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Reference Number 12988
Position Title Program Officer
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 4.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 4.4 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Program Officer – FS969 (Fixed Term Full Time – Until 22 October 2021)

Salary Range: $71,757.43 - $76,644.04 pro-rata per annum

Location: 119 – 145 Spence Street, Cairns

Reference Number: 12988

Close Date: Monday, 14 October 2019

Enhance your career by joining Cairns Regional Council, one of the largest employers in the Cairns region. Our commitment to delivering high quality services to the community means we need talented, committed people – we need you!

Cairns Regional Council is currently seeking a Program Officer to join our Finance Department. 

Primary Objective of the position:

  • To provide high-level administrative and program support to the TOBI Program including superior executive support to the Program Manager.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Demonstrated superior administrative, time management and organisational skills ideally gained as a large-scale project administrator or executive assistant.
  • Advanced computer skills including proficiency in MS Office applications, including MS Project and Council’s key operating systems.
  • High level verbal and written communication skills; including the ability to liaise with key project stakeholders and internal customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion.

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by scrolling to the Position Description area, then clicking on "Open" to download the attachment.

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 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

 

We off the following benefits:

  • 19 day month
  • 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

 

Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email jobs@cairns.qld.gov.au
Closing Date 14/10/2019
Position Description
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.