Aboriginal Employment Programs Advisor

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ3201NOV
Closing Date: 24-Nov-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - DJ3201 - Aboriginal Employment Programs Advisor - VPS Grade 4.docx (Word, 753KB)

Contact: Gavin Somers on: (03) 8684 1753

Position Details

Creating careers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Are you interested in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander jobseekers and staff?

The Aboriginal Employment Team (AET) within the Department of Justice and Community Safety coordinates a range of Aboriginal specific employment and career development programs including, the Aboriginal Tertiary Scholarship program, the Aboriginal Youth Employment Scheme (YES) traineeship program, the Aboriginal Career Development Program, and the Aboriginal Graduate Scheme.

In addition to the above, the Aboriginal Employment Programs Advisor is also responsible for coordinating Aboriginal staff networks in both metropolitan and regional locations to support the retention and career development of the department's Aboriginal employees.

The Aboriginal Employment Programs Advisor will also contribute to a range of recruitment activities including regular participation on selection panels and community information sessions, promoting the organisation as an employer of choice for Aboriginal jobseekers.

Practical experience in community development/project management or employment related programs is required for this role, as well as a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Victorian Aboriginal Community.

This role involves occasional travel within Victoria.

This is an Aboriginal identified position. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply 

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.




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