Administration Distribution Officer – Parramatta City Council

  • Full Time
  • Parramatta NSW

Parramatta City Council

The successful applicant will need to have a team player mentality. This position is responsible for Meals on Wheels kitchen duties, receptionist and administration support across Community Care. The service is involved in a wide variety of work across the community, so this role is an important enabler through highly responsive customer service, sound processes, attention to detail and flexible support to ensure smooth and efficient operations.

On a daily basis, you will provide professional, timely, accurate and courteous receptionist, customer service and administration support, using IT systems and applications at an advanced level, with focus on teamwork. There is a rotational roster for kitchen distribution duties.

Kitchen duties include lifting, rotation of stock / stocktake, ordering, high attention to detail in packing against allergens and adhering to critical time constraints, plus daily cleaning.

Switchboard operations

Daily administration support using software applications including TRIM, Pathway, CiviCRM and Microsoft suite of products at an advanced level.

Data entry and reconciliation plus data manipulation for reporting purposes

Raising Purchase Orders and Receipting in line with council processes

About the person

The successful candidate will have a current Drivers Licence. A minimum two years previous experience in administration and demonstrated experience in using the Microsoft Office Suite of software to an advanced level and business technology is required.

It would be preferred but not essential for applicants to have experience in the Community Sector working with people from diverse backgrounds and a Certificate 4 in Business Administration or equivalent qualification.

What’s on offer

We are offering an attractive salary from $57,898 p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to know more?

Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Maree Burke on (02)9806 5121.

How to apply

Candidates MUST apply online at and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 9:00 pm, Monday 21 June, 2021 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

This position requires the successful candidate to complete a Criminal History Records Check and a Pre-Employment Medical, which also includes a Drug and Alcohol test and Resilience Test.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Multicultural backgrounds and people with disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.

Previous applicants do not need to reapply.

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