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Records Management Officer (x2)

Category:  Information Communication & Technology
Work Type:  Temporary/Max Term Full-time

$76K – $82K Total Remuneration Package (pro-rata)

$68K – $73K Base Salary (pro-rata)

Location: Sunshine Coast

Vacancy No: 2960

Temporary - Full-time (until June 2023)

Applications close: Monday, 03 October 2022 11:59pm AEST


Why work with us?

There is no better place to live and work than on the Sunshine Coast, especially with an outstanding organisation like Sunshine Coast Council.


With the vision to be Australia’s most sustainable region - Healthy, Smart, and Creative, council is at the forefront of delivering a number of region-shaping projects that will see the region become a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity, along with opportunities and a lifestyle for all to enjoy.


About the Role

Digital and Innovation Services branch delivers agile and transformative information and technology, enabling council to be a leader in providing innovative and sustainable services to its communities.


As a Records Management Support Officer you will provide a reliable and efficient recordkeeping service to Council Officers.


Key duties include:

  • Provide advice and guidance for effective records management to staff that support SCC’s legislative requirements
  • Conduct proactive health checks and develop quality assurance processes for records and document management systems
  • Develop and provide training to staff to enhance business accountability to complete accurate records management
  • Assist with the records management lifecycle process and the deployment of the records disposal process
  • Support the management of physical secondary storage and provide guidance to archives related activities


About you

As a records management professional, you possess significant industry experience in using an Electronic Document and Records Management System (eDRMS) or similar, ensuring strictest confidentiality. Candidates with specific knowledge of Council corporate systems and our eDRMS will be highly regarded for this role.


Your expertise in applying knowledge to records management, including secondary storage is essential to your success. As an expert in the field, your understanding of relevant legislation applicable to records and information management in the public sector is pivotal to this position. Complementing this, you are well-versed in researching to acquire understanding of relevant legislation, regulations and industry standards.


Your interpersonal skills in building rapport within various organisational areas as well as ability to utilise assertiveness to solve issues which arise, will be highly utilised in this role.


Please note: This position does require a level of physical agility, fitness, strength and dexterity to carry out frequent bending and heavy lifting tasks. As such, appointment to this position is subject to the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment medical.


Our Culture & Employee Benefits

Council is committed to creating an inclusive, culturally diverse, healthy, skilled and dedicated workplace culture. As an employee you will enjoy a range of benefits and working styles to suit you:

  • Wellbeing: Your wellbeing is important to us therefore we offer a number of different initiatives such as discounted health related memberships, fitness passport, employee assistance program and development opportunities.
  • Flexibility: We know it is important to balance life and work, therefore we offer flexible working including a 9-day fortnight and a hybrid WFH model that help you be your best.
  • Extras: Those extras make a difference therefore we offer salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation, smartphones and devices. We also pay you 17.5% leave loading and generous Superannuation where council will contribute 12% Superannuation in addition to your 6% superannuation contribution.


How to apply

Your written application should include:

  • a 1-2 page cover letter detailing your suitability for the role in Council including your ability to fulfil the key responsibilities and requirements on the Position Profile, including details of any specific or mandatory qualifications; and
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.


Once you have these two documents ready, click ‘Apply for this job’ and follow the prompts to complete your application.


Further Information

Helpful information to assist you in completing your application is available on the Sunshine Coast Council website.


To learn more about Council’s vision and projects, you can view the Corporate Plan 2022-2026.


For specific enquiries contact Clare Moynihan during business hours on 0400 087 689.


We're working hard to create an inclusive workplace that reflects the diverse community we serve. If you require adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Recruitment Team


At Sunshine Coast Council, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background including First Nations, disability, religion and sexual orientation. To deliver the best service to our region we want a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. Sunshine Coast Council strongly encourages all suitable applicants to apply for this role.

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