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Trainee Business Support Officer (Aborig

City of Stonnington - Melbourne, VIC

Administration & Secretarial
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Position Details

Trainee Business Support Officer (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified position)

Applications close 14/03/2021

  • Salary: $67,296 per annum + monthly day off + 9.5% superannuation
  • Temporary Full Time
  • An opportunity to make a difference in an organisation that is progressive and people focused
The City of Stonnington is a Local Government Council that takes in the suburbs of Armadale, Glen Iris, Kooyong, Malvern, Malvern East, Prahran, South Yarra, Toorak and Windsor. Embracing innovation and change, Stonnington delivers over 100 different rich and high quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. Employees at the City of Stonnington are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community.
Investing in their people's wellbeing, growth and development is a priority to The City of Stonnington and they are building a safe and inclusive culture where people are empowered to deliver their best work.

We are using a Traineeship Network Provider called MEGT to find us motivated career starters that are looking to commence a 12 month Traineeship (Certificate III in Business) and kick start their careers in Office Administration at the City of Stonnington.

Please note: This position is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only. Being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for the position under the 'special measures' of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic).

About the role:
As a Business Support Officer for the People Department (Human Resources), you will gain practical on the job experience, whilst receiving extensive training (and a certificate III) in Business.

The People Department works across Council to; attract and retain the best talent, to transform Council's organisational culture so we are a safe, inclusive and high performing organisation and to support Council create value through effective risk management.
This position will support the People Department in the delivery of human resource and organisation development services. This is a generalist administrative position and will be exposed to a number of areas including Recruitment, Learning and Development, Induction, Payroll and other HR services.

Some of your day-to-day duties will include:
  • Customer Service - answering phones & managing the People Department inbox and email enquiries
  • Meeting management - arranging meetings and taking minutes as required
  • Accounts administration support - processing invoices and creating purchase orders
  • Processing Learning and Development forms such as educational assistance forms, staff development plans, probation forms
  • Recruitment administration tasks -drafting, issuing and processing contracts of employment and new starter documentation, processing resignations
  • General administration tasks - drafting letters, records management, running reports, stationary ordering
We are looking for people with:
  • A genuine interest in an Administration career pathway
  • Strong communication skills - written and verbal
  • Great attention to detail
  • A friendly and positive attitude
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • A commitment and willingness to learn
  • Team player
What's in it for you?
  • A full time job (38 hours per week) for 12 months
  • Complete a nationally recognised qualification - Certificate III in Business
  • Fortnightly pay and be paid the national award rate
  • Have a mentor to support and guide you during your Traineeship
  • Work in a supportive workplace environment
  • A monthly accrued day off arrangement
  • Wellbeing programs, events and initiatives
  • An extensive learning and development program
  • Great location - a modern and sustainable building, surrounded by shops, cafes and restaurants
What are you waiting for?
If you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to completing a Business Traineeship, then we would love to hear from you. Please send through your Expression of Interest today!

If you have any enquiries, please email Sally - sally @megt .com .au (no spaces)

About MEGT:
Established in 1982, MEGT matches businesses with the best talent across Australia. Our core focus is to provide job seekers with the chance to gain a nationally recognised qualification, practical hands on industry experience whilst earning a full-time wage!

MEGT (Australia) is a Child Safe and Equal Opportunity employer committed to child safety and providing a work environment that values diversity and inclusion.

Submitting your application

We are no longer using Position Descriptions or Key Selection Criteria. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you can 'deliver' the aspects of the role and that you have got what is needed to 'thrive'. These are the top two sections in the Success Profile below. You do not need to have a heading of each point or address each point individually. Recommended no more than 2 pages for your cover letter.

If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to discuss an alternative application process please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition Team 8290 1333.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council's Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.
For position related queries, please contact Sally from MEGT on Ph: 0417736754

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City of Stonnington