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May

Maintenance Officer

The University of Queensland - Brisbane City, QLD

Agriculture, Nature & Animal
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Heron Island Research Station

Heron Island Research Station (HIRS) is part of the Faculty of Science at The University of Queensland. It is located on a small coral cay 80 km offshore from Gladstone and has been established for over 60 years. It has developed into Australia's largest, best equipped and most productive university-owned marine research station. The station caters to Australian and international researchers and educational groups, offering modern wet and dry laboratories, indoor and outdoor aquaria, a large animal holding tank, separate research and teaching laboratories, seminar facilities, a library, computer room and extensive boating and diving facilities. A team of ten staff members are available to provide scientific services, boating, diving, maintenance and housekeeping support. The Station operates 7 days per week, all year round (excluding shutdown over the Christmas period).

About This Opportunity

The successful appointee will be responsible for maintaining the Heron Island Research Station’s buildings, equipment, facilities and services to ensure that the highest possible levels of support can be provided to the staff and clients of the Faculty of science. This role will involve periodic audits and reporting any ongoing maintenance issues to the Station Manager and Deputy Manager.

Our Ideal Candidate

Applicants should possess relevant Queensland plumbing/gasfitting trade qualifications and a thorough understanding of general maintenance tasks. You must be able to demonstrate your suitability to living and working as part of a small team in a relatively isolated environment with limited access to the mainland and a focus on customer service.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed-term position for 3 years HEW level 5.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $70,796 - $78,852 plus super of up to 17%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, free parking, discounted veterinary access, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Stuart Kininmonth at hirs.manager@uq.edu.au

Brisbane City, QLD

Agriculture, Nature & Animal




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