Do you have a passion for supporting people living in remote Communities? Do you have a good customer service and background in Administration?  If yes, we want to hear from you!  

Who are we?

We are passionate about empowering our communities, we want to make a difference and as a team we work together with a strategy of ‘Two Ways – One Outcome’.
Our goal is to foster quality living, and develop sustainable communities with strong local involvement and employment.

We want proud communities, strong communities, and connected communities!

More about us

Central Desert Regional Council (CDRC) is a local government authority covering an area over 282,000 Sq. kilometres. CDRC builds sustainable communities through traditional local government services such as waste management, road repair and upgrades, and community services (Community Safety, Children’s Services; Youth, Sport and Recreation, Aged Care) in 12 communities to the North of Alice Springs: Lajamanu, Ti Tree, Wilora, Nturiya, Pmara Jutunta, Willowra, Laramba, Nyirripi, Yuelamu, Atitjere, Engawala and Yuendumu. The Central Desert area is considered remote and disadvantaged and over 80% of the population is Aboriginal.

The Role

The Senior Administration Officer, Roads and Infrastructure is responsible for providing administration support and contributing to the delivery of roads and infrastructure programs/projects across council in accordance with Central Desert Regional Council strategic and regional plans, policies, procedures and relevant legislation.

What’s on offer?

As a casual employee, you are entitled to unpaid leave provisions as set out in the Agreement or the NES. This leave includes:


  • $44 per hour

  • two (2) days carer’s leave per instance

  • family and domestic violence leave

  • compassionate leave

  • ten (10) days paid family and violence domestic leave per annum

  • any other unpaid leave entitlements set out in the Agreement or the NES

We offer an excellent work/life balance giving you the opportunity to explore this iconic region.

To Apply

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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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