Cobar Shire is situated in the centre of New South Wales at the crossroads of the Barrier Highway and the Kidman Way and has excellent road, rail and air links to most of Australia's capital cities. With an area of 45,609 square kilometres, the Shire is approximately two-thirds the size of Tasmania.  It is home to approximately 4,647 people. The Shire's prosperity is built around the thriving mining - copper, lead, silver, zinc, gold - and pastoral industries, which are strongly supported by a wide range of attractions and activities, that make it a major tourist destination.

Cobar Shire Council are also a member of the Far North West Joint Organisation (FNWJO). The Far North West Joint Organisation comprises the three (3) Shire Councils of Bourke, Cobar and Walgett and was established in July 2019 by proclamation of the NSW Government.

$40.12 - $46.45 hourly
Cobar Shire Council 36 Linsley Street, Cobar NSW, Australia
Jan 19, 2021
Full time
Job No: S52101 Location: Cobar Cobar is a rural mining community located in far western New South Wales. Our shire is one of the largest in the state, spanning over 44,000 square kilometres. The Executive Assistant will provide high quality, professional and efficient executive level administrative support as well as exceptional customer service to and on behalf of the General Manager and Mayor. The successful candidate will need to anticipate the needs of the General Manager, showing initiative, flexibility and resourcefulness, whilst willingly adapting in an environment of fluctuating workloads and changing priorities in order to meet operational outcomes and deadlines, with minimal supervision. As a comprehensive user of Microsoft Office applications with demonstrated maturity and discretion to deal with sensitive and confidential information, the Executive Assistant will be well-presented, have a strong customer focus and highly developed written and verbal...