Administration Officer

NT - Department of Correctional Services

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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Job Posted: 18/10/2016

Job Category:

Administration & Reception / Administration / Assistant

Job description:

Agency Department of Correctional Services Work Unit Indigenous Programs and Services

Job Title Administration Officer Designation Administrative Officer 3

Job Type Full Time Duration Ongoing

Salary $56,869 - $61,375 Location Darwin

Position Number 24458 RTF 105272 Closing 31/10/2016

Contact Juanita Jones on 08 8935 7401 or

Agency Information NT Correctional Services

Information for Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached detailed

Applicants resume/cv. For further information for applicants and example applications: click here

If you accept this position, a detailed summary of your merit (including work history, experience,

Information about

qualifications, skills, information from referees, etc.) will be provided to other applicants, to

Selected Applicant’s

ensure transparency and better understanding of the reasons for the decision. For further


information: click here

The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce which is representative of the community

we serve. Therefore under an approved Special Measures recruitment plan, ATSI applicants

Special Measures will be given priority consideration and preference in selection for this vacancy if they meet all

essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level. For further information: click


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Primary Objective: Provide administrative support to the Elders Visiting Program team in facilitating efficient and

effective delivery of a range of services, including developing and maintaining accurate community profiles and service

provider data bases, and administrative duties associated with records management, purchases, and the logistics of

events management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provide high level administrative support including records management, minute taking, organising travel for staff and

Aboriginal Elders, data input, and database management.

2. Maintain resources and take responsibility for purchasing and processing accounts for payment including those by

Corporate Credit Card.

3. Primary responsibility for developing and maintaining community profiles to ensure accurate, important and culturally

appropriate information about communities to inform and assist NTDCS staff.

4. Required to work autonomously to deliver the day to day operational requirements within stringent timeframes. More

complex tasks and processes to be initiated through consultation with the Manager EVP, or Director Indigenous

Programs and Services

5. Manage and disseminate information utilising available record management systems

Selection Criteria


1. A proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as work as part of a team.

2. Demonstrated experience in an administrative role with a demonstrated competency in records management,

purchasing and accounts management, travel bookings, minute taking, and data base management.

3. An ability to interact effectively with people from diverse cultures, particularly Aboriginal people from regional and

remote communities in the Northern Territory.

4. Highly developed interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication skills with an ability to handle

sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality.

5. Knowledge and experience in online systems such as the Electronic Invoice Management System (EIMS), and

Tower Records Information Management (TRIM) or similar.

Further Information:

The Department of Correctional Services has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on any

premises, facilities or in vehicles, nor whilst working off-site. Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a pre-

employment questionnaire and the successful applicant/s will be required to undergo a criminal history check confirmed

by fingerprints and name check. A positive criminal history will not necessarily exclude an applicant from this position. All

Department of Correctional Services employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

Approved: September 2016 William Yan, A/Executive Director Custodial Operations