There are a range of designations offered through the Northern Territory Government. Designations are based on specific workplace agreements and may include the following:

  • Aboriginal Health Workers
  • Administrative Officers
  • Government Printing Office Employees
  • Power and Water Corporation (formerly PAWA) Employees
  • Assistant Teachers
  • Dentists
  • Enrolled Nurses
  • Senior Teachers
  • Firefighters
  • Marine Pilots Employed by Darwin Port Corporation
  • Medical Officers
  • Nurses
  • Physical Grade Employees
  • Prison Educators
  • Prison Officers
  • Professional Officers
  • Senior Prison Officers
  • Teachers
  • Technical employees

There are a range of levels within these agreements, which determine the designation, for example, Administrative Officer 1 (AO1).

Most jobs in the Northern Territory Public Sector (NTPS) are advertised with a remuneration ‘package’. That package incorporates annual salary + 9% employer superannuation contributions + 17.5% leave loading bonus + the value of two weeks extra recreation leave (noting most NTPS jobs have six weeks recreation leave).

For example, Administrative Officer 1 (AO1) - Remuneration Package Range $46 077 - $50 012 (comprising salary $40 000 - $43 416, superannuation, leave loading and the value of two weeks extra recreation leave).

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