Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University

Facilities Assistant


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Date: 8 Feb 2024

Job Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity
  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Facilities Management Directorate
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton
  • Higher Education Worker Level 2
  • Total Remuneration $68,546 to $70,262 pa (including salary of 57,923 to $59,373 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Junior rates may apply
  • Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

    Working at CQUniversity

    The Facilities Management Directorate is responsible for the planning and management of the CQUniversity Estate. We are seeking a motivated all-rounder to provide effective support to the grounds and maintenance teams and perform supervised duties related to these functions.

    Our ideal candidate will have experience performing tradesman assistance tasks and possess the ability to perform a broad range of general services including coordinating office moves, furniture relocations, cleaning fleet vehicles, physical set up of special events/functions and grounds maintenance tasks. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working as a high- involvement team member collaborating and cooperating with other departments to achieve positive business outcomes.

    If you share our ethos, you will be inspired, challenged and rewarded here on a daily basis. We will provide you with genuine flexibility, generous benefits and practical resources so you can do what you do best.

    Be rewarded
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, maternity and paternity leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund)
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Position Requirements
  • Knowledge of, or ability to quickly acquire knowledge of, simple tasks involving labour, minor maintenance and minor workplace upkeep.
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of grounds equipment and machinery (mowers, tractors, whipper snippers, hedge trimmers).
  • Completed Year 12 without work experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Open Manual Driver's Licence.
  • Basic understanding of occupational health and safety, quality assurance, equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination as applied in the working environment.
  • Position Description

    For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

    Apply today for a career that changes lives

    Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday, 3 March 2024

    Job Requisition ID: 4242

    Contact Details:

    Owen McIlwraith

    0409 772 533

    [email protected]

    When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

    CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity's domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.

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    Job details


    Facilities Assistant


    Central Queensland University




    February 08, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 03, 2024

    Job type



    Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    Central Queensland University was founded in Rockhampton in 1967 and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 24 campuses and locations all over Australia. It is regarded within the sector as Australia’s most inclusive and engaged university. The university has more than 300 courses across six areas of discipline, from short course and certificate level courses through to PhD courses. It is a National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) accredited institution.

    It has been recognised among the top 800 universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World Rankings. It has also ranked within the world’s top 650 universities by QS World University Rankings and as one of the world’s best universities under 50 years of age by the Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings.

    The university develops strong and mutually beneficial partnerships with business and industry. This includes opportunities related to research, scholarships, training, etc. They have established strong links with renowned industry partners, from both the public and private sectors, through research collaboration, integrated learning opportunities, scholarships and funding. These partnerships result in real benefits for the industry, business, community and students. The university is also involved in a wide range of research projects.

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