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Prime Minister and Cabinet Vacancy N.N. 10756966
Aboriginal Hostels Limited Closing date: Thursday, 22 August 2019
Job Title: Hostel Workers
Division: Frontline Services
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time, Part-time, Casual
Salary: $41,031 - $45,856
Location: Darwin - NT; Nhulunbuy - NT; Tennant Creek - NT
Classification: APS Level 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Agency Website:

Job Description


At AHL we strive to influence and shape opportunities for Indigenous Australians through the delivery of accommodation and support across our national network of hostels. AHL’s core philosophy is to provide a home away from home, by promoting fit for purpose hospitality and guest services. Our hostel facilities provide safe, comfortable, culturally appropriate and affordable accommodation, enabling access to education, employment, health care and other essential services.

AHL offers great employment conditions including generous superannuation, allowances, salary sacrifice options and an opportunity for training and career advancement. AHL’s Salary Packaging Program includes a benefit up to $15,900 per FBT year for mortgage or rent payments, or for your general living expenses. Salary packaging allows staff to reduce tax, providing more net pay.

AHL is seeking to engage highly motivated team members who can fill various positions in our hostels located in Darwin, Nhulunbuy and Tennant Creek. Vacancies are available for immediate filling, and we are also seeking to create a merit list for filling future vacancies and to establish a pool of on-call casual employees who are available to work at short notice.

As a Hostel Worker, you will have primary responsibility for undertaking the duties of one of the following roles, whilst having flexibility to perform other duties when required:

• Hostel Worker – Night Attendant
• Hostel Worker – Cook/Weekend Cook
• Hostel Worker – Kitchenhand
• Hostel Worker – Housekeeper

You will work under the general direction of the Hostel Manager/Assistant Hostel Manager and will be responsible for working in collaboration with other hostel workers on a daily basis, ensuring a high standard of service is delivered to our residents.

Further details about the positions are available on our website -



- Hold Australian Citizenship
- Satisfactory National Criminal History Check
- Obtain a Working With Children Check
- Satisfactory Medical Assessment
- Satisfactorily complete a Probation period.


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

A Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for 6 - 12 months initially, with the possibility of extension.
An Ongoing opportunity may be offered within the first 12 months of employment.

Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

To Apply

Position Contact: Laura Richmond, 02 6212 2042
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS33-Fri - 09 Aug 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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