Administration Officer

NSW Government

Newcastle & Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 17/04/2019

Job Category:

Construction, Architecture & Interiors / Urban Design / Town Planning

Job description:
Job Title:  Administrative Officer
Job Grade / Classification:  Clerk Grade 3 / 4
Remuneration: ($70,652pa – $77,363pa), plus superannuation and annual leave loading
Employment Status: Ongoing – Full Time
Location:  Newcastle

Agency Overview
The Department of Planning & Environment is the lead NSW Government agency in planning for a growing NSW. The Department is going through an exciting period of organisational and operational change. Please click here for more about the department and our vision.

The Opportunity & Role
The Department of Planning and Industry currently has an opportunity for an Administrative Officer to deliver efficient and effective customer focused administrative and business services within the Planning Services division.

You must read the following documents prior to preparing your application:
Role Description
Application Guide
Applying for a role in the NSW Public Sector

Essential Requirements:
Strong organisational skills and highly advanced attention to detail.
You will have strong report writing skills, communication skills and the ability to strengthen engagement with key stakeholders both internal and external.
Advanced levels for Microsoft office suite.

We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate:
Well-developed verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills and excellent customer service
Demonstrated experience supporting a team of professional staff
High attention to detail, effective communication and self motivation

To Apply:  
Click the APPLY button at the end of this advertisement
Provide your personal information as prompted
Attach your resume that sets out your education, work history and other facts about yourself that relate to the role (maximum of 4 pages);
Attach a cover letter that is relevant to the role (maximum of 1 page).
Complete all the questions in the online application. Please respond to the one targeted question below (maximum of 1 page). Do not address these in your cover letter.

Q. Please describe a situation where, having identified a problem or opportunity to improve office practices, you have developed a recommended solution.
If you believe you have the drive, passion and experience to add value please apply directly utilising the link provided.

The information provided in your application needs to show how you meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements of the role. (Refer to the role description for details about the capabilities and the associated behavioural indicators. The role description also lists the essential role requirements.)

Job Notes:
A Recruitment Pool may be established for future temporary and ongoing roles with similar focus capabilities. The Recruitment Pool may be available to hiring managers from DPE and other NSW Public Sector agencies over a 12 month period.  

Our Commitment to Diversity:
The Department of Planning and Environment values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse groups and those with a disability.

The Wellness Program has been established to support and promote health and wellness in the workplace. We have partnered with Live Life Get Active who provide free outdoor fitness camps every day for interested employees!

Should you require further information about the role please contact; Katrine O’Flaherty on 02 4904 2710.

You can also follow us on DPE LinkedIn and #LifeAtDPE on LinkedIn

Application Closes: Wednesday, 1st May 2019.

If you are viewing this advertisement on LinkedIn, please click ‘Apply’ to access more information about this role via the I Work For NSW website.


Please see the Role Description attached.