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These junior administrative roles are located all around Australia, as we are hiring for all 151 federal electoral divisions with around 300 jobs available nationally. These roles will be located across a variety of locations, including all major Australian cities and many regional areas. Work environments will vary with location, but range from small offices, larger regional working units, busy state offices and warehouse environments.
You will be working alongside other administration assistants to complete work important to maintaining our democratic processes, including helping manage the electoral roll and assisting with planning for elections and electoral events. At election times there will be significantly more work available, and these roles will take on an expanded remit in helping to deliver the operational aspects of an election and helping to manage the temporary election workforce employees. The AEC relies on a large workforce of APS 1 employees to help complete the significant volume of work required in maintaining an accurate electoral roll and to plan and deliver electoral events.
This work includes administration, data entry, planning, office support and public engagement tasks. There is no prior work experience requirement for these roles if you believe you have the ability to thrive in a fast paced but rewarding generalist office role. We are keen to have you apply if a flexible role that provides you with valuable government experience is something you are interested in.
We strongly encourage students and people from diverse backgrounds to apply. As a casual you will have some control over when you work and for how long, however during an election period, full-time availability is preferred. The key duties of the position include Customer service skills, with the ability to be friendly and helpful to internal AEC staff, members of the public, and other external stakeholders Ability to complete data entry and administrative tasks, with good attention to detail Ability to work in a team and cooperate with others to complete tasks and minor projects Organisational skills, with the ability to plan your work activities and manage multiple tasks at once Ability to carefully follow established processes and procedures Good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to respond to emails from a variety of customers and stakeholders Basic computer literacy with experience in using MS office programs; any MS excel proficiency will be highly regarded.