Executive Assistant - Community and Infrastructure Services

Full time


Reference: 5033372

Located between the majestic Mt Taranaki and the outstanding coastline of the Tasman Sea, South Taranaki is rich in art, culture, nature and wildlife. To keep our district running the best we can, we are searching for talented and passionate people to join our team.

Right now, we are looking for a unique individual to join us as the Executive Assistant to the Group Manager Community Services.

We are looking for a skilled individual who has a proven track record as an Executive Assistant in a corporate environment who can provide the full range of administrative and secretarial services to our internal and external customers.

This position is part of the very busy Community & Infrastructure Services Group, playing an important role to keep things on track and to generally make everyone's lives much easier.

The ideal candidate will be highly organised, able to respond to changing workloads and priorities while maintaining flexibility. It would suit someone who has a positive attitude, great people skills, is detail oriented and accurate with recording data, self-motivated and able to handle confidential information with discretion. A high level of integrity and professionalism is required, as is the ability to complete a high volume of tasks with minimal guidance or supervision.

You will need to be proactive, show initiative and have a good sense of humour. You should have well developed communication skills (both written and oral) and excellent computer skills including proficiency with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. You would be working with staff, elected members, other organisations and the public so you would need to be able to deal with a variety of personalities and temperaments.

The South Taranaki District Council (STDC) offers a proven "Best Place to Work" environment and the chance to join an energetic and progressive workplace. We employ people with a 'can do' attitude who want to work for a united organisation with a strong sense of family that is proud to serve its communities.

If this role appeals to you, head over to our website where you can access the background information and job description for the role. If submitting an application, please ensure you provide a covering letter outlining your skills and experience for the role along with your most current CV.

Applications Close: 01 Mar 2020