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Maintenance Officer - Weston ACT

  • 499627
  • Maintenance Officer
  • Property and Housing
  • Full time permanent

About us:

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities, and confront injustice.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful, and compassionate.   

About the opportunity:

An exciting opportunity exists for a Full Time Permanent Maintenance officer/skilled handyperson to ensure that all tasks are undertaken to support service delivery outcomes including the maintenance of the property and land-based assets, plant, and equipment. 

Uniting Weston ACT as a base location with possible travel between additional Uniting sites when leave coverage is required.

The hourly award rate is $26.78 when utilising salary packaging will increase to $30.19 plus super.

Role responsibilities:

  • To enable care and accommodation services to be provided in a safe, sustainable, and homelike environment through the timely undertaking of planned and unplanned maintenance
  • Communicate effectively with residents, staff, and families, being empathetic and understanding of the needs of Uniting's aged residents.
  • Ensure maintenance work undertaken is compliant with corporate standards and WHS. 
  • Undertake building/property maintenance tasks as necessary and in a timely manner. Such tasks may be routine or planned and/or reactive.                                                                 

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Experience in same or similar role highly desirable
  • Good Communication & interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of legislation that relates to buildings, workplace health, and safety. 
  • Trade background preferred but not essential
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain buildings and equipment to be compliant with legislation and/or corporate standards.  
  • Understanding of obligations of contractors. 
  • Good computer skills.
  • Current NSW driver’s license. 

Even Better:

  • Demonstrated experience in a maintenance role preferably in an Aged care /Retirement living setting
  • Detailed knowledge of the application use of CMMS (Computerised maintenance management system) training can be provided

Benefits & Culture:

  • NFP Salary packaging benefits offered
  • Uniform provided & Laundry allowance
  • Ongoing training & continuous development
  • Career development opportunities

For further information please click on the link below to view the position description.

 Position Description - Maintenance Officer (2).pdf

At Uniting we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19. We require all employees to be fully vaccinated (3 doses)against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, and lifestyle choices.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a national police check, reference checks, and NDIS working with vulnerable people check.



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