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Administration Assistant - Remote / Work from Home

Wildlife Health Australia

Wildlife Health Australia (WHA) is the coordinating body for wildlife health in Australia, and initially began as a national initiative of the Australian Government in 2002 [1]. WHA operates a virtual office and offers the flexibility of remote working arrangements.

WHA works with a network of government and private stakeholders across Australia to develop strong partnerships in order to better manage the adverse effects of wildlife diseases on Australia’s animal health industries, human health, biodiversity, trade and tourism. WHA participates in surveillance, investigation, monitoring, research and recording of wildlife disease events. WHA helps protect Australia’s trade, human health, biodiversity and tourism.

WHA is seeking a motivated Administration Assistant to join our team on a fixed term, part-time basis (22.8 hours per week). We are looking for someone excited to be involved with various areas across the organisation including human resources, internet and communication technology, financial processes, travel & event coordination plus much more. This role is pivotal to the success of the organisation, as it provides crucial administrative function and support for the whole team.

An ideal candidate will possess the following, specific to the Administration Assistant role:

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated administrative support experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a high attention to detail.
  • Strong organisational abilities and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and be proactive.
  • High competency level with Microsoft Office.
  • A typing speed of 50wpm minimum.
  • Experience and commitment to accurate record keeping and data collection.

Desirable Selection Criteria:

  • Experience with website and database management.

We appreciate it can be challenging to strictly meet all selection criteria and encourage candidates who predominantly do, to consider applying.

Salary for this position is $61,970 p/a pro rata (0.6 FTE ~ $37,182) plus 11% superannuation.

WHA is an equal opportunity employer and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally & linguistically diverse backgrounds, sex, sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTQIA+) community members, and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We invite applicants to tell us if they require any adjustments during the recruitment and selection process if they choose to.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

Before applying, please obtain a copy of the full position description and application guidelines, by contacting Trish Hennessy-Hawks, Head of Administration, People & Culture via email: [email protected]. Please also direct any specific queries regarding the position to Trish Hennessy-Hawks on 02 9960 6333 or [email protected] using the subject line: Administration Assistant - Remote / Work from Home enquiry via EthicalJobs.

You can find out more about Wildlife Health Australia by visiting our website: www.wildlifehealthaustralia.com.au.

Please note, interviews will likely be scheduled for March with a commencement date planned for late April.

[1] Established as the Australian Wildlife Health Network in 2002, subsequently incorporated and commenced trading as Wildlife Health Australia in 2013.

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