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CAREERS & EMPLOYMENT

We have a range of exciting employment and work experience opportunities in LTTS for the 2023-2024 season

and beyond.

Part Time, Contract - 2024 Season

Admin & Base Support

$40-$45 per hour ( 4 day week)

Alice Springs (NT)

Role Overview

 

LTTS is currently on the lookout for an admin and base support person. This is a part-time position in Alice Springs.  In this largely unsupervised role, you will run our office/admin tasks, manage bookings, facilitate customer support and manage trek logistics orders and shop sales for both Larapinta Trail Trek Support and Australian Alps Trek Support. 

 

This is a mid-tier level role and would be suitable for someone with at least 3 years of admin/office management experience.  This role does at times require physical field work tasks. 

If you are interested in a full-time, 4-day-a-week role, please still apply and specify that on your cover letter.

Tasks

  • Office & Booking Management

  • Customer Service/CRM ( Email, Phone and Chat Support)

  • E-Commerce/ Sales / Post

  • Base Management & Coordination ( with field team)

  • Some field tasks as required​

Conditions

  • Alice Springs, NT   

  • Contract

  • Part-Time (20 hours per week),

  • Mon-Thu / 830am-130pm

  • 12% superannuation

  • Allowances, Over-Time and Leave Entitlements 

  • 3-month probation period

  • Flexible workplace and WFH options

  • Uniform ( Shirt, Polo, T-Shirt) Provided

  • Excellent staff discounts for top outdoor brands (Tents, Packs, Poles, Stoves etc)

  • Certified and Non-Certified Training provided​

  • Base Award: MA000002: Clerks - Private Sector Award​

Minimum Requirements (No Exceptions)

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role and similar industry

  • Must be a current Alice Springs resident and lived in Alice Springs for a minimum of 1 year or willing to move here 

  • Current Certificate III in Business Administration or Equiv ( or willing to obtain)

  • Experience and competency in Office 360, Adobe Acrobat Pro,  Shopify, CRM Software, LiveChat, Rezdy, ChatGPT.

  • Current Vehicle Licence

  • Current Basic First Aid Certificate

Highly Desirable (Any one or more)

  • Current H Endorsed Licence (NT)

  • Full Manual Licence

  • 4WD Course

  • Completed the Larapinta Trail End to End in the last two years

Recruitment and Selection Requirements

You will be required to complete or undertake:

  • a psychometric and personality assessment

  • a Criminal and Traffic History Check

  • an onsite selection panel

  • A practical exam ( online and in person)

  • Physical Fitness Test at CrossFit in Alice Springs or regional Vic

  • an IT and software literacy and competency assessment

  • a cyber security awareness assessment

  • Extensive Reference Checks. Your referees will be required to complete a comprehensive online reference assessment

Don't Apply if:

  • you don’t meet the minimum requirements. No exceptions.

  • you are punctuality challenged. 

  • you are not prepared to be well-presented, well-spoken and customer-focused.

  • you believe rules and procedures are guides and so old generation. They are not, especially safety.

  • if you can't put your iPhone down for longer than 10minutes

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Contract - Seasonal - PAUSED

Trek Paramedics

$9,500 per 3 week (21 day) trek block

Field Based

LTTS is looking for expressions of interest from experienced and qualified paramedics, preferably with search and rescue experience and/or significant remote area cross country trekking experience in arid, desert and savannah conditions (summer and winter periods). This role will be based in Central Australia but will rotate across northern Australia.

Summary of the Tasks and Role

  • Embed with a small group of 5-6 hikers on remote, isolated and rugged terrain treks for up to 12-15 days. Programs will involve very remote land based treks as well as coastal maritime transits in northern Australian coastal conditions.

  • Plan, prepare and coordinate all medical and evacuation plans & incidents for remote area treks including the use of rotary, fixed wing aircraft, boat, vehicle and foot ( day or night)

  • Be the onsite course paramedic for our advanced field skills and scenario courses (Extreme Terra, Terra Draco, Sirius Terra) in Central Australia, the Kimberley, Wet Tropics, Gulf of Carpentaria and Pilbara)

More information about Tasks, Conditions, Requirements & Qualifications will be coming soon.

  • When on treks: The role will require the shared carriage (trek leader and paramedic) of an advanced remote area medical paramedic kit as well as trek gear. Pack loads are between 25-32kg)

  • When on Courses: The role will require setting up a bush med facility (RAP) which will include temp facilities for the paramedic and any patients.

  • Ex Military experience with SF background highly desirable. 

Seasonal, Contract - FILLED

Field Support Crew - Seasonal

$1,620 per week (4 day week)

Alice Springs, NT

Role Overview

 

LTTS is currently looking for new crew members to assist with field support taskings on the Larapinta Trail and across the Tjoritja/West Macs NP. 

 

​This is an entry-level position that is physically demanding, intensive, and high-tempo. You will be expected to undertake numerous taskings on any given workday and work within very tight schedules and timings.  

Part-time or casual roles are also available. Opportunities for a permanent full-time role at LTTS and our Australian Alps Trek Support (AATS) based in Mansfield, VIC.

