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Tasmanian Government

Administrative Officer (523538)

Department of Health
Community, Mental Health & Wellbeing
CMHW - Tasmanian Health Services

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award/General Stream, Band 3
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

The Team:

  • This role leads a team of three administration staff in our Hobart office as part of the Child health and Parenting Service (CHaPS) state-wide Programme Support and Informatics team.

The Role:

  • Assist with the supervision and coordination of CHaPS human, physical and financial activities.

  • Provide comprehensive reception, clerical and computer based administrative support within CHaPS, including acting as minute secretary for meetings as required.

  • Liaise with clients and staff, including dealing with more complex enquiries in person, by phone and in writing.

  • Assist with the administrative/clerical tasks associated with Departmental assets including buildings, equipment and vehicles.

  • Complete training to act as a fire warden if required and organise emergency procedures within a designated area as the need arises.

  • Undertake Right to Information and other document reproduction as required.

  • The incumbent can expect to be allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from persons occupying positions at this classification level.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment:

Permanent, full time day work position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from 17 July 2022.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.



Base Salary: $65,721 to $71,156 per annum + 10% superannuation


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  • Current Driver’s Licence


The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty
    5. serious traffic offences 
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online.  Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.  This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.

  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For More Information (Contact Officer)

Owen Routley

Operations Manager
Phone:  0436 812 200


Important Information

The email account you provide when submitting job applications will be used in correspondence to you.  It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details

The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.


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  1. Review the Statement of Duties and consider if you meet the requirements.
  2. Speak to the Contact Officer if you have any questions.
  3. Submit your application including any additional documents as specified in each individual job vacancy notice.