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Administration Officer

Advertiser: Australian Department of Defence3.9 out of 53.9 overall rating (152 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Feb 2020
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Salary
$67,100 - $73,256 (plus super)
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Government - Federal

Administration Officer

Defence is a youth safe organisation that delivers meaningful work experience opportunities across Australia. The Youth Directorate within the Reserve and Youth Division is responsible for the delivery of the Defence Work Experience Program across Australia and for the implementation of Defence Youth Policies, Training and Education for Australian Defence Force Cadets and wider Defence.

 

The Defence Work Experience Program (DWEP) provides high school and tertiary students the opportunity to gain exposure to a range of jobs available within the Australian Defence Force and/or the Department of Defence. The program is nationally coordinated with placements offered at Defence establishments all around the country. Staff are based in key population areas to promote the Defence Work Experience Program.

The 2016 Defence White Paper identified this program as a strategic attraction tool for Defence.

The Youth Directorate is seeking a highly motivated professional to fill the role of an APS 4 Administration Assistant for the Defence Work Experience Program.

The successful candidate will work in the Melbourne region to provide a range of administrative support to the regionally based Work Experience Liaison Officer (WELO). The Administration Assistant will require a good understanding of the Defence work environment, focus on achieving objectives, be a clear and concise communicator, be responsive to the needs and expectations of the program, be proactive and respond positively to change, and be able to demonstrate initiative.

The Administration Assistant must have the ability to develop and sustain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders internal and external to Defence. The ability to travel both intra and interstate is a requirement of this position.

The Youth Directorate aims to be a leader in youth safety and to be an exemplar in delivering a highly regarded Work Experience Program. It is committed to supporting and upskilling its team members. Opportunities to undertake position specific training will be provided. You will be part of an organisation where professionalism, innovation and the ability to think outside the square to find solutions to challenges, is highly regarded.

The successful candidate will be required to register for, and pass the appropriate state and/or territory Working with Children background check within 30 days of commencement.

Application Closing Date: Friday 28 February, 2020

For further information, please review the job information pack, reference JCG/00516/20 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers. 

 

Defence is a youth safe organisation that delivers meaningful work experience opportunities across Australia. The Youth Directorate within the Reserve and Youth Division is responsible for the delivery of the Defence Work Experience Program across Australia and for the implementation of Defence Youth Policies, Training and Education for Australian Defence Force Cadets and wider Defence.

 

The Defence Work Experience Program (DWEP) provides high school and tertiary students the opportunity to gain exposure to a range of jobs available within the Australian Defence Force and/or the Department of Defence. The program is nationally coordinated with placements offered at Defence establishments all around the country. Staff are based in key population areas to promote the Defence Work Experience Program.

The 2016 Defence White Paper identified this program as a strategic attraction tool for Defence.

The Youth Directorate is seeking a highly motivated professional to fill the role of an APS 4 Administration Assistant for the Defence Work Experience Program.

The successful candidate will work in the Melbourne region to provide a range of administrative support to the regionally based Work Experience Liaison Officer (WELO). The Administration Assistant will require a good understanding of the Defence work environment, focus on achieving objectives, be a clear and concise communicator, be responsive to the needs and expectations of the program, be proactive and respond positively to change, and be able to demonstrate initiative.

The Administration Assistant must have the ability to develop and sustain positive relationships with a range of stakeholders internal and external to Defence. The ability to travel both intra and interstate is a requirement of this position.

The Youth Directorate aims to be a leader in youth safety and to be an exemplar in delivering a highly regarded Work Experience Program. It is committed to supporting and upskilling its team members. Opportunities to undertake position specific training will be provided. You will be part of an organisation where professionalism, innovation and the ability to think outside the square to find solutions to challenges, is highly regarded.

The successful candidate will be required to register for, and pass the appropriate state and/or territory Working with Children background check within 30 days of commencement.

Application Closing Date: Friday 28 February, 2020

For further information, please review the job information pack, reference JCG/00516/20 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers. 

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