Support Officer - OSA

Posted 27 July 2022
Salary$48.52 per hour, Benefits: Federal Government
LocationSydney CBD
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Government, Defence, Emergency

Job description

  • Federal Government opportunity in Sydney CBD
  • Initial contract until Feb 2024
  • $48.52 per hour + super
Our client has a fantastic opportunity for an Support Officer – Office of the Solicitors Assisting to work with a unique Federal agency.

The Role
Working within a niche part of Federal Government, this role offers a true opportunity to improve the lives of others in a busy and diverse role. 

This role will support the Solicitors Assisting team with a variety of administrative task by showcasing an understanding of legal jargon and a highly developed sense of initiative and proactiveness.

Typical duties of the Support Officer – OSA will include but not limited to:
  • Undertaking any legal research duties assigned by Solicitors Assisting
  • Work closely collaborating with Legal Assistants
  • Preparation of any hardcopy materials required for hearings
  • Maintain oversight to any shared inboxes provided ensuring all tasks are actioned
  • Assist EA cohort in event management for events such as meetings/end of year social event, official morning teas and social dinners
  • Participate in any EA rosters for office operational requirements
  • Participate in regular EA network meetings to drive business improvement and efficiency within the Executive Support function
  • Support consistent record management, including compliance with the record management system requirements
  • Other administrative duties such as general filing, photocopying, and registering paper and electronic files
About you
To be successful you will need:
  • Highly developed sense of initiative and demonstrated willingness to be proactive.
  • Ability to work in a team that is widely dispersed/ regularly engaged in meetings.
  • Possess flexibility and adaptability to manage changing work requirements and varying volumes of work.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, solve problems, manage and meet deadlines and maintain a high quality of work with limited supervision.
  • Uphold safe work practices and APS Values and Code of Conduct and positive behaviours.
Applicants are required to hold Australian Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Baseline Security Clearance to be considered.

This is an exciting opportunity offers you the chance to work with like-minded professionals who are striving to achieve real outcomes that impact the lives of many.

Please do forward your CV in MS Word format by hitting APPLY NOW or for more information, call Karen on 02 9200 3677.

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 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.