ASO2 History Trust of SA - Administration Officer (Reception)
Department for Education
Job reference: 577049
Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Are you ready to be part of something special? At the History Trust of South Australia, we are looking for an organised and detail-oriented administration officer who wants to help give the past a future – now! If you're someone who takes pride in your work and is eager to join a team that values every member, this opportunity is for you. Let’s work together to make a lasting impact in our community.

Job Opportunity:

The Administration Officer is accountable to the Manager, Business Unit for the provision of effective administration and facilities services, which results in the efficient operation of the History Trust of South Australia.

Key components of the role:

  • Provide efficient customer / reception services for employees and visitors.
  • Process and respond to general enquiries.
  • Under direction, ensure the effective, accurate and timely implementation and maintenance of records management system.
  • Process accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Process purchase card transactions.
  • Assist with administration of the HTSA intranet.

About you:

Detail-Oriented and Organised: You have a knack for keeping things in order and an eye for detail.

Proactive Communicator: Whether it's with colleagues or visitors, you communicate clearly and effectively, making everyone feel heard and well-informed.

Adaptable: You're comfortable with change and can handle a variety of tasks, from routine administrative work to supporting exciting projects.

Team Player: You thrive in a collaborative environment and are always ready to lend a hand or share a new idea.

Tech-Savvy: You're proficient with office software, especially Excel, and can quickly adapt to new technologies that improve our administrative processes.

Special Conditions:

Some out of hours work may be required. Occasional weekend work may be required. Engagement in this role is subject to a satisfactory Department of Human Services Working with Children Check. Intrastate and interstate travel may be required and a current driver’s licence is desirable.  


Adelaide CBD   

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, applicants are required to submit a CV, Pre-Employment Declaration, Cover Page (refer application package) and a Capability Statement demonstrating their suitability for the role by addressing the selection criteria (Section B of the Role Statement).

Applicants should include the name, address and contact number of three (3) current referees.

People of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and/or those who have a disability are strongly encouraged to apply.


ASO2: $57,842 - $62,221 full-time equivalent (adjusted to hours worked) – increment relating to experience.


Enquiries can be directed to Donna Tims, Manager Business Unit, via email:

Applications must be made through the I Work For SA website.

Additional Note:

This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) contract for 12 months.

Applications close: 08/03/2024 11:30 PM

- HTSA Application Cover Sheet.pdf
- How to Apply PS Act Guidelines.pdf
- Pre-Employment Declaration 2022.pdf
- Role Statement - ASO2 - Admin Officer (Reception).pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.