NSW Government NSW Rural Fire Service

Administration Officer Roles

Two short term administrative support roles available in Tamworth, and creation of recruitment (talent) pool for future vacancies

District Administration Officer

  • 1 X Full-Time temporary role up to 1 April 2024, with possibility for extension
  • 35X hour working week
  • Location: Tamworth, Tamworth Rural Fire District

Administration Officer

  • 1 X Part-Time temporary role up to 30 June 2024, with possibility for extension
  • 21 hour working week
  • Location: Tamworth, Area Command North Western

There are currently a range of temporary full time and part time Administrative roles available within the North Western Area Command and Tamworth District Office based in our combined facility in Westdale. Accordingly, we are seeking to establish a talent pool of highly skilled Administration professionals who are passionate about supporting our local communities.

As an experienced administrative professional, you will have superior attention to detail and time management skills, capable of adapting to shifting priorities. Your exceptional problem solving and communication skills will enhance service delivery to both our internal staff and RFS volunteer members.

We will benefit from your confidence across a range of technology & software platforms, with MS 360 and SAP held in high regard. An understanding of a volunteer workforce is preferred.

Attractive annual full time salary $71,648 – $77,889 p.a. plus 11% superannuation. Pro rata rates apply for part time employment.

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please access the:

  • District Administration Officer Role Description
  • Administration Officer Role Description
  • Organisation Structure

Note: As per the role description, candidates are required to meet minimum essential requirements. If you do not meet the essential requirements for this role, your application may not progress to shortlisting.

Why work for us?

  • Corporate uniform available

  • Attractive leave entitlements including annual leave, plus more

  • Free access to our Member Assistance Program (MAP) for all RFS members, and their immediate family

  • Salary packaging options available

  • Ongoing learning and professional development programs

  • The RFS is a Registered Training Organisation and you will have access to various internal courses

Looking for more information?

Why not reach out to our role expert Katrina Madden, Acting People & Business Manager, for a confidential chat on 0417 974 397.

If you’re interested in joining the NSW RFS:

To be considered for this opportunity, you must submit your application via I Work for NSW, and attach:

  • A cover letter addressing how you meet the essential requirements of the role, outlining your suitability and why you are interested in this opportunity;
  • A resume including two current/recent professional referees (please include email address and contact number)
  • Respond to one targeted question within the online application process (maximum 500 words):
    • Please outline a time when you responded to a complex customer service enquiry that was challenging to resolve. Include actions taken to achieve a positive outcome.

Please submit your application no later than 11:59pm Sunday 11 February 2024.

Recruitment Information

  • We value a diverse and inclusive workplace and actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal people, LGBTIQA+ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • The recruitment process may involve a range of assessment activities to determine your capabilities for the role (aligning to the NSW PSC Capability Framework). The Capability application tool is designed to help job applicants understand and use the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework when applying for jobs with the NSW government. Additional checks for successful applicants will include referee checks and criminal history checks.
  • A recruitment (talent) pool may be created through this recruitment process.

Learn more about how NSW RFS members support communities across NSW below

Vacancy Reference: R24/061

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This may not be the role for you, however you can check out other vacancies in the RFS here, or consider volunteering with your local Brigade.

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