Administration Officer - Engineering Services

Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full-time
Career level: Not Applicable
Lodgement address: PO Box 27, Millicent, SA, 5280
Lodgement email:
Application close date: 07 Dec 2020 9-00 am


An opportunity has arisen for an Administration Officer to join the Engineering Services Team. Reporting to the Director of Engineering Services, this position is responsible for ensuring a high level of customer service and administrative support is provided to Council’s Engineering Department. Wattle Range Council is a local community focused organisation which seeks to encourage and support local employment.

The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Deliver a high quality of customer service to internal and external customers, while providing first contact resolution wherever possible,
  • Provision of administration and clerical support for the Engineering Office and all departments of Council.
  • Accurate recording and referring of Burial Interment Orders to Engineering Staff and Administration Officer Millicent Office in accordance with established policies and procedures and relevant legislation.
  • Recording and referring of various permits/applications in accordance with established guidelines and policies.
  • Maintain the Tender Register for the Engineering Office

The successful applicant will have:

  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral with the ability to communicate with a variety of people at all levels through a range of mediums,
  • Highly developed time management skills to meet essential deadlines, with ability to balance competing demands and work under pressure,
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft applications and demonstrated ability to familiarise quickly with new systems/programs,
  • High attention to detail and ability to show initiative,
  • Relevant experience in a similar role.

An attractive remuneration package in the range of $59,919– $64,730 is on offer based on experience, plus 9.5% superannuation. This position is full time and entitled to a rostered day off each month.

Applications MUST include a:

  • Completed selection criteria, addressing both the essential and desirable criteria available from the website
  • Resume including three relevant referees

Applications should be marked ‘confidential’ and addressed to the Human Resource and Risk Manager, PO Box 27, Millicent SA 5280 or emailed to by 9am on Monday 7 December 2020.