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Darebin City Council

PO Box 91, Preston VIC 3072
Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Phone: 8470 8351
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Home Maintenance Officer (Handy Person)


Job Description:

Position No: F61079
Salary: $56,379 per annum (pro rata)
Temporary to June 2019
Part-time, 25 hours per week
Applications Close: Monday 13 November 2017 at noon
Contact: Rhonda Hernandez on 8470 8475
We are seeking an experienced handy person to join our Home Maintenance Team which is part of the City of Darebin’s Aged and Disability Services Active Living Unit
The successful applicant will be responsible for timely and safe home maintenance.
The successful applicant will possess:
Ability to install handrails as per Occupational Therapists diagrams and direction 
Ability to undertake a range of routine repair and maintenance tasks (e.g. install locks, change tap washers, install hand held showers, change smoke detector batteries or install smoke detectors (non-electrical), and a range of other home maintenance repairs)
Ability to identify safety and security hazards in homes 
Skilled work practice around Occupational Health and Safety concerns
Ability to complete basic administration and computer tasks
Experience in the safe use of power and hand tools 
An understanding of older people and people with disabilities
Ability to work unsupervised,  be accountable for own time management and to work collaboratively in a team setting 
Skilled in customer service and ability to promote Darebin services to eligible clients
How to apply?
Apply online at www.darebin.vic.gov.au or forward hard copy applications to: Manager People and Development, Darebin City Council, PO Box 91, PRESTON VIC 3072.
Applications that do not answer the questions on the application form will not be considered.  The application form can be accessed from Darebin Council's Job page.
Darebin City Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity, and inclusion. Safety screening processes apply.


Building Construction: Carpentry-Framing, General-Other: Construction-Skilled Trades, Plumbing-Pipefitting
Installation-Maintenance-Repair: Facilities Management-Maintenance, General-Other: Installation-Maintenance-Repair, Locksmith, Plumbing-Pipefitting
Other: Other

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Melbourne, Vic, Australia


Home Maintenance Officer (Handy Person)


Construction, Entry Level, Facilities, General Labor, Government




56,379 per annum (pro rata) per year