Administration Officer

Brisbane, Australia
23 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Moreton Bay Research Station (MBRS)

Moreton Bay Research Station (MBRS) is located in the township of Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island, and is a valuable field base for course work and research within Moreton Bay. Accessible through MBRS are the diverse marine systems of Queensland, which include coral reefs, rocky shores, mudflats, beaches, salt-marshes, mangroves and seagrasses. The rich life that abounds in the region includes a multitude of invertebrates and fishes, marine turtles, dolphins, dugong and whales. Our main clients include researchers, scientific conference delegates, plus University and senior high school education groups. The station includes: accommodation for 96 researchers and students, two teaching laboratories, four research laboratories, aquarium facilities, mangrove grow-out area, library/computer room and boating and diving equipment. It operates seven days a week, 51 weeks a year.

The Role

The incumbent will be required to perform reception, booking and administration duties for the MBRS. You will also be required to prepare quotes, process deposits and statements of charge, maintain administrative records and order and sell merchandise stock. In this role you will also act as the primary contact for all station enquiries and be required to be rostered ‘on call’ for a reasonable number of hours per week.

The person

Applicants should possess a relevant diploma level qualification and work experience or a relevant combination of both experience and/or education/training. Applicants must hold a current driver's license with the ability to drive a manual 4WD, as well as a Blue Card, (or be able to gain this quickly). Experience in an office environment with high level of competency in the Microsoft Office Suite is required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are crucial.


This is a continuing, full-time, fixed term appointment at HEW Level 4. The remuneration package will be in the range $59,429.60 - $63,305.88 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $69,532.63 - $74,067.87 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File MBRS Admin Officer 2017.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Clint Chapman on +61 7 3365 3818.

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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