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Reference Number 13492
Position Title Payroll 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 3.4 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Payroll OfficerFS089 (Fixed Term Full Time until March 2022)

Salary Range: $59,706.96 - $71,531.64 pro-rata per annum

Location: Council Chambers, 119 – 145 Spence Street, Cairns

Reference Number: 13492

Close Date: Sunday, 28 February 2021

Are you looking for an exciting career in a Local Government organisation?

Do you enjoy being a part of a team?

Are you seeking an opportunity that offers a Work Life Balance?

If you answered yes to these questions, then we would love to hear from you!

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 Payroll Officer to join our Finance Department. 

Primary Objective of the position:

  • To assist with the maintenance and processing of Councils’ payroll system in an efficient and timely manner

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Demonstrated experience relevant to the duties of the position or relevant experience in a similar role
  • Very good data input skills. Ability to maintain speed and accuracy for both alpha and numeric characters
  • Experience of Payroll procedures within Local Government is preferred
  • Good written and verbal communication 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 medical assessment, which will include a functional capacity and 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 offer the following benefits:

  • 19-day month
  • Up to 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • 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 relevant experience working as a Payroll Officer or similar role?
Essential: Do you have experience in interpreting and applying relevant awards/workplace agreements within a payroll environment?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email jobs@cairns.qld.gov.au
Closing Date 28/02/2021
Position Description
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.