Casual Administration Officer

Job No: RFDS258
Location: Bundaberg

 Whenever and wherever people in Queensland need us the most, we’re there. That’s how it’s been for almost a century. Join us and help us keep it that way.

About us:

The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world. Using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, we deliver extensive primary healthcare and 24-hour emergency service, from nine strategic bases, to those who live, work and travel throughout Queensland.

The role:

  • Casual Role
  • Located at Bundaberg RFDS Base

The RFDS is seeking an experienced Administration Officer to join the team at the Bundaberg Base. This casual role will provide adhoc leave coverage and support us in busy times As the hours will be adhoc we are looking for someone who is committed to a casual role where the hours may not always be consistent.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for variety and opportunities to develop new skills in a team-focussed, fast-paced and professional environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • General administrative support including correspondence, managing mail, stationery and consumables.
  • Answering incoming calls and general reception duties.
  • High volume, accurate data entry.
  • Records management, filing and archiving systems.

Why join us?

In return for your skills, energy and commitment to our mission, we offer you the opportunity to make a real impact in Queensland communities and truly help others. You’ll work every day with people who are passionate about our purpose and proud of their contribution to our iconic organisation.

As a member of the amazing team driving RFDS from behind the scenes, you’ll come to work knowing that your efforts are enabling our work in helping people in Queensland communities. Critically, you’re also helping ensure our organisation is efficient, effective and sustainable now and in the future.

Who are we looking for?

To be successful in this role you will require at least two years experience working in a busy office environment, demonstrate accurate high volume data entry skills and competent administration skills.  You will also possess: 

  • Intermediate skills in MS Office, particularly with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Sound knowledge and experience with coordination, prioritisation and time management.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all managers and key stakeholders.
  • The ability to work effectively and cooperatively in both a team environment and autonomously.
  • Current drivers licence

Most importantly we’re looking for someone who has a strong sense of professionalism, can work well under pressure, enjoys variety and has strong attention to detail.

There are also three ‘must-haves’ that we look for in every employee of RFDS (Queensland section). We want people who:
1.Are passionate about providing the finest care to people in Queensland;
2.Go above and beyond to drive a positive, cohesive team culture – helping each other to help others;
3.Embrace the challenges our organisation faces - have the motivation to help us thrive in a competitive, commercial, KPI-driven environment

If successful, you must be willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol testing, a criminal history check, and be eligible to obtain ASIC clearance.  


For further information regarding this role please contact Joanne Faulkner, Base Services Coordinator on (07) 4131 3000.

Applications will close Sunday 22 April 2018 and shortlisting will be completed shortly thereafter. 

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