• Records Officer Western Australia
  • Shire of Capel in Western Australia, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Records Officer
• Fulltime, 12-month contract with a monthly RDO
• Great organisational culture and friendly, diligent team
• Be part of an exciting project to revolutionise our records management

Bring your passion for quality and eye for detail to our team providing a friendly, efficient, and accurate records management service for our Shire.

We have two 12-month contracts available for committed team members to support us as we transition to a new operating system for the Shire, including a new Records Management system. There may be opportunity for ongoing permanent employment following the completion of these contracts.

The Shire of Capel is located in the South West, halfway between Bunbury and Busselton. We are nestled between the beach and the forest and are one of the fastest growing coastal Shires in Australia. At the Shire we value Honesty, Empathy, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork which underpin the way we work with our elected members, the community and each... other.

Job Description

As a Records Officer you will maintain records in accordance with the Shire’s Record Keeping Plan and the State Records Act, including mail handling, data entry and maintenance of our Electronic Documents Management System (EDMS), digitisation of records for retention and disposal, assisting staff with research and records information and providing training and support for new and existing staff on Records Management practices. Your confidentiality and diplomatic approach to dealing with sensitive matters will ensure you build trust with staff across the organisation. Your dedication to quality and commitment to improvement will support the Records team to build strong Records Management processes for our future system.

The rewards:

As part of our team, you will enjoy:
• Flexibility and support
• Investment in you and your career
• An inclusive culture where all our people are valued, EEO, diversity and differences are respected
• A strong focus on employee wellbeing and safety
• Full time, 19-day work month
• Base annual salary $63,785 per annum dependent on skills, experience, and qualifications
• Annual leave loading of 17.5%
• Up to 14% Shire superannuation contribution
• Employee benefits program offering a wide range of discounts

For further position related requirements please refer to Position Description – Records Officer PDF (348KB). If you are viewing this ad in Seek the link may have been removed. Please view this vacancy on our website at capel.wa.gov.au/careers to access the position description.

Desired Skills and Experience

We embrace diversity and encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds to join us in servicing our community for the future.

To be considered for this role you will be able to demonstrate:
• Behaviour that positively demonstrates the Shire’s HEART of: Honesty, Empathy, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork
• Strong computer skills, including use of MS Office, internet and email
• Good numerical and literacy skills
• Experience in Records management, registering and retrieving documents
• Experience with Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS)

Knowledge or experience of local government structure and function and the State Records Act will be advantageous.

Applicants who need assistance with their application or wish to discuss any potential barriers that may prevent them from applying are encouraged to contact Organisational Development on 9727 0222 to discuss.

Further position related enquiries can be directed to Deborah Wilkes, Records Coordinator or Organisational Development on 9727 0222.

Applications close

9.00am on Monday 27 May 2024.

The Shire of Capel reserves the right to commence interviewing prior to the application close date and close this position for applications early should a suitable candidate be found
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