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Facilities Advisor

Unison Housing
  • Victoria’s largest social and affordable housing service
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference
  • Fixed term (12 months), full time role

Would you like to work for a leading housing services provider? If you are looking for a career-enhancing role with a friendly and professional work environment where your contribution is valued, then we would love to hear from you!

About Unison

Unison provides a diverse range of housing services across Victoria, including social housing, affordable housing, transitional housing and owners’ corporation services.

We believe that affordable housing is the foundation on which to build a life of value, and a good life takes more than just housing. A good life takes place in a community.

Unison also assists over 3500 people each year who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

About the role

The Facilities Advisors manage a geographical portfolio of assets and ensure the services provided to assets are delivered in a timely manner, to appropriate standards and ensure value for money.

Key aspects of this role will be to manage responsive and planned maintenance, instruct and coordinate vacant maintenance, manage building and contractor compliance, and provide high quality services to Unison stakeholders and tenants.

About you

You will demonstrate a professional, dynamic and friendly customer focused attitude. You will be managing all aspects of building compliance, planned maintenance, vacant property maintenance, KPI targets, ensuring the smooth running of contractor operations and assisting in overall service delivery.

You will also possess the following:

  • Excellent communication skills and previous experience liaising between management, contractors and stakeholders
  • Excellent time management skills including ability to prioritise tasks and adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Building services or maintenance experience
  • Ability to conduct high quality building inspections and reporting
  • Demonstrated experience as a Facilities or Building Services Coordinator or Facilities Manager or Administrator
  • A trades background or relevant tertiary qualification is desired
  • Previous roles in not-for-profit sector will be viewed favourably

On Offer

  • Full-time position, 12-Month Fixed term contract
  • Salary $93,861.02 per annum plus superannuation, salary packaging and leave loading.
  • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Access to Salary packaging of up to $15,900 tax free
  • Rostered day off option available
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program for independent and confidential counselling

To Apply

  • Apply through the Apply Now link below.
  • Please ‘sign up for recruitment’ on the sign in page to create your account.
  • Your application should include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria which can be located in the Position Description
  • Questions about the role or the recruitment process can be directed to [email protected] using the subject line: Facilities Advisor enquiry via EthicalJobs
  • This position will commence immediately, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We will review applications as they come in so if you meet the requirements of this role, please APPLY immediately
  • The successful applicant will be required to undertake a Police Check and a Working with Children Check

Unison is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, the LGBTIQ+ communities and those living with a disability to apply.

*Only shortlisted candidates will be advised of the application outcome.

*** Recruitment Agencies please note: This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by the Unison People team. Your respect for this process is appreciated.

A position description is attached.

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