Administrative Officer - Sustainability and Environment

Job No: TSC784
Location: Murwillumbah

The Sustainability and Environment Unit is seeking a part-time Administrative Officer to join the team. You will provide high level administrative and project support for the programs and activities of the Unit. The position provides assistance to several committees with the organisation of events, workshops and community engagement activities. 

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $29.92 per hour with competency based increments up to $34.28 per hour, plus 10% super.
  • Part-time 3 days / 23.25 hours per week.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance.
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking:

  • Certificate in Business Administration or relevant discipline and demonstrated experience in an administrative role. 
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of environmental and sustainability issues as they relate to Tweed Shire.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Murwillumbah, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

Friday 23 July 2021 at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI community, and people with disabilities.

Click here to view the Position Description

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Pre-Employment Screening

Tweed Shire Council conducts pre-employment assessments as part of its recruitment process.  Click here for more information.

How To Apply

You must use your own email address, and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with council.

Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to it later. 

You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document. You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields.

  1. Have your Resume document ready to go.
  2. Fill out all questions below. Click 'Next'. For tips on how to address selection criteria, click here.
  3. You'll then be prompted to attach your resume and other documents (if applicable). Click 'Next'.
  4. Review your application to confirm everything is correct. Click 'Confirm' to submit your application.

If you'd like to COPY and PASTE selection criteria fields into a separate Word document to work on over time, please find them listed below:


  1. Minimum Certificate III in Business / Administration studies or relevant discipline along with demonstrated knowledge and experience in an administrative role.
  2. High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  3. Demonstrated advanced administration skills including meeting preparation and minute taking, report preparation, project administration, record keeping (financial and general).
  4. Demonstrated well developed interpersonal skills required to work effectively with a broad range of internal and external service providers.
  5. Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to use initiative and to work effectively unsupervised and as part of a team.
  6. Demonstrated time management skills and capacity to effectively balance competing and changing priorities.
  7. Demonstrated experience in event coordination.
  8. Current Vehicle Licence – Car.


  1. Knowledge of environmental and sustainability issues as they relate to Tweed Shire.






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