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About the Organisation

Victoria Daly Regional Council - VDRC is a vibrant and energetic organisation that provides a range of local government services to residents of the stunning Victoria Daly Region covering an area of 168,277Km2.

Council's vision is "Moving Forward Together" 

Advertisement of Job Vacancies and Career Opportunities thought the VDRC Region are placed on our Website, Community Notice boards & Published in Newspapers and on Employment Websites.

VDRC Offices are located in each of our 5 Communities -

Pine Creek

Nauiyu (Daly River)

Timber Creek

Yarralin

Kalkarindji & Daguragu

 VDRC Regional Office is located in Katherine, known as the Gate way to the Top End. 

If you want to live and work in stunning Big Rivers Region and contribute to a better community making a difference to a beautifully unique part of Australia, then seek employment with Victoria Daly Regional Council.

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Prior to commencing employment with Victoria Daly Regional Council you must obtain

  • A National Police Clearance Issued by SAFE NT
  • Be an Australian resident or provide a current relevant visa to work in Australia
  • A Valid Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card) or provide an application receipt for an exemption to be approved by SAFE NT

Applicants are encouraged to author a Cover Letter and or an Expression of intertest avaliable at your nearest Victoria Daly Regional Council Office. 

 

 

Current Vacancies Current Vacancies

Join the Victoria Daly Regional Council Team!

To Apply Send Your Application

Including Cover Letter / Expression of Interest To:

Recruitment@vicdaly.nt.gov.au

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AGED CARE TEAM LEADER

Nauiyu and Kalkarindji

2 x Full Time Positions

The Daly River region is a few hours drive from Darwin and is well known for barramundi fishing and shady mango trees. 

The Kalkarindji and Daguragu communities are located approx 480km south west of Katherine on the Buntine Highway. The Kalkarindji community is situated in the banks of the Victoria River and Daguragu in the Wattie Creek. 

Responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Aged Care Services. providing our older people who require assistance with daily living in the community and surrounding ward.  

About this Opportunity

Enjoy Council job security and benefits

A competitive salary $61,577 - $66,722  

 6 Weeks Annual Leave with 17.5% Loading

 A Relocation Allowance Up To $5000!

Subsidised Housing

Prior to Commencement 

Working with Children Clearance - Ochre Card

Valid Drivers License

First Aid Certificate

National Criminal History Check – Recent Issued within the last 3 months

Essential –  Certificate III in Aged Care or equivalent

*** Applications Date Extended  ***

Closes 21st July 2017

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Funding Manager

Excellent Career Opportunity with Council

About this Opportunity

 Council seeks a Full-time Funding Manager to provide effective

contract management and supervisory support

to the VDRC Contracts Department based in Katherine.

Assisting Council in maximising opportunities from

available funding and ensuring Council’s contractual obligations are met.

Enjoy Council Job Security and Benefits

Attractive Remuneration $86,947 – $89,005

6 Weeks Annual Leave with 17.5% loading

A Relocation Allowance of Up To  $5000!

Prior to Commencement

Tertiary Qualification in Contract Management,Business, Accounting or Related Field. National Criminal History Check – Recent Issued within the last 3 months

*** Applications Close Monday 24th July 2017 ***

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NIGHT PATROL TEAM LEADER

Yarralin

About this Opportunity

The Yarralin community is located on the banks of the Wickham River and is  located 382 Km South-West of Katherine. The Beautiful communtiy is within close proximity to the Victoria and Humbert rivers, the Gregory National Park and the spectacular Jasper Gorge.

Enjoy Council job security and benefits

A competitive salary $61,577 - $66,722  

 6 Weeks Annual Leave with 17.5% Loading

 A Relocation Allowance Up To $5000!

Subsidised Housing

Prior to Commencement 

Working with Children Clearance - Ochre Card

Valid Drivers License

National Criminal History Check – Recent Issued within the last 3 months

Essential –  Obtained Certificate III in Night Partrol Operations or equivalent

or  Must be willing to undertake study. 

