Department of Regional NSW
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Administrative Support Officer

Administrative Support Officer

  • 501936
  • Administration and Clerical

Utilise your support service skills as an Administrative Support Officer with the Department of Primary Industries.

  • Ongoing full-time opportunity
  • Location – 4 Marsden Park Road, Tamworth NSW
  • Grade 3/4 role offering a salary range from $75,992 - $83,211 + superannuation

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. We encourage applications from people with a range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. This includes differences in culture, gender, sexual orientation, language and disability status or other attributes. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.

About our team

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) supports the development of profitable primary industries that create a more prosperous NSW and contributes to a better environment through the sustainable use of natural resources.

Within NSW DPI, Research & Business Excellence supports NSW DPI’s innovation and risk management goals by driving scientific excellence and strategy through our research institutes and stations and building strong scientific capability across DPI. The group also provides support and advice to drive business excellence across DPI through the Business Strategy and Performance team.

About the role

The Administrative Support Officer provides administrative and support services to facilitate the operation of the Branch. This role may supervise a team in the provision of administrative services.

Your key accountabilities will include providing a range of administrative and support services, collecting and compiling information and documentation, routine financial and purchasing services, responding to and escalating enquiries and updating and maintaining records and databases.

A key challenge in this role is to deliver multiple administrative support activities and services in line with agreed standards, timeframes and milestones. Timeframes are tight and accuracy and attention to detail are required.

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All applications must be submitted online and should include your current resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for this position.

If you would like to hear more about this role, please contact Bruce Etheridge at bruce.etheridge@dpi.nsw.gov.au. You can also view the full role description.

Applications close – 11:55pm Wednesday 30th November 2022

Who is the Department of Regional NSW? Why work for us?

We work hard every day to support and grow thriving communities across regional NSW that will have a positive impact on generations to come. Our goal and ‘open secret’ is always to be a trusted local partner and problem-solver working deeply in community.

As part of our team, you will be able to: 

  • Deliver with impact. You are empowered and trusted to create impact through exposure to cutting edge projects and research, career defining opportunities, and get to be part of a team creating sustainable solutions that will leave a legacy.
  • Connect to what matters. We are all about forming deep community relationships, fostering our passionate and connected teams. It is central to our work to support a true sense of belonging across the team.
  • Live your way. From bringing your whole self to work, through to designing flexibility, that fits you and the team, at Regional NSW you will be able to find the balance that works for you.

We are a young agency, but with that has come a personality that is dedicated, passionate, proactive, influential, and informed. We’re all about ‘having a crack’.

The Department of Regional NSW was formed in 2020 as a central agency for regional issues and is focused on creating a liveable, inclusive and sustainable NSW with thriving natural environments/regions and strong economic prosperity. Our Department is 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.

Our commitment to flexible working

The NSW Department of Regional NSW is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. 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 are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.

Additional Information

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. The successful applicant in this role may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required.

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