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Remote Store Retail Assistants

Mai Wiru Regional Stores Council Aboriginal Corporation Alice Springs, Northern Territory

2nd Year Visa Eligible

Job Description

Mai Wiru Regional Stores Council Aboriginal Corporation is looking to employ additional casual staff across our remote community stores located in the Northern Territory and South Australia regions.

If you are looking for an adventure or wish to enrich your life with a unique cultural experience, then join the Mai Wiru family and take the opportunity of a lifetime!
You will be given a chance to work across some of the most iconic locations of Australia! A career in remote retail will equip you with life skills that are transferable across any industry.

Join an Organisation that is experiencing year on year growth - and work within a genuine career progression system that will help you work towards a level of Senior Management.


The duties of a Retail employee may include (but are not limited to):

Work in a team environment under general supervision
Selling of merchandise and Customer service.
Preparation of Stock including fresh food for display.
Movement of Stock around the Store.
Point of Sale systems and procedures including operation of Registers.
Processing receipt/dispatch documentation.
Adhering to Loss prevention procedures.
Incidental cleaning in accordance with normal position requirements.
Interpret instructions and work within the guidelines of policy and procedures.
Responsibility for the quality of his/her own work.
Demonstrate sound interpersonal and communication skills.
Routine operation of a range of equipment used within the operation of the Store.
The provision of information, advice and assistance to Customers.
Preparation of food in the take-away outlet; and
Willing to assist other Mai Wiru Stores at other sites on request.


The successful candidate will have heavily subsidised accommodation within the community that they are assigned to, which includes all utilities, phone & internet (where applicable) - at a charge of $40p/w. Become financially secure and have the ability to SAVE the majority of your wages!

The rate of pay will be in accordance with the Retail Award at (Retail Employee Grade 2) with casual hours depending on the location and store requirements. (38hrs + p/w on average)

Genuine career progression is available and training will provided to ensure your success.
Assistant Manager development opportunities within 6-12 months of completing your training plan.
This role may lead to a full-time contract and will allow you to explore the country across our community stores in the N.T and S.A.


All candidates must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to be considered for a position.
Mai Wiru has a strict 'Pet and Animal' policy in place. Any candidate who owns a pet will need to include details during their application, which will be assessed according to the position and accommodation provided.

As Mai Wiru provides services to 'at risk and vulnerable people' across remote Indigenous Communities, candidates will also be required to submit a 'Criminal Background Check' with their application.

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  This job vacancy was been posted over 40 days ago, but is still active and currently accepting new applications.

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Mai Wiru Regional Stores Council Aboriginal Corporation

Member since: February 2022

Mai Wiru means ‘good food’ in Pitjantjatjara, the language most commonly spoken by people on the APY Lands. The links between the provision of adequate supplies of food and the health of Indigenous peoples in remote communities in Australia have been well documented.

Mai Wiru was established in the 1980s and is a registered Australian business (ABN 24 533 202 947), and is an unfunded, not-for-profit organisation that is registered as a charity by the ATO.
Mai Wiru serves our communities by:
• Operating healthy and sustainable remote community stores.
• Providing healthy & affordable food through a low or no mark-up policy on fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, and baby formulas.
• Sourcing experienced, honest and reliable people to manage remote community stores.
• Implementing nutrition, health & wellbeing policies and strategies which promote the benefits of healthy living and encourage healthier choices.

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