• Native Title in Victoria

     

     

    Over 60% of Victoria is covered by native title determinations, settlements and claims.

    Native Title in Victoria
  • Native Title in Victoria

     

    Over 60% of Victoria is covered by native title determinations, settlements and claims.

    Native Title in Victoria
  • Historic Settlement

     

    In March 2013 the Dja Dja Wurrung People achieved a landmark native title settlement.

     

    It was the first settlement to be primarily resolved under the Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010 (Vic).

     

    Historic Settlement
  • About Us

     

    Native Title Services Victoria facilitates sustainable native title outcomes and ensures that native title rights and interests are recognised and protected.

     

     

    About Us
  • Our Role

    Native Title Services Victoria is the legal service that represents native title claimants in Victoria.

     

    Our work includes claim negotiation, anthropological and historical research, governance capacity building, natural resource management, economic development planning and advocacy.

    Our Role
  • Our Role

    Native Title Services Victoria is the legal service that represents native title claimants in Victoria.

     

    Our work includes claim negotiation, anthropological and historical research, governance capacity building, natural resource management, economic development planning and advocacy.

     

    Our Role
  • About Us

     

    Native Title Services Victoria facilitates sustainable native title outcomes and ensures that native title rights and interests are recognised and protected.

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    About Us

Policy & Legal Officer

A unique opportunity has arisen to work alongside Victorian Traditional Owners and provide policy and legal advice and assistance to Victorian Traditional Owners and Traditional Owner Corporations.

Native Title Services Victoria (NTSV) is a not-for-profit organisation with responsibilities to assist Victorian Traditional Owners obtain recognition of rights and interests under the Commonwealth Native Title Act and/or the Victorian Traditional Owner Settlement Act. NTSV also has responsibilities to assist Traditional Owner groups manage their rights and interests once they have been recognised. In doing this NTSV assists with the establishment of competent and viable Traditional Owner led corporations and through supporting Traditional Owners develop and exercise their voice within government and the community more broadly.

To assist with this important work we are looking for a self-motivated person with policy and legal skills who is prepared to take on a diverse workload to support both the policy and legal teams within the organisation.

Working for NTSV is not a regular 9-5 role. We are highly client-focused and are looking for a person with exceptional communication skills who is interested in Aboriginal affairs and willing to meet clients on their Country to establish and maintain good working relationships. Cultural awareness training will be provided.

The salary range is $69k – $84k per annum plus superannuation and is negotiable based on skills and experience. In addition we offer the opportunity to maximise benefits with our salary packaging scheme. Our family-friendly workplace culture includes generous annual leave provisions and flexible working arrangements. We have a strong commitment to professional development and an active social club.

If you are interested in joining a small team of passionate people dedicated to having a real impact on people’s lives we would like to hear from you.

Applications should address the selection criteria in the position description and provide a current resume which includes contact details of two referees.

Please address applications to Teresa Rehak, Human Resources Officer via email at trehak@ntsv.com.au  by 5PM, 2 May 2017.

If you would like further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Teresa on (03) 9321 5343.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Policy and Legal Officer  Position Description