Administrative Support Officer (Legal)

  • Full Time
  • 2 years ago

Job Information

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    Category Admin and Customer Service
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    Posted On Aug 5 ,2017

Job Description

Mornington Peninsula Shire has recently formed a Legal Services Team with the goal of integrating a best practice local government legal department comprising the functions of legal, risk, insurance and claims across the Shire’s operations.

Reporting to the Corporate Counsel, the Administrative Support Officer will provide:

  • General administration support to the Legal Services Team.
  • Specific administration support to the Risk and Insurance team (which forms part of the Legal Services team) in relation to annual insurance renewal and claims made against the Shire.
  • Assistance with delivering Legal Services team research, training programs and projects.

The ideal candidate

You will have:

  • expert knowledge of Objective and Microsoft Office Suite of programs
  • high level knowledge of local government policies and procedures
  • high level verbal and written communication skills
  • the ability to manage workload to a high standard
  • the ability to facilitate effective collaborative relationships with internal and external customers
  • the ability to work collegiately with other team members, the community and other stakeholders
  • sensitivity to confidential issues as they relate to the Legal Services area
  • the ability to discuss and resolve problems – internally and externally
  • effective time management skills with particular emphasis on meeting tight deadlines
  • good planning and organisational skills to assist in the management of competing demands in a busy office environment
  • at least 3 years’ experience in a similar administrative support role
  • a post-secondary qualification in Business Administration or similar would be an advantage
  • experience in a previous legal, risk, claims or insurance support role is preferred
  • A valid Employee Working with Children Check
  • a Criminal History Check
  • a valid Driver’s licence
For a confidential discussion regarding this exciting job opportunity, please contact David Carrington on 03 5950 1693.