LGNSW Positions Vacant

Executive Assistant

  • C-suite role with great benefits
  • Full Time, permanent position
  • Sydney CBD location
  • Rostered Day Off (RDO) monthly

The organisation

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak organisation that represents the interests of NSW general and special purpose councils.  We advocate on behalf of members and their communities to decision makers.  We also provide a comprehensive range of services, including industrial relations representation, management services and training.
 

The position

The Executive Assistant will provide executive level support for the Chief Executive and President. The Executive Assistant performs a full range of secretarial and administrative support functions, including prompt, courteous and effective communication with internal and external stakeholders, to ensure the smooth and effective administration of the executive office.
 

The person

We are seeking an experienced, confident EA with sound judgement that can provide a high degree of professional support on confidential and sensitive business matters.  Your ability to prioritise and work flexibly and collaboratively to achieve results will contribute to your success, as will your exceptional administrative, time management and technical proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of programs. The role entails extensive and complex calendar and travel management and interfaces with senior executives, Board members and high profile external stakeholders like Ministers and MPs.
 

The essential requirements

  • Substantial experience supporting a Chief Executive or executive manager.  
  • High degree of professionalism and judgement with the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 
  • Excellent oral communication skills and the ability to communicate and liaise effectively and sensitively at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to balance conflicting priorities and to work to deadlines.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in MS Office, Outlook and records management system. 
  • Supports productive relationships with a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently and with people at all levels 
 

How to apply

 
For more information download the position description and essential requirements.

Applications should include:

  • a covering letter which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position accountabilities and essential requirements detailed in the position description
  • an up-to-date resume
 
Please send applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au.  Please contact Jennifer Trute on 9242 4030 if you have any enquiries.
 

Applications close Tuesday, 3 July 2018.

HR and Payroll Support Officer

  • Permanent part-time (3 days per week)
  • Sydney CBD location
  • Generalist position

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak organisation that represents the interests of NSW general and special purpose councils.  We advocate on behalf of members and their communities to decision makers.  We also provide a comprehensive range of services, including industrial relations representation, management services and training.

The HR and Payroll Support Officer provides support and assistance to the Human Resources Manager and the Assistant Accountant in all aspects of human resources administration for LGNSW and payroll management of LGNSW and LG Procurement. The position has a key role in assisting to ensure that all human resources and payroll statutory and legal obligations are met.  

The person

We are looking for a naturally helpful administrator, with a willingness to assist wherever needed. You will have a solid background in human resources administration and payroll processing.  Your ability to be flexible and work collaboratively to achieve results will contribute to your success, as will your attention to detail and time management proficiency.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in human resources administration, payroll and/or leave administration related functions
  • Computerised payroll experience
  • Well-developed organisational skills and the capacity to successfully manage competing priorities and meet deadlines, while maintaining confidentiality and accuracy
  • Sound oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Adept at problem solving, including being able to identify and address issues as they arise
  • Capacity to gather, interpret and analyse information and clearly present ideas and technical information

How to apply

Read the position description and essential requirements and email your application to jobs@lgnsw.org.au

Applications should include:

  • a covering letter that clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position accountabilities and essential requirements detailed in the position description
  • an up-to-date resume

Please contact Jennifer Trute on 9242 4030 if you have any enquiries.

Applications close Thursday, 28 June 2018​

 

Board election – Vice-President (Rural/Regional councils)

A casual vacancy exists on the Board of LGNSW for the office of Vice-President (Rural/Regional councils) which is required to be filled by secret postal ballot in accordance with the provisions appropriate to the election for the vacant office.

The Australian Electoral Commission will cause an Election Notice inviting nominations for the office of Vice-President (Rural/Regional councils) to be published in the Association’s official journal, the LGNSW Weekly, and sent to each member entitled to vote in the election, by post, on Friday, 13 July 2018.

Further details about the election, including the date that nominations close and the date that the ballot opens/closes will be contained in the Election Notice.

Allocation of voting delegates for Board election

The number of voters each eligible Ordinary member is entitled is set out in the table in Annexure A.

Eligibility requirement to be a voting delegate

Voting delegates must be a Councillor of a Council which is an Ordinary member of the Association in the ‘Rural/Regional councils’ category or member of the Board in the ‘Rural/Regional councils’ category under the Association’s rules.

How to nominate voting delegates

Nominations are to be made online using the nomination form at the following link:

Voting Delegate Nomination 2018 VP Rural/Regional

Only one nomination form may be completed for each Ordinary member.  It is important that you have all of the required information for each voting delegate before completing this form (including, for each person – a street address or PO Box number, suburb, state, postcode, and whether the address is a workplace address).

This form must be submitted to the Association by no later than Friday, 6 July 2018, 12 noon (AEST).

Further details

For further information:

a) about members’ voting entitlements and nomination of voting delegates: contact Adam Dansie (Senior Manager – Industrial Relations) on (02) 9242-4140 or at adam.dansie@lgnsw.org.au

b) about all other matters relating to the election: contact Anthony Carey (AEC Returning Officer) on (02) 9375 6361 or at nswelections@aec.gov.au

The nomination form must be submitted to the Association by no later than Friday, 6 July 2018, 12 noon (AEST).

 

Please see senior council vacancies for opportunities within NSW councils.