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  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Based in Bowden
  • 5 weeks paid annual leave, working from home and salary sacrifice options

About Us

Unity Housing Company Ltd (Unity) is one of the largest and most innovative not-for-profit providers of affordable and social housing in South Australia. Our primary aim is to provide affordable, safe, and secure housing for people, whilst supporting independence and connection to their communities. We continuously work to strengthening our people and culture to maintain a positive value-based work environment.

Why work with Unity?

At Unity, our people are at the core of everything we do. Benefits of working with Unity include five-weeks’ annual leave per annum, leave loading, salary packaging arrangements, flexible working arrangements, a wellbeing program, access to the organisation Employee Assistance Program and so much more!

We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Coordinator to join our Assets & Development Team full-time. Your primary role will be to coordinate contractors for cyclical and responsive maintenance across our housing portfolios. Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing maintenance to ensure properties meet safety, quality, and legislative standards.
  • Handling maintenance work for vacancies and issues reported by tenants and staff.
  • Arranging and documenting property repairs, including insurance-related matters, and liaising with stakeholders.
  • Ensuring high standards of maintenance work and timely completion, with feedback from tenants and the Housing Team.
  • Planning and executing preventative and cyclic maintenance per the Asset Maintenance Plan.

This role requires regional overnight travel.

About You

This position is ideal for candidates with a builder’s license and/or relevant trade qualification, along with extensive experience in coordinating multiple contractors for both cyclical and responsive building maintenance and home repairs. You possess excellent time management skills and strong knowledge of IT and Asset Management systems. Additionally, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are crucial for effective engagement with internal stakeholders and a diverse tenant group.

How to Apply

Has the above caught your interest? Hit the ‘apply here’ button now, and include your CV and cover letter addressing the following selection criteria:

  1. Builders Licence and/or relevant Trade/Post Trade qualification.
  2. Demonstrated experience in coordinating contractors
  3. Demonstrated experience with Asset Management database administration and systems.
  4. Demonstrated experience and ability to effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders.
  5. Demonstrated experience and ability to work autonomously or as part of a team.
  6. Demonstrated experience in coordinating small to medium size projects
  7. Knowledge and experience working with current WHS legislation.

Please note applications without a cover letter addressing above criteria will not be considered.

A copy of the position description can be found here. Email enquiries about this role can be directed to recruitment@unityhousing.org.au. Please note that Unity will not be accepting recruitment agency submissions for this position. Unity Housing is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island People are encouraged to apply.

Applications close: Monday 1 July 2024 09.00AM

Apply here

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