Careers

The ILSC is committed to employing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Project Advisor x 2 - Perth

Applications close 9am Australian Central Standard Time on Monday 5 October 2020.

  • 12 Month Non-0ngoing opportunity based in Perth (2 positions available)
  • Be part of a dynamic and collaborative team
  • Salary $84,400 to $91,700 (plus 15.4% Super) 

The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) is a corporate Commonwealth entity established under the ATSI Act and subject to the PGPA Act. The ILSC assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to realise economic, social, cultural and environmental benefits that the ownership and management of land, water and water related rights can bring. The ILSC provides this assistance through the acquisition and management of rights and interests in land, salt water and freshwater country.

The ILSC is seeking an organised and motivated self-starter to work in a challenging and rewarding team environment.  Under the direction of the Manager, you will develop and assess land and water acquisition and management enquiries and work with Indigenous organisations to progress projects to the point they are ready for ILSC investment; collaborate with Indigenous organisations to manage land towards a divestment outcome; and collaborate with existing Indigenous land owners to maximise sustainable opportunities to improve the Indigenous Estate.

Reporting to the relevant Manager you will:

  • Negotiate with stakeholders and facilitate a collaborative approach to project development to optimise and deliver sustainable economic, environmental, social or cultural benefits to Indigenous Australians.
  • Plan, negotiate, develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and agencies in order to foster beneficial partnerships to enhance and extend the application of ILSC programs.
  • Undertake research, market analysis, project scoping, due diligence and feasibility analysis of projects to establish the business case for ILSC investment.

The preferred applicant will be engaged under the provisions of the ILSC Enterprise Agreement.

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Senior Carbon Coordinator - Adelaide or Darwin

Applications close 9am Australian Central Standard Time on Monday 28 September 2020

  • 24 month Non-ongoing Opportunity
  • Preferred location Adelaide or Darwin, however other locations may be considered
  • Salary Range $100,500 to $110,500 per annum (plus 15.4% Super)

The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) is a corporate Commonwealth entity established under the ATSI Act and subject to the PGPA Act. The ILSC assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to realise economic, social, cultural and environmental benefits that the ownership and management of land, water and water related rights can bring. The ILSC provides this assistance through the acquisition and management of rights and interests in land, salt water and freshwater country.

Under the direction of the Manager Carbon and Environment, the Senior Carbon Coordinator will lead the exploration, evaluation and development of new carbon opportunities and associated strategy and policy advice at the ILSC. The role will also support the design, implementation, administration, monitoring and communication of current ILSC carbon-related projects.

In this role you will:

  • Lead the development of the ILSC’s carbon strategy, including high-level strategic analysis of the potential for ILSC priorities to be achieved through carbon projects, carbon farming methodology developments and government and industry initiatives.
  • Lead the design, implementation, monitoring and communication about ILSC-supported carbon projects on Indigenous-held land, and provide advice and support on carbon project management to the ILSC’s Savanna Fire Management Program, ILSC Project Managers, and Indigenous groups generally as required.
  • Provide policy advice to ILSC staff, the Board and Executive on carbon-related developments and opportunities, based on contemporary knowledge of national and international carbon policy, market and methodology developments.

The preferred applicant will be engaged on a 24 month non ongoing basis under the provision of the ILSC Enterprise Agreement.

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At the ILSC we’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we support. The ILSC employs 100 people nationally and is an equal opportunity employer with a workforce of diverse cultural backgrounds, demographics, skills and experience.

Wholly-owned ILSC subsidiaries provide employment opportunities in the pastoral and tourism industries. Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia offers employment opportunities in the tourism industry and the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence offers opportunites at its Sydney premises.

Working at the ILSC

The benefits of working at the ILSC

The benefits of working at the ILSC include:

  • flexible working hours
  • a Healthy Employee Scheme
  • consideration of the family/working life balance
  • 15.4% superannuation
  • paid maternity and parental leave
  • studies assistance
  • Indigenous traineeships and cadetships
  • individualised performance agreements

More information is available in the ILSC Enterprise Agreement and Recruitment Privacy Statement available from the links below:

The ILSC’s Indigenous Alumni supports current and former Indigenous employees to maintain a lifelong connection with each other and the ILSC. 

We aim to enable the sharing of experiences and expertise, maintain networks, provide job opportunities across the ILSC Group and create an engaged and vibrant professional networking community.

ILSC Indigenous Traineeships & Cadetship

Our Indigenous Trainees are directly employed by a Group Training Organisation and hosted at an ILSC office or property. Traineeships are a combination of paid work and structured training over a period of 12 to 24 months, depending on the qualification.

Our Indigenous Cadetship Program links Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tertiary students with the ILSC in a cadetship arrangement involving full-time study and negotiated work placements.