Executive Assistant to the Mayor

Executive Assistant to the Mayor

Job Title: Executive Assistant to the Mayor
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: South East, Queensland
Salary: Attractive package + 12% Super
Reference: BBBH1063_1606110981
Contact Name: Mark Ogston
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 23, 2020 18:56

Job Description

Executive Assistant | Lockyer Valley Regional Council | Gatton

Provide high-level support to the office of the Mayor of the Lockyer Valley Regional Council.

The Mayoral Office Executive takes direction from the Mayor and reports to the Chief Executive Officer of Lockyer Valley Regional Council. This is a busy role that requires high standards of organisation and planning, outstanding communication skills, sound judgement, confidentiality and accuracy.

As Mayor of Lockyer Valley, Councillor Tanya Milligan is highly engaged and focused on "relationships, partnerships and collaboration". Under her leadership, Lockyer Valley Regional Council has transformed into a high performing, values-led organisation that achieves an outsized impact for its community.

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinate meetings between the Mayor and the Executive Leadership Team and ensure timely management of diary, invitations, and appointments.
  • Provide research and briefing papers, ensuring the Mayor is well prepared.
  • Liaise with the offices of State and Federal Government members, Council of Mayors (SEQ) and other Mayoral Offices.
  • Organise large community events, ceremonies, corporate presentations and local government functions.

Skills and attributes

  • Deal with complex issues in a sensitive and often political environment.
  • Interact with stakeholders at all levels in a fast-paced and changing environment.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and stakeholder engagement skills

Nestled at the foot of the Great Dividing Range, just over an hour's drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast, Lockyer Valley offers town and country living. It's a lifestyle with everything from top class restaurants and art galleries to bird watching, roadside produce stalls, horse riding, stunning national parks and bushwalking. Renowned for tranquil rural settings, the Lockyer Valley is the ideal destination for people looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

How to Apply
Please go to our website to download the Candidate Information Pack for full details of this role. Follow the instructions on how to apply.

Please download the
Candidate Information Pack for this role. For a confidential discussion about your application, please contact Mark Ogston, Principal on 0407 674 412.

Applications close: 5.00pm Monday 7 December 2020.

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