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Maintenance Coordinator - Amélie Housing

St Vincent de Paul Society NSW
  • Permanent, full-time
  • Based in Adelaide, South Australia; involves travel to Amélie Housing sites
  • SCHCADS Level 5, hourly rates range from $41.89 to $43.89; rate will depend on applicant's qualifications and experience
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • Grow with a national Tier 1 Community Housing Provider

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society's mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a 'hand up' approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

Amélie Housing Overview

Amélie Housing is a Registered Community Housing Company that aims to build more socially inclusive neighbourhoods by providing appropriate, secure and affordable housing to those who are homeless or disadvantaged including those reliant on low and moderate incomes, or have a disability and struggling to find a home in Australia's challenging private rental market. Amelie Housing owns, manages and leases over 1,600 dwellings in NSW (1255), SA (315) and ACT (90).

The Role

The Maintenance Coordinator will oversee the general property maintenance requirements of Amelie Housing in South Australia. To be effective in this role, you will rely on your proven skills in residential property maintenance, and within your scope of responsibility be able to make informed decisions in line with organisational procedures.

The Maintenance Coordinator's responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing end to end delivery of repairs and maintenance for Responsive, Planned and Cyclical Programs, ensuring quality and compliance in line with internal and external regulatory requirements
  • Regular reporting on work orders, complaints escalations and active projects
  • Conducting audit and quality inspections
  • Engaging with preferred suppliers, ensuring asset performance measurables are on time and within budget
  • Responding to tenant enquiries and complaints.

The ideal person in the role will have well-rounded knowledge and skills in residential property maintenance. For a full list of duties and responsibilities, please read the Position Description.

The role will report to the Asset Manager, Amélie Housing, and will work collaboratively with internal services as well as external agencies and service providers.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Current SA driving license
  • Experience in residential property maintenance
  • Experience in Community Housing or Public Housing
  • Experience in working with teams & dealing with contractors
  • Experience in costing and quoting process
  • Ability to write reports, manage data & communicate clearly
  • Experience working with people of all ages, cultures, and social backgrounds
  • Ability to identify, investigate and form proposed solutions to complex problems
  • Demonstrated understanding of maintenance criteria's and associated responsibilities
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office
  • Support the development and maintenance of WHS best practice in the workplace.

Come and join our team!

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people's lives in an organisation that cares about people.
  • Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development opportunities, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide potential to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society's commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.

If you have questions about this role, please email to Jonathon Armstrong (Asset Manager) on Jonathon.armstrong@amelie.org.au, using the subject line: Maintenance Coordinator - Amélie Housing (VIN2311) enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please click here for Information on how to apply.

Please submit your application online with your Resume attached and your responses to the Essential Criteria listed in the Position Description.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

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