About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation with approximately 600 staff members. Our people are working to make the Georges River area an accessible, green, diverse and innovative community and economy. We are dedicated to providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture, helping protect our natural environment, and making our suburbs more liveable.

Georges River Council is currently seeking an experienced and dedicated Administration Officer to join our dynamic and busy Engineering and Operations team at Carlton depot.

Permanent full time – 70 hours per fortnight
Salary from $60,000 – $70,000 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
Wellness perks including 9 day fortnight option ,flu vaccinations, health-checks, gym subsidy and more
Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community.

The Role

The successful candidate will provide administrative support to the Engineering Operations team, in order to ensure efficient and effective service delivery. This involves but is not limited to:

Provide prompt, efficient and accurate administrative services and outcomes for the Engineering Operations team.
Ensure matters of confidentiality or sensitivity are handled in an appropriate and timely matter.
Correctly prioritise, manage and undertake day-to-day work in a satisfactory manner
Utilise office business equipment to undertake filing, photocopying, sorting, correspondence, mailing, binding, and any other duties as directed.
Produce material for Council’s website and communications team to highlight the work that Engineering Operations does.
Provide support for various functions, events, tasks and endeavours as and when required.
Process Service Requests, Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders as directed by Team Leaders and Coordinators.

Selection Criteria

Qualifications, Certificates & Licences

TAFE qualifications in business administration, local government, desktop publishing or equivalent experience.
Class C Drivers Licence


Experience providing administrative support
Excellent skills in Microsoft Office applications
Demonstrated IT literacy
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Ability to work as a team and independently
Ability to work under pressure and respond quickly to issues which are at times of a sensitive nature
Understanding of and commitment to WHS practices and EEO principles
Demonstrated commitment to customer service
Excellent written and oral communication skills

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today! Applicants are asked to ensure that they provide responses to the targeted questions, failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Georgina O’Neil, Business Operations Project Officer on 02 9330 9381.

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: 23rd February 2021 5pm AEST.

Offers of employment at Georges River Council are contingent upon satisfactory results of a thorough background check.

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

Georges River Council is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion.

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

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