Administration Support Officer

at Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority
Published June 5, 2024
Location Adelaide, Australia
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  


Administration Support Officer Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority location Adelaide.

Administration Support Officer – Operations (9-month Maternity Leave Contract, part-time) Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) are a regional subsidiary formed under the Local Government Act (SA) 1999 to provide best practice waste management and resource recovery services. NAWMA receives and processes material for a range of clients including businesses, industry, and regional SA Councils with its predominant services being for its three (3) Constituent Councils; City of Salisbury, City of Playford and Town of Gawler.

NAWMA’s operations have significant environmental, economic, and social benefits for current and future generations. NAWMA represents not only excellence in environmental leadership but is a testament to Councils working collaboratively to deliver economies of scale and efficiencies in service and infrastructure delivery.

Look no further! NAWMA is currently seeking a dedicated Administration Support Officer (part-time) to join our Operations team on a nine (9) month maternity leave contract. As the Administration Support Officer - Operations you will be responsible for providing exceptional service to all visitors, handling administrative duties such as sourcing quotes, and raising Purchase Orders, managing data entry and analysis, maintaining schedules, coordinating meetings and taking necessary minutes, and supporting our Operations department with various tasks.

You'll have the opportunity to contribute to our reporting requirements, assist with report writing, and take on ad hoc administrative projects. Fortunately, the successful applicant will have access to a handover period with the existing Administration Support Officer – Operations to welcome you into the team.

The ideal candidate for the Administration Support Officer – Operations  position at NAWMA possesses a minimum of three (3) years of administration experience, with a preference for individuals familiar with the Local Government and Waste industries. While specific qualifications are not mandatory, a Certificate in Business Administration is desirable. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Navision and proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications are advantageous. NAWMA values individuals who demonstrate strong attention to detail, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively to meet deadlines.

Applications must include a resume and cover letter outlining how their knowledge, skills and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who do not attach a cover letter may not be considered. The role is currently 25 hours per week (9.30am – 2.30pm Monday – Friday) however flexibility is possible on the structure of these hours for the successful applicant. Applicants are encouraged to outline their preferred working hours for this role in their cover letter.

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