Pa To Manager Community Cultural And Economic Development

Wollongong City Council Full Time Permanent 14/06/2022

Personal Assistant to Manager Community Cultural and Economic Development
Tenure: Permanent Full Time
Salary: Up to $91,620 per annum inclusive of Superannuation
(Salary package will be assessed based on skills, experience and qualifications)
Recruitment No. 22116

At Wollongong City Council we have a steadfast commitment to creating an Extraordinary Wollongong. We are in an exciting period of transformation and focused on delivering exceptional services, infrastructure and facilities for our community

Our strength is the diversity of our people. Together our responsibility is to create an inclusive place where everyone is welcome, valued and belongs. We lead with courage, openness and curiosity. Our conversations and actions celebrate diversity, inclusion and belonging. Learn more about us here.

About the position:

We are seeking an experienced and motivated individual for the role of Personal Assistant to Manager Community Cultural and Economic Development. This role works closely with the Division's leadership team and supports the delivery of community services by providing high level, proactive and efficient administrative support in a fast-paced environment and across a broad range of issues.

You will have excellent organisation skills, a collaborative and proactive approach, along with the ability to effectively problem solve and multi-task. You'll use your high-level communication skills and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive matters.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring and coordination of corporate reporting, including liaising staff and managing deadlines
  • Managing procurement, including corporate credit card reconciliations, invoicing, staff training, travel and stationary orders
  • Management of divisional correspondence to meet corporate deadlines utilising Council request management systems. This process includes liaising with different areas of business within Council to coordinate responses and allocating customer requests to the correct Council officer to action.
  • Providing secretariat support where required, including drafting agendas and taking minutes.
  • Managing and coordinating meetings for the Divisional Manager, including liaising with both internal and external stakeholders and diary management.
  • Utilising high level computer literacy, such as high-level proficiency in Microsoft Office and other computing systems, to efficiently complete tasks.
  • Problem solving and results driven management of resources and time management to ensure quality outcomes.
  • Using your initiative to create new solutions and add value to the division's business and outcomes

What's in it for you?

In this role you will broaden your understanding of the important role Local Government plays in our community. You will play a key role in supporting the Community Cultural and Economic Development division to deliver value-add services to our community. You'll have the opportunity to support a variety of projects and programs for our community.

You'll have an exciting opportunity to play an active role in supporting the delivery of the 2022 UCI Road World Championships, an international world-renowned sporting event, the biggest that Wollongong has ever seen!

We provide flexible working arrangements such as hybrid working and flex- you just need to ask! We are values-led, support and encourage personal and professional growth, recognise and reward performance and embrace change. We provide generous leave provisions, are committed to a safety (everyone, every day and everywhere) and make available wellbeing programs to support our staff to be at their best.


Click 'apply' to be redirected to Council's e-recruitment page

Reach out to Sue Savage, Manager Community Cultural and Economic Development on 0419 447 827 for questions related to the job

Applications close 11:59pm Monday 27 June 2022.

We are adhering to NSW Public Health Guidelines with regard to COVID19. As such this recruitment action will be conducted in line with current public health orders, for example online interviews. Currently there is also no mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for this position. Should a public health order or relevant legislation require the position to comply to mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations, applicants will be required to comply.

Applicants are required to undergo a rigorous employment screening process which will include Reference, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks.