Facilities Officer

Feb 05, 2019
Feb 19, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is one of the largest and most diverse Faculties within The University of Queensland and within Science Faculties across Australia. The Faculty of Science incorporates six schools and four research centres. The units within the Faculty are internationally recognised and their teaching and research successes create a stimulating environment within which the Faculty staff work. The Faculty is managed by the Executive Dean, who has direct responsibility for the physical, financial and human resources, academic matters relating to programs and students, and a range of other areas such as the development of research, national and international marketing, and enhanced government, business and community links.


The role

Reporting to the Faculty Infrastructure Planning Business Partner and the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences School Manager/Director of the Gatton Campus, this position supports the School's/Directorate's facilities and infrastructure portfolio. The successful applicant will be responsible for identifying the facilities maintenance requirements, ensuring works are logged and rectified in a timely and accurate manner, and providing support and assistance on infrastructure projects, while supporting the continuity of School/Directorate services and operations. This will see the appointee liaising with Property & Facilities and OHS to ensure regulatory compliance is maintained throughout all teaching and research laboratories and associated equipment. In addition, this position is also responsible for managing local space allocation, asset services, SiPass control and database management related to infrastructure and facility services. 


The person

Applicants should possess a Bachelor degree in a relevant field, with subsequent relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and relevant experience. In addition, you should have demonstrated experience working in teaching and research laboratories, a strong client focus, experience managing small facilities and infrastructure projects, and an organised and methodical approach to tasks.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University's Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to science.recruitment@uq.edu.au.



This is a full-time continuing appointment at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $66,347 - $74,098 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $77,626 - $86,695 p.a.).

The University of Queensland also offers other competitive options including salary sacrificing, on campus childcare, leave packaging and discounted private health insurance as well as many other benefits.



To discuss this role please contact Lucy Hurrey on +61 7 3443 2071 or l.hurrey@uq.edu.au

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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