Executive Assistant (Ongoing)

Applications closing on 22 January 2021, 05:00 PM


We are seeking a highly experienced Executive Assistant to support the CEO and Mayor with proactive executive, administrative and secretarial support. The Executive Assistant will demonstrate the ability to operate with a high level of confidentiality, initiative and tact; as well as exercising independent judgement.

Key Accountabilities

Within the area of responsibility, this role is required to:

  • Manage phone calls, enquiries, diaries, appointments, registers and travel for CEO and Mayor.
  • Administer expenses and acquittals for CEO and Mayor
  • Undertake research of material for address by the CEO and Mayor and prepare draft presentations
  • Compile and distribute executive agendas
  • Prepare minutes from Council, Committee and executive meetings
  • Follow up and record actions from minutes assigned to CEO office.
  • Arrange civic receptions for mayor as required
  • Manage the flow of information to councillors including materials through the Councillors room.

Please note** Previous applicants needn't apply.

Contact Officer

Adelaide Nye on (02) 6285 6215

How to apply

Your application must include:

  • Resume including contact details of at least two referees.  Referees can be from paid, voluntary or work experience; the referee should be able to comment on your work related attributes
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of your claims for the role against the Functional Capabilities. Applicants that do not address the functional capabilities may not be considered for the position
  • Drivers License or a form of ID
  • Copies of supporting documentation

Click here to access the Application Pack(PDF, 215KB)

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from: Aboriginal people; those with disabilities; and, multicultural backgrounds. Council employees enjoy free parking, a dynamic, safe and healthy workplace, smoke, alcohol and drug free working environment. Council has a Sustainability Policy and is committed toward achieving sustainability outcomes (environmental, social, financial and governance) in all our operations and activities.