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Maintenance Officer

Job No: 98278
Location: Toowoomba, QLD

  • Fantastic full-time autonomous position for a Maintenance Officer to join vibrant organisation!
  • Excellent working hours - enjoy a great work/life balance!
  • Attractive remuneration package circa $50,000 - $54,000 (commensurate with skills and experience) plus super!

About the Organisation

The Village Retirement Group (VRG) is a family owned, Brisbane based developer of retirement villages. With villages in Coorparoo, Yeronga, Taigum, Redcliffe and Toowoomba, the company currently has more than 1,000 units across south-east Queensland with more under development. Known for its quality and innovation, the group has been recognised by both Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) and Property Council of Australia (PCA) as one of the best developers of retirement villages in Australia.

Located only 3.5km from the Toowoomba Central Business District, The Village on the Downs consist of 257 independent living units providing residents with the convenience of a well-established suburb with the advantage of having all the necessary services close by.

The Village Retirement Group’s  vision is simple:  to create world-class, integrated lifestyle communities where residents are valued and enjoy vibrant, active, comfortable lifestyles.

Interested in learning more? You can view their website here.

About the Opportunity

The Village Retirement Group now has a full-time opportunity for a Maintenance Officer to become an integral part of the team based in Toowoomba at The Village on the Downs.

Reporting to the Village Manager, you will assist with the overall maintenance of Village buildings, grounds, plant and equipment. You will provide technical advice and 'hands on' services, with a focus on planned and preventative maintenance and safety.

Some of your key responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Processing resident maintenance slip requirements and coordinating with contractors for work to be done;
  • Scheduling preventative maintenance;
  • Assisting with furniture set up in the community centre for functions/events;
  • Maintaining the storage of chemicals in a clean and safe manner; and
  • Maintaining the utility vehicle. 

About You

This is an incredibly varied role and would be well suited to a handyperson or an ex-tradesperson who is looking to move away from the day-to-day trade grind.

To be successful, you must be a mature individual with the ability to perform the physical tasks required in this role. Previous experience in a similar or trade role, trade qualifications, or a background in the facilities/accommodation industry will be held in high regard, however, is not essential. 

Candidates will also need to hold a current manual driver's license.

As you will be dealing with residents of the Village on a daily basis, it is important that you are personable and friendly whilst being able to maintain professionalism.

Please note: Candidates are required to hold or undergo a criminal history check and first aid certification. 

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration circa $50,000 - $54,000 (commensurate with skills and experience) plus super. You will be provided with a vehicle for all work use.

You will also enjoy working for a vital organisation that truly cares about the welfare of its residents.

If you're looking for a role you can make your own within a vibrant organisation - Apply Now!

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