Facilities Maintenance Assistant/Technician

Job No: VIN920
Location: Wolloomooloo, NSW

  • Full-time, permanent
  • Based in Woolloomooloo, NSW
  • Must have the capacity to work flexible hours and travel across Sydney Metro sites
  • Current NSW Driver Licence
  • Hourly rate:  Care Services Collective Agreement 2009/ SWSE Level 4, $26.12 per hour
  • 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 ‘hands up’ approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.


 About the Service

The Facilities Team provides an extensive support for all facility services in a dynamic environment. The services we provide demand us to liaise, communicate and work with key stake holders including staff, volunteers, guests, clients, contractors and statutory authorities in a caring professional manner; requiring sensitivity to client needs, creative problem solving and efficient work practices to maximise use of resources and outcomes. A high regard is placed on good time management skills within the Assets and Facilities Department, whilst adhering to SVdP’s mission and values.

 The Role

The Facilities Maintenance Assistant/Technician will provide hands on practical support to the Maintenance Team and assistance in the maintenance of facilities across Sydney Metro.  Duties will include remedial and other associated maintenance works, risk management, contractor management, and maintenance of cleanliness and security.

This role will report to the Facilities Coordinator. Please click here for a copy of the Position Description.

To be successful in this role, you will need

  • Demonstrated practical experience in trade assistance maintenance or trade fields
  • Experience in the operation of manual and electronic tools of trade
  • Sound, demonstrated knowledge of and compliance with WH&S policies and procedures
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines within strict timeframes and budgetary requirements
  • Experience in Window based computer application
  • Well-developed verbal communication and interpersonal skills in working with stakeholders
  • Demonstrated delivery of high levels of customer service within a facilities environment
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and in a range of locations including travel to SVdP Regional and metropolitan NSW sites as required and directed
  • Willingness to support the Mission, Vision and Ethos of the SVdP Society
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence

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 programs, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide opportunities 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 a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and Entitlement to work in Australia check.

If you have questions about this role, please email to Steven Burum (Facilities Coordinator) steven.burum@vinnies.org.au quoting job number and position title: Maintenance Assistant/Technician / VIN920.

Applications close at 11:30 pm on 29 April 2018

Please submit your application attaching your Resume and your

responses to the Essential Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Information on how to apply.


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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