Executive Assistant

Job No: PEAK456
Location: Scenic Rim

About the Organisation 

The Scenic Rim region is a thriving rural paradise set in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range and surrounded by World Heritage-listed national parks. Home to a population of more than 40,000 the region covers 4,254sq km and is located an hour south of Brisbane and an hour inland from the Gold Coast.

Known for its breathtaking scenery, it is a popular tourist destination offering visitors plenty to see and do. From its myriad of wineries and art galleries to expansive bushwalking tracks, state of the art equine facilities, agriculture, growing rural communities and friendly country charm, the Scenic Rim region is a must-see destination.  It contains more than 30,000 hectares of parkland, including national parks and council controlled parks, and three recreational dams.

The Council plays an important role to improve the thriving economy, and has a strong community spirit. 

For further information please access the Council website Here.

About the Position

As part of a well-established team of professionals you will provide high level, confidential executive support to senior executive staff and other senior officers within the portfolio. This includes developing and managing effective administrative systems and processes to support the various functions of the portfolio in an efficient and professional manner. As the interface between key stakeholders and the General Manager, the position incumbent will also facilitate the delivery of compliance and customer-focused outcomes in a demanding and fast-paced environment. 

You will manage and coordinate the daily functions of the office of the General Manager as well as senior executive diaries, including coordination of meetings with multiple internal and external stakeholders to deliver customer-focused services in a demanding and fast-paced environment. Assist with the preparation and monthly review of budget activities for the office of the General Manager and other executive managers within the portfolio. 

Maintain accountability and appropriate use of information systems and maintain vigilance to comply with record keeping requirements. Forster critical working relations with Office of the Mayor and CEO and other Executive Assistants across the organisation to facilitate targeted outcomes. 

Experience and qualifications:

  • Proven experience in an Executive Assistant position
  • Demonstrated ability to perform secretariat functions for executive and/or senior level meetings
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail including high quality proof-reading and editing skills to ensure communications and reports meet organisational standards
  • Exposure and experience using the Tech One system
  • Current C Class driver's licence 

How to Apply

You will be required to answer a few questions that relate to the criteria on the online application below.  Please note that you cannot submit your application without attaching your resume.  A cover letter is not mandatory but may be added if so desired. When uploading your Resume or documents please ensure file names should only include 'A-z', '0-9', '.' and '-' characters.

PEAK Services is working in conjunction with Scenic Rim Regional Council exclusively on this position. We offer local government expertise across a wide range of professional fields, providing tailored solutions for councils and other similar organisations. We work with our clients to deliver meaningful outcomes in the recruitment and contracting services. 

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For a confidential conversation, please call Sila Tasolo at Peak Recruitment Services on 0428 642 119.

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