Administrative Support Officer, Centre for Workforce Excellence

The Department of Health and Human Services develops and delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the wellbeing of all Victorians. Our services are in line with the government's vision for making Victoria a stronger, more caring and innovative state.

Our vision is to achieve the best health, wellbeing and safety of all Victorians so that they can live a life they value.

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All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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Job Details
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Department: Family Safety Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/52180
Closing Date: 23-Aug-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 2018-08-09 PD 52180 Executive Assistant VPS3.docx (Word, 212KB)
Job Specification

2018-08-09 PD 52180 Executive Assistant VPS3.pdf (PDF, 172KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Silvana Sgro
(03) 9194 3234

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1 x ongoing, full-time (76 hours per fortnight); part-time will be considered

Office Location: Melbourne CBD location
Position Summary:

As Administrative Support Officer you will facilitate the smooth and efficient management of day to day operations of the Centre for Workforce Excellence by providing executive management support; secretariat support to a number of internal and external stakeholder forums; and broader support to the Centre in the formatting and coordination of documents, reports and presentations utilising advanced IT skills and knowledge.

Are you

  • Detail focused, with highly developed written communication and IT skills
  • Self-motivated, and able to work with a high level of autonomy and initiative
  • Able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and communication skills


How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:


Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

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