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Facilities and Maintenance Manager

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Job Listing Date
14 Jan 2021
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Trades & Services, Maintenance & Handyperson Services

Facilities and Maintenance Manager

The Principal of Inner Sydney Montessori School (ISMS) invites applications for the position of Facility and Maintenance Manager. This is an exciting permanent, full-time opportunity for an experienced Facility and Maintenance Manager or someone ready to step up into this role to join our School for an immediate start. 

About Us

Well located in the vibrant suburbs of Balmain, Rozelle and Lilyfield in Sydney, ISMS has an enviable, small school reputation whilst being one of the largest Montessori schools in Australia. ISMS is a friendly and dynamic pre and primary school with students at the heart of everything we do.  Recognised as one of Australia’s leading Montessori registered schools, this child-focused pre and primary school.

About You

This is a hands on, dynamic and rewarding position where your solid work experience in facilities maintenance, excellent work ethic and professionalism, will ensure your success.  A trade qualification and previous experience working within Independent Schools is highly desirable, but not essential.  

Selection Criteria:

This is a hands on role and to be considered for this position your experience should include:

  • Carry out a complete range of building, grounds and facilities maintenance tasks including gardening works;
  • Manage and ensure all preventative and routine maintenance tasks are completed;
  • Manage cleaning contractor;
  • Complete minor works projects and manage contractors;
  • Manage security and lockdown and evacuation programs;
  • Maintain maintenance area, vehicles, tools and equipment;
  • Maintain key registers and other compliance schedules;
  • Drive the inter campus school bus;
  • Commitment to WH&S Act 2011 standards and regulations;
  • Excellent communication skills, reliable, confidential and team oriented;
  • Previous solid 5 years experience in a similar role or commensurate experience;
  • Abreast of regulatory frameworks, legislation, policies and procedures as they relate to facilities maintenance.

You will have:

  • Current Working with Children Check;
  • Child Protection Certificate;
  • MR Drivers Licence
  • Valid First-Aid qualification

or be willing to obtain. The successful candidate will be required to provide certified copies of their qualifications  prior to their commencement at ISMS.  You must have full Australian working rights, with no restrictions.

Position Description

The detailed position description can be found on the School Website Employment page.

How to Apply

We are very proud of our School and actively encourage applicants to visit our website to gain an understanding of ISMS, please visit us at www.isms.nsw.edu.au.

Direct applications may also be submitted to  principal@isms.nsw.edu.au

Closing date for applications is Monday 1 February 2021, early applications are encouraged and must include:

  • Cover Letter;
  • CV / Resume and
  • Address all Selection Criteria as detailed above.

To obtain further information please email Acting Principal, Michael Dunn, at principal@isms.nsw.edu.au to arrange a confidential discussion.

Salary is determined in accordance with the Independent Schools NSW/ACT Support and Operational Staff Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017 and in accordance with experience.  Benefits also include use of the School Utility Vehicle, petrol and school provided telephone and laptop.

ISMS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to satisfactory references and a Working with Children Check.

Acting Principal
Michael Dunn
principal@isms.nsw.edu.au

The Principal of Inner Sydney Montessori School (ISMS) invites applications for the position of Facility and Maintenance Manager. This is an exciting permanent, full-time opportunity for an experienced Facility and Maintenance Manager or someone ready to step up into this role to join our School for an immediate start. 

About Us

Well located in the vibrant suburbs of Balmain, Rozelle and Lilyfield in Sydney, ISMS has an enviable, small school reputation whilst being one of the largest Montessori schools in Australia. ISMS is a friendly and dynamic pre and primary school with students at the heart of everything we do.  Recognised as one of Australia’s leading Montessori registered schools, this child-focused pre and primary school.

About You

This is a hands on, dynamic and rewarding position where your solid work experience in facilities maintenance, excellent work ethic and professionalism, will ensure your success.  A trade qualification and previous experience working within Independent Schools is highly desirable, but not essential.  

Selection Criteria:

This is a hands on role and to be considered for this position your experience should include:

  • Carry out a complete range of building, grounds and facilities maintenance tasks including gardening works;
  • Manage and ensure all preventative and routine maintenance tasks are completed;
  • Manage cleaning contractor;
  • Complete minor works projects and manage contractors;
  • Manage security and lockdown and evacuation programs;
  • Maintain maintenance area, vehicles, tools and equipment;
  • Maintain key registers and other compliance schedules;
  • Drive the inter campus school bus;
  • Commitment to WH&S Act 2011 standards and regulations;
  • Excellent communication skills, reliable, confidential and team oriented;
  • Previous solid 5 years experience in a similar role or commensurate experience;
  • Abreast of regulatory frameworks, legislation, policies and procedures as they relate to facilities maintenance.

You will have:

  • Current Working with Children Check;
  • Child Protection Certificate;
  • MR Drivers Licence
  • Valid First-Aid qualification

or be willing to obtain. The successful candidate will be required to provide certified copies of their qualifications  prior to their commencement at ISMS.  You must have full Australian working rights, with no restrictions.

Position Description

The detailed position description can be found on the School Website Employment page.

How to Apply

We are very proud of our School and actively encourage applicants to visit our website to gain an understanding of ISMS, please visit us at www.isms.nsw.edu.au.

Direct applications may also be submitted to  principal@isms.nsw.edu.au

Closing date for applications is Monday 1 February 2021, early applications are encouraged and must include:

  • Cover Letter;
  • CV / Resume and
  • Address all Selection Criteria as detailed above.

To obtain further information please email Acting Principal, Michael Dunn, at principal@isms.nsw.edu.au to arrange a confidential discussion.

Salary is determined in accordance with the Independent Schools NSW/ACT Support and Operational Staff Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017 and in accordance with experience.  Benefits also include use of the School Utility Vehicle, petrol and school provided telephone and laptop.

ISMS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to satisfactory references and a Working with Children Check.

Acting Principal
Michael Dunn
principal@isms.nsw.edu.au

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a property manager?
  • How many years of project management experience do you have?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?

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