 

Crew Tasks

  • Trail Transfers ( 2WD/4WD Driving on and off-road ( Hiace, Landcruiser) to most trailheads and remote areas (50% workload)

  • Food Drops to conventional storeroom points and cache points in remote areas (20% Workload)

  • Pre-Trek Support & Dept Support (30% workload)

  • Emergency Evacuations - When Required

Conditions

  • Alice Springs, NT based (LTTS)

  • Four days per week. 9 Hour Days

  • Mon-Thu / 7am-4pm

  • Seasonal, Contract

  • (Role may lead to full-time work)

  • Employment Period (1 April - 30 Sept)

  • Base Salary $1,620 per week

  • 10.5% superannuation

  • Allowances and Over-Time Options

  • Leave Entitlements

  • Uniform (Pants, Shirts and Boots supplied)

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) supplied (i.e. sunglasses, hat etc.)

  • Field Staff Equipment (FSE) supplied ( i.e. packs, tents, cooking gear etc.)

  • Flexible workplace arrangements

  • Excellent staff discounts for top outdoor brands (Tents, Packs, Poles, Stoves etc.)

Minimum Requirements (No Exceptions)

  • Current H Endorsed Licence (NT)

  • Current Advanced First Aid Certificate

  • Full Manual NT Licence

  • Completed nationally recognized 4WD Course

Highly Desirable ( Any one or more)

  • Have a mid-level of competent hiking experience

  • Completed the Larapinta Trail End to End in the last three years

  • Certificate III in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport)

Recruitment and Selection Requirements

You will be required to complete or undertake:

  • a psychometric and personality assessment

  • a Criminal and Traffic History Check

  • an onsite selection panel

  • a practical exam

  • a Physical Fitness Test at Crossfit in Alice Springs

  • a vehicle driving assessment

  • Extensive Reference Checks. Your referees will be required to complete a comprehensive online reference assessment

Don't Apply if:

  • you are punctuality challenged. Timings are assessed down to the minutes

  • you are not prepared to be well-presented, well-spoken and customer-focused.

  • you believe rules and procedures are guides and so old generation. They are not, especially safety.

  • if you can't put your iPhone down for longer than 10minutes - exit now.

Expressions of Interest

 

Seasonal, Contract - PAUSED

Specialised Trek Leaders

$7,500 per 3-week trek block

Field Based

LTTS is recruiting for highly experienced and trained trek leaders to conduct remote area cross country treks in Central Australia. This is NOT a tour guiding role and will not suit individuals who are currently working as trail tour guides.  Our Trek Leaders will be leading intermediate to experienced hikers who have limited or no cross country (off-track) trekking experience. Role suits highly experience solo cross country professionals with extensive experience in remote area trekking in Central Australia and the Kimberley. 

Role/Tasks

  • Lead small groups of 5-6 hikers in remote, isolated and rugged terrain for up to 12 days. You will be leading the group with no assistant, but on some treks will be accompanied by an experienced Trek Paramedic.

  • Expect to carry a full pack weight of 22-27kg on every trek.

  • Conduct all pre-trek and post-trek briefings and compliance checks with trek group (customers)

  • Undertake and complete all trek planning and preparation, which includes route selection, resupply and heli-transfer/resupply coordination.

  • Prepare all equipment and gear items used for remote area caches, including GPS tracking, anti-tampering and field camera/video management.

  • Plan, prepare and carry out the placement of resupply caches using rotary support.

  • Inspect and prepare all satellite communications and tracking kit and remote area advanced medical gear (including IV kits, snakebite & suturing kits; and drug admin kit and protocols)

  • Complete trek level preparation and compliance for initiating and coordinating trek level emergency and medical evacuations by rotary, fixed-wing, vehicle and foot (stretcher), day or night.

  • Undertake and complete all pre-trek compliance systems for permit compliance, trek risk management, and trek protocol.

Conditions, Pay and Inclusions

  • Not a locally based position. You don't have to live in Alice Springs to apply for the role.

  • 3 week Trek Blocks, 4 times a year (12 weeks of work) - 

  • Contract Period (1 March- 30 September)

  • Salary: $7,500) per Trek Block (3 weeks of work - field and base) 

  • 1 Trek Block probation period

  • Uniform (Pants, Shirts and Boots supplied)

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) supplied (i.e. sunglasses, hat etc.)

  • Field Staff Equipment (FSE) supplied ( i.e. packs, tents, cooking gear etc.) - All top tier brands.

  • Excellent staff discounts for top outdoor brands ( Tents, Packs, Poles, Stoves etc.)

  • Certified and Non-Certified Training provided

  • Successful employment is subject to a week-long field-based assessment to test and evaluate skill and knowledge competencies in scenario-based conditions.

  • The evaluation will include a day and night based, full pack, 5 person, 5km mountainous cross country stretcher medivac scenario (also involving a final heli-evac extraction)

Minimum Requirements (No Exceptions)

  • Must be fully vaccinated ( 3 shots) - NT Government mandate

  • Minimum of 5 years of extensive cross-country experience, preferably in desert, arid, and savannah regions of Central or Northern Australia in both summer and winter periods.

  • Current Advanced First Aid Qualification (HLTAID006) and Advanced Resuscitation (HLTAID007)

  • Current H Endorsed Licence (NT) /equiv

  • Full Manual Licence

  • Advanced 4WD experience/skills

Highly Desirable

  • Ex Army ( Infantry/SF, minimum 10 years FTS or GRES PTS 20 years)

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