Our client is a young and vibrant council located in the Top End of the Northern Territory. Serving over 3,700 residents across 14,000 sqm, including 34 homelands. The council focuses on delivering quality services, creating local jobs and fostering a prosperous, sustainable future for the region.

The region offers incredible fishing opportunities, with pristine rivers and coastlines teeming with barramundi and other sought after fish. Enjoy the unique lifestyle and leisure activities that come with living in this beautiful part of the NT.

The Homelands Maintenance and Program Coordinator is to manage essential services, housing maintenance, and capital works in the northern homelands comprising 3 communities and 5-6 homelands. This role combines program coordination with hands-on maintenance, ensuring the well-being and infrastructure of our remote communities including key responsibilities;
• Oversee the Housing & Essential Municipal Services (HEMS) Program.
• Develop priorities and assist with grant applications for capital funding.
• Collaborate with residents to develop yearly Service Delivery Plans (SDPs).
• Keep accurate maintenance logs and equipment registers.
• Develop emergency plans with the WHS Officer.
• Manage budgets to ensure projects stay on target.
• Report on program status, including income and expenses.
• Provide leadership and support on all Homelands-related matters.
• Work with other managers and stakeholders to meet targets and ensure compliance.
• Liaise with subcontractors and suppliers.
• Coordinate the procurement of goods and services according to policy.

Skills & Experience
• Relevant experience in handyperson / maintenance or trade background beneficial.
• Knowledge of procurement, budget management and building compliance.
• Good computer skills.
• Self starter, problem solving and project management skills.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to manage pressure and meet deadlines.
• Experience working in remote locations and culturally sensitive.
• Current NT Driver's Licence
• Comfortable navigating ungraded roads on a 4WD
• National Criminal History Check clearance.
• Current Working with Children/Ochre Card.

Benefits & Culture
In return, our client offers …
• 113k + Super per annum
• Supplemented accommodation & vehicle provided
• Relocation support
• 6-weeks annual leave
• 2k remote living allowance
• Up to 2k towards professional development (annually)
• Experience a premier fishing lifestyle

To apply for this position please select the Apply Now button and forward your resume in MS Word format only. To have a confidential discussion regarding this role, please contact Mandy on 0488 229 213.

PLEASE NOTE - To be considered for this position applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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