APS4 Administration Support Officer

Posted 20 May 2022
Salary$73563 per annum, Benefits: Annual Salary + Accrued leave + 15.4% super
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment, Defence, Emergency

Job description

DFP Recruitment is seeking experienced APS4 Administration Support Officers for a Federal Government department, several positions available.

Administration Support Officers provide administrative and operational support to local business teams which may include a mix of finance, human resource, property, information technology and other corporate activities.
Working under the support and general direction of senior staff, they make decisions within defined parameters relating to their area of responsibility. They may have supervisory responsibilities including task allocation, on the job training, checking of work and providing immediate feedback on performance.
Duties may include some or all of the following:
  • Provide administrative support to the team and/or work area
  • Provide information and draft replies to straightforward queries about procedures, guidelines and policies
  • Provide advice and procedural guidance to staff and stakeholders on routine matters
  • Assist in the coordination of responses to requests for information about local operations and corporate reporting requests
  • Ensure compliance in work area with established departmental procedures and relevant frameworks
  • Coordinate the provision of building property services, information technology, telephony services, security, asset and equipment maintenance and liaise with service providers
  • Build rapport and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Assist in drafting documentation for review by senior staff
  • Maintain and use databases to collate and present data and contribute to the development of reports
  • Coordinate stationery and equipment requirements and the distribution of stores or supplies
  • Assist with the coordination of information technology and telephony services
  • Check the work of administrative staff to monitor accuracy and quality of work against established performance standards
  • Participate in quality assurance activities and check adherence with relevant procedures and

Skills Required:
  • Manage time and plan own workload against performance expectations and apply attention to detail
  • Use appropriate judgement, analysis and problem solving skills
  • Communicate in an effective way
  • Build rapport and maintain stakeholder relationships
  • Display relevant financial and computer literacy skills
  • Apply established criteria and make accurate evidence-based decisions
  • Work in and adapt to a changing environment

Baseline security clearance is a requirement for this role or the ability to obtain.

This is a great opportunity for experienced Administration Officers to join a supportive and productive Federal Government department making a difference.

Apply now at DFP Recruitment or contact Jane Rippingale on 02 6162 7333 or jrippingale@dfp.com.au for further information.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.