Industry Business Support Officer

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Job Details
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: North West - Loddon
Reference: VG/_2006
Closing Date: 07-May-2017
Salary Range: $48,489 - $62,267
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description 2006 Industry BSO.doc (Word, 857KB)
Job Specification

Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

Contact: Steven Comte - Vocational Services Manager
(03) 5411 1071

Position Details

About us

Located in Castlemaine, the Loddon Prison Precinct comprises two prisons for men - the medium security Loddon Prison and the restricted minimum security Middleton Prison.

About the role

As the Industry Business Support Officer, you will play a crucial part in supporting the overall Vocational Services Operations within the precinct. The role is very diverse and will entail a wide variety of functions including providing a range of administration support services to the industry area of the prison.

Your main accountabilities will include (but not restricted to):

  • being the initial contact for customers
  • managing written reports and presentations
  • undertaking human resource administrative tasks
  • managing the prisoner pay system, general administration minute taking and meeting attendance
  • answering customer and internal stakeholder queries
  • placing orders for goods and services, paying accounts, preparing reports and various general computer related duties.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have a proven ability to analyse and interpret information, undertake research, and prepare reports and correspondence. You will have a demonstrated ability to provide executive support in a timely and efficient manner, including the ability to produce high quality documentation within strict timelines. Strong planning, organising and problem solving skills are essential.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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