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Reference Number 13087
Position Title Records Management Officer P/T
Employment Type Fixed Term Part 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 Part-Time 
Position Summary

Records Management Officer
2 Year Fixed-Term Part Time Position - 21.75 hours per week

Salary Range: $58,536.24- $63,618.54 per annum (pro-rata for Part Time position)
Location: 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns
Reference Number: 13087
Close Date: 5 January 2020

There is a 2 year fixed-term part-time position available, and we are currently seeking a motivated and experienced Records Management Officer to join our friendly team within our Finance Department!

 Primary objective of the position:

  • Provide reliable and effective records management services to customers in a culture of continuous improvement.

 To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Demonstrated experience in the management of records in various formats and media within a complex organisation.
  • Detailed knowledge or experience of electronic records management systems.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Public Records Act 2002, the Records Governance Policy.

Candidates with a working knowledge and understanding of the TechOne ECM system will be highly regarded.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria you must go to our website:

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 assessments/checks:

  • Pre‑employment medical assessment, which will include a functional capacity which will include a 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


We off the following benefits:

  • Up to 5 weeks’ annual leave pro-rata
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised Corporate Uniform
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym/swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development relevant to the position
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have demonstrated experience in the management of records in various formats and media within a complex organisation?
Essential: Do you have detailed knowledge or experience of electronic records management systems?
Essential: Do you have demonstrated understanding of the Public Records Act 2002, the Records Governance Policy?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 05/01/2020
Position Description
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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.