Position Details
Reference Number 16491
Position Title Executive Assistant
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate Community Services
Location Civic Centre
Award Classification Knox City Council Enterprise Agreement No. 9 2015 - 5
Full Time Salary $65,245.51 to $76,171.73
Hours Per Week 38.00
Position Summary

About us

Knox City Council aspires to be an organisation which is values based, empowers leaders, enables people to make a difference and has a culture of learning and high performance. Council believes that the values, attributes and skills that each staff member brings to the organisation underpin its culture, and will ultimately result in the achievement of Council’s Vision.

Community Services covers a diverse range of Council services and activities through its four Departments - Active Ageing & Disability Services, Community Wellbeing, Family & Children’s Services and Youth, Leisure & Cultural Services.

About the opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and enthusiastic Executive Assistant to support the Director Community Services.

Key responsibilities include

  • Professional and confidential administrative support to the Senior Management Team
  • Manage internal and external enquiries including correspondence management administration and records management
  • Complex diary management, coordinating meetings and events
  • Secretariat support including coordination of documents and taking and typing minutes
  • Provide high level project support to the Director Community Services and to the Community Services Directorate

You will be able to

  • Provide high level confidential administrative support drawing on your previous extensive experience in a secretarial or executive assistant position
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders effectively using both written and verbal mediums
  • Demonstrate experience and skills in the development and maintenance of effective administrative systems
  • Manage your time effectively and prioritise and organise your workload efficiently
  • Work flexibly, take initiative and make sound judgements in a busy work environment

To be successful in the role you will have

  • Extensive experience in an executive assistant position or senior secretarial role
  • Tertiary qualifications in business administration or a related field is desirable
  • Highly developed knowledge and proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office and other specialist software products.

Please respond to the selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Knox Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are committed to a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Screening Criteria Essential: Extensive experience in a senior secretarial or executive assistant position
Contact Person Teri Ball
Contact Number 92988383
Closing Date 22/10/2017
Position Description Position Description CEF22 - EA to Director Community Services - 2017-10-02 (D17-314145).pdf
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