Executive Assistant, Engagement and Surveillance (VPSG4)

Job posted: 22/02/2021
Applications close: 09/03/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 30 June 2021

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1514857

Reference: VG/DH/CR/1514857

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.

Application Closes: 9 March 2021

Role: Executive Assistant, Engagement and Survelliance (Role until - 30 June 2021)

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): 50 Lonsdale Street/Work from home

Position Summary: 

The Executive Assistant plays a key role in providing support to the Executive Director within the Engagement and Surveillance team and across the business units within the Engagement and Delivery Directorate. This position will work in a collaborative way and support the Executive Director by providing high level administrative support such as diary management, coordinating meetings, workshops and other forums relevant to the team's response to COVID.


  • Support in the provision of information that is helpful, accurate, and easy to understand.
  • Manage incoming email correspondence and assign to appropriate subject matter expert for follow up
  • Support the team in responding to complaints and queries from the community around testing results
  • Manage the general administrative requirements of the Executive Director.
  • Assist with the documentation of processes and procedures within the team
  • Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's records, information security and privacy policies and requirements.
  • Take utmost care for your own health and safety and for that of others in the workplace by working in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

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Executive Assistant, Engagement and Surveillance (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30 June 2021

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Stephanie Georgiadis | stephanie.georgiadis@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Executive Assistant, Engagement and Surveillance (VPSG4)