Administration Officer

Date published

10 Jul 2024


Cairns Base

Job ID


Administration Officer

We have an exciting administration opportunity available at the Royal Flying Doctor Service - Cairns Base!


  • Admin / Secretarial / Office Support
  • Administration
  • Full-time

Key points

  • Become a proud and passionate RFDS team member supporting our Operational Teams
  • Free Parking!
  • Access to generous not-for-profit tax-free benefits of up to $18,550!


About the Role

Join the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Cairns Base as our newest Administration Officer and play a pivotal role in supporting our vital aeromedical operations. This max-term (12 months), full-time position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to our team's mission with regular office hours from Monday to Friday.
As an Administration Officer, you might also be expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Completing data entry
  • Processing incoming and outgoing mail, faxes and freight
  • Completing stationery and uniform orders for the Base
  • Coordinating fleet vehicles
  • Providing non-clinical administration support
  • Covering reception duties
  • Organising meetings and conducting minute-taking
Who are we looking for?

You would describe yourself as being a dynamic individual who is eager to contribute to a high-performing and supportive team, as well as meet the following criteria:
  • 2-3 years relevant experience
  • Exceptional organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications particularly Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Highly competent in maintaining confidentiality
Why Join Us?

We value our people, and we are passionate about making a difference for people who live, work and travel in remote, rural, and regional Australia. By joining the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section), you will have access to the following:
  • Work with a great team of people who are passionate about our purpose and proud of their contribution
  • Base Salary circa 60K + Superannuation
  • Access to generous not-for-profit tax-free benefits up to $18, 500, increasing your take home pay
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program including counselling, nutrition sessions, financial sessions, and legal advice
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Opportunity to be a part of the iconic Royal Flying Doctor Service team!
About the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) –
The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) (RFDS) are leaders in providing access to aeromedical and primary health care services to people in remote, rural, and regional locations.  In our journey towards our 100th year of providing services, we are committed to providing the finest care in the furthest corner. 

For more information about this role, contact RFDS Talent Acquisition at 07 3852 7553 or email  
Applications close on July 26, 2024, however, shortlisting may commence prior to the closing date, so apply today to be part of our mission!
Successful candidates will be subject to a Police Check. Candidates may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical assessment.
Royal Flying Doctor Service acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the Traditional Custodians of the land. The RFDS is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of healthcare. We embrace diversity and welcome all people irrespective of faith, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity.