Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation (JCAC) is one of the largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations in Australia, with a history stretching back more than 30 years, Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation has a long and proud record of community service delivery in Tennant Creek and the broader Barkly region.  The Corporation’s mission is to promote sustainable economic and social development in communities through individual and community achievement.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Based in Tennant Creek, this opportunity offers a full-time position (subject to funding)

The role of the Construction Trade Assistant is to assist with the construction and maintenance of housing and other building projects

Position summary:

1. Clean and prepare construction sites by removing debris and possible hazards.
2. Ensure all works are carried out in a safe, competent, timely and responsible manner.
3.Load and unload building materials to be used in construction.
4.Operate hand tools, equipment and vehicles.
5.Erect and dismantle scaffolding.
6.Work in cooperation with sub-contractors as required.
7.Ensure a safe worksite is maintained by complying with all relevant WHS practices.
8.Other duties as directed by the Manager, Carpenter or Team Leader.


A knowledge and understanding of Work Health and Safety practices or the ability to acquireThe ability to work as part of a team of tradespersons and trade assistants.
An ability to use and maintain hand tools and other equipment.
Be able to complete physical work such as lifting, shifting, digging, sweeping, raking, cleaning and other labour intensive tasks.
Be able to follow reasonable directives to complete tasks as directed by the Construction Manager, Carpenters and Team Leaders.
Current NT driver’s licence.
Current First Aid Certificate or ability to acquire.
Current National Police Clearance or an ability to obtain.
Working with Children’s Clearance or an ability to obtain.
Current White Card or the ability to obtain one


Demonstrated knowledge of the construction industry;
Experience with infrastructure projects.

Please send all Resumes/CV’s to Joey.Carter@Julalikari.com.au with a covering letter addressing the Essential Criteria.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed upon application