District Administration Officer - (N800)

District Administration Officer - (N800)

08 Jul
Legal Aid NSW

08 Jul

Legal Aid NSW


District Administration Officer-00008CS9

- Temporary full time role for a period up to 12 months, commencing 2 August 2021

- 35 hour work week

- Location: Forbes, Mid Lachlan Valley District

- RFS Level 2/3

About the NSW RFS

For over 100 years, the has been a vital part of the community, working hard to protect life, property and the environment from bush fires. We are the world’s largest volunteer firefighting service, with over 76,000 members, proudly built on a strong tradition of service, trust, resilience, respect, and teamwork.

To hear more about the RFS, click .

About the role

The District Administration Officer provides the Mid Lachlan Valley District with support to achieve outcomes in a timely,

reliable and efficient manner. The role liaises with staff at all levels and volunteer members of the NSW RFS.

Reporting to the District Manager, the role is primarily responsible for the delivery of administrative and clerical support services, including filing and records management, mail receipt and sorting, maintenance of registers, photocopying, compilation of manuals and reports to support the smooth running of activities.

The Mid Lachlan Valley Team comprises 7 staff members, including a District Manager, District Coordinator and Operational Officers. 

We are looking for a strong administrator, who has an appreciation and understanding of a volunteer based emergency services organisation, one who will bring enthusiam and take initative to support the team.

This role is based in the Forbes Fire Control Centre; however, travel is required on occasion.

To find out more about this role, to download the role description. 

You must meet the following essential requirements

- A Certificate II in a relevant discipline, or equivalent expertise.

- A current driver’s licence and the ability to travel.

- During periods of heightened operational activity, the incumbent may be required to support operational management activities consistent with their skills and background.

We offer

- Flexible work practices

- Attractive salary, superannuation and leave entitlements

- Great team environment and collaborative workforce

- Learning and development opportunities

- Working for a highly regarded emergency service

For further information, please review the role description or contact Superintendent   Ken Neville  on .

Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday 11 July 2021.

Applying for the role 

To apply for this role, you will need to submit an online application via , which includes responding to the targeted questions, and attaching the following  PDFs :

- A  cover letter  (maximum one A4 page)

- A  resume  which clearly details skills, experience and capabilities required for this role as per the role description. This should include  two referees , one of which is a current or recent supervisor, and their contact details. (maximum 5 pages)

 for further information on applying for a role in the public sector.

Job Notes

- Prior to applying for this role candidates should download the Role Description. Candidates must demonstrate in their application how they meet the focus capabilities and other essential requirements.

- The NSW Rural Fire Service is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community we serve. We welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and those with disability.

- Relevant criminal history, referee checks and prior employment checks will be conducted on recommended applicants.

- A talent pool may be established for future temporary and ongoing roles with similar focus capabilities. The talent pool may be available to hiring managers across the state over an 18 month period.

Relevant Information

Vacancy Reference: 21/45


Regional NSW-Bathurst & Central West NSW

Work Type


Number of Positions

1Total Remuneration Package:$78,386. Package includes salary ($65,849 - $71,585), employers contribution to superannuation and annualised leave loading.ContactSuperintendent Ken Neville-02 6851 1541

Closing Date


Job Category

General Administration


NSW Rural Fire ServiceKey Application Responses

Applicants should respond to all questions on the online application form which will include the following targeted questions.

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