Administration Assistant Job in Riverina NSW at NSW Government -Primary Industries –

A varied and diverse administrative role

Temporary full time role (until August 2023)

Location – Yanco NSW

Salary ranging from $67,975.00 to $73,901.00pa + super (Clerk Grade 1/2)

We are a family friendly workplace that supports employees to achieve a healthy work/life balance

Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. We encourage applications from people with a range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. This includes differences in culture, gender, sexual orientation, language and disability status or other attributes. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.

About the Role

The Administration Assistant provides administrative and support services to enable the efficient operation of the Research & Business Excellence division. You will support the delivery of DPI’s innovation and risk management goals by driving scientific excellence and strategy through our research institutes and stations. As you will often be the initial point of contact, exceptional interpersonal & communication skills and customer service skills are essential and fundamental to the role.

What will your day involve?

Provision of high-level customer service to clients, stakeholders and visitors

Filing, mail receipt and sorting, photocopying, maintenance of registers, procurement of goods and services, meeting and event support and data entry

Electronic records management and collecting and compiling information and preparing documentation and correspondence

Responding to enquiries and escalating and redirecting issues as required

Updating and maintaining databases

Assisting and undertaking onsite work experience activities to support and guide new staff and ensure work site safety

The ideal candidate:
To be successful in this role you will have demonstrated excellent administration skills, with the ability to provide high quality customer service in a high-volume work environment. You will be confident using Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint) or similar and be confident learning new systems. You will be determined to manage competing priorities and develop a sound understanding of procedures and guidelines across a range of administrative and operational activities.

You will demonstrate exceptional interpersonal, communication and customer service skills to ensure positive customer and stakeholder experiences.

Applying for the role

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, simply submit a cover letter and current resume outlining your experience and capabilities relevant to the role.

If you would like to hear more about this role please contact Joe Valenzisi on joe.valenzisi@dpi.nsw.gov.au. Alternatively, view the full role description.

Applications closing date – Tuesday 28 March 2023, 11:55pm

A talent pool may be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next 18 months.

About the Company

Company: NSW Government -Primary Industries –

Company Location:  Riverina NSW

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