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Administration Officer

Lismore  |  Full-time/Part-time hours  |  Casual contract 

The Aboriginal Legal Service is offering an exciting opportunity to contribute your administrative and organisational skills in a relief Administration Officer role. Enjoy coming to work each day with a purpose-driven organisation that makes a real difference.

This role would suit an Administration Officer with some prior office, legal or community work experience and flexibility in the days/hours worked.   This role is being re-advertised.


About the ALS

Born out of a protest movement, the Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Limited is the primary legal service for Aboriginal people in NSW and the ACT. Our vision is to achieve social justice and equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, families and communities.

We offer a diverse, inclusive and supportive work environment. We’re passionate about what we do and we work hard. The ALS values the health and wellbeing of our employees and we are proud to offer flexible work practices. Staff can choose to take advantage of benefits including salary packaging to maximise take-home pay.

About the role

The Administration Officer will provide confidential administrative support to the Lismore Family Law team to deliver high-quality legal services, assist to manage the office reception area and answer phones between 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. 

This is a Casual role to backfill for staff leave; availability for 3-5 days per week would be ideal.

Your skills and experience

  • Knowledge of the cultural and social needs of Aboriginal communities combined with continuing respect and support for Aboriginal cultural practices
  • Excellent computer skills, using Microsoft Office suite and video conferencing software
  • Excellent communication skills, respectful phone manner and experience answering and transferring phone calls internally
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, work in a team environment, and also work independently with limited supervision

How to apply

Applications for this position close on Friday 18 November 2022.


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