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6 x Youth Business Administration Traineeships (12 Month Duration - Commencing February 2022)
31st August 2021

Eurobodalla Shire Council
Job Type
Full Time
70 hours per fortnight

Calling all school leavers or people under the age of 21! Don’t know what you want to do as a career? or how to get started?

We have Traineeships up for grabs for six enthusiastic and reliable young people to undertake a business administration traineeship under the Youth Employment Traineeship Scheme (YETS). YETS is designed to provide young people with experience in the workplace. This is a great opportunity to kick start your administration career!

Business Administration Traineeships will be offered in the following teams:

• Customer Service and Information
• Economic Development and Place Activation
• Environmental Services
• Finance
• Infrastructure Support
• Property & Commercial Services

As a trainee, you will be given a range of administration skill development opportunities including answering phones, photocopying, scanning, emailing, word processing, file and records maintenance and other general departmental administrative functions. With guidance, you will handle enquiries and respond to and liaise with members of the community, relevant staff, organisations and other departments as required.

Additional specific tasks will vary dependent on the department you are placed with, however, they may include things like: learning about front counter activities, operating a switch board, being involved in a project that will help Council work with young people to develop business ideas, assist in public awareness/education on the benefits of natural resource management, developing skills in Accounts payable tasks and revenue functions, assist with organising meetings, functions and community events, even preparing some web and social media content; all while providing exceptional customer service to the Shire’s residents and visitors.

As a trainee you will enter into a training contract to complete a Certificate III in Business Administration studies at Moruya TAFE, one day a week. It is anticipated that delivery of the training will be through a combination of on-the-job and required TAFE study.

Your most recent school report is required as part of our application process and will be necessary in order for your application to be processed.

Appointment to the Customer Service and Information, and Finance traineeships are dependent on an assessment of the results of a National Criminal History Record Check.

To be eligible for this traineeship:
• You must be under 21 years of age as at the commencement date; and
• You must be a current resident of Eurobodalla Shire

How to apply information sessions will be held (via Zoom) on:
• Tuesday 7 September 2021, 10am – 11am
• Wednesday 8 September 2021, 1pm to 2pm
• Thursday 9 September, 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Bookings are essential so please contact Amy Kovacs on 4474 7380 to reserve your spot.

Applications: For further information or to apply for these positions, please go to the Eurobodalla Shire Council web page ( and click on the Vacant Positions tab.

Closing Date: 4.30pm Wednesday 22 September 2021.

Skill Required

Essential requirements:
- you must be a current resident of Eurobodalla Shire Council
- be under 21 years of age as at 7 February 2022
- have the willingness and ability to successfully complete all practical and theoretical components of the traineeship including any compulsory attendance at TAFE or other training provider.

To apply for this job, please contact us by sending us an email to [email protected] or calling us an on 02 4474 1016