Maintenance Officer

Job no: 493027
Work type: Full time, Maximum Term
Location: Austral
Categories: Maintenance

In the Italian tradition of community, mutual help, Christian faith and family, Scalabrini offers the provision of excellent care to the frail aged and people living with dementia delivered with a profound sense of justice and a respect for all cultures. Scalabrini operates six aged care villages across NSW, five within the Sydney Metro area and the seventh located in regional NSW.

We are looking for a motivated self-starter with a broad ranging practical skillset. The Maintenance Officer will be responsible for providing all onsite maintenance activities, including repairs and maintenance of buildings, fixtures, fittings, equipment, and associated structures, as well as grounds/garden maintenance. They will often work autonomously and will be required to prioritise work activities. Their focus is on achieving a high standard of quality whilst working safely and efficiently.

This position is a full time opportunity.


  • Unit of competency CPCCOHS1001A (Work safely in the Construction Industry) – White Card
  • A current NSW driver licence Class C
  • Previous experience as a Maintenance Officer, preferably within an aged care environment
  • A good knowledge of building and maintenance practices and standards, including corrective and preventative maintenance programs
  • Good communication skills, with an understanding and empathy for aged care residents
  • Strong commitment to work, health and safety
  • Intermediate computer literacy


  • Relevant trade qualification
  • Experience liaising with tradespersons and contractors
  • Ability to speak Italian or other languages


  • Salary Packaging as you will be working for a non-for-profit organisation;
  • A supportive team environment; and
  • A great work environment.

If this sounds like you, !

The successful applicant will need to meet the requirements of a Criminal History Check as per the Aged Care Act 1997. Scalabrini supports diversity and equal opportunity in the workplace.

Advertised: 12 Oct 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled