Executive Support Officer - DSST

$73,248 - $79,310 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • ACT, Australia
  • 19/02/2021
Full time - Fixed Term Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

  • Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 4
  • Salary: $73,248 - $79,310 plus superannuation
  • Position No: 38034
  • Directorate: Education
  • Advertised (Gazettal date): 17 February 2021
  • Contact Officer: Rochelle Bessey on rochelle.bessey@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 2620

Details: Digital Strategy, Services, and Transformation (DSST) Branch are looking for a motivated individual to provide high-quality and thorough executive support to the Executive Branch Manager. You must have the ability to work at a high level across a range of activities in an agile and fast paced environment. You will be a strong communicator, approachable, flexible, with experience working in the public sector.

Ideal candidates will be able to develop strong working relationships with people of all levels across the branch, the group and the Directorate, as well as liaising with external stakeholders. You can work collaboratively within a group, multitask, actively networking with others and engaging in varying types of feedback choosing the appropriate time.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:


  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in accordance with relevant legislation and policy.

Highly Desirable

  • Previous experience as an Executive Assistant or Executive Support Officer, preferably in an IT environment
  • Possession of a current drivers’ licence and access to a private vehicle

Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of 12 months with the possibility of permanency. To be eligible for permanent employment within the ACT Public Service you must be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.

How to Apply

  1. In two pages or less tell us:
    • why you want the role;
    • what you would bring to the role and what you would get out of it; and
    • describe an achievement that you are most proud of that is directly related to the position description.
  2. A current curriculum vitae,
  3. Two referees with a thorough knowledge of your work performance and outlook. Please ensure that one of the referees is your current or immediate past supervisor. You should also be aware you may be asked to provide further referees.

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