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Business Support Officer

Job No: GSC404
Location: Gunnedah

Business Support Officer

  • Enjoy an attractive salary circa $58,300 - $64,400 plus super + options for Salary Packaging available!
  • Great benefits are on offer including an RDO every 3 weeks and ongoing training & development opportunities!

About the Organisation

Gunnedah Shire Council is an integral part of the Gunnedah community, a vibrant, warm and friendly town surrounded by the expansive Liverpool Plains and framed by the Nandewar Ranges. Gunnedah Shire Council is committed to providing a friendly and helpful service to all stakeholders. The council is dedicated to Gunnedah being a liveable and accessible community for all ages and demographics. Additionally, Gunnedah Shire Council is proud to promote economic and business development in the region 

The council is not only invested in the people of Gunnedah, the council is heavily invested in its employees and their future careers. 

About the Opportunity

The Gunnedah Shire Council now has an exciting full time  35 hours per week opportunity for a Business Support Officer to join their team in Gunnedah, NSW. 

Reporting to the Team Leader Customer Service, your key responsibility will be to provide efficient and effective customer service and administrative support to the Customer and Information Services' directorate.

Core duties:

  • Receive, answer and re‐direct a range of telephone customer service enquiries for Council.
  • Perform a range of customer service functions including customer requests, receipting payments and banking as required.
  • Word process and format correspondence, preparation of meeting agendas and documents as required. 
  • Process and maintain electronic documentation and document scanning for the directorate.
  • Coordinate catering, travel and accommodation bookings as required.
  • Generate purchase orders and organise invoices for payment.
  • General administration duties.
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to improve work practices and productivity outcomes.
  • Contribute to staff meetings/toolbox talks and raise issues and questions as appropriate.
  • Use policies, procedures and standard work practices to carry out tasks in an effective manner.
  • Participate in all identified training and development activities within agreed timescales. 

To read more about the role, click here! or call Jodie Renton on 02 6740 2102.

About You

To be considered for this role, you will have a minimum of 3 years demonstrated experience in office administration, reception and general office duties. 

Council is looking for an effective communicator with a high level attention to detail, and strong interpersonal skills! Proficient computer skills across the Microsoft Suite is also paramount. 

You will also be a proactive and self-motivating team player who has exceptional time management skills, and who is able to prioritise tasks and solve problems that arise.

About the Benefits

In this role you will enjoy working within an organisation with a great culture and a shire with a fantastic sense of community!

In return for your hard work and dedication you will also receive an attractive salary from $58,300 - $64,400 PLUS a range of additional benefits including;

  • Super;
  • Salary packaging
  • Ongoing training & development opportunities;
  • RDO's every 3 weeks;

If you're looking for your next role within a supportive work environment and a vibrant local community, look no further! - Apply Now!



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