Team Assistant Job at Country Fire Authority in Burwood East VIC

Job Description

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world’s largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency services organisations. We are proud of the work we do in protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. CFA strives to be a values-based organisation and an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees, where people with a variety of skills, experiences and backgrounds all add value through the roles they perform.

About the Role:
We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic individual in a key role providing effective, efficient and confidential administrative and project assistance to Senior Managers, Deputy Chief Officers and their respective teams.

You will be responsible for the provision of high-quality administrative support, including word processing and document presentation – professionally prioritising pending work and coordinating meetings; preparing agendas and reports and organising venues, catering and minute taking and other documentation associated with meetings. You will administer management diaries as well as overseeing specific review and feedback processes to track issues and project performance against deadlines and priorities. Further, detailed responsibilities will include:

  • Forward planning of work activities to ensure deadlines are met.• Assisting project work by formulation of systems to gather appropriate data/information, and collating and analysing information.• Preparation of briefing materials as required.• Preparation and production of material for presentations and/or reports to support projects and determining and designing appropriate methods of presentation.

About You:
To succeed in this key role, you will demonstrate an extensive knowledge of administrative procedures and possess highly developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills including the ability to liaise with people at all levels. You will have demonstrated ability to contribute to a team environment and, importantly, proven ability at an intermediate or advanced level, in the use of personal computers and software applications – incl. MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)This is an excellent opportunity to further your career within our close-knit and professional team.

Your Application:
When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter• Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description• Resume

Please note: (if internal):

  • Transfers on a fixed term basis or higher duties assignments require the approval of your current manager.• Only CFA employees are eligible to apply for positions that have been advertised internally.

Submitting your Application:
When you click the ‘apply’ button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.

The successful applicant must be willing to complete pre-employment checks including a National Police History Check and Working with Children Check prior to receiving a job offer.

CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to be an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

Applications close: 11:59pm 26 January 2021

About Company

Company: Country Fire Authority

Company Location:  Burwood East VIC

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