Trainee Administration Officer (Community Development)

Apr 6, 2021 | Job Vacancies

Council has received funding under the Queensland Government Skilling Queenslanders for Work—First Start Program to introduce an exciting traineeship opportunity. If you are looking for an entry level position, and/ or an opportunity to learn some new skills and have a keen interest in your community, then a Local Government traineeship could be the job for you.

Who is eligible to apply?

The First Start Program primarily targets young Queensland school leavers and disadvantaged job seekers, to be eligible you must also be:

  • aged 15 years or older and no longer at school
  • able to meet citizen, residency and visa requirements to undertake a traineeship.

Disadvantaged groups to be targeted include:

  • young people (aged 15–24 years), including those in and transitioned from out-of-home care
  • long-term unemployed job seekers
  • mature-age job seekers (aged 45 years or older)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • migrants and refugees from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • people with disability
  • displaced workers
  • women re-entering the workforce
  • veterans, ex-ADF personnel and their families.

Your application will need to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • NBRC Job Application Form
  • Copies of licences, qualifications, certificates/ tickets
  • Completed ‘Busy at Work’ Apprentice / Trainee Information Form

Trainee Administration Officer (Community Development)

  • Biggenden preferred, Mundubbera and Monto negotiable
  • Full-time Maximum-term (1 year)
  • 9 day fortnight
  • Study on the job and attain a Certificate III in Business Administration

As a Trainee Administration Officer in the Community Development Team you will get the opportunity to learn an administrative skill set in a Local Government environment, while undertaking study to attain a Certificate III in Business Administration. The Community Development Stream engages with and supports the community in the delivery of projects, events and activities to enhance the liveability of the region.

This traineeship will allow you to further develop your interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, as well as expose you to a range of essential Community Development administrative related duties such as:

  • Desktop publishing – produce promotional materials, reports, flyers/ notices.
  • Create documents, e.g. correspondence, reports, presentations and spreadsheets.
  • Assist with calendar bookings, e.g. schedule meetings and book venues.
  • Records management, e.g. ensure inward and outward correspondence, reports, emails are filed according to record management practices.
  • Assist with the coordination and set up of community and Council events, staff meetings
  • Data entry – maintain and update the registers and databases containing Community Development contacts and activities
  • Customer service – answer incoming phone calls, provide over the counter service, process payments, follow up on Customer Service Requests.
Applications close: 5:00pm Tuesday, 20 April 2021
All vacant positions are advertised on Council’s website, social media and in the North Burnett News. For any enquiries please do not hesitate to contact Council’s People and Culture team on 1300 696 272 (1300 MY NBRC). North Burnett Regional Council is a drug and alcohol free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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