Schools Officer, Facilities - Lockyer District State High School

Job Reference QLD/DSR445705/22P
Closing date October 10, 2022
Location Toowoomba region
Type Full-Time
Status Permanent
Contact 0417 762 945

About this job

About our school:

Lockyer District SHS is a school of around 1100 students, located at Gatton in the picturesque Lockyer Valley; approximately one hour from Brisbane and 30mins from Toowoomba.
Every day, in every classroom, we are supporting all students to become enterprising, resilient, creative, adaptable, confident individuals. To achieve this vision, we provide students with access to a broad range of quality curriculum programs and learning opportunities. You can learn more about our school and the opportunities we provide for our community on our school YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/lockyerdistrictstatehighschool

Your role:

As the Schools Officer, Facilities you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Responsible for a range of day to day activities that may include delivering and collecting mail, parcels and documents; recording and delivering of messages; printing and photocopying; preparing classrooms for examinations and preparing activity/assembly halls, including moving/arranging furniture and seating; removing and relocating furniture from room to room; general store duties including receipting, opening up, checking, storing and distributing school supplies and stocks; maintaining various registers; and stocktaking and recording/engraving of school equipment/furniture and assets.
  • Assist with a range of duties that include clearing and hosing of drains and gutters; collection of waste, food and paper on school grounds as agreed by relevant staff and the Principal, Business Manager and/or nominated delegate; undertaking immediate action cleaning duties (outside the normal operating hours of the school's cleaning staff); assist with requirements for significant events such as fetes, plays and major sporting events.
  • Support with a variety of security duties at the school that involve using and maintaining the school security systems; banking of school funds (this does not refer to the collection, receipt, or reconciliation of funds, but rather to the transport and deposition of funds at the appropriate bank institution); and locking and unlocking buildings (within core hours).
  • Ensure compliance with workplace health and safety (WHS) requirements including maintenance of a safe work environment; bring to appropriate attention any safety hazards; manage equipment records; and maintain tools and equipment for repair services (as per manufacturer's service manual).
  • Attend to/or arrange repairs and maintenance within the school, including those which relate to furniture and equipment; locks and windows; swimming pools (e.g. maintaining proper water quality, testing water, keeping records of tests, adjusting/adding chemicals as consistent with occupational, health and safety (WHS) guidelines and procedures); and school facilities.
  • Provide basic maintenance of equipment specific to schools with students with disabilities.
  • Communicate and discuss with Principal/Business Manager or nominated delegate on matters regarding periodic maintenance of facilities.
  • Liaise with various internal and external personnel (e.g. tradespersons) and students on issues of lost property and damage to facilities.
  • Other duties, consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the position as directed by the Principal, Business Manager or nominated delegate.

This is a OO2 progression position as per the Role Description. The successful applicant will be appointed to the OO2 classification with eligibility for progression to the OO3 level once specific criteria have been met. Please note salary rate shown is reflective of OO2 to OO3 classification range.

Mandatory requirements:

  • When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.
  • OO3 appointees must have possession of a Certificate III qualification or higher relevant to the tasks outlined, from a recognised institution under the Australian Qualification Framework or agreed equivalent which, in the opinion of the Director-General, Department of Education or delegate is acceptable.

How to Apply:

  • Attach a brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (referees should have an understanding of your relevant previous work history).
  • Attach a maximum 2-pg response to the 'How you will be Assessed' section of the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

lue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

  • OO3 appointees must have possession of a Certificate III qualification or higher relevant to the tasks outlined, from a recognised institution under the Australian Qualification Framework or agreed equivalent which, in the opinion of the Director-General, Department of Education or delegate is acceptable.

How to Apply:

  • Attach a brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (referees should have an understanding of your relevant previous work history).
  • Attach a maximum 2-pg response to the 'How you will be Assessed' section of the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.