Who we are looking for? The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) is seeking a motivated, adaptable and innovative tradesperson for the role of Plumber – Senior Maintenance Officer with the Mechanical Services Section, Building Services Branch. The Maintenance Services Section is the maintenance authority for Australian Parliament House (APH) and is responsible for repairs and maintenance of the building's structure, fabric, finishes, landscape and all engineering services including air-conditioning, power, lighting, hydraulic services and movement systems. The role forms part of a large team responsible for carrying out maintenance with a mix of in-house trade staff and external contractors. As part of the Mechanical Services team, the successful applicant will be required to contribute to the overall service delivery of the section by undertaking tasks including, but not limited to preventive, emergency and corrective maintenance. The successful applicant will utilise their well-developed trade skills to record and report on required work, assist with project investigations and undertake training. The role requires working with a wide variety of clients, internal and external to APH, in a dynamic work environment where priorities and deadlines frequently change. The successful applicant will be well-presented, professional and have excellent communication skills. Eligibility and/or Job Specific Requirements The successful applicant will have the following: • A trade qualification (Certificate IV) in Plumbing and Gas Fitting• A Certificate III in Pool and Spa Servicing• Gas appliance, TMV, advanced gas and backflow prevention experience (Desirable)• Safety related qualifications such as working at heights, confined space entry and construction white card (Desirable) Please note this role involves: • Shift-work and participation in an on-call roster• The ability to undertake duties on an as-need basis outside of normal business hours, including but not limited to, Parliamentary Sitting periods and weekends• Physically demanding tasks that may require bending, kneeling, climbing ladders and lifting heavy tools/equipment. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a Baseline Vetting (Protected/Restricted) security clearance. DPS welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, mature age people, people from diverse backgrounds and people with disability. How to apply Please upload a one page response no more than 500 words describing how your skills, knowledge and experience make you the best person for this job, based on the duties below. Your application is a chance to tell us why you are the right person for the job. We want to know why you want to work at DPS, why you are interested in the role, what you can offer us, and how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role. If proof of qualifications, licences or certificates are required as part of the application process, please incoporate these documents into your resume or within your applicant response before you submit your application. Closing Date Applications must be submitted by 11:30pm AEST, Wednesday 19 May 2021.Salary An attractive salary, which could be negotiated with the successful candidate, is on offer. Duty Statement Classification: PSL 4Employment Type: Ongoing Position No.: 130415Local Title: Plumber - Senior Maintenance Officer________________________________________________________________ Branch: Property Services BranchSection: Maintenance ServicesImmediate supervisor: Assistant Director - Mechanical ServicesSecurity assessment: Baseline Vetting (Protected/Restricted)________________________________________________________________ Under broad direction, undertake duties in accordance with the agreed standards for Parliamentary Services Level 4. The duties will include, but are not limited to, the following: 1. As a member of a team or individually, undertake work to ensure the smooth and effective running of a wide range of plumbing plant and systems in Australian Parliament House (APH), including but not limited to maintenance, repairs and installation. 2. In consultation with the Administrative Services Unit, assist in the planning for the delivery of day-to-day maintenance scheduling and co-ordination for the relevant trade group, including supervising and provide guidance and direction to staff to effectively complete scheduled, ad hoc and emergency work. 3. Ensure the highest standards of safety in all areas of operation are maintained in accordance with Work Health and Safety policies and legislation. 4. Undertake inspections of the plumbing team's weekly work to ensure statutory compliance with plumbing codes. 5. Develop, build and maintain productive relationships with colleagues, customers and stakeholders including participation in work activities and meetings. 6. Report and record completed tasks and work allocations to the Business Unit Manager and ensure this information is entered in the computerised maintenance management system. 7. Participate in approved formal and on-the-job training programs. Contact Person Name: Jason CarewPhone Number: 0401 107 324Email: email@example.com Working at Department of Parliamentary Services DPS recognises and values the contribution that our diverse workforce makes and in return offers great benefits. These include a competitive salary, onsite free parking and gym facilities, a wide range of professional development opportunities so you can take your career further, and all of this in a friendly and supportive environment. Conditions of service are in accordance with the DPS Enterprise Agreement (available here). If you think this role sounds like you and you’d like to work in a friendly, high quality team then DPS welcomes your application. Conditions of Employment The Parliamentary Service Act 1999 provides for mobility between the Australian Public Service and the Parliamentary Service. Employment opportunities in the Parliamentary Service may be subject to a range of conditions of engagement including: a) Australian citizenshipb) criminal history check and security clearancesc) possession of mandatory qualifications for certain jobsd) health clearance, ande) probation period of 6 months Australian CitizenshipSection 22 of the Parliamentary Service Act 1999 requires that employees of the Parliamentary Service are generally required to be Australian citizens. If you are not an Australian citizen, you may still be considered for engagement on the condition that you are able to gain Australian Citizenship within a specified time. Failure to obtain citizenship within the timeframe could lead to termination of engagement. RedundancyIf you have accepted a redundancy benefit, within the previous twelve months, from a Commonwealth employer (including the Parliamentary Service and the Australian Public Service), you cannot be employed by DPS until your exclusion period (the number of weeks for which you received a redundancy benefit) has expired. If you would like to discuss your eligibility, please contact HR Services on telephone (02) 6277 5200. Advice to Applicants Your application is a chance to tell us why you are the right person for the job. We want to know why you want to work at DPS, why you are interested in the role, what you can offer us, and how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role. In a nutshell – why should we hire you? Try not to duplicate information that can already be found in your resume, but do highlight any specific examples or achievements that will demonstrate your ability to perform the role. If you are unfamiliar with applying for APS jobs, the Australian Public Service Commission’s fact sheet on applying for jobs may be useful: Applying for an APS Job: Cracking the Code Some of DPS’s selection criteria are generic and are based on the Australian Public Service Commission’s Integrated Leadership System (ILS). Applicants will be expected to demonstrate how they would apply these skills to the requirements of the job as described. The Australian Public Service Commission’s ILS Leadership Pathway identifies and describes leadership capabilities at all classification levels
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