Executive Assistant

Position Vacant 

Executive Assistant- 6 month Parental Leave Position

Applications close:  Monday 3 August 2020


McKinlay Shire Council seeks a suitably experienced Executive Assistant to support the Councils Mayor, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director of Corporate and Community Services to contribute to the efficient and productive operations of governance within Council. 


A salary package will be offered, dependant on qualifications and experience for 6 months only. The package will be inclusive of substantial employee benefits in recognition of the importance of work/life balance, including 5 weeks annual leave, paid sick leave, up to 12% employer superannuation contributions and professional development opportunities.


Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant will support the above mentioned members of the McKinlay Shire Council Executive Management Team, developing and maintaining Councils Corporate image, and demonstrating a high degree of judgement, initiative, confidentiality and sensitivity to all duties.


Desired applicants will hold the following qualifications and/or experience:

  • Local Government qualifications and/or experience;
  • Have a minimum of two years experience in a similar role, preferably in Local Government; or alternatively recognised qualification and/or experience;
  • Ability to effectively use computer based systems and general office equipment;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office based programs such as Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook;
  • Sound knowledge of meeting procedures; and
  • Experience in creating reports and meeting minute taking.


27/07/2020 $0 Mt Isa & Western QLD 1 Administration & Office Support
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