VACANT POSITION –    Human Resources Officer (Full Position)

                                                                                                                                  142-144 Langtree Avenue, Mildura 3500

PO Box 10382

PH: 03 4014 9780


Position Description


Position:                    Human Resources Officer (Identified Position)

The Role: The Human Resources Officer provides HR leadership, coaching and guidance to First Nations in the areas of HR policy, recruitment and retention, industrial and employee relations, organizational development and OH&S.


The Package

  • Fantastic opportunity to work with a growing First Nations-led not-for-profit organization.
  • Support team performance across the entire Employment Cycle
  • Generous salary $75,000 – $80,000 pro rata plus 10.5% super & generous salary packaging benefits.
  • Part time, flexible 3 days per week | fixed term 12-month contract.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Key point of contact for all activities relating to people and culture, whilst fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive workplace environment.
  • Development, implementation and maintenance of HR policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate effective communication and address workplace concerns.
  • Provide timely day-to-day HR advice, support and consultancy to managers and employees in such areas as; recruitment and on-boarding, employee relations, performance management, remuneration, conflict resolution, including disciplinary action, return to work plans and off-boarding.
  • Facilitate consultative approach to understand and diagnose the HR issues before collaborating with the relevant manager to develop a solution and influence a change that is tailored to the environment and employees involved.
  • Provide advice, coaching, feedback and support to senior management to effectively manage the performance and development needs of the workforce. This may include providing advice or attendance in performance management meetings with employees and/or paired with appropriate performance and development plans.


  • Support management and employees in the interpretation and adherence to Enterprise Agreement and/or appropriate industrial instruments.
  • Coordinate the organization Occupational Health and Safety Committee ensuring compliance with OHS regulations at all times.
  • Coordinate and collate licenses / tickets etc.
  • Provide HR support and guidance to fee-for-service entities.
  • Provide input for strategic and operational plans for First Nations.
  • Other duties as required.


Key Selection Criteria:


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience and relevant qualification in HR management with demonstrated generalist experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, together with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships in a complex cross-cultural environment.
  • Sound experience coordinating operational HR work, investigating, problem-solving and influencing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and present reports in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, and ability to partner with management to provide high level HR support and guidance.
  • A passion for Human Resources innovation, with an authentic person-centric approach to leadership style, committed to empowering others.
  • Experience in undertaking a variety of tasks of a complex nature, independent of supervision.
  • Knowledge of current HR and OHS legislative obligations.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • A current driver’s license and the willingness to travel if and when required.


Ideal candidates will also have an understanding of and commitment to Aboriginal Community Control, self-determination, and the issues faced by Aboriginal people living in remote settings.


Please note: Only successful candidates meeting the above criteria will be contacted, applicants who do not have legitimate working rights in Australia will not be considered.

Position Application

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