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Temporary Register - Administrator Support Officer

Position number: 
Administrative Support Officer
Yallambie VIC
Corporate Office
Administrative Support
Closing Date: 
Monday 26 August 2019
Salary Package: 
$53,999 - $59,279 +15.4% employer super

ARPANSA values workplace diversity and is committed to providing a supportive, inclusive and respectful work environment. We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds, and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, people with disabilities, people that identify as LGBTIQ+, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Should you require special assistance through any stage of the selection process, please contact the People and Culture team.

Agency overview

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is a statutory agency within the Department of Health portfolio and is the Australian Government’s primary authority on radiation protection and nuclear safety. ARPANSA regulates Commonwealth entities using radiation with the objective of protecting people and the environment from the harmful effect of radiation. ARPANSA undertakes research, provides services, and promotes national uniformity and the implementation of international best practice across all jurisdictions. 

Primary purpose of the role

The Administrative Support Officer will provide support in the following areas:

  • initial point of contact for visitors to the agencies offices
  • respond to routine requests for information from external clients
  • process incoming and outgoing mail and organise couriers for non-standard mail
  • collate data and provide reports to section managers as required
  • prepare annual licence fees
  • monitor data sets for quarterly and annual reporting requirements
  • provide support to other administrative support functions as required.

Job specific capabilities

You will possess personal drive and integrity, demonstrate initiative, work cohesively within a team environment, ask questions and demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.

You must hold Australian citizenship or possess permanent residency status leading to citizenship. This position will require a baseline security clearance.

Selection criteria

If this sounds like you, please provide a one-page response describing how you meet the selection criteria, including a description of your relevant skills and experience.

  1. Demonstrated experience in an administrative services role.

  2. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to identify a client's needs.

  3. Soundly-based administrative and organisational skills, including the ability to manage self and meet deadlines within expected service delivery standards.

  4. Demonstrated ability and experience in the use of technology including the suite of Microsoft Office programs, including databases and electronic document management systems.

Selection documentation

File Temporary Register - Administrative support officer (APS2) - May 2018/May 2019

Position Information: Robyn Lawler 03 9433 2462