Posted on: 2019-02-20

Salary: 38.00 -> 38.00 Per hour

Job type: Temporary/Contract


High profile government department
Attractive hourly rates + Herston Location
Executive Support Officer Required - ASAP Start

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Our client is a high profile Queensland State Government Department. We are currently looking for an experienced Executive Support Officers to join their team at the AO3 level for a minimum 3 to 6 month contract with their office based in Herston area. You will be working alongside friendly and supportive team!


ASAP Start - 3 to 6 month Contract position + Extension

As an Executive Support Officer will be required to support a senior director in a high profile government department. The required candidate will need to be highly organised and have prior experience support a senior director within a government department. The key duties and accountabilities for the position are outlined below

Key duties

  • Coordinating the workload priorities of the Senior Director, reading email messages and prioritising actions, ensuring the development and maintenance of efficient follow-up and record management systems
  • Diary scheduling and management, including collating papers, associated booking of meeting facilities and equipment
  • Assisting in correspondence tracking
  • Organising and co-ordinating statewide travel arrangements including flights, accommodation and car hire
  • Providing secretariat support including coordinating meetings, developing and distributing meeting agendas, recording actions, following up any action items and collating and distributing any necessary documents as required
  • Screening of incoming telephone calls and providing initial responses and associated follow-up
  • Managing and maintaining electronic reporting systems and generic mailbox accounts
  • Exercise judgement and resourcefulness to solve immediate problems.


Within the context of the role described above, the ideal applicant will have a good understanding of the Queensland Government processes so prior experience working in a similar role within the Public sector would be highly regarded.

You will be someone who has the following key capabilities:

  • Previous experience in a similar role ideally in a government department
  • The ability to start ASAP
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Extremely high communication skills both written and verbally
  • The ability to pick up systems quickly and hit the ground running.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle high pressure environments If all the above sounds like you, please APPLY NOW using the link below, job reference number


If all the above sounds like you, please APPLY NOW using the link below, job reference number 4A/21814

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