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Facilities Coordinator - Roma House, Spring Hill, Brisbane

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Work type: Permanent (Full Time)
Location: QLD
Categories: Community Services

  • Permanent Opportunity– 38 hours per week
  • Coordination of building maintenance and repairs on this heritage listed property
  • Roma House, Spring Hill, Brisbane

About Mission Australia

Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation with a nationwide team of over 2,900 that helps people to regain their independence. 

We reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. 

Together, we stand with Australians in need until they can stand for themselves. 

About the role

Due to a staff member retiring we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Facilities Coordinator to coordinate all aspects of building maintenance and repairs to this historic Brisbane property. Roma house offers residents with complex and challenging needs support and accommodation in an inclusive environment and provides a pathway out of homelessness. The service operates 24X7 and accommodates up to 31 residents.


  • Maintain register of maintenance issues and ensure the building is safe, well maintained and clean
  • Liaise with a large variety of stakeholders including suppliers, onsite contractors, residents and Department of Housing
  • Supervision and leadership of two administration and cleaning staff
  • Ensure OHS issues are addressed and a risk register is maintained
  • Engage with improved contractors and suppliers to undertake work on the site and ensure work is in line with all policies and procedures
  • Conducting onsite audits to comply with safety requirements such as Fire Safety training


Qualifications & experience

  • Ideally Degree in a relevant field including Business or Social Science
  • Relevant experience in a similar role working with building maintenance
  • Strong computer skills particularly in Excel and Office
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • High level of communication skills and the ability to positively communicate with our residents that may at times have complex and challenging behaviours
  • Ideally a Current drivers licence

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a National criminal history check.

Culture & Benefits 

A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.

To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:


•NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income (details via Advantage)

•Discounted childcare rates with participating centres

•Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers

•Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP

•Discounted health care with Medibank Private

•Paid parental leave and opportunity to purchase additional annual leave

•Volunteering opportunities

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically

Should you need assistance in submitting your application please contact Kath Power, Talent Attraction Business Partner on 07 3394 8193.

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

For further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.


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