Executive Assistant
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 05 June 2020

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 4
Salary: $71,309 - $77,212 plus superannuation
Position No: 25303
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised (Gazettal date): 21 May 2020
Contact Officer: Catherine Ellis on Catherine.Ellis@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 9218

ACT Property Group are seeking a dynamic Executive Assistant.

The Executive Assistant manages the smooth operation of the Executive Unit including the Executive's schedule, maintaining efficient and effective office systems and demonstrating high quality customer service. The position also provides a coordination function to the Branch, regularly communicating with the Executive Group Manager’s area, to coordinate corporate reporting and ministerial responses ensuring a high level of service and support is provided.

ACT Property Group provides expert property management and maintenance services to the ACT Government and the community. The Group manages and maintains buildings and property that enable the ACT Government to provide Government and community services. The group supports the ACT Governments delivery of its services through flexible, efficient and cost effective accommodation solutions and property services. Community services and support are also enabled through the provision of properties to community organisations at affordable rental rates. ACT Property Group operates on a fee for service basis with a requirement to provide a dividend to government. ACT Property Group has recently updated its structure.  This position will be part of the Executive team, implementing the new arrangements and ensuring improved delivery of services to customers and stakeholders.

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:
Desirable qualities include:

  • Relevant experience and/or qualifications in executive support/office management.
  • Driver’s Licence.

Note: An order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies at level over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position is based in an activity-based working (ABW) environment. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply:  Please review the Position Description for details about the role and associated responsibilities. Suitability for this position will be assessed on your demonstrated Skills, Experience, Knowledge and Behaviour in relation to the duties/responsibilities listed in the Position Description.

Please submit the following:
A two page pitch that tells the selection committee about your ability to perform the advertised role (knowledge, experience, skills, behaviour) and why you are the best person for this role. The pitch should:

  • Show that you have the capabilities in “What you Require” section of the Position Description including Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge, and Behavioural Capabilities.
  • Demonstrate your capacity to perform the duties and responsibilities detailed in “What You Will Do” at the specified classification including examples of how you have done this in the past.
  • Tell the panel how your abilities, ingenuity, experience and qualifications make you the best person for this role.

Applicants must submit a current curriculum vitae including details of work history (roles, timing, responsibilities, and achievements), professional memberships and qualifications, listing two referees and their contact detail.

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