Human Resource Officer position opening

About the business

The Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation (EMAC), incorporated under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act), is an ‘Agent’ Registered Native Title Prescribed body corporate established to hold, manage, protect and promote the laws, culture and traditional rights, interests and aspirations of the Eastern Maar Traditional Owner Group. EMAC is also a Registered Aboriginal Party (RAP) for the protection, preservation and management of Aboriginal Cultural Heritage, per the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006, within the EMAC RAP Boundary Areas.

About the role

CONFIRMED HIRE DURING COVID-19 – *Immediate hire opportunity*

The newly created position is based in the Operations and Policy Division and reports to the General Manager Operations and Policy. The Human Resources Officer will lead the daily functions of EMAC’s Human Resource portfolio providing accurate and timely HR advice, hands-on support and development, consultancy and project management services to:

– Ensure that the human-resource practices are adaptable to EMAC’s growth and are aligned to EMAC’s assertions and strategic/operational plans.

– Foster our desired culture and values and ensure that our people are supported, effectively managed and given the opportunity to grow. 

Key roles and responsibilities include:

Business Partnering and Reporting

End-to-End Recruitment Support

Retention, Capacity and Performance Building Initiatives

Workplace Investigations

Occupational Health and Safety

For full details refer to the PD on our website: 

Skills and experience


– Degree qualified or significant industry experience in Human Resource Management or similar field.

– Demonstrated ability to think laterally, creatively and to take initiative and plan ahead.

– Strong knowledge of the statutory and regulatory framework in which employee industrial relations operates.

– Strong written communication skills, including the ability to prepare written reports, and develop policies.

– Excellent computer literacy.

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills and problem-solving skills.

– Strong organisational and time-management skills, the capacity to successfully manage competing priorities, maintain attention to detail and meet deadlines.

– Victorian driver licence.


– Experience working with Aboriginal people, including a demonstrated ability to communicate and engage sensitively and effectively with Traditional-Owner led communities and organisations.

To apply, please include in your application a CV/resume and cover letter that addresses why you are the best candidate for this position and how your background, experience and skills align with the Key Selection Criteria.

Please ensure your full name is on all attachments and email your application to

For a full description of the position click this link.  

Closing date for applications: COB 14 Janurary 2021

 If you have any queries about the role, please email

Appointment of the successful applicant will be made subject to a satisfactory national police history check.

The filling of this position/these positions is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 12 of the Equal
Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) and s 8(4) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic).