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Administration Officer - Wadeye

West Daly Regional Council

Located within the Top End of the Northern Territory, the West Daly Regional Council (Council) covers 14,000 square kilometres and has a population of more than 3700 residents throughout the communities of Wadeye, Nganmarriyanga and Peppimenarti as well as the surrounding 33 homelands, a number of which are serviced by Council. Wadeye is the largest remote community and the fifth largest town in the Northern Territory. A young and vibrant Regional Council, our vision is to deliver quality services and support development opportunities, including local jobs for local people, along with implementing a range of strategies that will help shape a prosperous and sustainable future for the region.

We are seeking an Administration Officer to support the West Daly Regional Council employees located at Wadeye. The incumbent will also guide and develop the administration staff (Library and Customer Services Officer) based at Wadeye.

The role will work with and take day-to-day direction from the Administration Coordinator and Community Services Manager to undertake a range of administrative tasks such as (but not limited to):

  • Provide administrative support for Council’s Wadeye Office including:
    • maintaining records
    • drafting correspondence
    • filing
    • working with the administration staff to screen telephone calls and attend to Council office visitors;
    • scheduling appointments and meetings;
    • assisting with travel arrangements; and
    • overseeing the daily workload management and upskilling of the Library and Customer Services Officer;
  • Assist in the smooth day-to-day operations of the Wadeye Council office;
  • Create purchase requisitions;
  • Review invoices, accounts and receive goods;
  • Wadeye Council Store stocktake, reconciliation and verification of goods received;
  • Petty cash management and reconciliation;
  • Reconciliation and on-costing of Puma Fuel transactions;
  • Administer funeral arrangements for Wadeye community;
  • Incoming and Outgoing Mail;
  • Data Entry of Job Cards;
  • Payroll administration and liaison with Community Services Manager; and
  • Administer employee leave plans for Wadeye staff.

If you have excellent administration skills, an attention for detail, ability to participate as part of a team and to work co-operatively with Council staff then we would love to hear from you!

Interested to know more or would like to access the Position Description please reach out to Dan Fernando on (08)79 226 409 or email recruitment@westdaly.nt.gov.au, using the subject line: Administration Officer - Wadeye enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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