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Executive Assistant and Administration Support Employment Register

Australian Public Service (APS)

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Base pay
$62k
Work type
Full Time
Contract type
Permanent
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Base pay range
$62k
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Skills
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
MICROSOFT OFFICE
OFFICE MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Perks & benefits
Positive Work Environment

Full job description

The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER) are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to express their interest in Executive Assistant and Administration Support roles through our Employment Register (ER).

This ER will assist the department to access skilled and capable people for future vacancies within our department. These may be filled on a permanent basis for at level APS employees, or in a temporary capacity, up to 18 months, for non-APS employees.

You can register an interest in employment at the APS 3, APS 4 level or both. Positions may be available across multiple divisions and areas of the department.

You should be aware you are submitting a general expression of interest only and will be placed on the ER accordingly. You should indicate in your submission your skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role and update your resume to outline your current/previous work history.

Upon submitting your expression of interest, you may be contacted by a member of the Recruitment team to further discuss your submission and suitability for upcoming vacancies across the department.

Your expression of interest will remain active on the ER until the register expires or you withdraw it.

The key duties of the position include
Our work is supported by building a high performance organisation. We continue to invest in our people and seek new approaches that will allow us to achieve our objectives and realise our vision in a rapidly changing and challenging environment.

Our ideal candidates are effective communicators, have good organisational skills and be eager to learn.

We are committed to improving and sustaining employment outcomes for people from diverse backgrounds and recognise that diversity generates creativity and innovation, and produces more sustainable and effective outcomes for the community we serve.

Executive Assistant
Executive Assistants (EA) at the APS 3 or 4 level will support one or more General Managers (Senior Executive Service Band 1).

As an EA, you will be responsible for providing executive and administrative support to SES officers and their division and/or branch more broadly, and will demonstrate organisation and office management skills.

As an APS Level 3 EA you will:

  • have time management skills
  • be able to manage multiple demands and prioritise work accordingly
  • display attention to detail
  • have excellent interpersonal skills
  • be comfortable and adaptable to changing priorities. As an APS Level 4 EA you will:
    • have previous EA experience
    • have time management skills
    • be able to manage multiple demands and prioritise work accordingly
    • display attention to detail
    • have excellent interpersonal skills, and
    • be comfortable and adaptable to changing priorities. Administration support
      For Administration support positions you will need to:
      • display a keen interest to expand your skills, knowledge and experience
      • have experience using the Microsoft Office Suite
      • have the ability to use initiative and contribute to a positive work environment
      • be able to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders, and
      • have good attention to detail. While you may be contacted by the department to discuss your submission, there is no guarantee that an offer of employment will be made whilst your application remains on the register.
Job details
Date posted
23 Jul 2021
Category
Admin & Office Support
Occupation
PA & EA
Base pay
$62k
Contract type
Permanent
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard hours
Sector
Government
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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