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City Development Trainee – Darebin City Council
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City Development Trainee – Darebin City Council

City Development Trainee – City Sustainability and Strategy Team – Darebin City Council -
Inner North – Full Time

Join the Darebin City Council. You will have the opportunity to learn and gain a formal qualification in Certificate 3 Business over 12 months to continue your chosen career working within local Government. A quality, well supported role with good prospects for the right person. Also, ideal for someone with some previous experience looking at gaining a formal qualification.

Joining Darebin, you will work for an organisation that proudly values respect, social inclusion, and making a difference to our community.

Check out http://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/ 

The Job:
Working as a trainee within various teams within a division performing a variety of administration, office support and customer service tasks with an opportunity to learn more specialist skills dependent on your interests, strengths and aspirations. This role can lead to further employment on the conclusion of the traineeship for the right person.

City Development Trainee;
Through supervision and training  the primary purpose of this position is to:
  • provide a high level of administrative, systems, and procedural functions support in the City Development areas of Statutory Planning, Building, and Health Protection;
  •  assist in the resolution of internal and/or external customer counter and telephone queries as required;
  •  assist in providing prompt, courteous and accurate responses to customer enquiries within specified timeframes. 
  • Screen, refer and redirect (as necessary) client telephone inquiries to relevant officers; 
  • Co-operate with other City Development staff to ensure that workflow is carried out harmoniously and expeditiously;
  • Processing of incoming and outgoing mail, distribution of correspondence;
  • Photocopying, filing, emailing, faxing and typing documents;
  • Other duties as directed within the skills and capabilities of a position at this level.

What other types of tasks will I be doing:
  • General administration
  • Quality compliance 
  • Risk management
  • Document management and preparation
  • Communication with all stakeholders including internal teams and customers
  • Data base management 

What you need:
  • Basic computer literacy and communications skills (both written and verbal);
  • High motivation, cooperation and ability to work well within a team.
  • Flexibility and ability to respond to changing demands and priority tasks
  • Must have an eye for detail
  • Basic problem-solving skills. 
  • Another language other than English is a bonus
  • Positive attitude, willingness to learn
  • Police check and Working with Children’s Check will be conducted with successful candidates
  • Must be Australian or NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • No previous Certificate 3 qualification (unless part of VCAL and you will need to provide evidence) 
  • This is a traineeship only for a person aged between 15-24 years old

Council are actively encouraging applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, cultural and linguistically diverse, people with disability, LGBTIQ+ and others experiencing disadvantage. 

The City of Darebin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organisation, or other non-merit factors. Darebin is committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, and thorough ‘Safety Screening’ processes apply.

Full time 38 hrs per week
Business hours of 8.30am to 5.30pm
Flexibility with start and finish times
You will be employed by BSL Given the Chance whom will give you full support to help your success.

National Training Wage:
$18.13 per hour

Preston, well connected by public transport both train, tram and bus.

Starting: May/June 2021

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