Governance Officer (2 positions available)
$95,177 - $107,129 (dependent on experience) plus 10.5% Superannuation
We are the City of Melbourne, a City of possibility and place to be bold and inspirational.
We are rapidly transforming to meet the evolving challenges faced by a global city. With a vision of being a leading organisation for a leading capital city, our mission is to create positive impact for our community. Each day, we work with passion and purpose so that together we achieve incredible things.
Together we Make the Difference
How this position will Make the Difference to City of Melbourne:
This position functions as a Freedom of Information (FOI) and Privacy role. As the Governance Officer, it supports Council and the Administration to carry out their democratic responsibilities and functions in an open, accountable and proactive way. The Governance Officer also provides specialist administrative support in relation to the Council and Committee meeting process, signing and sealing documents and various council business matters as needed.
What you will bring…
Ability to demonstrate and display City of Melbourne Values – accountability, integrity, courage, respect for self and others, and striving for excellence.
Demonstrated experience in administrative work with high attention to detail, specifically: excellent word processing, preparation of agendas, and taking of accurate minutes.
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.
Well-developed organisational and time management skills and the ability to work with changing priorities in a high pressure/high volume area.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop effective working relationships with a wide range of people.
Ability to demonstrate initiative in ensuring tasks are completed to a high standard and experience in identifying and recommending improvement to systems/processes.
Ability to effectively maintain organisation-wide (statutory and non-statutory) registers and team spreadsheets.
Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of a small, cohesive team to achieve team/organisational goals.
The ability to act as a Freedom of Information and Privacy officer.
By joining us, you will become part of a remarkable team who work in a constructive and inclusive culture to shape the future of this city. Together, we champion difference, celebrate achievement and recognise positive impact.
To view the physical requirements of this position, please see below under Position Information.
How to apply…
As part of the online application form you are required to:
attach your resume
respond to the selection criteria, in a separate document (no more than two pages), as listed above under ‘What you will bring…’
Please address your covering letter to Kirsty Pearce, Manager Council Business.
Applications will be accepted up until 11:45pm Thursday 24 November, 2022.
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City of Melbourne is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity. Our commitment is for our people to be safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people regardless of their gender identity and expression, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability and age. We look for the right values, skills and knowledge to build our capabilities so that we can best deliver for our community.