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Administration Officer (People & Performance)

Position Details:

  • Work type: Permanent Full-time
  • 9-day fortnight
  • Location: Gayndah

Why work with us?

There really is no better place to live, work and play than naturally beautiful North Burnett.  Home to 6 main townships plus quaint villages, the region boasts incredible National Parks, is agriculturally diverse, and offers an idyllic relaxed lifestyle.

Work-life balance, this role offers a 9-day fortnight allowing you to enjoy our beautiful rural location, and relaxed natural environment, while having the space and freedom to explore your potential.

Community and connection, find a sense of belonging and build authentic and meaningful relationships within our close-knit communities.

Affordable living, enjoy a lower cost of living and better housing affordability.

Rural lifestyle, enjoy the rural landscapes, clean air, and laid-back atmosphere.

Rewarding career, this is an exciting time to be joining the team.  North Burnett Regional Council offer a dynamic working environment with opportunities for professional development.

Find out more about Gayndah in our NORTH BURNETT VISITORS GUIDE.

About the role

This is an interesting and diverse role where you will work collaboratively within a small and dedicated team, to provide confidential, professional, and efficient administrative support to the People & Performance Manager and wider People and Performance team across all aspects of the employee life cycle and other Human Resources functions such as Recruitment, Learning and Development, Payroll and Work Health and Safety.

About you

You will be self-motivated, have initiative and be forward-thinking, ideally with a background in either Human Resources, Training and Development, Work Health and Safety, Local Government and/ or Administration.

You will have strong attention to detail and the ability to exercise sound judgement, initiative, confidentiality, and sensitivity in the performance of your work. Additionally, you will have the ability to work effectively within a small team to provide quality customer service and build effective relationships with internal stakeholders.

Relevant qualifications are highly desirable.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Carry out general administrative functions relevant to the work area which are compliant with Council’s policies and procedures.
  • Assist with coordination and provide administrative support for the facilitation of staff training, including the Corporate Induction.
  • Assist with coordination and provide administrative support for the facilitation of recruitment and employee performance reviews.
  • Data entry and provide administrative support for the payroll function.
  • Data entry and maintenance of the Human Resource Information System (HRIS) and SafePlan system.

Benefits of working at Council

  • Be part of a passionate and talented team
  • Competitive salaries, plus 12% superannuation
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Healthy work/ life balance
  • Rostered days off (RDO)
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Employee ‘Study Assistance’ scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program for work or non-work-related matters

Applications close:  10:00pm, Wednesday 24 July 2024

For further information regarding this position please contact Jeni from the People and Performance Team on 0447 153 948.

Love the role and looking for accommodation?

The North Burnett Region offers affordable accommodation options, particularly if you are looking at getting into the housing market.  Contact our local real-estate agents directly to discuss potential opportunities.

If you are looking for short-term/rental accommodation, again, please contact our local Real Estate agents directly to discuss suitable options.

Additional Information

Please refer to the Position Description for full details regarding the responsibilities and requirements of this position.

If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we would love to learn more about you and appreciate your application.

To be considered for this position, you must have adequate unrestricted rights to work in Australia.

North Burnett Regional Council is a drug and alcohol-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

North Burnett Regional Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date, or extend the closing date, without prior notice.