Vacancy Details

Executive Assistant (Executive Services Officer) 

  • Permanent, full-time position 
  • Salary starting at $67,524 per annum plus superannuation 
  • Great supportive team environment 

This is an exciting opportunity to start the new year in a new role with Wodonga Council. 

 

The Role 

In this dynamic role you will support the 3 directors at Wodonga Council being responsible for contributing to the successful operation of the Executive Services team though the provision of a high-level of administrative support to the Executive team and wider organisation. 

This fast-paced role will include managing the directors’ diaries, making travel arrangements for staff, administrative tasks and anything required to keep the day-to-day operations moving smoothly.  

The role will be central in maintaining and enhancing key stakeholder relationships both internally and externally.  The Executive Services Officer must be prepared to deal confidently, effectively and promptly with a wide range of issues and projects. The role works with minimal supervision and demonstrates initiative to ensure deadlines are met.  

With no two days the same, you will need to be a solutions-based individual with a high-level of professionalism and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at one time. 

 

About you 

To be successful in the role you will be a great team player who is quick to develop good relationships, is driven, hardworking, collaborative, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes for our organisation. 

 

As the successful candidate, you will also be able to demonstrate the following key selection criteria. 

  1. Experience in an Executive Assistant role or similar.  
  2. High-level organisational skills with experience in managing and prioritising workflow.  
  3. Demonstrated initiative and capacity to solve problems and make decisions to achieve defined objectives. 
  4. Great computer literacy and application of Microsoft Office products and cloud-based software. 
  5. High level communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 

 

Working with Wodonga Council 

Wodonga is a vibrant and growing city ideally situated on the Murray River with surrounding hills, rich agricultural valleys, adjacent wineries and historic towns. Wodonga is one of the fastest-growing cities in Victoria and is undergoing major redevelopment in the city. Experience a sense of pride by joining an organisation that works directly with and for our local community. 

Locals enjoy short commute times, an extensive track and trail network in which to soak up the great outdoors and a lifestyle at the centre of a diverse region offering award-winning wineries, historic townships, snow and water play and much more. 

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including employee health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements and career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

Wodonga Council strongly encourages applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity; and, from every age and ethnic background. 

 

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of: 

 

  • flexible work arrangements; 
  • a healthy and safe environment; 
  • access to our fitness passport; and 
  • learning and development opportunities. 

 

Applications and Enquiries 

Click the Position Description to view more information about this position.  

 

Application method

Applicants will be required to attach a document addressing each of the key selection criteria (listed above), resume and a brief cover letter. 

Support on how to address selection criteria can be found here; applications not addressing selection criteria may not be considered.   

The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of a National Police Check and Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate prior to commencement. 

  

Applications close Sunday 5:00pm, December 5, 2021. 

 

Enquires: Executive Services Coordinator – Stacey Gorman | 02 6022 9202 | sgorman@wodonga.vic.gov.au