Maintenance Officer

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

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If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Trades and Services
Classification: VPSG2
Work Location: VIC - various
Reference: VG/YJ1028_YJ0813
Closing Date: 23-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $49,216 - $63,201
Job Duration: 1 x ongoing, 1 x fixed-term for 6 months
Attachments: Fact Sheet - Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

PD - Maintenance Officer.doc (Word, 863KB)

Contact: Ray Birkin on 0419 894 564

Position Details

About us

The Infrastructure and Security Unit manages and provides oversight on all major infrastructure projects, maintenance and security requirements (i.e. Dynamic and Static security) within the facilities. The unit manages and oversees the safety and security of our staff and clients, enabling service delivery staff to focus on providing services to clients.

About the role

As the Maintenance Officer, you will required to assist maintenance staff maintain buildings to a high standard by providing services throughout the Malmsbury Youth Justice Precinct and other Secure Services sites as required. This will be done by undertaking maintenance works including carpentry repairs and glazing, and manufacturing a range of fittings.

2 positions are available. One ongoing role and one fixed-term for 6 months.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • completed an approved trades apprenticeship issued by the Industrial Training Commission of Victoria or equivalent in a recognised trade/s such as carpentry, joinery, welding, glazing, locksmith, plumbing
  • demonstrated experience and abilities in building inspecting, problem resolution and cost estimation for general building and construction works within commercial parameters
  • demonstrated experience in building/maintenance repairs for general building and construction within a commercial environment.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

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