About Us

 Central Desert Regional Council is a local government authority covering an area over 282,000 Sq. kilometres. The Council provides a range of services in 12 communities to the North of Alice Springs: Lajamanu, Ti Tree, Wilora, Nturiya, Pmara Jutunta, Willowra, Laramba, Nyirripi, Yuelamu, Atitjere, Engawala and Yuendumu. There are also several homelands and outstations. The Central Desert area is considered remote and disadvantaged and over 80% of the population is Aboriginal. 

 The Role

The Team Leader, Youth and Community Safety is responsible for Youth, Sports & Recreation (YSR) and Community Safety Patrol programs (CSP) in community in accordance with Central Desert Regional Council strategic and regional plans, policies, procedures and relevant legislation.

** Please note that the community Safety Program is not delivered in Willowra and Yuendumu.


What's on offer?

    • Fast growing career

    • Generous base salary (Level 5 : Base Salary: $75,901.28 / Package $85,951.63)

    • 6 weeks’ Annual Leave accrued per year;

    • 12 public holiday days per year;

    • 1 additional holiday for NAIDOC day;

    • 3 additional days between Xmas and NY;

    • 15 days Personal Leave accrued per year,

    • 11% superannuation

    • And much more!

Living in the Community:

    • Remote allowance of $3,000 per annum;

    • Remote allowance tax deduction


    • Subsided accommodation as from $40.00 per week plus utilities. 

    • Flexibility to live your life;

Full Time - End Date 31st December 2024 (extension subject to government funding).

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander to apply for this role. 

To apply

Click Apply Now and follow the process. 

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions. To view all current jobs at Central Desert Regional Council, please visit our Careers  page. 

 Please note:

 Applications submitted by other methods will not be considered.

 Position open until filled.

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