Executive Assistant

Permanent Full Time role at Hillsdale under experienced mentor, Integral role actively contributing to Councils Operational outcomes, Enjoy a fortnightly rostered day off.

At Bayside Council, we are committed to a positive, flexible and supportive workplace culture, where our people and customers feel respected and valued. We are proud to serve our community through operating with transparency, integrity and in the best interests of the Bayside community to deliver exceptional service.

Purpose of the role

The City Life directorate delivers personalised and public services to enhance community life, including family, aged, leisure and cultural services.

Key Relationships

The Executive Assistant supports the Director of City Life and the primary purpose of this role is to provide high level executive support across a range of areas. We are looking for a candidate who is a great communicator and enjoys promoting a positive and collaborative culture engaging all areas of the organisation.

Balancing the expectations of internal and external stakeholders will be a key component of this role.  Additionally you must be able to demonstrate that you are able to deal with matters confidentially and maintain discretion at all times. 

You thrive in an environment that is fast paced and dynamic and are comfortable working with a high level of autonomy.  Your ability to manage multiple competing priorities coupled with a desire to always provide quality outcomes will be highly regarded.

Key Responsibilities

To be successful in this role, you will have proven administrative experience and sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, be responsible for Directors diary management, as well as using your foresight in anticipating issues and to negotiate outcomes in a timely manner in line with the organisations priorities.

You are a confident communicator, skilled in being able to quickly build rapport with all levels of staff and the community.  If you are a proactive, solutions-focused individual who enjoys working within a fast paced and dynamic environment then we would like to hear from you.

Essential Requirements

  • Qualifications and/or equivalent experience in a relevant field.
  • Demonstrated experience in an executive assistant role, or equivalent, with a sound understanding of the complexities of working within a politically sensitive environment.


What can we offer you

As an employer, Bayside Council offers a flexible and family-friendly working environment supported by a generous and tangible reward and recognition program with ongoing training and development opportunities.

On top of the competitive salary, our people enjoy:

  • A rostered day off every fortnight
  • 3 extra days off during Christmas each year (pro-rata)
  • 15 days sick leave each year
  • 2 days health and wellbeing leave from your sick leave balance each year.
  • Additional parental leave entitlements for both parents


Apply Now

Your application should include an up-to-date resume (max 3 pages) and a covering letter (max 2 pages), outlining how your skills and experience meet the focus competencies, key accountabilities and challenges of the role and how you espouse Bayside Council values.

Closing Date: Monday 30 March 2020

Salary Range: $66,784.08 - $74,798.20 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation

Bayside Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment.


16/03/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Administration & Office Support
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