Office Manager

  • Paupiyala Tjarutja Aboriginal Corporation
  • Tjuntjuntjara WA
  • Annual Salary: $59965 (Salary Sacrifice is available), plus $4333 Annual District Allowance
  • Annual Leave: 4 weeks with 17.5% leave loading
  • Accommodation: Subsidized furnished accommodation at nominal rent of $40 week (includes utilities)
  • Vehicle: Available for work use.
  • Additional Leave: 2 weeks every 10 weeks (total of 8 weeks per year). Isolation leave includes travel days, public holidays, leave in lieu of overtime and the acknowledgement of working in a remote area. Staff must be in community ten weeks before they are entitled to isolation leave.
  • Extras: Return airfares to place of recruitment for annual leave after 12 months continuous service for the incumbent and dependants onsite. Phone Allowance: Included- valued at $50/month Internet Allowance: Included – valued at $50/month



Tjuntjuntjara Community is the main population Centre for the Spinifex Lands which covers over 55,000 sq. kms of Native Title area in the Great Victoria Desert region of Western Australia.

Paupiyala Tjarutja Aboriginal Corporation (PTAC) is an Aboriginal corporation with responsibility for managing the essential and community services in the Tjuntjuntjara community. This includes, but is not limited to, the Community Store, Community Resource Centre, a Women’s Centre, Indigenous Sport and Recreation program, an Environmental Health program, municipal services (airstrip, tip, road maintenance, water, power, sewerage), mechanics workshop, the Community Development Program and Spinifex Health Service’s (including Youth and Home and Community Care programs).

PTAC is seeking a competent Office Manager for a 12 month contract to work in the Tjuntjuntjara Community Office.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide administration and office management services and support to PTAC, the local community and other Spinifex corporations as required. This includes supervising and developing local indigenous worker skills to take on administrative tasks in the office. This position is responsible for working with the Manager Community Services, Chief Executive Officer, CRC Coordinator and CDP Case Manager to ensure the administration, policies and procedures and systems in the office are managed and maintained. The position is required to assist the PTAC Board and PTAC staff to administer the strategic vision of the organization to achieve its goals and produce measurable outcomes for the community. This position would suit someone who is driven, efficient, has good administrative skills, is patient, hardworking, and professional and has a sound understanding of the challenges faced working in a remote aboriginal community.

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