22 Jul 2021

Contract/Temp Administrative Assistant

for Tasmanian Government – Hobart & Southeast Tasmania

Job Description

Administrative Assistant (Various)

Department of Justice
Corporate, Strategy & Policy
Human Resources

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 01 August, 2021 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close:
Sunday 1 August, 2021 11:55 PM AEST
Tasmanian State Service Award – General Stream Band 2
$57,943.00 to $62,474.00 per annum, pro rata
Employment Type:
Fixed-term, casual
Various Sites

We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTIQ+) people.

The Department of Justice supports reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants with disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Period of Appointment

Fixed term casual for a period of 12 months

Hours per fortnight

Casual hours as and when required


Please note, subject to the duration of the casual engagement, the occupant may be required to undertake all or part of the following duties:

  • Perform a wide range of administrative and clerical functions, including: reception, data entry, maintenance of data bases and mail handling.
  • Provide administrative support for meetings as required, including: venue organisation, collation and distribution of agendas, as well as attending and assisting at meetings as required.
  • Provide personal and telephone reception facilities of a high quality ensuring sensitive and confidential handling of enquiries, including: attending to public inquiries, liaison with government agencies, the legal profession and other stakeholders.
  • Assist in the preparation and collation of draft reports, correspondence and other documentation.
  • Assist in diary management, file management and archiving processes.
  • Perform other tasks relevant to the skills and experience of the position holder and classification of the position.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV. We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please note if you submit the details of your referees with your application the Selection Panel may contact them without notifying you.

Refer to the ‘Information for Applicants (DOJ)’ document for further information. Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6165 4914.

For more information

Rachel Isaac
Senior Consultant Human Resources
Email: Rachel.isaac@justice.tas.gov.au
Phone: (03) 6165 54906

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Job Locations: Hobart & Southeast Tasmania.
Job Categories: Administration & Office Support and Administrative Assistants.
Job Types: Contract/Temp.
Job Tags: jobs for 50+, jobs for mature age, jobs for mature age workers, jobs for older workers, older workers, and older workers jobs.
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