Executive Assistant

About us

Transport for NSW is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate road, rail, bus and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.

About the team

The Office of the Secretary supports our leaders to develop and deliver the vision and strategy for Transport for NSW. We provide a range of services including general business and Cabinet support, audit and risk, corporate planning and senior reporting.

The opportunity

Right now, we have a fixed term opportunity for an Executive Assistant to join our Office of the Secretary until 30 June 2021. This role is responsible for providing high level, confidential, executive support to the Secretary’s Chief of Staff. This includes proficient diary coordination and maintainenance, inbox management and triaging requests, organising meetings and preparing documentation.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Office of the Secretary, expand your networks and have a bird’s eye view of a range of projects, services and activities being undertaken across the Transport Cluster.

About you

We are looking for a highly organised and motivated individual who thrives in a fast paced setting. You have proven practical experience and expertise providing high level senior executive support, particularly in an environment with competing demands and ever changing priorities.

You possess strong attention to detail as well as excellent communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively and build effective working relationships, especially at a senior level. Importantly, you uphold a high level of integrity and display confidentiality and discretion at all times.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for this position is Transport Service Grade 5A ($83,402) – 5E ($91,744) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.


Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process.

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 25 October 2020

Our Commitment to Diversity

Great people come from all walks of life. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call/text or email the contact person for this role.

For any enquiries, please contact Kim Barrow on 0466 926 814.

Apply today to register your interest!

Find out more about Transport for NSW at https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/about-us