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We are located in the southern area of the Riverina region of New South Wales and service the towns of Coleambally, Darlington Point, Jerilderie and surrounds.

Our Council is a fantastic place to work, with around 90 people employed in a variety of indoor and outdoor positions.

Each and every one of us play an important part in providing services and facilities to our community. 

Whether you prefer to work indoors or outdoors, if you're passion is to deliver a high standard of work, you're reliable and committed, then Murrumbidgee Council is the place for you!

Team spirit is another quality that is very important to us as we have a close-knit and inclusive organisation.

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Senior Administration Assistant to the Director of Infrastructure

We are located in the southern area of the Riverina region of New South Wales and includes the towns of Coleambally, Darlington Point, Jerilderie and surrounds.

We have a challenging career opportunity for an energetic and capable Senior Administration Officer to provide executive administrative support to the Director Infrastructure, Infrastructure leadership team and their respective functions. The successful applicant will be based at the Jerilderie office and will play an important role in facilitating the efficient and effective operation of the organisation. 

The Infrastructure Department includes the functions of Engineering; Fleet Management & Plant, Equipment; Roads and Streets; Town Services; Parks and Recreational Facilities; and Water and Sewer.

If this role appeals to you, we would like to hear from you.  Your qualifications, experience and attributes should include:


  • Certificate IV in Business Administration or Certificate IV in Local Government or equivalent in a similar role.
  • Hold and maintain current Class C drivers licence
  • Work Cover Construction Induction Card (White Card)


  • Minimum of five years in office management, including experience in a personal assistant role to executive management
  • Extensive experience using Microsoft Office suite to produce a range of documents including correspondence, reports and spreadsheets and database entry
  • Demonstrated competence with using the Microsoft Office suite of programs
  • Well-developed capability to use computer-based systems


  • Preparedness to travel to other Council worksites and facilities in the Local Government Area.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills enabling constructive interaction with a range of stakeholders.
  • Capability and preparedness to operate as a member of an organisational team, interact constructively with other team members and contribute to team effectiveness and achievements.
  • Personally, well organised and with capability to maintain schedules, appointments and diaries for the Director.
  • Capability to manage competing demands, establish rational priorities and troubleshoot within authority on behalf of the Director.
  • Capability to work with minimal supervision and demonstrate good initiative

Essential Team Work and Customer Service Skills

  • Ability to consult, share information and work collaboratively while maintaining strict confidentiality
  • Ability to demonstrate customer service values
  • Proven negotiation skills

Essential Technical Skills

  • Demonstrated effective time management and prioritisation skills with the ability to balance competing workloads and deliver within deadlines.
  • High level minute taking skills


  • Diploma of Business Administration
  • Several years' experience in an administrative role in Local Government or the capability to source and accumulate knowledge and understanding of the operations of Local Government

The position is graded at a Band 2 Level 1 Grade 7 in the Murrumbidgee Council salary system, which ranges between $56,518 and $68 745 subject to qualifications, skills and experience, within the salary step progression of the position.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Tom Dimec, Director of Infrastructure on phone number 0437 447 011.

How to Apply: Email us at jobs@murrumbidgee.nsw.gov.au your resume, brief covering letter and a statement on how you meet the below three criteria only.

  1. At Murrumbidgee Council our corporate core values are: Trust, Honesty, Teamwork and Respect. Please choose one value and let us know how you have put this value into practice in a professional setting.

  2. Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.

  3. What experience do you have preparing formal documentation? i.e. letters, reports etc

Applications close – Friday 4 December 2021

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