MANAGER - Bathurst Island Housing Association Inc.

Full Time
Bathurst Island Housing Association Inc.

Bathurst Island Housing Association Inc. is an Indigenous owned, Not for Profit business located at Wurrumiyanga, a remote community located 80km north of Darwin in the Arafura Sea. For the past 46 years BIHA has provided trades and labour for maintenance to existing buildings & infrastructure along with new construction projects and refurbishments. BIHA is an equal opportunity employer with a focus on providing employment and training for Tiwi people.


Bathurst Island Housing Association Inc. Committee are seeking a Qualified Builder to take on the role of Manager.

The suitable applicant will require a hands on approach and a working knowledge of all trades involved in completing construction projects. The successful applicant will be required to live and work at Wurrumiyanga on the Tiwi Islands.

Essential Criteria

A trade qualification awarded by an Australian institution or equivalent

A current NT Builders Licence

Proven experience in a senior management role

Proven financial management skills

Highly developed communication, reporting and problem solving skills

Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

A clear understanding of implementing policy and procedures within the workplace with a sound knowledge of current AS/NZS 4801 & WHS Practices

Proven experience in quoting all aspects of construction projects

HR Licence or willingness to obtain prior to commencement

Proven ability to meet targets and ensure quality outcomes which conform with all legal requirements

Current Ochre Card or willingness to obtain

Current Police check or willingness to obtain


Experience working on heavy machinery - operation and maintenance

Previous experience working on a remote indigenous community

Forklift Licence or willingness to obtain

Understanding of requirements involved in tendering for and completing both Private and Government contracts

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident and capable of obtaining a Police Clearance and NT Ochre Card. A salary will be negotiated directly relating to your qualifications, skills and experience. Furnished housing, electricity, telephone, full use of vehicle, return flights to Darwin each 8 weeks and 6 weeks annual leave including 17.5% leave loading are additional benefits to salary.

Applicants for this position will need to submit an application letter, responses to the essential criteria and current resume, including names and contact details of 3 professional referees. Email applications.



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