Executive Assistant

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/060502A
Closing Date: 03-Apr-2017
Salary Range: $78,773 - $89,375
Job Duration: Until 30 November 2018
Attachments: PD-Exec Asisstant - VPS4 FT.doc (Word, 167KB)

Contact: Jay Meek
03 9651 9079

Position Details


  • $78,773 - $89,375 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term  until 30 November 2018   
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

The position of Executive Assistant forms a part of the Trade Victoria division, Office of the Lead Deputy Secretary branch within the Employment, Investment and Trade group.

Executive assistant reporting to the Deputy Secretary, Trade Victoria. The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team, enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the division, involving managing the diary of the Deputy Secretary, coordinating briefs, correspondence and Possible Parliamentary Questions (PPQs) on behalf of Trade Victoria, as well as other duties as required.

To be successful in this role you will have well-developed organisational and planning skills, knowledge of departmental portfolios and business areas are essential for this role.  Strong communication skills are vital to this role.


For a confidential discussion, please call Jay Meek, Deputy Secretary,  Trade Victoria on 03 9651 9079.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.  All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 3 April 2017 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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