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Reference Number 12778
Position Title Trainee Administration Officer
Employment Type Traineeship (Fixed Term)
Location Martyn Street Depot
Minimum Award/Classification Training Wage Award State 2012 Gr 10 (50%) 
Maximum Award/Classification Training Wage Award State 2012 Gr 12 >3yrs 36.25 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Trainee Administration Officer   WS725

12 Month Traineeship

Qualification Attained: Certification III in Business

Salary Range: $13,124.48 - $34,275.51 per annum (Level on appointment will be dependent on age, level of schooling and number of year since leaving school)

Location: Council Depot, 158A Martyn Street, Cairns

Reference Number: 12778

Close Date: Monday 1 April 2019

Eligibility: This position is partially funded by the Department of Employment, Small Business & Training as part of the “First Start Program”. 

To be eligible to apply candidates must identify with one of the following groups: -

  • Young People
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people
  • Mature Aged Job Seekers
  • Women Re-Entering the Workforce
  • Culturally Diverse Background (NESB)

Primary Objective of the position:-

  • To obtain Certificate III Business qualification.
  • To provide administrative service / support to the Facilities Management Unit.

To be successful in this role you must have:- 

  • Grade 10 or 12 Certificate or suitable qualifications relevant to secretarial and clerical work.
  • Sound level of literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Proficient keyboard typing skills.

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 functional medical assessment , 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:

  • Fixed-term Full-time Position
  • 9 day fortnight work roster
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 3 weeks sick leave
  • 9.5% contribution to superannuation
  • 17.5% 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: Have you completed and attached the Traineeship Eligibility Questionnaire with your application?
Essential: Do you hold a Grade 10 or 12 Certificate or suitable qualifications relevant to secretarial and clerical work?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email jobs@cairns.qld.gov.au
Closing Date 01/04/2019
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.