Facilities and Administrative Officer

St George's College, founded in 1931, is the premier residential college at The University of Western Australia. It has approximately 260 residents, evenly divided between men and women, who all study undergraduate or post-graduate courses at Perth Universities. They are supported by the College's well-developed academic, cultural, sporting and leadership programs and extensive student care systems, which enrich the lives of its residents and provide them with opportunities and experiences in an encouraging and well-managed environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Co-ordination of service contractors, prior to commencement of works ensuring they are working within regulations guidelines and Colleges own safety expectations at all times
  • Maintain contractor register including public liability insurance and certificate of currency.
  • Develop and record defect lists for reporting to builders/contractors/service providers
  • Respond to internet and/or telecommunication faults
  • Monitoring solar panels systems
  • Programme and allocate maintenance work to ensure minimum disruption to services, staff and residents.

Selection Criteria


  • Experience in managing substantial buildings with multiple occupants, lifts, air conditioning plants and access control systems will be highly regarded.
  • Precise attention to detail
  • High level of logical analysis
  • Contemporary computer skills are required
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • Sound written, verbal communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience in WH&S systems
  • A mature confident outlook on life with the ability to embrace working in a small organisation with a can do attitude
  • Experience and commitment to continuous improvement


  • Test & Tag qualification or ability to obtain one.
  • Understanding of building statutory requirements
  • Ability to read and understand building and plant documentation (Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic, Fire ETC.)

Job Offer:

  • Full-time contract, $65k + plus super 
  • Free parking on the College grounds
  • Free buffet lunch or dinner while on duties
  • Full access to UWA Gym and Recreation Centre included.

before close of business on Friday 30th April 2021.

20/04/2021 $0 Perth 1 Administration & Office Support
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