Professional Support

Lord Mayor and Councillor Support Officer

Job details

Location: Parramatta
Salary: $44.89 per hour
Job Type: Contract
Reference: V-112159
Posted: 8 days ago

Job description

Lord Mayor and Councillor Support Officer - Government Contract

  • Immediate start, initial contract through to 16th September 2024 with view to extend
  • $44.89ph + super
  • Parramatta location
  • Full time, Monday to Friday
  • Government experience is highly regarded
  • Must be able to commit to the full length of the initial contract
The Lord Mayor and Councillor Support Officer provides an administrative and secretarial support function for all Councillors. This includes providing the Councillors and the Executive Support Unit with a full range of confidential secretarial, correspondence, administrative and support services to enable the effective use of time, management of key stakeholder relationships and to support the effective management of the office. 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Providing secretarial support including examining and prioritising correspondence, taking follow up action and preparing draft replies where appropriate
  • Screening visitors and telephone calls and refer/follow up accordingly
  • Organising Councillors’ schedules and meetings
  • Providing documented responses to constituents on behalf of the Lord Mayor and Councillors
  • Drafting correspondence and reports
  • Scheduling meetings, events, conferences and appointments - Diary and calendar managements
  • Ensuring the Lord Mayor and Councillors are provided with all necessary stationery, printing and other equipment to effectively fulfill their roles
  • Exercising discretion, sensitivity and confidentiality in a highly political environment
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required

  • Previous experience in a high level administrative support role, within a Government environment is highly beneficial
  • Highly organised with a strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal, strong stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage competing priorities
  • Team player
For further information or interest in the role, please apply now or send a copy of your updated resume to Brooke Dover at


Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.