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

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.

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Current Vacancies

  • Opportunity to make a real difference  
  • Full time 2-year contract opportunity based in Adelaide 
  • Salary range $120,922 to $134,247 FTE plus 15.4% Super 

Are you ready for a unique opportunity to have a significant impact on the lives of First Nations peoples, while contributing to a strong and effective People & Capability (P&C) Team?  The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) is looking for a pro-active, solutions-based leader to join our collaborative P&C team.  

About Us 

The ILSC is a corporate Commonwealth entity established under the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander 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 fresh water country. 

ILSC’s People & Capability team plays a pivotal role in empowering the ILSC by actively shaping the organisation’s workforce strategies, fostering continuous growth, and providing guidance and resources for executives and managers in all facets of workforce relations.   

About the Role 

Under the direction of the Manager People & Capability, you will provide high level guidance to managers and peers on all things Safety & Wellbeing, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, regulations as well as industry best practices.  

A key element of this role will be developing and implementing an employee wellbeing program to drive a safe environment addressing the diverse needs of our people through awareness, understanding and offering available resources. There will also be opportunity to work with the broader P&C team on role and team design to further support a workplace that is psychosocially safe. 

With the support of our Safety & Learning Coordinator, you will also monitor and assess the workplace environment to identify potential hazards, risks, and identify any areas for improvement as well as record and maintain accurate information on investigations, reporting, incidents and near misses on Lucidity.   

At the ILSC we offer: 

  • More than just a job. We offer you the opportunity to make a real, positive difference to the lives of First Nations peoples. When we return land and water Country to Indigenous ownership, or fund a new Indigenous enterprise or management project, we strengthen and deepen Indigenous connection to Country and advance progress towards self-determination. 
  • Generous leave entitlements and work conditions, including: 
    • 15.4% superannuation on top of your salary 
    • Flexible hybrid work environment (two days WFH) 
    • Not-For-Profit salary packaging  
    • Additional paid leave between the Christmas and New Year’s period  
    • Training and development opportunities 
  • Health and wellbeing programs: 
    • Healthy Employment Scheme (HES) – An annual allowance towards your wellbeing 
    • Screen Based Equipment Scheme – Includes eye testing and an allowance towards spectacles 
    • Free skin checks 

If you have a passion to drive change and want your work to align with your values to make a real difference, we invite you to apply now and start the conversation. 

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

TARGETED VACANCY – This role is open to all applicants, however those who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and meet the requirements and are ranked suitable for the role will be given priority consideration in this recruitment process.  

Applications are to include a current CV and covering letter (covering letter to be maximum two pages detailing how your skills and experience align with the Selection Criteria outlined in the Role Description accessed via the link below).  Further information may be requested if you are selected for interview.  You must be an Australian resident to apply for this role. 

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact: Jennifer Hyde, Manager People & Capability on 0479 081 511 

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. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply 

  • Opportunity to make a real difference  
  • Ongoing senior role based in Adelaide 
  • Salary range $120,922 to $134,247 FTE plus 15.4% Super 

Are you ready for a unique opportunity to have a significant impact on the lives of First Nations peoples, while contributing to a strong and effective People & Capability (P&C) Team?  The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) is looking for a forward thinking, solutions-based professional to join our newly built P&C team to generate excellence in service to our inspiring and evolving organisation.    

About Us 

The ILSC is a corporate Commonwealth entity established under the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Act and subject to the Public Governance, Performance & Accountability 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 fresh water country. 

The People & Capability team plays a pivotal role in empowering the ILSC by actively shaping the organisation’s workforce strategies, fostering continuous growth, and providing guidance and resources for executives and managers in all facets of workforce relations.   

About the Role 

The Senior Indigenous Employment & Engagement Advisor will play an integral role in driving the ILSCs Indigenous Employment Strategy (IES). In line with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 (ATSI Act), this role will contribute towards the self-determination of First Nations peoples by maximising Indigenous employment within the ILSC as well as fostering a workforce with cultural skills, knowledge and capability, making the ILSC an employer of choice for Indigenous talent. 

Supported by the Manager People & Capability, you will: 

  • Develop effective networks, engagement opportunities and partnerships to raise the profile of ILSC for future Indigenous talent. 
  • Coordinate the provision of reports on the outcomes and benefits derived through the ILSC’s programs and projects and make recommendations to ensure that ILSC policies and programs deliver sustainable and lasting benefits to Indigenous staff. 
  • Continuously develop the Cultural Capability of the ILSC to drive cultural inclusion and create a workplace that is culturally inclusive and safe for its Indigenous employees, ensuring their cultural identity and perspectives are valued. 
  • Contribute to the ILSC Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) working group in the development and embedding of the RAP initiatives and targets. 
  • Review Talent Attraction and Recruitment processes to better attract Indigenous talent. 
  • Coordinate the ILSC traineeship and cadetship programs. 
  • Design and implement career pathway maps for Indigenous staff across the ILSC. 
  • Contribute to the ILSC Indigenous Consultative Group (ICG) to promote the forum as the voice for Indigenous employees on employment matters.          
  • Undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Manager, People & Capability. 

At the ILSC we offer: 

  • More than just a job. We offer you the opportunity to make a real, positive difference to the lives of First Nations peoples. When we return land and water Country to Indigenous ownership, or fund a new Indigenous enterprise or management project, we strengthen and deepen Indigenous connection to Country and advance progress towards self-determination. 
  • Generous leave entitlements and work conditions, including: 
    • 15.4% superannuation on top of your salary 
    • Flexible hybrid work environment (two days WFH) 
    • Not-For-Profit salary packaging  
    • Paid leave between the Christmas and New Year’s period  
    • Training and development opportunities 
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including Screen Based Equipment Scheme (eye testing and an allowance towards spectacles) as well as free skin checks.  

If you have a passion to drive change and want your work to align with your values to make a real difference, we invite you to apply now and start the conversation. 

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

TARGETED VACANCY – This role is open to all applicants, however those who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and meet the requirements and are ranked suitable for the role will be given priority consideration in this recruitment process.   

Applications are to include a current CV and covering letter (covering letter to be maximum two pages detailing how your skills and experience align with the Selection Criteria outlined in the Role Description accessed via the link below).  Further information may be requested if you are selected for interview.  You must be an Australian resident to apply for this role. 

For more information or a confidential discussion, please contact: Jennifer Hyde, Manager People & Capability on 8100 7166. 

Applications close 10 March 2024. 

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. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply 

Applications close 10 March 2024

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:

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.