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Government Services Co-ordinator
  • $80,981 per annum + Superannuation
  • Full Time, Ongoing Opportunity
  • Geelong

About the role

Reporting into the Manager, Government Services, the Government Services Coordinator works within the Government Services team to deliver effective government and external stakeholder relations, and communications to support WorkSafe Victoria. This role will work closely with the Minister’s Office, internal stakeholders and other External Affairs teams to coordinate Ministerial, Parliamentary and Corporate related correspondence and liaison requirements.  This role will also be responsible for:

  • Management and oversight internal and external communications and the provision of secretariat support for inter departmental committees
  • Research and writing of Chief Executive and Ministerial briefs and correspondence
  • Provision of specialist assistance to stakeholders across Worksafe and support to the Government Services team also including delivering high quality and timely information and advice to the Minister’s Office, Parliament and other Government Agencies

Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities for this role.

About you

You are an experienced coordinator with excellent time management skills. You are highly organised and take pride in your work. You have highly developed communication skills with the demonstrated ability to prepare concise briefing documents, reports and communications to internal and external stakeholders.  You will also possess:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an administration support role preferably in a politically sensitive and policy rich environment
  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word & Excel) and e-records
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, prioritise and exercise discretion
  • Tertiary qualification in relevant discipline, such as, politics, public policy, communications, journalism or public relations will be highly regarded

Working with Us

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

What’s next?

Applications close 11:00pm, Friday 18th June 2021. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.  You may be required to undergo a National Police Check (and/or Medical Assessment) as part of the recruitment process.

Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in.

For further enquiries please contact Katherine Bray on (03) 4243 8895.

About Us

At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we’re committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers and the community.

Our future

Our goals are to embed in every workplace a proactive, prevention-led approach to health and safety across the state, and to provide a personalised, tailored service for every Victorian who comes into contact with WorkSafe.

Like wearing a seatbelt or putting on sunscreen, “prevention-led” thinking will become automatic every time Victorians step into the workplace.


Job Ref: KB000163
Submitted: 04-06-2021
Contact: Katherine Bray
Contact Phone: 4243 8895

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