Business Support Officer - Traineeship program

THE POSITION: Fairfield City Council has a fantastic opportunity to complete a 12-24 month contract as part of a traineeship program with the Business Development and Support Unit, Children and Family Services.

The position provides customer service and administrative support within the Children and Family Services branch to facilitate the delivery of business objectives. Including family intake administration, service finance and records administration.

The role is for a period of 12 - 24 months which will combine work and training opportunities to gain a Certificate III in Business Administration through TAFE NSW.


  • Be self-motivated, enthusiastic, reliable and have a strong work ethic.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude and drive to succeed.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to study and course completion.
  • Must be a permanent resident and over 18 years of age (legislative requirement).
  • Have current drivers licence, or have access to public transport.
  • Not hold a Business qualification completed in the last 7 years


·        Temporary position for a period of 12 – 24 months, 76 hours per fortnight

·        This position is paid under the Traineeship Award Rate

FURTHER CONTACTS: Enquiries regarding the position should be directed to Children & Family Services on 9725 0393.

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 14 April 2024, 11.59pm

HOW TO APPLY: Applications must address the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience required in the Position Description. A position description is available from the contact person listed above, or from Council’s Website. To apply online visit Council’s website Applications should be addressed to the undersigned and received by the closing date. Applicants must be prepared to undergo a medical examination at Council's expense.

Fairfield City Council is a smoke-free workplace and is an EEO employer. As an inclusive workplace, we support reasonable workplace adjustment. If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia, and may be required to undertake a national police clearance as part of the recruitment process.

We kindly ask for no recruiters at this stage.

PO BOX 21                                                                                           BRADLEY CUTTS

FAIRFIELD NSW 1860                                                                        GENERAL MANAGER

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