Facilities Assistant

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Facilities Assistant
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Date: 15-Sep-2022

Job Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity


  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Facilities Management Directorate
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton North
  • Total Remuneration $65,259 to $66,888 pa (including salary of $55,145 to $56,522 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)


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 Directorate of Facilities Management is responsible for the planning and management of the CQUniversity Estate and deliver services through a diverse professional team that is innovative and striving for continuous improvement.  We are searching for a motivated all-rounder to provide effective support to other teams including grounds and maintenance teams, performing supervised duties related to each of these groups.


You will have experience performing tradesman assistance tasks and 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.

Position Requirements


  • Knowledge of, or ability to quickly acquire knowledge of, simple tasks involving labour, minor maintenance, 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.
  • Manual work is an inherent requirement of this position. A suitable level of fitness is required and must be maintained at all times.
  • Basic understanding of occupational health and safety, quality assurance, equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination as applied in the working environment.
  • You will be expected to hold vaccinations in relation to the COVID-19 immunisation should your CQUniversity role require you to attend any setting / venue / event where there is a specific entry requirement for you to hold these vaccinations, as per relevant State Government directives.

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, Tuesday, 4 October 2022. 


Job Requisition ID: 2336


Contact Details: 

Graham Fox

0409 772 533



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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