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Maintenance Officer


  • Great salary package
  • Autonomous Role
  • Passionate and collegiate team environment

About the Employer
Our client is in the age care space, they provide a home and a lifestyle with the highest quality and standard of care for their residents. They are committed to providing the specialist team and facilities necessary for the individualised, holistic care and support of the frail aged, infirm and people with special needs, in a safe, secure, and comfortable environment. They pride themselves on creating a feeling of community, security and well-being for all.
About the Role:
As the Maintenance Officer you will be responsible for keeping the facility functioning and taking care of the back of house maintenance for the whole home and maintaining their building and assets.
This role is an autonomous role and our client needs someone who has good general maintenance skills with a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get the job done. There will be both preventative and reactive maintenance some of which you will need to outsource to eternal trades. This role will suit someone who likes varied and physical work, who is practical, and solution based.

  • Autonomous Role
  • Company has an excellent reputation in the industry
  • Passionate and collegiate team environment
  • No travel required


  • Reactive maintenance; fixing things in the facility in a timely manner and with urgency
  • Preventative maintenance; looking after the facilities assets and conducting audits on all equipment such as wheelchairs, beds, furniture etc alongside building maintenance
  • Putting away stock delivery’s consisting of laundry, clinical and kitchen stock
  • Monthly maintenance activity reporting for the board
  • Managing larger projects independently, coordinating external contractors for redevelopment / refurbishment of facilities

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role within an age care or similar environment for at least 2 years; previous asset management of a facility would be highly regarded
  • High level of customer service; you will be in regular communication with residents of all backgrounds, cultures and personalities, this requires compassion, patience and a kind manner
  • Strong communication, organisation skills and the ability to take direction; being a large facility with 120 staff members, you need to not only do preventative maintenance but more urgent reactive maintenance and be able to show initiative when asked to do something and prioritise your own workload
  • Willingness to roll your sleeves up and get quick fix maintenance jobs done; this is a physical role where you will be required to do multiple practical jobs / tasks yourself as the go to for all general maintenance, alongside organising external trades such as electricians, plumbers etc for more highly skilled work
  • This role will require you to have a drivers licence and own vehicle, an annual flu shot, current criminal record check or willingness to obtain one, full work rights for Australia, a fire safety officer cert or willingness to go obtain one once employed.

Please note only candidates that meet our client’s selection criteria will be contacted.
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