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Maintenance Administrator


St Kilda Community Housing Ltd

Part Time

About Us:

St Kilda Community Housing (SCH) is a leading not-for-profit housing organisation which has been providing affordable accommodation for single people in the St Kilda area for more than 25 years. SCH provide tenancy and property management to twenty rooming houses, 332 tenancies, the majority of properties owned by the Department of Health and Human Services and leased to SCH to manage. SCH mission is to build housing communities in the St Kilda area for people who may; lack strong family attachments while experiencing social disadvantage; have special needs, such as mental illness, drug and/or alcohol dependence; be disadvantaged by a lack of financial resources when competing in mainstream housing markets; and have a history of homelessness or be at risk of homelessness.

SCH have a maintenance division T2M which commenced operations in 2011.  T2M is a Social Enterprise and currently employs 26 staff; half of the staff being residents of our rooming houses.  T2M undertakes the maintenance for our rooming houses and also attends to external contracts.  T2M incorporates all aspects of maintenance including, vacate cleaning, general cleaning, carpet steam cleaning, gardening, landscaping, painting, carpentry, electrical work plus a lock specialist.

About the role:

SCH is seeking an experienced Administrator to provide general administrative support to T2M including, co-ordination of cleaning and maintenance staff work offers and work flows, liaison with housing managers regarding all vacated and general maintenance matters within the properties, stock taking, control and distribution of all cleaning and pest control materials and liaison with external service providers to ensure work is completed in a timely and satisfactory manner, records management and filing, administration of all Chintaro maintenance database requirements and completing monthly reporting. The role will support and report to the Asset/Facilities Manager.

We are looking for applicants who have:

  • Ability to liaise with staff at every level of the organisation

  • Excellent communication skills with a variety of people

  • Outstanding organisational and time management skills

  • Well developed office administration skills

  • Demonstrated high degree of initiative and problem-solving

  • Capacity to work independently and as a member of a small team

  • Demonstrated computer literacy including

  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail with data entry
  • Commitment to maintain principles of privacy and confidentiality

  • Previous experience working in, or an understanding of, and sensitivity to the issues around homelessness

For more information about the role or to be sent the Position Description (PD), please contact Joanne Holl (Interim CEO) on (03) 9534 1809 or send an email to [email protected]

Please email your application addressing the Key Selection Criteria of the PD, outlining skills and experience with a covering letter to [email protected]

Applications Close:  5pm Sunday 28th January 2018

Job contact

Name: Joanne Holl

Phone: 9534 1809