Schools Officer, Grounds and Facilities (Identified) - Murrumba State Secondary College

$51,292 - $59,768 yearly
  • Queensland Government - Department of Education
  • Moreton Bay, QLD, Australia
  • 14 Sep, 2021
Full time - Fixed Term Other

Job Description

A temporary full-time Schools Officer, Grounds and Facilities position exists at Murrumba State Secondary College. The duration of this vacancy is from 05 October 2021 to 10 December 2021 unless otherwise determined.

Position status: Fixed Term Temporary
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Education & Training
Classification: OO2, OO3
Workplace Location: Moreton Bay - South
Job ad reference: QLD/NCR386986/21T
Closing date: 19-Sep-2021
Yearly salary: $51292 - $59768
Fortnightly salary: $1966.00 - $2290.90
Job duration: Until 10 December 2021 unless otherwise determined
Contact person: Kerri-Ann Stedman
Contact details: (07) 3490 3222
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About the school

Located in the heart of Murrumba Downs, Murrumba State Secondary College is one of Queensland's newest and most innovative secondary schools. Murrumba State Secondary College features a positive and engaging learning environment in which every young learner develops a sense of belonging and is inspired to shape their preferred future.

Your role

As the Schools Officer, Grounds and Facilities you will have responsibility for the following:

  • Responsible for a range of day to day activities that may include delivering and collecting mail, parcels and documents; recording and delivering of messages; printing and photocopying; preparing classrooms for examinations and preparing activity/assembly halls, including moving/arranging furniture and seating; removing and relocating furniture from room to room; general store duties including receipting, opening up, checking, storing and distributing school supplies and stocks; maintaining various registers; and stocktaking and recording/engraving of school equipment/furniture and assets.
  • Assist with a range of duties that include clearing and hosing of drains and gutters; collection of waste, food and paper on school grounds as agreed by relevant staff and the Principal, Business Manager and/or nominated delegate; undertaking immediate action cleaning duties; coordinating the removal and/or disposal of rubbish as required; assist with requirements for significant events such as fetes, plays and major sporting events.
  • Support with a variety of security duties at the school that involve using and maintaining the school security systems; banking of school funds; and locking and unlocking buildings.
  • Attend to/or arrange repairs and maintenance within the school, including those which relate to furniture and equipment; locks and windows; swimming pools; and school facilities.
  • Oversee maintenance of school ovals through regular mowing, watering and soil maintenance; lawn and garden maintenance, including regular weeding and the use of appropriate insecticides and fertilisers where necessary; plant, water and care for trees, shrubs, gardens; and undertake general maintenance of grounds care equipment such as mowers, brush cutters, tractors and arrange regular services.

For a full list of the requirements for this position, please refer to the attached 'Role Description'.

This is a OO2 progressional position as per the Role Description. The successful applicant will be appointed to the OO2 classification with eligibility for progression to the OO3 level (as per QLD Public Service Award 2015) once specific criteria have been met. Salary rate shown is reflective of OO2 to OO3 classification range.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

To apply please attach the following:

  • A brief resume outlining their experience in a similar role and the contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
  • A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the ‘How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department. Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.




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Job Closing Date

19 Sep, 2021