Governance Administration Officer

Job No: NGSC252
Location: Stawell

Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Package $63,247.02 per annum
Position Description Governance Administration Officer

About us

Northern Grampians Shire Council has a diverse employment base across 14 worksites in the Grampians region of Victoria. We offer flexible work arrangements, providing access to relevant training and professional development opportunities with a variety of employee benefits.  We use the Microsoft 365 productivity suite and we are committed to delivering best fit cloud-based ICT solutions of mutual benefit to our community and employees.

We have a Bring Your Own Device and Mobile Allowance policy, which we encourage candidates to read in conjunction with the position description.

Covid-19 Vaccination Status

Our organisation requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and evidence must be provided by the preferred candidate prior to an offer of employment.

About this role

This position has responsibility to work with the Governance and Civic Support team to provide high level administrative support to the team. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to a range of internal and external stakeholders and functions to ensure the effective delivery of Governance and Civic Support services. 
  • Deal with highly confidential and sensitive matters in a professional and discreet manner. 
  • Provide support and backup to the Records Officer and Governance Officer in the Governance and Civic Support team. 
  • Prepare quality written correspondence. 
  • Maintain key register and access to Council properties. 
  • Assist in maintaining both Council and Governance website pages and portals. 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of formal Governance policies and procedures. 
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of Council/Councillor briefings, agendas and papers. 
  • Perform, as directed, other duties that are within the limits of the incumbent’s skill, competence and training.

About You

  • Proven ability to provide a high level of administrative assistance. 
  • Proven ability to work co-operatively and positively as a member of a team. 
  • Proven ability to manage highly confidential information. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office suite, specifically in the creation of documents in Excel and Word.  

How to apply

  • Download and read the position description.
  • Attach a cover letter and resume.
  • Submit your application by following the process on this page.

If you'd like to know more contact Mary Scully, Manager Governance at or call 03 5358 8700. 

Applications close 12.00pm Monday September 26, 2022.

Northern Grampians Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to being a child-safe organisation, with zero tolerance for child abuse.


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