Administration Assistant (Regional)

Transport For NSW

Job Details
Full-time | Permanent1 hour ago
  • Computer skills
  • Microsoft Office
Full Job Description
Organisation/Entity: Transport For NSW

Job Category: Administration & Office Support

Job Location:
Parkes, NSW, AU, 2870

Job Ref No: 83463

Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time

Salary Range: $77370.0-$85105.0

About us

Transport for NSW keeps our State moving by providing safe, integrated and efficient transport systems. We put our customers at the centre of everything we do – and we do a lot. We connect people, communities and industry and manage how they use our road, rail and maritime networks and services, and even active modes like walking and cycling. The work we do connects the journeys you take every day.

We are a state government organisation made up of more than 28,000 people and we’re in the middle of delivering the largest transport infrastructure program in Australia’s history. We work across planning, policy and procurement, harnessing data and technology to develop smarter and more adaptive transport solutions.

That means job opportunities in metropolitan and regional areas across NSW – and you have the chance to be part of creating a lasting legacy that will benefit generations to come.

Find out more about Transport for NSW

The Opportunities

Due to ongoing growth and development, TfNSW has rewarding roles for those candidates seeking permanent or fixed term contract positions in Administration Support.

Current opportunity available in Parkes!

By joining TfNSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. You’ll be supported with training and development and the opportunity to progress your career further with Transport. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!

Key accountabilities

Coordinate the maintenance of diaries for senior management and the arrangement of meetings and training and travel requirements to support operational efficiency.

Administer procurement activities, including raising purchase order requests for goods and services and reconciling and processing invoices for payment to meet operating needs and to comply with regulatory and legislative requirements.

Distribute circulars and all correspondence, including incoming electronic mail and notifications to keep managers and staff informed and enable them to respond to necessary matters within required timeframes.

Create and maintain electronic files and documents in compliance with records management procedures to ensure best practice in enabling information to be efficiently tracked, stored and retrieved.

Gather and collate data to support the preparation and production of key management reporting requirements to ensure accurate and timely information is provided to inform management decision making processes.

Key skills and experience

Demonstrated experience in providing clerical and administrative support services.

Experience in using software packages in preparing correspondence and reports

Strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office applications

Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team

Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities

High attention to detail

Successful candidates will be joining a team committed to putting People at the Heart and join an organisation that support flexible working. You will be organised, adaptable and possess the ability to work independently and within a collaborative team.

The salary and grade for the positions is Grade 4 ($77,370 – $85,105) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.

This position is based within the Parkes TfNSW office and is a key role in an inspiring, fast and active team. If you have any further questions about the role and/or team, please contact the hiring manager, Holly Davies 0438 149 764.

Please find the Role Description for Administration Assistant here

When applying online you need to:
Answer all questions on the online application form

Include an up-to-date Resume of no more than three (3) pages detailing your skills and experience

Apply today to register your interest!

A talent pool can be created for ongoing and temporary opportunities that may become available over the next 18 months. Metro and Regional locations considered.

Find out more about Transport for NSW at

Applications close 11.59pm on Wednesday 29 March 2023

We’re an inclusive and flexible workplace

Here at Transport, we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve by being an inclusive, diverse and flexible place for all our people.

We offer a range of flexible work and leave options for our people. These options depend on your role and the work you do. Some of the ways our people work flexibly include a hybrid mix of virtual and in-person collaboration, staggering work hours, or even allocating extra hours worked towards a day off from time to time. We also offer more structured flexible agreements and tailored hybrid options for people who live regionally. We’re proud to be recognised as a FlexReady Certified employer, a Family Inclusive Workplace and winners of the ‘Best Remote Work Strategy’ at the Australian HR Awards 2022.

Transport is committed to creating employment and career development opportunities for Aboriginal people. These include dedicated employee networks and yarn ups, as well as career development, leadership and mentoring programs for Aboriginal people working at Transport to connect, share and learn. Our Aboriginal Employment Unit (AEU), run by a team of Aboriginal employees, is available to support current and prospective employees. For more information, email the AEU team at or visit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment page.

We want to ensure that employees living with disability, as well as those providing care, are supported. Visit Supporting people with disability to learn more about our initiatives and requesting recruitment and workplace adjustments.

Please contact the Talent Specialist if you’d like to arrange any adjustments to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options. For any enquiries, please email Angela Anderson at ANGELA.ANDERSON@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.


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