Position Details
Reference Number 11409
Position Title Maintenance Officer
Employment Type Full Time
Entity UnitingSA
Location 1B Glebe Street, Alberton SA 5014
Award Classification Miscellaneous Award - Miscellaneous Award - Level 4
Travel Requirements Metropolitan
Position Summary
  • Full time role
  • Great team environment
  • Salary packaging benefits (tax-free not-for-profit)



A career at UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide (UCWPA) offers exciting rewards and opportunities for anybody wanting to make a difference to their community. Our work environment encourages employees to grow professionally and personally, motivating them to do great things.

Our employees are integral to delivering quality services and we are committed to their personal and professional development.

UCWPA provides community services which improve the quality of life for aged, unemployed and homeless people, families, children, youth, people with a mental health disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. UWCPA is one of the larger organisations providing quality aged care services in South Australia.


UnitingCare Wesley is looking to appoint a ‘Maintenance Officer’ to support the Property Services Department on a full time basis. We require a competent professional  who enjoys working within a busy environment with significant experience in general maintenance or building. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure UCWPA property is maintained to a high standard, with safety as a prime consideration while meeting with the building codes of Australia safety standards and working within budgetary constraints
  • Maintain scheduling of assigned duties and obtain materials to perform cost effective maintenance
  • Provide prompt response to requests for maintenance services
  • Maintain and monitor preventative maintenance program 
  • Undertake all modifications within any current regulations and standards
  • Maintain all equipment in good working order at all times 

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Relevant Trade/Building qualifications
  • Current SA Driver’s Licence &  current DCSI Child Related Clearance 
  • Extensive building and/or maintenance and project management experience
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Competent computer skills and attention to detail

You will also demonstrate a positive and professional "can-do" attitude, excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to work equally well as a member of a team or working alone. If you feel that you are well organised and have a good work ethic then please apply.

We aim to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our clients and to improve equal employment opportunity for our employees.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with relevant skills and experience to apply for any of our advertised vacancies.

Applications Close: Wednesday 24th May 2017 

Contact Person James Minagall
Contact Number 0884402252
Closing Date 24/05/2017
Job and Person Specification Maintenance Officer.pdf