Executive Assistant


  • Bring your experience in providing high level executive support services to multiple stakeholders in an ever-changing environment
  • Be the backbone of a strong team; work closely with the leadership and operations teams to keep us organised and boost productivity
  • Ongoing full-time role - Salary starting from $85,488 + Superannuation

About the Opportunity


This is a position within the Legal and Governance team of DPIE. You will be supporting 2 – 3 members of the executive leadership team and work closely with another EA, admin staff and the Director of Operations as part of the Practice Management team. A strong focus of this position is diary management, complex email and calendar requirements and coordinating workflows, helping with leave coverage across the group and providing high-level administrative support.


About You


You will have proven experience supporting senior level executive's diary management and document control. With an ability to forecast work your success will be enhanced by your brilliant relationship and stakeholder management skills will enable you to form strong relationships with your immediate team and support teams.


Strong written and verbal communication is critical. As part of the recruitment process you will be asked to complete work tasks, interviews and / or assessments to test this and other key capabilities as per the role description.


For more information, please access the role description here.


Applying for the Role


Please submit a cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this position and a resume. Additionally, you will be asked to answer 2 questions as part of the application process.


Applications Close: Sunday, 25 October 2020, 11.55 pm


Contact: If you would like more information about this position, please contact Justine Benfield on 02 8289 6652


A recruitment pool is being created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.


About us


At the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, We focus on some of the biggest issues facing our state. We deliver sustainable water resource and environment management, secure our energy supply, oversee our planning system, maximise community benefit from government land and property, and create the conditions for a prosperous state. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.


If you are interested in joining our innovative, change-embracing department, with a view to assist in creating a more prosperous NSW, we would love to hear from you.


Our commitment to flexible working


The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to explore new ways of working - including part-time, job-share or working from different locations. Everyone can ask about it.

Our commitment to Diversity


The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees and people with disability.