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Payroll Officer

Organisation/Entity: Sydney Living Museums
Job Category:
  • Human Resources and Recruitment | Payroll and Remuneration Administration
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00007C34
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $87,900. Package includes salary ($72,418 - $79,297), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 0450 963 819 - Lisa Walters
Closing Date: 14/10/2019 - 11:59 PM


Payroll Officer

We are looking for a bold, authentic and collaborative Payroll Officer who is interested in joining a leading NSW Government agency focused on creating a living future for the past so that our visitors can experience Sydney's past as if they had lived it themselves.


What the opportunity is

  • Employment with Sydney Living Museums, Department of Premier & Cabinet
  • Clerk Grade 3/4 - $87,900. Package includes salary ($72,418 - $79,297), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • Temporary full-time employment (for a period up to 1 year)
  • The opportunity to work multiple locations – The Mint, Sydney CBD and Western Sydney Records Centre, Kingswood


What we do

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) cares for a group of 12 of the most important historic houses, gardens and museums in NSW on behalf of the people of NSW.

Our commitment to our audience is to maintain the museums, landscapes and collections with integrity whilst presenting the narrative of each in contemporary, compelling and relevant ways.


Our purpose is to enrich and revitalise people’s lives with Sydney’s living history, and to hand the precious places in our care and their collections on to future generations to enjoy.


Our partner - The State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales (NSW State Archives and Records) is one of Australia’s pre-eminent Archives and Records Authorities with a vast collection of historical records and archives dating back to the European settlement of Australia in 1788. With responsibilities for the development, preservation and access for the State’s archives, NSW State Archives and Records is also responsible for managing and storing over 640 kilometres of semi-permanent Government records for NSW public sector offices.


What you’ll do with us

This role processes payroll and other related matters for NSW State Archives & Records Authorities to ensure accurate and timely administration of the agency’s pay cycle in accordance with relevant legislation, policies and procedures.


For more information on the role contact Lisa Walters on 0450 963 819.


Click here for the role description and candidate information guide.


What you need to do to apply

To apply you will need to submit the following:

  • A current resume with two referees
  • A covering letter 1-2 pages in length, this should include how your skills and experience meet the role's essential requirements as outlined in the role description.
  • And respond to the 2 targeted questions (no more than 20 lines per answer). Your responses to the targeted questions should be submitted online during your application and not included in the covering letter.

Submit your application before the closing date: 11.59pm Monday 14 October 2019


What else you need to know

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) is committed to providing a flexible and inclusive workplace culture that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnic background or ability. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disability, the LGBTIQ+ communities, from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, and, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


To be eligible for an ongoing role in the NSW Public Sector you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For temporary and casual roles, you need to hold a valid visa giving you permission to work in Australia as required by the role. All successful candidates will be required to undergo a criminal record check with NSW Police.


If you are speech or hearing impaired, have access requirements that require reasonable adjustment in the assessment process, or require access to information about this vacancy in a different format, please call the Head of Human Resources on 02 8239 2366.


A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 12 months.


Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.


What the essential requirements of the role are

  • Experience using Chris21 payroll system, Time target and HR21.
  • Strong working knowledge of public sector employment conditions and entitlements effecting payroll and leave.

Key Application Responses

What you need to tell us - targeted questions

  1. Provide any examples of where you have improved or established new payroll processes to deliver improved services.
  2. What would you describe as your experience with payroll systems, what systems they were and what was your involvement?