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Full Job Description
Reference Number: S100-21-723
Closing Date: 13-04-2021
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Salary from $65,257.65 to $80,994.42 p.a. plus superannuation (pro rata)

Permanent part-time opportunity – 19.5 hours per week over three days
Join a professional and collaborative team

About the role

Woollahra Council is seeking to employ a highly motivated and organised Administration Officer to support a small and friendly team of busy Tree Management professionals within our Open Space & Trees department.

Your main responsibilities will include administering applications and documentation associated with tree works, handling telephone enquiries, managing customer requests and the team diary and responding to correspondence.

This is a permanent part-time opportunity based at Woollahra Council Chambers, opposite the iconic Redleaf Beach. The hours are 19.5 hours per week spread over three days and you will have the fleixbility to choose which days suit you best.

About you

The ideal Candidate will demonstrate the ability to work autonomously in fast-paced environment to help the team work as efficiently as possible. You will have previous adminisration experience with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to improve processes where necessary. In addition, your excellent customer service skills in what can sometimes be a challenging environment will ensure your success in this role.

Essential Criteria

Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service
Experience in supporting and organising a small team
Advanced skills in file management software (i.e Authority, TRIM or similar)
Demonstrated ability to use computer applications in a resourceful and creative manner
High level written and oral communication skills
Ability to work with minimum supervision and maintain a high degree of initiative

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Desirable Criteria

Experience in Local Government or similar environment
Experience in working with a Horticultural, Arboricultural or Recreation Planning Team
Experience in the use of publishing software
Experience in preparing and updating web sites

How to apply

Apply online by clicking the ‘APPLY’ button.
You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria.
If you have a separate statement addressing the selection criteria, please upload it as a cover letter and simply refer to it in the online questionnaire.
You will be able to upload 2 documents only.
For information on applying for Council jobs, please refer to http://www.woollahra.nsw.gov.au/council/employment/recruitment_and_selection_process
For further information about the role, please contact Andrew Simpson – Team Leader Tree Management on 02 9391 7130 during business hours.
Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Woollahra Council, PO Box 61, Double Bay, NSW, 1360.

CLOSING DATE: 11:59PM Tuesday, 13th April 2021

Woollahra Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.