The APS 4 Executive Assistant position reports to an Assistant Secretary of a Branch. You will work under general direction and be responsible for the delivery of timely, efficient and effective high level administration and executive support. You will manage front-of-office functions in a high volume environment, including managing diaries, workflow, appointments and correspondence, organising events, coordinating travel and collating documentation.
To be successful in this role you will possess strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to build productive working relationships. You will be organised, adaptable to change and possess the ability to prioritise, multi-task and display a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. You will work collaboratively with others, and demonstrate an ability to achieve results in a busy, fast paced environment.
• To be eligible for employment with the Department of Health applicants must be an Australian citizen at the time an offer of employment is made.
• An applicant’s suitability for employment with Health will also be assessed through a variety of pre-employment check processes, such as:
o Satisfactory completion of an Australian Federal Police criminal history check, and where relevant a Working with Children and Vulnerable People Check.
o Completion of a medical declaration and pre-employment medical (where required).
o Providing evidence of qualifications (where required).
o Obtaining and maintaining a security clearance at the required level (where required).
Applications close 11:30PM AEST.
Applicants should quote reference number 19-EA-AF-4511 to assist when making an enquiry.
Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term
This recruitment process is being used to fill both ongoing and non-ongoing positions.
Initial appointment for non-ongoing roles will be up to 12 months. Extensions may be offered up to 36 months where appropriate
The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the 'Racial Discrimination Act 1975'. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see: http://www.apsc.gov.au/priorities/disability/recruitability