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Working with SANTS

South Australian Native Title Services Ltd (SANTS) is based in the Adelaide CBD. SANTS is a small organisation covering a range of functions including legal services, corporate & community development and business services.

SANTS offers employees an opportunity to work for a not for profit body with a strong mission and values.  Additionally we offer:

Excellent salary and benefits packages, flexible working conditions, training and development opportunities, good work/life balance which is reflected in our family friendly policy, a number of different types of leave, including: Compassionate Leave, Parental Leave, Jury Service and Community Service Leave, Additional Leave Relating to Chronic or Serious Illness, Paid Special Leave, Ceremonial Leave and Leave Without Pay, Long Service Leave, Study Leave, Volunteer Leave

Advertised Positions

Legal Officer – Full time 

Do you want to contribute your legal expertise in the area of native title?
Do you want to work with native title claim groups and native title holders?
Do you want to work in a flexible, friendly and rewarding environment?
Then this might be the role for you!

Download Position Description - Legal Officer Download Position Description - Legal Officer (206 KB)

We are looking for a Legal Officer to work with our existing Legal Team to provide legal services to South Australian Aboriginal communities.

 

Based in the Adelaide CBD but with some intra and interstate travel, to be successful you will need:
 
  • To be admitted as a Solicitor in South Australia with a South Australian practicing certificate.
  • 2-4 years of experience in the legal field (desirable), preferably in the area of native title.
  • To have an understanding and experience of Australian Federal Court procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Australian societies and cultures, and the issues affecting these cultures in Australian society.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the application of the principles of dispute resolution and mediation.
  • High level communication skills including the ability to provide clear, concise and comprehensive advice both verbally and in writing, within and external to the organisation.
SA Native Title Services would like to encourage those identifying as Aboriginal to apply.
 
If you believe this is you please email your application to mariaa@nativetitlesa.org  For more information contact Maria Almeida on 08 8110 2800.
 
This job closes at 5:00pm on Wednesday, 19th February 2020. 

 

Receptionist – Fixed Term Contract Full Time – 5 months

 

Do you have experience providing an excellent reception service?
Do you want to work in a flexible, friendly and rewarding environment?

 

Position Description - Receptionist Position Description - Receptionist (205 KB)


We now seek an outstanding Administration Services Officer – Receptionist to work within our Business Services Team reporting to our Administrative Services Team Leader.
 
A key requirement of this role is to work with internal and external clients in providing reception and administration to members of the SANTS Team and Native Title Holders.

 

This is a fixed term (5-month contract) full time role based in the Adelaide CBD.

 

To be successful in this role you will have:

 

  • Certificate IV in Business Administration or other related discipline (or studies towards) [Desirable].
  • Experience in a Receptionist role.
  • Organisational and time management skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including oral and written communications.
  • Good computer skills particularly Microsoft Office.
  • Customer service skills when dealing with internal and external customers.
  • Interest in and understanding of Indigenous Australian societies and cultures, and the issues affecting these cultures in Australian society.
 
SA Native Title Services would like to encourage those identifying as Indigenous to apply.

 

If you believe you have the relevant skills, experience and attitude to make a success of this role, please submit your application letter and current resume to mariaa@nativetitlesa.org by 5:00pm Wednesday, 19th February 2020.

 

Finance Officer - Fixed Term Contract Full Time – 7 months

 

Do you have experience providing an excellent, confidential finance officer service?
Do you want to work in a flexible, friendly and rewarding environment?

 

Position Description - Finance Officer Position Description - Finance Officer (176 KB)


We now seek an outstanding Finance Officer within our Business Services Team reporting to our Accountant. A key requirement of this role is to work with internal and external clients in providing Finance Officer duties as part of the SANTS Finance Team.
This is a fixed term (7-month contract) full time role based in the Adelaide CBD.

