Join our team as an Assistant Electorate Officer and make a difference in Callide!
Do you have a passion for supporting your community and working closely with local representatives? Do you have excellent communication, organisational and time management skills? Are you looking for a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that offers variety and challenge? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!
Your main responsibilities as an Assistant Electorate Officer include:
- Supporting and engaging with constituents and community groups
- Assisting the Electorate Officer in providing direct confidential secretarial, executive, and administrative support to Mr Bryson Head MP
- Assisting the Electorate Officer in general administration and daily operations of the electorate office.
To be successful in this role, you will need to be able to:
- Liaise with and manage enquiries from constituents, groups and organisations who contact the electorate office for information, assistance and advice (via face-to-face, phone, mail or electronic means)
- Develop, maintain and utilise networks including community referral and assistance networks, government departmental and/or ministerial office
- Manage, draft and proofread correspondence for Ministers and Constituents
- Undertake research into various issues; and
- Comprehensively use a range of PC software
- Assist in compiling and publishing newsletters and community updates
- Assist in managing social media and undertaking graphic design
- Attending community events and functions with the Member
- Prepare reports, briefs and correspondence related to the business of the electorate, for the information and attention of the Member as required
- Stay informed of emerging community trends, issues, and concerns to provide information to the member on an as needs basis.
Assisting the Electorate Officer in:
- Managing the primary email inbox and correspondence
- Manage and maintain the Member’s diary including making appointments and arrangements for meetings, events etc.
- Follow and uphold financial obligations as set by legislation and Parliamentary Service policy and procedure.
- Check and report any technical issues associated with items of office equipment or security equipment, and assist the Parliamentary Service in annual office stocktake processes; and
- Reporting security incidents, risks or threats that occur in the electorate office.
If you are passionate about making a difference in rural and regional Queensland, we encourage you to apply today!
This is a full-time position, located in Biloela, Queensland. Part-time applicants are encouraged to apply as this position can be job shared.
$66,743 to $74,061 per annum (depending on skills and experience) plus generous superannuation and cost of living allowance with substantial enterprise bargaining negotiations currently underway.
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Applications should be submitted via the SmartJobs website and include a cover letter and resume. Responses to selection criteria are not required.