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Employment

Live and work in West Arnhem

One of the largest employers in the region, West Arnhem Regional Council is a vibrant and energetic organisation that provides a range of local government services to residents of West Arnhem Land.

Our headquarters are located in Jabiru, in the middle of the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. We have offices in the mainland Aboriginal towns of Maningrida and Gunbalanya and on the island communities of Warruwi (South Goulburn Island) and Minjilang (Croker Island).

If you want to live and work in stunning Kakadu or Arnhem Land, help build a better community for you, your friends and family, and make a difference in a unique part of Australia, then working for West Arnhem Regional Council may be the job for you.

Current Vacancies

Gunbalanya - Full Time

Remuneration Package $74,939 - $78,113 (including salary $65,439 - $68,210)

6 weeks annual leave

12.5% superannuation

Remote locality allowance

Relocation assistance provided

Accommodation available

Maningrida - Full Time - Fixed Term

Remuneration Package $97,148 - $103,493 (including salary $84,832 - $90,373) 

Fixed term until 30 November 2021

6 weeks annual leave

12.5% superannuation

Locality allowance

Relocation assistance

Accommodation available

Maningrida and Gunbalanya - Full Time - Fixed Term

Remuneration Package $80,753 - $86,045 (including salary $70,516 - $75,136)

Fixed term until 30 November 2021

6 weeks annual leave

12.5% superannuation

Locality allowance

Relocation assistance provided

Acommodation available

Gunbalanya - Fixed Term - Full Time

Remuneration Package $110,730 - $126,147 (including salary $96,692 - $110,154)

Fixed term 3 years

6 weeks annual leave

12.5% superannuation

Remote locality allowance

Relocation assistance provided

Accommodation available

Jabiru - Full Time

Remuneration Package $97,148 - $103,493 (including salary $84,832 - $90,373)

6 weeks annual leave

12.5% superannuation

Remote locality allowance

Relocation assistance provided

Accommodation available

Gunbalanya - Fixed Term - Full Time

Remuneration Package $47,418 - $54,714 per annum (including salary $41,407 - $47,778)

6 weeks annual leave

12.5% superannuation

Remote locality allowance

 

 

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