Administration Officer Infrastructure

Dubbo Regional Council Full Time Permanent 12/09/2023


We are Dubbo Regional Council, a large regional Council servicing a growing community of close to 55,000 people. With an operating expenditure budget of approximately $220 million, we have 600 team members working across a diverse range of areas including planning, infrastructure, community and cultural services, administration, economic development, corporate business and recreational services. 


Our focus is on delivering high quality services, strengthening our community engagement and strategic management capabilities, building an organisation based on performance and continuous improvement whilst creating a values based organisational culture and developing a professional and engaged team that delivers on our shared values; Progressive, Sustainable, One Team and Integrity.


The Dubbo Region outshines the big metropolitan cities in both affordability and liveability, with an impressive range of housing options, health and education services and little to no work commute – your quality of life is second to none.  The real heart of New South Wales, our Region is a dynamic centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. With a population almost 55,000 and 5,143 registered businesses the Dubbo Region is thriving. Key assets for the Region include a major hospital that services a broad catchment population of 120,000 people in the Orana Region, as well as world class tourist attractions and impressive transport links including direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Ballina and Newcastle. Dubbo Regional Council is part of Wiradjuri Country and we acknowledge all clan groups that reside within the Dubbo and Wellington Wiradjuri Nation.


Within this diverse role, you will have the chance to provide efficient and precise administrative support to the different branches that constitute the Infrastructure Division.

You will play a key role in leading, planning, and coordinating all centralised administrative tasks, ensuring the Division's operations run smoothly and effectively. 


  • Demonstrated ability to accurately and efficiently process and allocate works requests;
  • Demonstrated ability to collect data from relevant sources and enter into databases, filing systems etc;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain spreadsheets and databases; and
  • Demonstrated ability to process customer requests.


  1. Certificate III in Business Administration or related discipline.
  2. Highly developed organisational, written and oral communication skills, administrative and customer service skills (to internal and external customers).
  3. Advanced proficiency in business related computer software (Microsoft Office Applications) and electronic document management systems.


You are a highly organised administration professional who excels in progressive work environments. Your excellent time management skills, highly developed communication abilities, advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office software, and meticulous attention to detail set you apart.

Moreover, you possess the knack for establishing and nurturing relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, making you a valuable asset in collaborative settings. 


In undertaking this key role in our diverse organisation, you will be offered a range of benefits, including 4 weeks annual leave, access to DRC fitness passport program, and wellbeing program.

DRC also offers a variety of flexible working arrangements, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club.

DRC has a variety of Salary Packaging options available to staff including:

  • Superannuation
  • Rainbow Cottage Childcare
  • Professional Memberships
  • Excess Long Service Leave to Superannuation
  • Uniforms
  • Novated Vehicle Leasing
  • Remote Area Housing Assistance
  • Work Related Self Education Expenses
  • Portable Notebook or Laptop computer
  • Airline Lounge Memberships
  • Disability/Income Protection Insurance
  • Tools of Trade

DRC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please refer to the attached Position Description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria.

Salary: $63,587 to $73,897 per annum plus superannuation.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 9 October 2023

Enquiries: For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Council's Executive Officer Infrastructure - 6801 4812


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