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Finance and Administration Officer, Clerk Grade 3/4 - 198497 and 198501

Organisation/Entity: Department of Education
Job Category:
  • Administration and Clerical | Executive Support and Secretarial
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - East
Job Reference Number: 00005DGZ
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 2
Total Remuneration Package: $81,624. Package includes salary ($67,248 - $73,635), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 02 9244 5088 - Paul Woelfl
Closing Date: 04/07/2017 - 11:59 PM


  • 2 x Temporary appointments for a period up to: 30 June 2019
  • Location: Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney

The NSW Department of Education serves the community by leading the provision of world-class education. The department protects young children by regulating preschool and long day care providers. Once children move into school, we provide them with a world-class primary and secondary education. We also work to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.


Asset Management Directorate manages the planning and delivery of capital works, maintenance and infrastructure projects for government schools across the state. The Directorate is divided into two main areas – Facilities Management and Advisory Services, and Planning and Delivery.


About the role

  • The role provides administrative support to ensure the effective operation of the AMU.
  • The role undertakes SAP transactional tasks to support project delivery to schools.
  • The role is responsible for the day to day supervision of the Finance and Admin Support Officer. 
Talent Pool
A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of candidates who have undergone an assessment process and have been identified suitable for this role or similar roles for a period of 12 months. Being part of a talent pool means that you may be considered for ongoing, temporary or term employment for a range of similar roles. This offers exciting opportunities for you to gain a wide range of experiences to build your public service career.
How to apply
If you are interested in this role please apply online and include a covering letter (maximum of 2 pages) and your resume (maximum 5 pages) which clearly details how your capabilities, knowledge and experience can contribute to the success of the Directorate. Please also include the name and contact details of two referees.
For the application process, you must answer any pre-screening questions and any essential requirements. We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your response with this in mind.
Note: it is a requirement that all candidates submit their applications online via iworkfor.nsw No paper based, email based or late applications will be accepted.
Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.
If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following documents and your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.
Closing date: 4 July 2017

Key Application Responses

Pre-screening questions:
  1. Please provide an example of when you managed competing demands whilst providing executive and administrative support to a senior manager or team.  How did you determine what was a priority and what were the outcomes?  (maximum 300 words)
  2. The role undertakes SAP transactional tasks to support project delivery to schools. From your experience, when processing orders/payments in SAP, what do you look for to ensure that they are processed correctly and in a timely manner? (maximum 300 words)


Essential Requirements:

  • Drivers Licence