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Specialist Administration Officer

Date: 25-Nov-2022

Location: AU

Company: Northern Beaches Council

Division: Planning & Place

Business Unit: Strategic & Place Planning

Title: Specialist Administration Officer, Permanent - Full-time Role, 35 hours per week

Salary Range: $66706.75 to $77524.33 per annum + super (subject to skills and experiences)
Start Date: February 2023


Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council strives to deliver the highest quality services to our community. Join us and you’ll be part of an organisation committed to promoting sustainable growth, leading the community, protecting our environment and creating a great future for the Northern Beaches.


Reporting to the Executive Assistant, the role of the Specialist Administration Officer is to ensure efficient and effective administrative and research support across the Strategic & Place Planning teams to maximise customer satisfaction, provide information and advice, implement service improvements and enhance the customer experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-level administrative support to the Strategic & Place Planning business unit
  • Provide administrative cover for the EA of Strategic & Place Planning 
  • Review and manage Strategic & Place Planning processes and services 
  • Organise conferences or training, events, team meetings, appointments and travel 
  • Liaise with, communicate and provide assistance and advice to internal and external customers 
  • Assist with ongoing review and development of services, supporting change management, process & procedure reviews and ongoing performance enhancements
  • Assist with promotion of initiatives and policies across Council 
  • Undertake other special projects as agreed with the EA or Executive Manager Strategic & Place Planning


Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems


Learn more about our employee benefits 


Northern Beaches Council is proud to be the winner of the 2022 Change Champion Award in the Enterprise Category (1000 or more staff). Voice Project recognises organisations who achieve exceptional improvements in work practices and employee engagement. The Voice Project Change Champion Award recognises and celebrates transformational efforts that achieve real and positive change, improving the workplace for employees and supporting key organisational outcomes.


How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact Amanda Clarke on 02 8495 6263 during business hours 
  • Applications close on 11/12/2022