Applications are invited for the position of Electorate Officer in the office of Pat Weir MP, Member for Condamine based in Oakey. This position is a shared, permanent part time role.
The successful applicant will be required to undertake a range of duties including the provision of confidential secretarial and administrative services, liaison with constituents, the preparation of correspondence, management of the day to day operation of the electorate office and the member’s diary.
Applicants must have excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work unsupervised in a small team environment, be capable of completing tasks to a high standard to meet a deadline and have a strong knowledge of issues relevant to the electorate. Applicants competent in speech writing, research and the preparation of media releases would be viewed favourably. Experience in the agricultural, natural resources, mining and energy sectors would be advantageous.
Well-developed computing skills, mail merging skills, competency with the Microsoft Suite, social media and the internet are considered essential.
Conditions of employment are similar to the Queensland public sector.