Careers

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.

Working at the ILSC

Project Advisor - CDO

Closing Date: 20  February 2020

The ILSC is seeking an organised and motivated self-starter to work in a challenging and rewarding team environment.  Under the direction of the Business Development Manager, you will work with Indigenous organisations to develop opportunities to purchase and manage land and water as part of the ILSC’s Our Country Our Future investment program.  You will have a strong commercial focus and be required to plan, assess and implement investment opportunities across a range of industry sectors.

Reporting to the Business Development Manager you will:

  • Manage a portfolio of projects in the Our Country Our Future investment program.
  • Work with Indigenous organisations and businesses to plan, assess and implement new investment opportunities in the Our Country Our Future investment program.
  • 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

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Environment and Sustainability Advisor

Closing Date: 1 March 2020

The ILSC is seeking an organised and motivated self-starter to work in a challenging and rewarding team environment.   Reporting to the Manager Carbon & Environment you will:

  • Identify, investigate, develop and manage opportunities in the conservation and carbon economies to create and maximise benefits for Indigenous people, including; developing funding proposals, business cases, investigating potential investments in environmental enterprises or analysing business ideas/commercial arrangements proposed to the ILSC.
  • Conduct research and analysis to provide informed recommendations and advice to support strategic approaches in relation to areas such as biodiversity offsets, natural resource management, heritage considerations, water, energy and other relevant areas.
  • Manage environmental projects and related contracts, monitor and report on project performance.
  • Develop effective collaborations with Indigenous groups, business, government agencies, NGOs, and other relevant stakeholders, including securing funding and co-investment to support business priorities, as appropriate.

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Policy Advisor – Process, Analytics & Systems Support

17 February 2020

The ILSC is seeking an organised and motivated self-starter to provide project management support to staff in the use of current, and transition to new, information systems and practices to strengthen the monitoring, evaluation and reporting functions of the organisation. Assist with general program administration, project management, project evaluation, revision of policies, tools and templates, data management and analysis and data quality assurance.

Reporting to the Manager Policy & Program Development you will:

  • Support the consistent application of project management processes and supporting the effective use of information systems that support them.
  • Coordinate systematic maintenance of the project management information systems, including ensuring consistent and complete data entry and data quality, with a high level of accuracy; and the implementation of ongoing monitoring, evaluation and improvement processes to inform improvements to corporate project management information systems to ensure they remain aligned with evolving business needs.
  • Provide data analysis, general coordination and project management support to the preparation of the ILSC’s Annual Performance Statement in line with the requirements of the PGPA Act.
  • Assist with the development, revision and version control of policy documents, procedures, and other documents related to the corporate project management and related information systems in an effective and timely manner, including the Annual Report

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

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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.