27 May 2021

Full Time General Assistant – Full Time

for Australia Zoo – Sunshine Coast

Job Description

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join our Wildlife Warriors team in a Full Time capacity as a General Assistant!

Australia Zoo is an equal opportunity employer, where we recognise the diversity of our workforce and community – be it on the basis of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, or religious belief. We provide specific workplace programs to support diversity and equal employment opportunities for women, people with disabilities and all cultural backgrounds.

This position works closely with the Chief of Staff of Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital to ensure the smooth functioning of all their daily activities and to ensure a customer-focused, responsive and professional service is provided at all times.

This position requires a highly organized, capable professional who is flexible and able to respond quickly to changing circumstances and priorities. In addition to being highly skilled in the administrative area, you’ll need highly developed relationship and influencing skills and be able to work in collaborative way with staff across the business and liaise with a variety of external companies. Strong communication skills are required, both written and oral, along with exceptional attention to detail.

At Australia Zoo, assistants continually work towards providing our guests with the best possible service. They do this with enthusiasm and motivation toward their individual learning and training.

Duties May Include

  • Management of all internal and external appointments for the Chief of Staff
  • Be on-call and available for the Chief of Staff at all times via phone and email
  • Provide a full range of administrative support services including filing and records management; faxing; mail; photocopying etc
  • Collect and disseminate information in a timely and accurate manner on behalf of the team, on matters relating to their activities/engagements ensuring the highest levels of confidentiality and probity
  • Coordinate and implement all filing of central core documents
  • Evaluate and continually update current administrative and resourcing systems, as necessary
  • Ensure that all stakeholders of Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors are aware of any upcoming events, meetings and bookings
  • General Office duties
  • Answering Phones and presenting with great characteristics of customer service
  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism at all times
  • Maintaining Australia Zoo’s customer service standards
  • Commitment to our privacy and confidentiality policies
  • Ensure company ethics and professional standards are adhered to at all times
  • Working within the guidelines of Workplace Health and Safety procedures to ensure security
  • Participating in performance training and development reviews or programs as requested by the company both on and off the job
  • Attending meetings as requested by management

Essential Criteria

  • 7 day a week availability, including weekends, public holidays and school holidays
  • Applicants must be enthusiastic, mature minded, confident, well-presented and able to demonstrate a high level of work-ethic and initiative
  • Great interpersonal communication skills and customer service
  • Well-developed organisational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks at a time

Preferred Criteria –

  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Any associated licences; training, workplace health and safety
  • Current manual driver’s licence
  • Experience in a similar role

Applications close 28th of June 2021.

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

How to Apply

Apply via direct company link below

Job Locations: Sunshine Coast.
Job Categories: Administration & Office Support, Administrative Assistants, and Records Management & Document Control.
Job Types: Full Time.
Job Tags: full time jobs for 50+, jobs for 50+, jobs for mature age, jobs for mature age workers, jobs for older workers, mature age jobs, and older workers jobs.
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