 

To be successful in this role you will have:

 

  • Studies towards a Certificate in Finance/Accounting or equivalent (preferable) or accounts payable experience of at least 12 months.
  • Experience in financial systems (Attache/Reckon/Wiise) or financial databases.
  • Understanding of financial guidelines and SANTS Policies and Procedures.
  • Proven organisational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to work autonomously, under pressure and within stringent timeframes.
  • Demonstrated highly developed communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and establish and maintain relationships with a broad range of people.
  • Demonstrated advanced administrative skills
  • Competent in the application of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Competent in the use of computerised accounting systems.
  • Highly developed customer service skills with proven experience in their application to internal and external customers.
  • Competent financial management skills.
  • Interest in and understanding of Indigenous Australian societies and cultures, and the issues affecting these cultures in Australian society.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity and Workplace Health and Safety.
 
SA Native Title Services would like to encourage those identifying as Indigenous to apply.

 

If you believe you have the relevant skills, experience and attitude to make a success of this role, please submit your application letter and current resume to mariaa@nativetitlesa.org by 5:00pm Sunday, 23rd February 2020.

 

Economic Development Officer - Fixed Term Contract (12 months)

 

Do you want to work with South Australia’s traditional owners to promote and protect their native title interests in land and waters?
Do you want to work in a team that provide services to traditional owners to enhance their capacity to achieve their aspirations on their terms?
Do you want to work in a flexible, friendly and rewarding environment?
Then this might be the role for you!

Position Description - Economic Development Officer Position Description - Economic Development Officer (153 KB)

We are looking for an Economic Development Officer to work with native title groups in South Australia.  Based in the Adelaide CBD but with some intra and interstate travel, to be successful you will need:

 

  • Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant area such as business, finance, economic development and corporate governance, or equivalent relevant experience (of 4+ years).
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Australians including in native title and community aspirations and needs.
  • Ability to work effectively with Indigenous Australians in corporate and community settings.
  • High level of business acumen and demonstrated experience in applying professional knowledge and skills within Indigenous business sector.
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic and business plans, developing businesses and facilitating investment and wealth creation strategies.
  • Experience in establishing networks, brokering solutions and building relationships and partnerships to drive outcomes.
  • Excellent organisational, administrative and project management skills to achieve goals and work independently and with others.
  • Good written and oral communication skills including in cross-cultural and cross-sector environments.
  • Ability to lead and facilitate meetings, workshops and group discussions including in business and/or community planning context.
  • A current South Australian Driver’s Licence.
 
SA Native Title Services would like to encourage those identifying as Indigenous to apply.

 

Please email your application to santss@nativetitlesa.org For more information contact Nicole Galliford on 08 8110 2800.

 

General Applications

SANTS accepts general unsolicited applications for employment. We maintain a candidate pool register and all applications received will be kept in this register for 12 months from date of receipt.

Work Experience/School Based Traineeship

SANTS provides opportunities to students doing work experience placements. Anyone wishing to undertake work with SANTS in a work experience, school student or trainee capacity may apply via this website.

Internships

SANTS provides opportunities for University students or graduates wishing to undergo an internship at SANTS. Students are placed via the Aurora Internship Program.

The program places Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous students and graduates in full-time unpaid internships for up to 6 weeks.

SANTS values learning and welcomes interns as valued members of the organisation during their internship. 

To apply for a University Internship Program at SANTS, visit the Aurora Project website
 
 

 

Submitting an Employment Application to SANTS

Applications for Advertised Positions, General Applications or School Based Traineeships can be submitted via this online form.

SUBMIT JOB APPLICATION HERE

Please indicate in the “Position Applying for” field of this form if your application is for a specific position, a general application or a school based traineeship.

All applications should include a cover letter and resume. Applications for specific Advertised Positions should address the selection criteria in the cover letter.

Cover letters should be addressed to

Ms Nicole Galliford
Business Services & Human Resources Manager
4/345 King William Street
Adelaide SA 5000

If you have any queries about your application, or are unable to submit your application via the online form for any reason, contact Nicole Galliford at nicoleg@nativetitlesa.org or (08) 8110 2800

SANTS acknowledges that the land on which our office is based is the traditional lands for the Kaurna people and we respect their spiritual and cultural relationship with their country.
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