Business Support Officer (Aboriginal Pathways Program) - Talent Pool recruitment

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has developed an exciting new Aboriginal Pathways Program called "I'm Deadly", and we're currently looking for passionate and motivated people to put their hand up and be part of a Sydney based talent pool.

You’ll have the opportunity to be offered upcoming positions (over the next 12 months) and be passionate & motivated to learn, both on the job and at TAFE.

You'll be gaining a variety of administration & business support skills, completing a nationally accredited full qualification delivered by TAFE (Certificate III in Business) and be supported by a dedicated mentor throughout the Aboriginal Pathways journey whilst you work and study.

Earning $70,652 per annum plus super, you'll be in a temporary contract with the possibility of securing an ongoing job at the end of the program.

Ideally, you'll have previous general experience providing administrative and customer support, as well as experience working in and with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people/families (both professionally and personally) to enhance the skills you bring to the role and more importantly the cluster as a whole.

So if you've got the ability to transition into and work successfully within a fast paced environment, can commit to full time work and study, have pride in what you do and are ‘Deadly’ (Amazing) and passionate about Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander capacity to make a difference - then we want to hear from you!

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How to Apply:

Simply submit your application electronically via the online application process, attach your resume and a cover letter telling us how your skills and experience match what we are looking for, and we will get back in touch after the closing date.

Closing Date: 11:55pm on Tuesday 19th November 2019.

You should also know:

Between now and early 2020, the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is relocating nearly all of its Sydney based workforce to the new Parramatta Office, Parramatta Square, as part of the newest government working hub.

The Aboriginal Pathways Program is open to people of all ages who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. As such you must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent through parentage, identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, and be accepted in the community as such. Aboriginality is authorised under Section 21 of the Antidiscrimination Act 1997. 

Our commitment to flexible working:
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.

Our commitment to Diversity:
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.

12/11/2019 $0 Sydney 1 Administration & Office Support
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