The Facilities Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the planning, prioritisation and implementation of building and general maintenance across the Museum as well as perform routine site inspections, ensuring building standards, operational requirements, specifications, heritage requirements and workplace health and safety standards are met and comply with applicable codes and regulations.

The key duties of the position include:

  • Support Senior team members in delivering facilities management services across the Museum including administration support, basic housekeeping and appointment coordination.
  • Oversee the supervision and management of maintenance and support staff on site in the absence of Building Services/Maintenance Manager.
  • Develop appropriate scopes of works and contract documentation to all Service Contracts to be entered into under the Museums procurement procedure.
  • Conduct periodic site and maintenance inspections across the Museum.
  • Oversee and coordinate maintenance or repair work assignments across the Museum.

Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability to work in high pressure environments.
  • Strong administration, organisational and time management skills.
  • Proficient in desktop applications such as Word, excel, outlook and Work Order Management Systems.


Selection for this position will be made on the basis of relative merit which will be assessed against each item of the selection criteria. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for short listing by the Selection Committee. As part of the selection process the selection committee may invite candidates to undertake psychometric test, you should advise the selection committee if you have any special needs. Psychometric tests may be used as the initial short-listing test or later in the selection process. Some tests are very short while others may take one or more hours.

This position is open to all eligible members of the community, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from every cultural and linguistic background. To be an eligible member of the community, you must be an Australian citizen. Applications may be accepted from Australian permanent residents who are in the process of acquiring Australian citizenship.

For more information or to apply visit: APSJobs.