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

Posted 4 months ago
  • Accommodation, food and utilities covered
  • Great working conditions and pay rates
  • Work and explore the beautiful untouched West Arnhem Land where language and culture are still strong

The Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (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 Agribusiness is a specialised unit of the ILSC that focuses on the development and management of commercial agribusiness investments on Indigenous land in partnership with Indigenous people. ILSC Agribusiness currently operates Gunbalanya Meats located in West Arnhem Land, NT.

Gunbalanya Meats operates a small abattoir and retail butcher shop in the community of Gunbalanya on the eastern edge of Kakadu and are seeking expressions of interest for a friendly and experienced Butcher to join the team!

As the Butcher, you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Provide friendly customer service in the retail butcher shop.  
  • Perform the duties of slicing, preparation, and/or packing of fresh meat including the manufacturing or processing of meat for retail or sale.
  • Ensure cash handling is accurate and balances with till records.
  • Abide by existing laws on animal cruelty and ensure all employees on the Meatworks do the same.
  • Maintain qualifications and competencies in all aspects of a meat works to enable Gunbalanya Meats to produce a wholesome and hygienic product. 
  • Participate in the daily cleaning of the Meat Works, its equipment and surrounding areas to ensure they are maintained and uphold high hygiene standards.

Save $$$$$$ with all expenses paid for including accommodation, food and utilities. 

Explore Australia’s biggest National Park, Kakadu on the weekends plus the famous Jabiru and Cahill’s Crossing close by, just to name a few!

For more information please contact Kylie Locker on: 08 8979 0428

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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 we support.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Seeking Expressions of Interest

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.