Receptionist or Administrative Support Officer

at United Workers Union
Published July 26, 2023
Location Sydney, Australia
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  


Receptionist or Administrative Support Officer United Workers Union location Sydney.

The United Workers Union is seeking a highly motivated full-time Reception/Administrative Support Officer in Sydney.

About united workers’ union United Workers’ Union is a powerful member-led union whose sole purpose is to serve the collective interests of members in workplaces and communities by winning significant and long-lasting gains. The Union is driving change by growing union membership, developing leadership amongst our members, encouraging active member participation in the union, building and enforcing standards in our sectors, and campaigning both politically and in the community.

As a union with a proudly diverse membership, we are committed to equity and inclusion; and continuing to build a union that is truly representative of the workers we cover. We encourage applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ people and women. The United Workers Union is proudly affiliated with the Australian Labor Party.

Key responsibilities the Reception/Administrative Support Officer provides administrative support for the State office, portfolios, directors, industry and specialist teams to ensure that the office works effectively and efficiently. Reception/Administrative Support Officer undertake core administrative work and will be a detail-oriented team player with great service delivery skills.

Key duties the duties of this position are as follows reception duties include meet and greet visitors; receive and distribute parcels; incoming and outgoing mail, phone calls from members and the public and monitoring general emails. Membership support including updating records using Unionware and mailouts.

Support staff of the state office by completing photocopying tasks, scanning, data entry, typing, formatting, collating of documents including spread sheets and word processing. Support the other administrative roles when large volumes of admin and office support requests come in.

Maintain stock levels and ordering of office and kitchen supplies. Attend to other miscellaneous matters including office, building, IT and phones. Manage filing systems (both hard copies and electronic copies) Booking and maintaining meeting room and pool car calendar. Archiving. Other duties as requested.

Key selection criteria the skills required for this position are strong telephone etiquette and face to face service. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Positive work attitude and time management. Experience with Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. A commitment to the United Workers Union’s values.

To perform this job, you will also be required to have or obtain and maintain immunisation against COVID-19 or have a medical exemption.

Remuneration an attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant, which will include salary commensurate with demonstrated skills and experience. 16% superannuation. 4 weeks annual leave plus 25% leave loading.

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