Team Leader Administration

Job Description

Team Leader Administration

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

Council is seeking to appoint a permanent full time Team Leader Administration to contribute to Council’s success.

About the Role

This position is a key leadership role and is responsible for overseeing administration operations to support the Operations Business Units. This role operates under limited direction ensuring effective information flow and resources are deployed efficiently for the overall administration support and assistance across the whole of Operation’s Business Units.

About you

The ideal candidate will:

  •  Be an experienced people leader
  •  Be present, pro-active and solutions focused and recognise that our  customers are at the core of our business.
  •  Be highly motivated, have an eye for detail and value high quality customer service.

Essential criteria

1. Certificate IV in Business Administration and/or substantial discipline knowledge, skills and expertise gained from working a similar role in professional environment.

2. Solid interpersonal skills and effective communication (verbal and written English) including listening and critical thinking skills to effectively liaise with your team and internal and external customers.

3. Well-developed organisation and time management skills to simultaneously work towards and achieve multiple deadlines.

4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and independently.

5. Sound knowledge of and experience applying Work Health and Safety Act and Regulation 2011 and Human Resource Management principles and counselling skills in the context of leading and supervising a professional administration team.

6. Proficient keyboard skills and experience using Microsoft Office Suite and operating corporate business systems.

7. Legally able to drive a motor vehicle in Queensland.

Why work for GRC?

  •          We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees.
  •          We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution.
  •          You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance.
  •          We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date

12 noon Friday 19 August 2022.