CV & References
- Typing, 108 words per minute with 100% accuracy
- Shorthand, 120 words per minute
- Microsoft Office
- Employment history
June 2002 to present, Transcription service
February 2004 Department of the Premier and Cabinet History
October 2003 City of Nedlands Local history
October 2003 CurtinUniversity Legislation
September 2003 Sphinx Foundation/Australia Research Institute History
January 2003 Desula Pty Ltd Dermatology
October 2002 Edith Cowan University Research (hearing loss, internet use, public transport), education, indigenous education
June 2002 Asset Investment Recovery Pty Ltd Dealer in food processing equipment
June 2002 University of Western Australia Anthropology, history
March 2000 to June 2002, Contract and sub-contract administrative work through my own business for the following clients:
West Australian Ballet
Information Technology, Wesfarmers Rural Division
Voyager Energy Limited (oil and gas)
Water and Rivers Commission
Colliers Jardine (WA) Pty Ltd (valuers)
Trevor Darge Barrister & Solicitor (personal injury)
Main Roads Western Australia
Chandler & Mcleod Consulting Pty Ltd (recruitment)
Fundraising Management Consultants
David Christie & Associates (IT recruitment company)
RCR Tomlinson Pty Ltd (steel manufacturer)
Symonds Pty Ltd (facilities management)
Parkroyal Perth Hotel
October 1997 to February 2000, Water and Rivers Commission
December 1997 to April 1998, A/Executive Officer to Chief Executive
Duties included the provision of personal and administrative assistance to the Chief Executive, and management of the Executive Support group. Also, the provision of leadership for the executive network and quality assurance for the work of the Ministerial co-ordinator.
October to December 1997 and April 1998 to February 2000, Executive Assistant to Director, Business Development and Integration Division
Duties included the provision of personal and administrative assistance to the Director, Business Development and Integration Division. Also, co-ordination and provision of administrative assistance to the Division including supervision of three staff members.
December 1989 to October 1997, Department of Environmental Protection
August 1997 to October 1997, Administrative Assistant, Legislation Co-ordination
Duties included summarising written submissions to the amendments to the Environmental Protection Act 1986 and assisting in the administration of the legislative review.
January 1994 to August 1997, Personal Assistant to Chairman Environmental Protection Authority
Duties included arranging conduct of EPA ordinary and committee meetings, preparation of agendas and minutes (in accordance with the requirements of the Environmental Protection Act 1986), arranging briefings for EPA meetings, arranging conduct of meetings for the Advisory Council to the EPA, liaising with members of parliament, departmental heads and other senior government officers, senior industry officials, and members of the public on relevant issues, attending to communications of the EPA, limited research and executive support to EPA, checking expenditure postings and authorising payment, assisting Chairman’s work program, secretarial assistance to Chairman, general and confidential typing, drafting correspondence and responses for Chairman, maintaining appropriate registers and comprehensive systems of matters dealt with by EPA, analysing and reviewing incoming reports and documents, disseminating information orally and in writing on behalf of Chairman, receiving visitors on behalf of Chairman, and other duties as required.
Regional meetings which I organised for the EPA included a two day site visit to Busselton which involved meetings with the shire, interested groups and the local MP; a six day site visit to Shark Bay which involved meetings with industry, tourism operators, local and state government; in consultation with the DEP regional manager a two day site visit to Karratha which involved meetings with the shire, industry and conservation groups; a three day site visit to Albany which involved meetings with local government, industry and conservation groups; and in consultation with the DEP regional manager a three day site visit to Esperance and Kalgoorlie which involved meetings with the port authority, community and conservation groups, and industry. For each of these meetings, I arranged an itinerary, travel arrangements and briefing papers, as well as attending and taking notes of meetings.
November 1993 to February 1994, Acting Personal Secretary to Deputy Chairman EPA
Duties included implementing barcoding to filing system, shorthand, word processing, screening telephone calls, maintaining Deputy Chairman’s appointment diary, receiving visitors on his behalf, liaising with senior level government officers and the public, research as directed, drafting letters, and related duties.
October 1993, Acting Personal Assistant to Director of Evaluation Division
Duties included shorthand, word processing, screening telephone calls, filing, maintaining Director’s appointment diary, liaising with senior level government officers, processing Division’s Ministerials, graphing divisional performance indicators, release of two reports, and related duties.
March to September 1993, Personal Secretary to Director of Policy Division and Director of Environmental Investigations Division
Duties included shorthand, word processing, screening telephone calls, maintaining Director’s appointment diary, receiving visitors on behalf of Director, liaising with senior level government officers and the public, graphing divisional performance indicators, research as directed, drafting letters, and related duties.