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Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

  • 502574
  • Administration and Clerical

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.

  • Temporary full-time opportunity for 2 years
  • Preferred location is Queanbeyan or Dubbo
  • Offering a salary range from $75,992.00 p a to $83,211.00 + superannuation

About Us 

The Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW) was formed in 2020 as a central agency for regional issues. The Department has responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.

The department leads the design and development of infrastructure projects from the $4.2 billion Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund. We advise the government on major investment decisions with the potential to transform regional economies and leave a legacy for future generations.

About the role

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and support services to facilitate the operation of the team/unit.

Working as an Administrative Assistant you will:

  • Provide a range of administrative and support services, including records management, routine correspondence, and meeting and event coordination, to support the effective operation of the team/unit
  • Collect and compile information for, and prepare documentation and correspondence in line with quality and organisational requirements, to support information flow and inform decision making
  • Complete routine financial transactions and purchasing services, ensuring compliance with agency standards and procedures
  • Respond to enquiries, and escalate and redirect issues as required, to ensure the provision of accurate information
  • Update and maintain records and databases, complying with administrative systems and processes, to ensure that all information is accurate, stored correctly and accessible

What we offer

Some of the benefits of working for the Regional Precincts group include:

  • The option to work flexibly to create a work/life balance
  • 35-hour work week 
  • Working with a diverse range of passionate and professional teams
  • Generous leave entitlements including long service leave entitlements and access to paid parental leave
  • Working in a team that supports and encourages growth and development
  • Feeling supported by an organisation that genuinely cares about your wellbeing, including having access to our Employee Assistance Program and Fitness Passport.
  • Being part of an organisation that delivers interesting projects, while making a difference in our community and leaving a legacy

Applying for the Role

To apply, please attach a copy of your CV and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your relevant experience and capabilities.

For more information about the role, please click here to view the Role Description

For further information, please contact Jayne Nowland at   jayne.nowland@regional.nsw.gov.au

Application Closes: 11:55 pm, Monday, 6 February 2023

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.

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