First listed on: 17 May 2022
Base Support Officer

APS Level 4

$69,811 - $76,215 (plus Super)
Williamtown – NSW

The Role
Imagine a new challenge with sense of purpose!

Working in a complex, unique and high tempo setting, this role will develop your skills and enable you to make a personal contribution to the Australian Defence Force. This Base Management role provides high quality services to enable Defence capability across Defence Bases and Training Areas located in NSW.

This exciting role are great entry level positions, giving the successful candidates a broad understanding and exposure to the Defence Environment. Stakeholder engagement is a key responsibility of this role; we need an energetic and customer- centric high performer, one who responds with enthusiasm and flexibility, to meet the needs of this ever-changing environment and dynamic customer base.

To be a successful candidate your recognised strengths will be:

  • Customer focused – able to hear the voice of the customer and drive improvements in service delivery.
  • You are positive, optimistic and willing to ‘go that extra step’.
  • You have the confidence to engage with stakeholders at various levels and in different forums.
  • Interested in self-improvement and developing your communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to change in a positive and flexible manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to ‘think on your feet’, consider options and initiate appropriate action, and
  • You are a ‘Team Player’.

About our Team
Security and Estate Group, Directorate Service Delivery NNSW is seeking to fill two ongoing vacancies in Williamtown at the APS 4 level. A merit pool is to be established to fill expected vacancies across the Directorate NNSW which includes Office and Base geographical footprint in the Greater Sydney Region and Northern NSW.

The Directorate of Service Delivery NNSW is responsible for the operational performance and issue management to support services delivered across Defence Establishments. These services include, but are not limited to, Estate and Building Maintenance; Project Delivery Support; Land, Environment and Heritage Management; Accommodation and Housing; Transport; Waste Management; Hospitality and Catering; Cleaning; Sport and Recreation; Safety, Security and Emergency Management.

You are encouraged to call the contact officer to discuss possible future locations/vacancies.

Our Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidate for this role will possess:

  • A customer centric approach to service delivery.
  • Resilience, personal drive and a focus on enabling others in support of Defence capability.
  • An ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • A flexible approach while maintaining attention to detail within a dynamic environment.
  • An outcomes focus.
  • Sound verbal, written and negotiation skills.
  • Willingness to learn and be challenged.
  • An ability to adapt to change in a positive and flexible manner; and
  • Initiative and sound judgement in the interpretation and operational application of policy.
  • Comfortable operating with the unknown, you seek assistance, and welcome feedback for your own.

If you are looking for a position where you will be out and about, engaging with various stakeholders and you enjoy coming to work where no two days are the same then we recommend you engage with the contact officer and discuss further. 

Application Closing date: Sunday the 29th of May 2022

For further information please review the job information pack, Reference EIG/01857/22 on Link:


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