Jobs in Shoalhaven – Governance Officer

Website Shoalhaven Council

Job Description:

Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Compile and distribute Business Papers/ Agendas
  • Record Minutes for Council’s Ordinary Meetings and Advisory Committee Meetings
  • Allocation of Council and Committee Resolutions for action by staff
  • Respond to requests from Councillors, staff and members of the community for decisions of Council and/ or Committees
  • Prepare reports to Council for donation requests, conferences, Committee membership and other governance related business
  • Ensure business papers, agendas, attachments and minutes are made available to the public via publication on Council’s website and electronically for Councillors
  • Convene Council Meetings, Committee Meetings, Councillor Briefings and Workshops, Resident Briefing Meetings and Public Meetings in conjunction with CEO, relevant Chairperson and Directors
  • Prepare meeting venues, catering and remote access arrangements
  • Maintain and provide user support to the organisation for the InfoCouncil Business Paper System and the Councillor Portal
  • Assist with administrative duties relating to the Governance Unit.

Job Requirements:

  •  Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Applications – Word, Excel, Outlook
  •  Advanced keyboard skills
  •  Good oral and written communication skills
  •  Demonstrated effective time management and prioritisation skills with the ability to balance competing workloads and deliver within deadlines

Job Details:

Company: Shoalhaven Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Shoalhaven, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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