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7 x Youth Business Administration Traineeships - 12-month duration commencing February 2022

Job No: ESC487
Location: Moruya

Calling all school leavers or people under the age of 21! Don’t know what you want to do as a career? or how to get started?

We have Traineeships up for grabs for seven enthusiastic and reliable young people to undertake a business administration traineeship under the Youth Employment Traineeship Scheme (YETS). YETS is designed to provide young people with experience in the workplace. This is a great opportunity to kick start your administration career!

Business Administration Traineeships will be offered in the following teams:

  • Community Transport
  • Customer Service and Information
  • Economic Development and Place Activation
  • Environmental Services
  • Finance
  • Infrastructure Support
  • Property & Commercial Services

As a trainee, you will be given a range of administration skill development opportunities including answering phones, photocopying, scanning, emailing, word processing, file and records maintenance and other general departmental administrative functions. With guidance, you will handle enquiries and respond to and liaise with members of the community, relevant staff, organisations and other departments as required.

Additional specific tasks will vary dependent on the department you are placed with, however, they may include things like: learning about front counter activities, operating a switch board, being involved in a project that will help Council work with young people to develop business ideas, assist in public awareness/education on the benefits of natural resource management, developing skills in Accounts payable tasks and revenue functions, assist with organising meetings, functions and community events, even preparing some web and social media content; all while providing exceptional customer service to the Shire’s residents and visitors.

As a trainee you will enter into a training contract to complete a Certificate III in Business Administration studies at Moruya TAFE, one day a week. It is anticipated that delivery of the training will be through a combination of on-the-job and required TAFE study.

Your most recent school report is required as part of our application process and will be necessary in order for your application to be processed.

Appointment to the Community Transport, Customer Service and Information, and Finance traineeships are dependent on an assessment of the results of a National Criminal History Record Check.

To be eligible for this traineeship:

  • You must be under 21 years of age as at the commencement date; and
  • You must be a current resident of Eurobodalla Shire

How to apply information sessions will be held (via Zoom) on:

  • Tuesday 7 September 2021, 10am to 11am
  • Wednesday 8 September 2021, 1pm to 2pm
  • Thursday 9 September, 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Bookings are essential so please contact Employment Project Officer - Amy Kovacs on 4474 7380 or to reserve your spot.

Further details about this role are available in the Information Package.

To apply for this position, please complete the form below or go to the Eurobodalla Shire Council Vacant Positions website page if you found this vacancy via a job search website.

Applications close: 4.30pm, Wednesday 22 September 2021.  

Please note there is no ability to save your application partway through. Please ensure you have enough time to complete your application prior to starting, by considering and preparing your answers to the selection criteria questions shown below in advance.

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