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Schools Officer, Grounds And Facilities - Mackay Northern Be...

Education - Mackay, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
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Applications are invited for the position of Schools Officer, Grounds and Facilities at Mackay Northern Beaches State High School. We are seeking a welcoming, efficient and well-organised Schools Officer to join our current operations team. As one of our two Schools Officers, you will have the skills, knowledge and initiative to successfully undertake the tasks outlined in the Role Description for Schools Officer, Grounds and Facilities. Experience in Horticulture, grounds care, general maintenance work, operation of machinery and workplace health and safety is highly desirable. Your skills and knowledge will enable you to contribute to the effective and efficient grounds and facility management of the school, where productive and welcoming relationships with all colleagues and members of the community is a high priority.
Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Mackay region
Yearly Salary: $50039 - $58309
Contact Name: Ellie Green
Contact Number:
Closing Date: 09-MAR-21

Image Courtesy of Mackay Northern Beaches State High School

About Mackay Northern Beaches State High School

We are located in the growing Northern Beaches area of Mackay. As one of the newest schools in the Central Queensland (CQ) region, opening our doors in 2013, the school boasts 21st century facilities second to none.

Our school's key focus is to prepare our students both academically and socially for a successful transition into society.

Your Role

As the Schools Officer, Grounds and Facilities you will contribute to the efficient and effective operation and environment of the school by providing a high level of grounds and facilities to the Principal, Business Manager or nominated delegate.

You will perform a range of activities to ensure that the school is maintained to a high standard; follow set instructions; and have independence to perform a variety of day to day services that are routine in nature. However, the role receives regular supervision when undertaking duties that are non-routine in nature.

As the Schools Officer, Grounds and Facilities you will not be required to perform any task or repairs that would normally require the services of a qualified tradesperson.

A mandatory requirement of this role is:

OO3 appointees must have possession of a Certificate III qualification or higher relevant to the tasks outlined, from a recognised institution under the Australian Qualification Framework or agreed equivalent which, in the opinion of the Director-General, Department of Education or delegate is acceptable.

Competency at this level requires proven expertise and understanding of school facilities operations, standards and application of suitable processes.

Capability to perform activities consistent with workplace, health and safety guidelines and procedures with regard to government facilities.
Undertake a range of functions which may require the practical application of high level skills relevant to the role.
Demonstrated experience to analyse requirements, identify solutions, plan and coordinate cost effective renewal projects, following documented methods and instructions.
Sound knowledge and compliance with regulations, codes and specifications relevant to the role.
Skillset that enables the role to undertake required procedures without intensive supervision.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

This is a OO2 progressional position as per the Role Description. The successful applicant will be appointed to the OO2 classification with eligibility for progression to the OO3 level (as per QLD Public Service Award 2015) once specific criteria have been met. Salary rate shown is reflective of OO2 to OO3 classification range.

To apply please attach the following:

a one page covering letter generally addressing:
your organisational skills and ability to prioritise tasks;
your strong communication skills; and
the skills and experience you can bring to the role.
a current resume with the contact details of two referees, one being your current supervisor.
a two page response to the 5 key capabilities outlined in the relevant role description document describing your experience, knowledge and skills that you will bring to the role.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.