Department of Regional NSW
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Administrative Support Officer

Administrative Support Officer

  • 498947
  • Administration and Clerical

NSW Research and Business Excellence are seeking an Administrative Support Officer.

  • Ongoing full-time opportunity
  • Located in Trangie NSW
  • Offering a salary range from $74,117.00p.a. to $81,158.00 + superannuation

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.

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 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

Working as a Administration Support Officer 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 quality documentation and correspondence in line 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.

All Department of Regional NSW employees are required:

  • To be fully vaccinated of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine or
  • An approved ongoing medical contraindication.

You will be required to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing a role.

Apply now:

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 Glenn Orman at glenn.orman@dpi.nsw.gov.au. View role description.

Applications close on Wednesday, 18 May 2022 11:55pm

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.

Why work for Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW)? 

Exciting career pathways and opportunities 

We offer vibrant and exciting career paths for people from a wide range of backgrounds and skills. Once you join the NSW Government, you’ll be supported to develop your skills and expertise through ongoing training, and opportunities to move easily from role to role, and agency to agency across the entire NSW Government. 

Wellbeing

Providing a safe, supportive, ethical, diverse and inclusive workplace for our people is one of our priorities. We run a variety of programs and provide a range of supporting resources to ensure the wellbeing of all our people. 

Our people

Join DRNSW and you’ll be joining a team of more than 4,000 passionate people spread across a diverse range of disciplines and functions including - public works, land services, fisheries, agriculture and biosecurity. If you’re motivated and passionate about making a difference to the people of Regional NSW we invite you to become part of our story.

Inclusion and Flexible Working

We strive to reflect the community we serve and encourage our people to explore new ways of working across Regional NSW. We are open to arrangements that help individuals balance their work and life commitments. We embrace difference and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

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