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Maintenance Officer Part Time– South East (Frankston region)

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Work type: Permanent Part-Time
Location: Frankston
Categories: Aged and Disability Support

We’re looking for a professional Maintenance Officer Part Time– South East (Frankston region) with relevant experience who wants to join our team of 1500 employees and 1000 volunteers to make a difference on a Part Time basis, working 30 hours a week based in Frankston.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For over 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society - 
a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.



The purpose of this role is to provide hands-on timely general maintenance and repairs at the David Scott School, and as required, other BSL sites within the region, as well as liaising with external contractors where necessary to undertake certain works. General maintenance of the facility includes the building, gardens, and grounds. Key to this role is understanding the scope of works and the impacts works may present to students, staff, and visitors at site.  Safety is paramount, as is ensuring the building retains outstanding presentation.

  • Utilising Facilities Software for lodging and managing works. 
  • Co-ordinating, inducting and overseeing contractors to site for repairs and maintenance. 
  • Conducting general maintenance of plant, buildings, grounds and equipment as instructed, or as scheduled. 

Salary will be in the range of $61,985.52 – $67,631.28 pro rata per annum, based on skills and experience plus superannuation.



Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for someone who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Demonstrated experienced as an all-round handy person with solid skills in repairs and maintenance jobs. 
  • Demonstrate pride in the work being undertaken.  
  • Knowledge of safety related to the transportation of tools, materials, and work pieces in and around work areas.
  • This role will require a full driver's license and to have your own ‘tool of the trade’ vehicle to transport lawn mowers and other general tools and equipment between sites, a vehicle allowance will be provided.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in Australia is required.



  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay - up to $18,550 can be packaged every year (details via AccessPay)!
  • Career development opportunities
  • Leave loading of 17.5%
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program



BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.


If this looks like a role that’s right for you, Click APPLY NOW.

If you have any questions about the role, or want more clarification, please contact Melinda Illevold at for a confidential discussion.

To view the Position Description to address the Key Selection Criteria, please click here.

Applications close: Sunday, 26 February 2023 at 11.55pm.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence adheres to Government mandates in relation to COVID-19.


We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

BSL is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo relevant pre- employment checks for their role, including a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check (where necessary), and sign our Child & Adult Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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