Divisional Office Assistant
Duties The AEC is seeking a motivated and resilient person with the demonstrated ability to contribute to organisational outcomes and work collaboratively within a small team. The successful candidate will possess a proven record in general administrative tasks, computer skills, including good typing skills, and have the capacity to deliver staff training. A demonstrated commitment to building sustainable relationships with internal and external stakeholders whilst working collaboratively with peers and staff is also required.
Under general direction, and as a member of a small team, the Divisional Office Assistant will undertake and/or assist with: 1. Diverse electoral activities including maintenance of Commonwealth electoral rolls, investigating and reporting on cases of non-enrolment and non-voting, and the planning of and conduct of elections and referendums. 2.
The provision of general office support and administration including counter and telephone enquiries, preparation of correspondence, using automated systems and maintaining office accounts, stores and supplies. 3. The engagement, training, supervision and payment of casual staff for the conduct of electoral events.
4. Conduct, or assist with the conduct of, industrial elections, protected action ballots and fee-for-service elections and ballots as required. 5.
Maintenance of a safe working environment by taking all reasonable steps to ensure compliance with OH&S requirements. Eligibility • AEC employees must be Australian citizens. • Any person who is, and is seen to be active in political affairs, and intends to publicly carry on this activity, may compromise the strict neutrality of the AEC and cannot be considered • Applicants are required to consent to undergo a character check prior to commencement Notes RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy.
Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see: http://www.apsc.
gov.au/priorities/disability/recruitability . About Australian Electoral Commission The Australian Electoral Commission is at the heart of Australian democracy.
The AEC is responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums, maintaining the Commonwealth electoral roll and making sure the Australian public is informed about all electoral matters. Our goal is to see that all eligible Australians have a voice in our democracy. Diversity makes our democracy strong and we believe it makes our organisation strong.
We are committed to workplace diversity and actively encourage applications from people with disabilities, women and people with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds. We recognise the richness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and the unique knowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees bring to our workplace. We wel....