Administrative Assistant (Temporary Full-time up to 12 months) Job at Corporate Services in Sydney NSW

Job Description

Clerk Grade 1/2

Temporary Full-Time up to 12 months


About us

The NSW Police Force (NSWPF) is one of the largest police forces in the western world, with more than 20,000 employees, including more than 4,000 administrative employees who support the sworn officers that provide a range of law and order services 24 hours a day, seven days a week to the socially, geographically and culturally diverse community of NSW.

Our commitment to Diversity

The NSW Police Force is a proud employer of a diverse range of people. We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive and respectful workplace for all employees. Differences are embraced, contributions are valued, and everyone has a sense of connection and belonging.

We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds and encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, and individuals who may identify as LGBTIQ, with disability, a culturally and linguistically diverse background, and people of all ages.

If you identify as a person with disability and require further information on the role or you require specific arrangements to participate in the recruitment process, please contact the person listed above or email ashb1ell@police.nsw.gov.au

If you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and would like assistance with your application, please contact the NSWPF Aboriginal Employment & Engagement team @hraboriginal@police.nsw.gov.au.

About the role

We have an opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to be part of our Capability, Performance & Youth Command team. The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support services to staff and other team members to enable the efficient operation of the command/business unit.

This is a temporary role and employment is either as temporary employment under Rule 11 of the Government Sector Employment (NSW Police Force) Rules 2017, temporary assignment under Rule 15 of the Government Sector Employment (NSW Police Force) Rules 2017 or a secondment under section 95 of the Police Act 1990 up to 12 months.

Essential requirements

Obtain and maintain the requisite security clearance for this role.

What we can offer you

At NSWPF our people have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. Some of the benefits available when you join the NSWPF include:

competitive salary;

flexible work options;

opportunity to purchase leave;

annual leave loading;

corporate wellbeing programs including seminars and the Fitness Passport;

free annual influenza vaccination;

salary packaging options via superannuation contributions or a novated vehicle lease; and

convenient location for public transport and to shops etc.

How to Apply

Applications can only be submitted electronically via the I Work for NSW website.

To be considered for this role, attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume that clearly details your skills & experience as relevant to this role.

You must also address each of the following Target Questions (300 word limit per question) in the text boxes provided in the online application or attach as a separate document.

Target Question 1:
The Administrative Assistant role requires you to complete work tasks within agreed timeframes. Providing a recent example, outline the initiative taken to ensure a project or task was completed within the specified timeframe. How did you do this and what was the result?

Target Question 2:
As an Administrative Assistant, you are responsible for administering a large volume of correspondence across the Command. Describe your experience with Records Management and how you have utilised these systems to accurately manage a large number of records and the administration process for the life cycle of the document in line with policies and procedures.

Your application must stand on its own merits, and the completeness and relevance of your application will determine if you proceed through to the selection process.

Please do not attach copies of qualifications, certificates or documentation (other than what has been requested) – you can bring these if called for interview.

Part of our assessment process may include online and/or telephone capability testing therefore you may be contacted to participate.

Prior to commencement, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a rigorous National Police (criminal history) Check and obtain and maintain a Security Clearance as determined by the NSW Police Force.

This recruitment may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future roles (ongoing or temporary) that may arise over the next 12 months.

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

About Company

Company: Corporate Services

Company Location:  Sydney NSW

Job Category:

About Corporate Services