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Administration Officer - Bourke Office

Employer: Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Limited
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Administration, Indigenous, Legal & Human Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NSW

Job posted on: 10 May, 2019.
Applications close: 30 May, 2019. (Expired)

  • Aboriginal Identified position

Salary range

  • From $43,884 approximately grossed up $50,440 to $53,326 approximately grossed up $61,802
  • Tax concession of $15,900 per FBT year (1 April to 30 March)
  • Remote allowance of $2,000 per annum

Purpose of position

Provide high quality support to clients, in accordance with the ALS policies, procedures and guidelines; to contribute to the implementation of the Aboriginal Legal Service's strategic plan to deliver high quality legal services to Aboriginal clients. 

Key Tasks:

  • Provide word processing and administrative support using Microsoft Office Systems 
  • Liaise with professionals, including in- house solicitors, external barristers, medical professionals, court staff and other ALS staff members and stakeholders
  • Where appropriate, assist clients with non court matters and referrals at reception and on phones
  • Arrange administrative aspects of Community Legal Education 

Key Selection Criteria

  • Aboriginality and knowledge of Aboriginal communities and the social issues affecting those communities;
  • Commitment to the principles of social justice;
  • Proven skills in computer systems including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook Typing skills with a minimum of 35 wpm;
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills and the ability to multi task;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality;
  • Ability to work independently in a team environment with limited supervision;
  • Excellent problem solving skills.


  • Previous experience working in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community based organisation;
How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.