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Melbourne - Permanent

Building Maintenance Officer

  • Leading Melbourne Not For Profit
  • Newly created role forming part of growing team
  • Significant asset development pipeline

The Organisation

Melbourne City Mission (MCM) are a leading community services organisation that have provided a broad range of support services to the people of Victoria for over 150 years. Taking an innovative approach and leveraging off a century and a half of experience, MCM are continuing to work closely with disadvantaged communities to drive systemic change in areas such as childhood intervention, homelessness, education, palliative care, disability and mental health. As the MCM continues to grow their property portfolio continues to expand and diversify and the facilities and maintenance team is seen as an integral part of the business.

The Opportunity

The Building Maintenance Officer is a newly created role as part of the evolving strategy to ensure MCM’s expanding facilities footprint is maintained to the highest quality, in a responsive and cost-effective capacity. Reporting directly to the Sr FM and working as part of the property team the role will be responsible for assessing and completing reactive maintenance repairs, as well as the coordination and auditing of specialist sub-contractor works. The role will be hands on in nature and ideal for those candidates looking for an opportunity that will allow you work on the tools whilst interfacing directly with customers and staff at each of MCM’s facilities.

The role offers autonomy within your day, whilst ensuring that close support and ongoing mentoring is provided by the Sr FM and Head of FM as the role expands to assist in the planning and development of maintenance routines and facilities management strategy.

The Candidate

  • Demonstrate strong experience in commercial building maintenance, a trade qualification is highly desirable
  • Able to identify and trouble shoot maintenance issues and equipment breakdowns
  • Expertise in undertaking asset audits using industry software platforms
  • In depth knowledge of current building safety and compliance requirements
  • Input and manage asset data and routine maintenance plans using the CMMS system
  • Responsible for the coordination and supervision of sub-contractors
  • Provide input and support into the development of maintenance and asset lifecycle planning
  • Take a pro-active approach in every aspect of your work
  • Show strong EQ and the ability empathise with MCM staff and clientele

Working with MCM:

  • Diverse and inclusive organisation
  • Attractive Salary Packaging benefits, including new company vehicle
  • Supportive environment that encourages learning and development
  • Culture of continuous improvement
  • National Police check
  • Valid Victorian Drivers license
  • Right to Work in Australia
  • Up to date with COVID-19 Vaccinations or valid medical exemption
  • MCM is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to safety.
  • Zero-tolerance approach to violence within the workplace and abuse

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Adam Brown