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Reference Number 12920
Position Title Admin & Project Support Officer
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 2.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 2.4 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Administration & Project Support Officer

Temporary Fixed Term Position until 30 June 2021

Reference Number: 12920
Salary Range: $58,536.24 - $63,618.54 pro-rata per annum
Location: Spence Street
Close Date:  Tuesday, 27 August 2019

The primary objective of the position is to provide administrative support to the Strategic Planning & Approvals Branch based on established routines / methods / standards and procedures.

To be successful you will require: 

  • Secondary education to at least Grade 12.
  • Certificate III in Business Administration or similar course completion.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.
  • Administrative skills necessary to effectively and efficiently carry out the duties and responsibilities outlined in this position description.
  • Computer experience particularly in the Microsoft Office suite of programs.
  • High level of skill in word processing/typing.
  • Ability to relate well to other staff and to members of the public.
  • Ability to follow instructions and a willingness to accept and carry out delegated tasks.
  • Sound written and oral communication skills. 

In return we offer the following benefits: 

  • 19 Day Month RDO
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform allowance
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development 

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please download a copy of the information kit.

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment: 

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following pre‑employment assessments / checks:-  

  • Pre‑employment medical, which will include a functional capacity assessment and drug and alcohol test.
  • National police / criminal history check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification / Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to work visa
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have previous experience working within an office / administration environment?
Essential: Are you proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software, particularly MS Word, Outlook and Excel?
Essential: Do you have a Certificate III in Business Administration or similar equivalent course?
Essential: Do you have a current and valid C Class Drivers' Licence or above?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 27/08/2019
Position Description
Information Kit - Administration and Project Support Officer CD238 VRN12920.pdf Open
Application Guide View Guide
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.