*** Applications Close 25th July 2017 ***

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CHILD CARE TEAM LEADER

Yarralin

About this Opportunity

The Yarralin community is located on the banks of the Wickham River and is  located 382 Km South-West of Katherine. The Beautiful communtiy is within close proximity to the Victoria and Humbert rivers, the Gregory National Park and the spectacular Jasper Gorge.

Enjoy Council job security and benefits

A competitive salary $67,096 - $72,241  

 6 Weeks Annual Leave with 17.5% Loading

 A Relocation Allowance Up To $5000!

Subsidised Housing

Prior to Commencement 

Working with Children Clearance - Ochre Card

Valid Drivers License

Current First AID Certificate

National Criminal History Check – Recent Issued within the last 3 months

Essential –  Obtained Diploma in Children's Services or equivalent 

*** Applications Close 25th July 2017 ***

 

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For further information on Current Job Vacancies and Career Opportunites with VDRC

Please contact the VDRC HR Department in Our Regional Office on -

Email: Recruitment@vicdaly.nt.gov.au  Phone: 08 89720 777  

Information for Applicants Information for Applicants

Information For Applicants

To apply for a  position with our Council, you must be an Australian citizen or have permanent resident status. For more Applicant Information please click here

To view the Enterprise Agreement 2015 -17 please click here

Selection

VDRC selection is based on the merit principle defined as “the capacity of the person to perform particular duties, having regard to the person’s knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience and the potential for future development of the person".  Merit is determined through a fair and transparent assessment process.

Applications

Please use Recuritment@vicdaly.nt.gov.au to submit your application

Ensure your application contains:

  • A front cover letter
  • An updated Resume
  • Copies of any relevant qualifications
  • Copies of compliance documents: Working with Children Card - Ochre Card and National Criminal History Check
  • At least two work related references

Applicants having trouble applying online, please contact the Human Resources Department via email: recruitment@vicdaly.nt.gov.au

Your cover letter introduces you and states the position for which you are applying.  This is your opportunity to sell yourself! You should detail your relevant skills and experience and state the reasons why you want this particular job.  

Your resume or curriculum vitae should contain the following:

  • Personal details including contact details
  • Secondary and tertiary education qualifications
  • Other relevant courses or professional development
  • Employment history, current and previous,  position summary and duties and length of service
  • References

Recruitment Process

  1. Applications are assessed on merit by a selection panel and a short list is created to identify those applicants who warrant further consideration.
  2. At interview the selection panel will ask a series of questions in line with the selection criteria and specific duties of the position.
  3. Nominated referees may be contacted to obtain more information about you.
  4. The preferred applicant will be notified.
  5. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified.

Referee Checks

References provided by you may be contacted during the selection process.  It’s a good idea to get permission from your references before nominating them.

If you are a current employee of the Council and you have been selected for an interview and one of the panel members directly supervises you it is a requirement for you to obtain a referee report from them prior to the interview process starting.

Criminal History Checks

For all vacancies successful applicants will be required to provide a copy of their current (Issued within the last 3 months) criminal history check upon commencement. If the applicant is unable to, a copy of the receipt of submission is required.

Working with Children Clearance - Ochre Card

For some vacancies successful applicants will be required to obtain a working with children clearance upon commencement. If it is an essential requirement of the position you will be unable to commence until a valid clearance has been produced.

Equal Employment Opportunity

VDRC aims for an inclusive and diverse workforce. 

All equal employment opportunity (EEO) groups are encouraged to apply.

Notification of Outcome/Post Interview Feedback

You will be advised in writing of the outcome of the selection process. On request, the Chairperson of the selection panel will arrange for feedback on the panel’s decision.

Additional Information

Should you require more information regarding a vacancy, please contact the person listed in the advertisement. If you require additional information regarding the recruitment process, applicants may contact Human Resources on 08 8972 0777.