Administration Assistant Community Life

Burwood Council Full Time Contract 12/05/2023
  • Temporary full-time position for a fixed 12-month period with possible extension.
  • Be part of a Council that has a reputation for strong community engagement.
  • $61K + 73K + Annual performance based salary progression + Super + Flexi Time + Hybrid working

About us:

The Burwood Council area is a hub of Inner West Sydney and is identified as a Strategic Centre by the NSW State Government. It is a cosmopolitan destination with a thriving business and retail centre with a strong and vibrant future.

Our progressive community enjoys well designed public spaces, inclusive cultural events, intriguing laneways with impressive public art and an enviable restaurant and café scene.

At Burwood our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Community Strategic Plan 2036.

Read on further if you would like to join us

Burwood Council is seeking an energetic team player who understands and embraces the importance of delivering high quality, effective administration support.

Essential Criteria:

  • Certificate III in business administration or a related discipline with contemporary experience in a similar role.
  • High level of communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Ability and confidence to communicate effectively with individuals across all levels of an organisation.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and activities, prioritise work, meet strict deadlines skills all with a high attention to detail.
  • Proven computer skills and ability to use a wide range of software applications including Microsoft Office Suite and other content, record keeping and financial applications.
  • Ability to work outside of regular office hours when required.

 Key Requirements:

  • COVID 19 vaccination for all employees (2 Vaccines)
  • Willingness to complete a National Police History Check
  • Willingness to complete a pre-employment health assessment (Where applicable)
  • Current Driver's Licence

 Culture & Benefits:

  • Flexible/Hybrid working options
  • Flexi time arrangements
  • Health & Well-being initiatives (ie flu vaccinations, skin checks, yoga)
  • Fitness Passport membership
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Further information regarding this role can be found in the Position Description. If you have any queries, please contact Dan Pocaterra, Executive Assistant Community Life at 9911 9890 or via email

How to apply: 

Please click on “Apply for this position” and follow the steps.

Applications are to include a resume and answers to the 3 online questions.

Closing date: 

Monday 29 May 2023 @ 11:30 pm