Facilities Officer


We are looking for a Facilities Officer to work as part of a team in maintaining the functionality and safety of the School’s facilities by providing minor building, grounds and facilities maintenance, assisting with events and function setup and pull down, traffic marshalling, pool operations, occasional bus driving and general facilities duties.

Some key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Ensure compliance with all Workplace Health and Safety policies and procedures and safe work practices in general, including monitoring and addressing safety hazards and security concerns
  • Set up and pack down of material and equipment for functions and events
  • Support the School’s traffic management arrangements by providing traffic marshalling duties during peak school times
  • Provide general building and facilities maintenance services within a skill set
  • Assist with grounds maintenance work ensuring the School’s grounds are in optimal condition
About You

  • Be energetic with a positive can-do attitude and the physical capability to perform the required tasks in a predominantly outdoor environment.
  • Hold a current drivers licence.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with members of the School and the wider community.
  • Excellent understanding of OH&S issues as they relate to facilities maintenance.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team to achieve shared goals, often in tight timeframes.
  • An ability to hold a Working with Children – Blue Card as issued by the Queensland Government.
  • An ability to hold a current Senior First Aid Certificate.
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    Job Type

    Full Time, 5 days per week. Including being on Saturday rotational roster.

    How to apply

    Applications are to be addressed to the Principal, submitted through SEEK  and be received by 12pm on Thursday, 20 June 2024. Shortlisting and interviewing will be happening continually throughout the application period and candidates are encouraged to apply without delay.

    Applications should include:

    • 1-page cover letter
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) including two referees, with contact details (please include a referee from current and previous place of employment)

    St Aidan's supports the rights of children and young people and is committed to the safety, welfare and wellbeing of students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates are required to undergo a screening process prior to appointment and successful candidate must comply with School policies and relevant legislation relating to Student protection.

    A School of the Society of the Sacred Advent.