Finance and Facilities Officer

$81,407 - $86,168 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • Dickson ACT, Australia
  • 14/01/2021
Full time - Fixed Term Admin/Clerical/Support

Job Description

Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 26 January 2021

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 5
Salary: $81,407 - $86,168 plus superannuation
Position No: 46524
Directorate: Education
Contact Officer: Jemma Robbins on or (02) 6142 0404

Details: Are you looking for a varied and rewarding role in a dynamic setting? What better place to work than one of our ACT public schools where you can play an active role in ensuring we are an education community providing an environment where students love to learn.

Charles Weston School Coombs is located in the rapidly expanding Molonglo Valley. Our enrolment area includes Coombs, Wright and Denman Prospect. At the commencement of 2021 we have 600 students enrolled across 27 classes from preschool to year 6 and our staff comprises of approximately 40 teaching staff and 15 support staff.

The school is an inclusive education setting with students and staff of all abilities and cultural backgrounds welcomed and supported. With many of our students and families from multilingual backgrounds and as an International Baccalaureate PYP candidate school, we encourage, support and embrace the diversity of our school community.

We value and encourage community engagement and connections both within our immediate school community and within the broader Molonglo Valley. As part of these connections, our school facilities are regularly used by community groups.

An opportunity exists to join the support staff team at Charles Weston School in the Finance and Facilities Officer role. This position actively contributes to the school business operations and provides high level support to the Business Manager in the management of the school’s financial and front office systems, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and policies. Your finance qualification or relevant experience will be well utilised.

The Finance and Facilities Officer works collaboratively with the Building Services Officer to manage the maintenance of the school facilities to ensure the school is a safe, happy and positive environment where students love to learn. Excellent communication and customer service skills will be essential to liaise and communicate with the school community, students, staff, directorate personnel and other stakeholders. Responsibility for leading, mentoring and managing the Building Services Officer of the school falls within the expectations of this role.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required.

For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -


A First Aid Certificate or a willingness to undertake appropriate training.
Financial qualification or relevant experience (SAS Finance/Xero).
Work Health Safety training.
Note: This is a temporary position available from January 2021 up until 26 January 2022 with the possibility of permanency.

How to Apply: Please submit your response of no more than two pages addressing the Selection Criteria, together with your curriculum vitae and names of two referees before the closing date.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.


This is a temporary position available from January 2021 up until 26 January 2022 with the possibility of permanency.


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