Closes: 24 October 2021
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 3
Salary: $66,867 - $71,963 plus superannuation
Position No: 53345
Contact Officer: Jacob Mimilidis on Jacob.Mimilidis@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 7508
Details: Do you want to be part of the opening of Canberra’s newest Preschool to year 6 school? Are you looking for a diverse and rewarding role in a dynamic setting? Is a community-focus and setting up best practice business processes in line with organisation policies and relevant legislation some of your strengths?
If you answered yes to those questions, we have an exciting opportunity for you. Canberra’s newest school, located in Throsby and opening for the 2022 school year is looking for a well-organised and thorough team-player for the Front Office, School Secretary, Administration and Receipting Officer role.
The successful applicant will play a vital role in providing service and support to the school community and is the first point of contact for all visitors to the school. The position will support the Business Manager, Principal and administrative team in providing excellent customer service and solution focussed support to the school community. The role is responsible for assisting with financial requirements including but not limited to receipting payments, bank reconciliation and initiation of purchase orders/invoices.
Key to this role is a high standard of customer service and well-developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with various people such as staff, parents/carers and the ability to relate to students. You will need to work effectively as part of a team while also using initiative and working independently when necessary, applying strong organisational skills and the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
Desirable: A First Aid Certificate or a willingness to undertake appropriate training. As is a financial qualification and/or relevant experience in a business-related role.
Notes: A merit pool will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.
How to Apply: Please submit your response of no more than two pages addressing the Selection Criteria (Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge and Behavioural Capabilities) as detailed in the position description, together with your curriculum vitae and names of two referees before the closing date. Please provide evidence of your suitability for the role by including examples that clearly demonstrate your relevant Skills, Knowledge and Behavioural capabilities as required.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.
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