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Campus Services Officer

Job no: 517597
Work type: full time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Campus / facilities management

  • Exciting opportunity to leverage your trade knowledge in the facility services team at the University of Western Australia.
  • Level 6, full-time appointment on an ongoing basis
  • Base salary range: $91,833 – $97,052 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team
Campus Management is responsible for planning, designing, developing and managing the University’s campus and property portfolio to support teaching, research and campus life. Campus Management delivers a range of University-wide services including strategic planning, property management, facilities operations, major projects and developments, sustainability, landscape, security and transport. Within the Central SDC the role shares accountability for the operational delivery of Campus Management services and its primary customers are the Central Units and the whole of the University.

About the opportunity
This role focuses on a portfolio of buildings dedicated to the sciences, including agriculture, biology, and molecular sciences. You'll be responsible for managing their smooth operation in the Southern end of the Crawley Campus.

As the Campus Services Officer (CSO), you'll be the face of Campus Management. You'll ensure smooth operation through building inspections, project coordination, and communication with all stakeholders, acting as a conduit between building users and the maintenance team.

About you

  • Ready to transition your trade skills into a facilities management role?
  • Do you have a facilities background and want to leverage your expertise on a vibrant campus?

If so, we're looking for you!

Join our dynamic team and make a real difference in a beautiful campus environment. Be part of a high-performing team and impact the lives of students and researchers in these iconic buildings, such as Bilya Marlee, Winthrop Hall, Ezone, and many more.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • Qualifications in a relevant trade discipline or equivalent experience and competency
  • Substantial experience in coordinating building maintenance and services
  • Ability to support preventive maintenance as a strategy in maintaining University facilities and equipment, including but not limited to mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, and associated control systems
  • Highly developed communication skills and the ability to interact in a positive manner with the campus community and stakeholders to achieve outcomes
  • Ability to read and interpret Australian Standards, BCA, federal, state and local codes
  • Demonstrated commitment to the provision of quality customer service
  • Substantial knowledge and demonstrated application of legislative and regulatory requirements in the areas of the Building Code of Australia (BCA), Australian Standards (AS)

About your application
Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Download File Position description - Campus Services Officer (517597).pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Sunday, 28 July 2024.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Sam Payne at

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity
UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity.


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Applications close: W. Australia Standard Time