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Field Services Officer (VPSG3)

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 10/07/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Until 30/06/2024

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $72,751 - $88,336

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DFFH/CW/378054

Reference: VG/DFFH/CW/378054

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $72,751 - $88,336

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)


An exciting opportunity exists for a Field Services Officer on a Fixed term basis in the Tenancy and Property Team.

Field Services Officers utilise their building and construction knowledge to play a vital role in maintaining the Department of Health and Human Services' housing portfolio

Are you

  • Knowledgeable in building maintenance, construction and trade practices which you will need to draw upon to solve maintenance problems, coordinate necessary repairs and contribute to the department's property management activities.
  • A confident communicator who is client and outcome focussed and can develop working relationships with a range of different stakeholders within and outside of the department.
  • An adaptable person who can respond to changing work priorities and can work on your own, in team and sometimes under pressure.

Mandatory qualifications or requirements for this opportunity include:

  • Recognised trade qualification and/or relevant building experience is required.
  • A full driver's licence is required.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria, qualifications and/or requirements for the role please refer to the attached Position Description.

MANDATORY VACCINATION POLICY
The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19) based on Pandemic (Workplace) Order 2022 (No. 8) directions as issued and updated from time to time. Vaccination requirements may differ from role to role based on their risk category and the duties performed. The department's policy (attached) outlines the risk categories and requirements for employees working for the department. Where relevant, proof of immunisation status may be required.  
For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement. Please refer to the attached policy for more information - DFFH COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination policy.

HOW TO APPLY

All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <https://jse.vic.gov.au/user/login?destination=/new-home-page> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (www.dffh.vic.gov.au/jobs)

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Field Services Officer  (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time / Until 30/06/2024

Job classification:

VPSG3

Contact:

Ondine Stachnowski |
0437 090 753

Field Services Officer  (VPSG3)