Facilities Manager

Take the next step in your facilities management career, Varied role managing the strategic and daily operations of the facilities, No two days are the same..

St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School is one of Queensland’s leading independent schools, fostering in students confidence, compassion, academic excellence and a lifelong love of learning. We look for all staff to be committed to and in harmony with the Anglican ethos of the school. 

We are currently inviting applications for the role of:

Facilities Manager

St Margaret’s has a range of modern and historical, teaching and learning facilities, sports and cultural resources.  In 2021, the school opened their state-of-the-art sports precinct. The Facilities Manager is responsible for managing the strategic and daily operations, security, maintenance and presentation of the school’s facilities, within assigned budgets.

The role is responsible for:

  • Strategic leadership of the school’s facilities
  • Daily operational leadership of the facility
  • Safety and security of the school site

The successful candidate will be experienced in all aspects of facilities management and have the ability to think strategically ensuring not only the maintenance and presentation of the facilities for today but for years to come.   You will possess knowledge of a wide range of trades and have demonstrated experience with coordinating different trades and facilities professionals to deliver on key facilities projects.  Previous experience managing and maintaining an aquatic centre would be highly regarded.

This role communicates with a range of people daily such as contractors and trades, staff, students and neighbours, therefore it is essential you have well developed interpersonal skills.  You will have strong team leadership skills, fostering a sense of teamwork whilst leading the team to meet all timelines and ensure an exceptional level of service.

You will have an excellent working knowledge of relevant WHS legislation and best practice and be committed to ensuring compliance and safety across the site at all times and contributing to a safety conscious culture.

The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to their work and have the ability to think quickly on your feet to problem solve and adapt to changing operational needs.  This includes operating as one of the team and completing manual work as required. 

This is a full-time role and will initially be offered on a 3 year contract.  An extension to this contract may be considered at the conclusion of this initial contract.

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Take the next step in your facilities management leadership career in a progressive school environment!

To Apply:  Applications are to be addressed to the Principal and be received by midday on Monday 19 April 2021. As part of the online application process you will be required to complete the application form and upload a cover letter and resume.

Please note, the successful candidate will require a valid blue card prior to commencing employment at St Margaret's.  Candidates that do not currently hold a valid blue card are advised to apply for a blue card to ensure they are job-ready.

St Margaret’s supports the rights of children and young people and is committed to the safety, welfare and well-being of students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All candidates are required to undergo a screening process prior to appointment and successful candidates must comply with School policies and relevant legislation relating to Student protection.

06/04/2021 $0 Brisbane 1 Construction
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