Field Services Officer, Mildura (VPSG3)

Job posted: 02/08/2022
Applications close: 16/08/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Mildura

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $72,751 - $88,336

Occupation: Construction

Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/377997

Reference: VG/DFFH/COPL/377997

Occupation: Construction

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

Work location: North West Region | Mildura

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)


  • trade qualified and/or experienced in the building industry
  • able to investigate and assess housing properties
  • an excellent communicator

An exciting opportunity exists for a Field Services Officer on an ongoing - full time basis in Client Support and Housing, Mildura.

Field Services Officers provide technical building advice and expertise to Housing Services Officers, Team Leaders, Team Managers and Managers in relation to the maintenance of public housing properties. Field Services Officers operate within the Tenancy and Property Team and support the maintenance of department-owned property assets, including public housing properties and provide building advice on maintenance works.

As our ideal candidate, you will be required to demonstrate:

  1. verbal communication
  2. planning and organising
  3. problem solving
  4. self-management


The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment that 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).  The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy (Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees.  Subject to exceptions, only employees or other workplace participants with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.  For this role, you are required to submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement. Please refer to the above link for more information. 

Other mandatory qualifications or requirements for this opportunity include:

  • Recognised trade qualification and/or relevant building experience is required
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the building industry, construction techniques, Conditions of Contract and the principles and practices concerning quality management and quality assurance would be expected
  • A full driver's licence is required.

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


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, Mildura (VPSG3)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:



Vikki Cavallo | Vikki.Cavallo@dffh.vic.gov.au

Field Services Officer, Mildura (VPSG3)