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Administrative Assistant

Advertiser: Office of Environment & Heritage NSW3.4 out of 53.4 overall rating (30 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
16 May 2019
Location
Sydney
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Government & Defence, Government - State

Administrative Assistant

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (x2 roles) - 00006YQV and 00006R6N

Job Grade / Classification: Grade 1/2
Employment Type / Location: 
- Full-time, Temporary (up to 2 years) based in Katoomba (00006YQV)
- Part-time, Temporary (up to 2 years) based in Oberon (00006R6N)

About the Role:

The Administrative Assistant provides quality customer service and administrative support to the work area to assist in meeting the Agency’s corporate objectives, ensuring compliance with organisational policies, processes and procedures, audit and statutory requirements.

 
Agency overview

The Department of Planning & Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW. The Department is going through an exciting period of organisational and operational change.

 

The Department’s vision – “Planning for growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment” – provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment.

 

Currently the Department of Planning and Environment is transitioning into a new Department of Planning and Industry which will take effect from 1 July 2019.

 

National Parks and Wildlife Service manages, conserves and cares for land in national parks and reserves. NPWS links customer, conservation and cultural outcomes in a sustainable way by building participation in the management and use of parks.

 
Essential requirements
  • Experience in administration including the use of computer-based systems such as word processing, spreadsheet and records management and records management systems.
  • Knowledge of financial and human resource management procedures, policies and practices.
 
Please read the following documents prior to preparing your application:  
Job Notes:

A Recruitment Pool may be established for future roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from Planning and Environment Cluster and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12-month period. 

 

The NPWS is a non-smoking workplace and smoking is not permitted in national parks.

 
Our commitment to diversity and flexibility:

At the Planning and Environment Cluster, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to the success of our business and are committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects the communities of NSW.

 

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

 
To Apply: 

Complete all the questions in the online application. Two of the questions will require you to provide specific examples from your experience (4000-character limit per question). These questions are shown below. Do not address these in your cover letter.

 

Q1. Please provide a recent example of when your schedule was disrupted by unforeseen circumstances. What occurred and what actions did you take?

 

Q2. What experience do you have in operating computer software/job relevant equipment to enhance outcomes/results? Please provide an example to illustrate your experience.

 

The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behavioural indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)

 
Applications Close: Monday 27 May 2019 at 11:59 pm.
 

Should you require further information about the role please contact Beth Koperberg on 02 4784 7330; if you have any enquiries regarding the recruitment process please contact Varvara Kuraeva on 02 8275 1829.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (x2 roles) - 00006YQV and 00006R6N

Job Grade / Classification: Grade 1/2
Employment Type / Location: 
- Full-time, Temporary (up to 2 years) based in Katoomba (00006YQV)
- Part-time, Temporary (up to 2 years) based in Oberon (00006R6N)

About the Role:

The Administrative Assistant provides quality customer service and administrative support to the work area to assist in meeting the Agency’s corporate objectives, ensuring compliance with organisational policies, processes and procedures, audit and statutory requirements.

 
Agency overview

The Department of Planning & Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW. The Department is going through an exciting period of organisational and operational change.

 

The Department’s vision – “Planning for growing NSW: inspiring strong communities, protecting our environment” – provides the benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to engaging and working collaboratively with key State and Local Government, community and industry stakeholders to deliver better outcomes in the areas of planning, local government and the environment.

 

Currently the Department of Planning and Environment is transitioning into a new Department of Planning and Industry which will take effect from 1 July 2019.

 

National Parks and Wildlife Service manages, conserves and cares for land in national parks and reserves. NPWS links customer, conservation and cultural outcomes in a sustainable way by building participation in the management and use of parks.

 
Essential requirements
  • Experience in administration including the use of computer-based systems such as word processing, spreadsheet and records management and records management systems.
  • Knowledge of financial and human resource management procedures, policies and practices.
 
Please read the following documents prior to preparing your application:  
Job Notes:

A Recruitment Pool may be established for future roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from Planning and Environment Cluster and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12-month period. 

 

The NPWS is a non-smoking workplace and smoking is not permitted in national parks.

 
Our commitment to diversity and flexibility:

At the Planning and Environment Cluster, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to the success of our business and are committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects the communities of NSW.

 

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

 
To Apply: 

Complete all the questions in the online application. Two of the questions will require you to provide specific examples from your experience (4000-character limit per question). These questions are shown below. Do not address these in your cover letter.

 

Q1. Please provide a recent example of when your schedule was disrupted by unforeseen circumstances. What occurred and what actions did you take?

 

Q2. What experience do you have in operating computer software/job relevant equipment to enhance outcomes/results? Please provide an example to illustrate your experience.

 

The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behavioural indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)

 
Applications Close: Monday 27 May 2019 at 11:59 pm.
 

Should you require further information about the role please contact Beth Koperberg on 02 4784 7330; if you have any enquiries regarding the recruitment process please contact Varvara Kuraeva on 02 8275 1829.

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