Executive Assistant

$76,255 - $82,566 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 23 Jun, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support

Job Description

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 4
Salary: $76,255 - $82,566 plus superannuation
Position No: 42308
Directorate: Justice and Community Safety
Advertised (Gazettal date): 23 June 2022
Contact Officer: Natalie Maclean on natalie.maclean@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 0704

Details: The Parliamentary Counsel’s Office (PCO) is seeking a highly motivated and skilled person to fill the role of the Executive Assistant (EA) within the team. This is a newly created role in the PCO and the EA will provide high level executive and administrative support to the Parliamentary Counsel and Deputy Parliamentary Counsels. The role will also assist with providing office support for the office and report directly to the Office Manager, Legislative Publishing Section.

You will need to collaborate with a wide range of government stakeholders, whilst maintaining a high level of confidentiality and discretion, so highly developed interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships will be critical to success.

The successful applicant will also be required to be a self-motivated, detail orientated person with strong time management and effective organisational skills, with the ability to think laterally, work under pressure and achieve deadlines in an environment of competing priorities.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Note: This is a temporary position available immediately for six months with the possibility of extension up to 12 months and/or permanency. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to apply: Interested applicants should submit a supporting statement (no more than two to three pages) that outlining experience and/or abilities relative to the Selection Criteria and the duties and responsibilities outlined in the Position Description, contact details of at least two referees and a current curriculum vitae.

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This is a temporary position available immediately for six months with the possibility of extension up to 12 months and/or permanency.

Job Closing Date

07 Jul, 2022