First listed on: 23 August 2017

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traineeship - Admin and Facilities Support Officer

  • Learn while you earn
  • Achieve a National Certificate qualification
  • Great work environment for people starting their careers

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traineeship Program is an initiative of the CSIRO Indigenous Engagement Strategy which seeks to significantly increase Indigenous employment nationally within CSIRO. Through this strategy, CSIRO aims to enhance the educational, employment, training and career development opportunities for people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

An opportunity exists for a trainee to join the CSIRO Astronomy and Space Sciences (CASS) Division at the Sydney (Marsfield) site as an administration & facilities support officer. The support officer will undertake a range of administrative tasks, general reception, secretariat functions & facilities support in accordance with established procedures and using skills developed through experience and training.

Over the course of the traineeship, the successful applicant will undertake on-the-job training and complete a Nationally Accredited Qualification relative to their position. Upon successful completion of the training package the trainee will be considered for ongoing employment with CSIRO, if available.

To view the full position description for this traineeship please click the following link: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traineeship - Administration & Facilities Support Officer.

Location: Marsfield, NSW
Duration: Specified term of approximately 2 years depending on course of study
Salary: $22,999 to $25,491 plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Reference No: 46081

Open to people of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent (Proof of Aboriginality will be required prior to confirming the appointment).  

How to Apply: 

  1. a Resume/CV which includes a cover letter advising why you are interested in traineeship with CSIRO; and
  2. Confirmation of Aboriginality &/or Torres Strait Islander descent (this can be provided later if necessary). 

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Applications close: Monday 18 September 2017 or until filled

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