complex regional community development organisation providing services to homelands in the Maningrida region, administering some 50 grants and managing a suite of businesses and programs including:  Housing, Civil Works, Essential Services, Women’s Centre, Bawinanga Rangers, Barlmarrk Supermarket, Fuel Supplies, Mechanical Workshops, Arts and Culture/Djomi Museum, Wild Foods Cafe, Community Patrol, Employment Services and Money Management Services.

This is a full time, two year fixed term position. This position is responsible for  vehicle maintenance and repairs within the BAC Workshop. You will be required to work on mainly Toyota vehicles and some other makes and models.  You will  also be familiar with workshop machinery, automotive parts, job/labour pricing, invoicing and general workshop procedures.  You will work within a well equipped, friendly environment within the only commercial workshop located in a unique remote location.

Applicants should possess the following skills:

Minimum Certificate 3 or 4 in Automotive Industry
Minimum 2 years Post Trade experience
Experience across diverse range of light vehicle servicing and repairing
Excellent work ethic
Ability to use computers and good record keeping skills
Scheduling follow-up services and future bookings
Knowledge of EH&S
Current National Police Clearance with no criminal convictions
Agree to undergo drug and alcohol testing and pre-employment medical test


Conducting Road Worthy inspections
Air-conditioning qualifications
Diesel Fitter
Current Australian LR / MR / HR Drivers Licence

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
Rent free accommodation if you are relocating to Maningrida
12% superannuation
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.
This position is in Maningrida, an indigenous community 500 km north east of Darwin. This is not a FIFO role, living and working in a remote community is not for everyone, please consider this before applying.

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:

PD – Workshop Mechanic

Expression of interest