Aso3 Executive Assistant New - Department Of Human Services


Adelaide, SA

Posted 8/1/2020

The Executive Assistant is a role within Accommodation Services that is accountable to the Director, Business Commercialisation for: Providing a professional and proactive executive and administrative support service to the Director, Business Commercialisation; contributing to the strategic, commercial, financial and workforce management success of Business Commercialisation through the provision of expert administrative support in the areas of reporting capability, information management, administration of HR processes, and knowledge transfer activities; building and maintaining positive relationships with all stakeholders to ensure maximum stakeholder engagement and the effective implementation of Business Commercialisation strategic objectives and supporting a culture of continuous improvement through the implementation, review and monitoring of executive and administrative support services and stakeholder relations’ initiatives, and proactively supporting business improvement projects that contribute to Business Commercialisation success.

Special Conditions: The successful applicant will be required to hold a National Police Check (NPC) and satisfactorily complete an Employment-related Screening Check where this is required for the role, prior to being employed. Must hold a current Australian issued Driver’s Licence (equivalent to minimum class ‘C’ – South Australian), which must be maintained. Incumbent must be willing and able to drive all government vehicles within their licence classification during the course of their duties. Some out of hours work may be required.

Additional Notes: The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time.

Role Status: Term up to 30/6/2023

Remuneration: $63,681 - $67, 868 (ASO3)

Location: Adelaide

Enquiries to: Ms Emma Coley-Kennelly 0431 841 461 or email

Application Instructions

Please note there has been a change in the DHS screening requirements as of 1 July 2019 which are outlined below.


Consideration for an offer of employment in the South Australian Public Sector is in part dependent upon a National Police Check, also known as a National Police Certificate.

If you are new to the department and are invited to an interview, you will be required to produce a National Police Check, which has been issued within six months of your application for the role. National Police Checks can be applied for via the South Australia Police or through an Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission accredited body .

If the role you are applying for also requires an Employment-related Screening Check, you will be required to undergo such assessment as is advised by DHS, including periodic assessment during your employment.

Cover Letter and Resume

You are required to submit a cover letter which should be no longer than 2 pages addressing how your skills, attributes, experience and capabilities align with the role description. You are also required to provide three work referees, preferably being your two most recent line managers and attach your current resume via the online application form. For more information on DHS’s recruitment and selection process please refer to the ‘ How to Apply ’ page. Please note that for this role you are not required to address Behavioural Questions in the application.

You will only be able to save your progress once all mandatory questions are completed on each respective page. It is recommended to allow enough time to complete the whole application as the system times out after one hour. Please be aware that late applications cannot be accepted.

Please note: Information provided in applications, including user account information is an official record pursuant to the State Records Act, 1997 and will be retained in accordance with General Disposal Schedule 30 . As a result, requests for deletion of your application(s) and/or related user account(s) may be declined.

For assistance with any technical issues please contact the BRS helpdesk on 1300 733 056 or

DHS is an equal opportunity employer where selection is based on merit regardless of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age.

Applications Close

07/08/2020 11:30 PM


  • ASO3 Executive Assistant RD.pdf

    Flexibility Statement
    The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

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