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Operations Administration Assistant - Local Council

Posted: 29 Nov 2021
Location: Inner West
Category: Administration
Type: Temporary
Salary: Attractive Hourly Rate
  • Pivotal role within local council
  • 6 month role with immediate commencement
  • Competitive salary
  • Onsite role


This busy local Council has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced and organised Administrator to support the team. Currently seeking a dedicated team member to assist with the day to day running of the works depot. 

This is a key role focused on providing efficient administrative and corporate support to the Works, Parks and Operations Team. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing day to day support, administrative input and delivery of correspondence to the Works, Parks and Operations Team and Land, Infrastructure & Environment team
  • Procurement of office stationery and other consumables, preparation of Purchase Orders and processing of related invoices.
  • Preparation of all operational team\s timesheets for payroll processing
  • Ensure timely and accurate journal input and with appropriate authorizations
  • Diary Management for the department director
  • Minute taking for committee meetings
  • Maintenance of various databases and registers across various areas of operations
  • Accept responsibility for a variety of projects designated by the Managers and Supervisors and effective project delivery
  • Act with sensitivity, confidentially, courtesy and discretion at all times.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as required by Group Manager Operations
  • Use Council's authorised recordkeeping system to create and receive documents including emails, in accordance with Council's Records Management Plan


Essential requirements of the role:

  • Extensive experience in administration support to senior officers
  • Excellent organisational and co-ordination skills
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in preparation, entry and processing data
  • Intermediate level computer skills
  • Demonstrated communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and problem solving skills with the ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Well developed time management skills
  • Experience in the purchase of office stationery and understanding of purchasing
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and ability to operate as an effective team member
  • Attention to detail
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Work Health & Safety (WH&S) and Cultural Diversity principles
  • Proven capability to remain impartial and handle confidential information and correspondence


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