Business Administration Traineeship – Construction

Great opportunity for a recent school leaver looking to establish themselves in a professional, yet relaxed, construction consulting company.

Based in the Ballina area, Novaskill has a unique opportunity for a Business Administration Trainee/Receptionist to join a family oriented and well-established consultancy with excellent prospects for growth and advancement. On offer to the successful applicant is a full-time traineeship incorporating a Certificate III in Business.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a capable front-office junior with excellent communication skills and a professional attitude. You will be the first point of contact within the company so candidates will be required to resolve problems and direct enquiries by providing polite and professional assistance in-person, via phone, mail, and e-mail. You will also perform basic administration duties, as well as generally being a helpful and positive presence in the workplace.

On a day-to-day basis, your duties might include (but are not limited to);

  • Providing a professional service as the first point of contact for company services
  • Providing administrative support and undertaking general office duties
  • Manage building inspection bookings within the Outlook diary system
  • Maintain the file management system including regular scanning and updating
  • Manage the stationery supplies for the office

Who we’re looking for (selection criteria)

To be successful you should be well-spoken, polite, and attentive while also being accurate. You should be comfortable with MS Office, general administration tasks, and have good verbal and written communication skills. Most importantly, you should have a strong focus on customer service and the desire to develop a career in business administration.


In addition, you will:

  • Be willing to undertake a Certificate III in Business Administration
  • Be able to communicate effectively with a broad audience
  • Be capable at working both as part of a team or independently
  • Have high attention to detail
  • Have a professional and confident manner

About Novaskill

Since 1980, Novaskill has been providing superior trainee and apprenticeship management and are proudly non-for-profit Group Training Organisation. Our apprentices and trainees, host employers, internal employees, students and stakeholders can be assured of our dedication to supporting our communities and enriching people’s lives through the provision of quality training and employment services.

As a group training employee, you will be employed by Novaskill but hosted by a partner employer for the duration of your apprenticeship/traineeship. For more information about Group Training, please visit https://novaskill.com.au/apprenticeshipstraineeships/

How to apply

This position needs to be filled as soon as possible and our partner is offering an immediate start! Please apply now with your resume and cover letter addressing the above selection criteria.

For more information about this position, please email our Group Training team on recruitment@novaskill.com.au and clearly identify the position and location.

Please note: If you don’t meet the above selection criteria or you do not have a cover letter, you will not be considered for this position. This is an entry level position and standard apprentice/trainee wages apply. Novaskill is a proud equal opportunity employer and encourage all persons to apply. Unfortunately we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.


Apply Now

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@novaskill.com.au