Executive contracts

The Commissioner for Public Employment sets the terms and conditions for NTPS employees including Executive contract officers.

Executive contract officer (ECO) terms and conditions of employment are set out in Determination 13 of 2011 PDF (268.5 KB) for contracts entered into before 23 April 2019.

Three year wage freeze provisions

Determination 5 of 2019PDF (319.7 KB) set out terms and conditions for contracts entered into after 23 April 2019, which are subject to three year wage freeze provisions. Wage increase assurance provisions for ECOs subject to the three year wage freeze are set out in Determination 14 of 2019 PDF (133.0 KB).

Four year wage freeze provisions

Determination 10 of 2019 PDF (482.4 KB) sets out terms and conditions for ECOs subject to the four year wage freeze. Wage increase assurance provisions for ECOs subject to the four year wage freeze are set out in Determination 12 of 2019 PDF (31.1 KB).

Lump sum payment for ECOs and ECPs, and other terms and conditions

In line with lump sum payments provided to employees under the Northern Territory Public Sector 2021-2025 Enterprise Agreement, Determination 2 of 2022 PDF (1.7 MB) (for three year ECO wage freeze provisions), and Determination 3 of 2022 PDF (1.1 MB) (for four year ECO wage freeze provisions), provide for lump sum payments to ECOs. These Determinations also provide alignment of some ECO conditions with senior administrative officer 2 conditions.

Determination 4 of 2022 PDF (632.1 KB) provides lump sum payment provisions for executive contract principals (ECPs) for three and four year wage freeze provisions, for ECPs employed under Determination 1027 of 2021 PDF (3.0 MB).

Guidelines

Read the guidelines for Executive contract employment in the NTPS PDF (9.0 MB) for contracts covered by Determination 13 of 2011. These guidelines apply to contracts covered by Determinations 5 of 2019 and 10 of 2019 except for remuneration provisions, which are determined separately by the Commissioner for Public Employment.

These guidelines set out the general terms and conditions for ECOs including:

  • remuneration
  • employment benefits
  • other conditions
  • confidentiality and non-competition
  • conflict of interest
  • transition provisions
  • performance review
  • termination and suspension
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Executive contract officers total remuneration package

Total remuneration package includes salary, superannuation and vehicle.

LevelTitle Total remuneration package Determination 13 of 2011
Total remuneration package
Determination 5 of 2019
1 Executive contract officer 1 $228,545
$245,389
$217,533
$233,565
2 Executive contract officer 2 $249,600
$267,624
$237,573
$254,729
3 Executive contract officer 3 $272,130
$299,000 
$259,018
$284,592
4 Executive contract officer 4 $305,718
$331,945
$290,986
$315,950
5 Executive contract officer 5 $338,499
$370,977
$322,188
$353,101
6 Executive contract officer 6 $379,093
$411,685
$360,826
$391,848

Executive contracts principals total remuneration package

Total remuneration package includes salary, superannuation and vehicle.

LevelTitle Total remuneration package Determination 13 of 2011 Total remuneration package Determination 5 of 2019
ECPL2 Executive contract principal level 2 $202,139
$212,850
$192,399
$202,594 
ECPL3 Executive contract principal level 3 $214,221
$225,081
$203,899
$214,235 
ECPL4 Executive contract principal level 4 $226,440
$237,437 
$215,529
$225,996 
ECPL5 Executive contract principal level 5 $238,791
$250,604
$227,285
$238,529
Level Title Total remuneration package 
Determination 1027 of 2021
PLEC3 Principal Level Executive Contract 3 $186,795
PLEC4 Principal Level Executive Contract 4 $192,399
$196,247 
PLEC5 Principal Level Executive Contract 5 $197,816 
$202,594
PLEC6 Principal Level Executive Contract 6 $203,899
$215,529 
PLEC7 Principal Level Executive Contract 7 $216,029
$227,285

Executive contract managers total remuneration package

Applies to Power and Water, Jacana Energy and Territory Generation.

Total remuneration package includes salary, superannuation and vehicle.

TitleTotal remuneration package Determination 13 of 2011 Total remuneration package Determination 5 of 2019
Executive contract manager $194,718
$200,435
$211,863
$217,117
$185,336
$190,777
$201,655
$206,655

Last updated: 02 March 2022

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