Facilities Supervisor

Sydney, Australia
Base salary $127,176 + 17% Superannuation
24 May 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time, continuing position
  • Exciting opportunity to join the Facilities team at the University
  • Base salary $127,176 + 17% Superannuation

About the opportunity

This Facilities Supervisor is responsible for the management and operation of allocated University facilities and ensuring that they operate at the optimum requirements and specifications to support the academic endeavours and research outcomes. This role will report into a Senior Facilities Manager. The Facilities supervisor will have detailed knowledge about all activities (maintenance, Minor Works Projects and services) being provided within facilities and will ensure that the services within these facilities is at its optimum level.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • manage the buildings from a holistic infrastructure, services and building fabric perspective within agreed budgets whilst aligning with the key stakeholders expectations
  • managing both hard and soft services, management of contractors
  • ensure that building engineering services through external services provider and performs the required contractor management where required
  • regularly meet with University stakeholders, to determine their infrastructure requirements and manage their expectations
  • work collaboratively with the Central Operations Team including Senior Project Managers
  • significantly contribute to the development of maintenance and major minor capital works programs in order to ensure that these are carried out with minimal disruptions to stakeholders
  • support the Technical team in the management of Preventative, Corrective, and Reactive work requests
  • manage resources and improve the quality of work including coordinating activities, budgets, facilities and other resources

About you

  • extensive experience in facilities management
  • experience working in a cross functional team environment
  • knowledge and experience in working with capital works, infrastructure and development projects
  • significant experience in managing the facilities and engineering of buildings
  • strong experience in subcontractor management
  • .available on call and to work rostered nights

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

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Applications Close

Sunday 05 June 2022 11:59 PM