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Asset Services Officer - Clerk Grade 5/6 - 158203, 198487,198488

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 07/12/2017

Job Category:

Property & Real Estate / Facility / Asset Management

Job description:

1 x Full time ongoing appointment.

2 x Temporary full time appointment for a period up to 30 June 2019
Location: Liverpool
The role will provide a full range of asset services to a group of schools and include delivery of capital works projects and all aspects of facilities management.
About the Department of Education
The NSW Department of Education provides, funds and regulates education services for NSW students from early childhood to secondary school, delivering world-class education through its public schools and providing funding support to non-government schools. We employ, develop and support teachers, leaders and other staff to deliver the best outcomes for students and to advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal people.
School Infrastructure NSW
School Infrastructure NSW manages the planning and delivery of capital works, maintenance and infrastructure projects for government schools across the state. The directorate is divided into two main areas – Facilities Management and Advisory Services, and Planning and Delivery.
Asset Management Units (AMU)
The delivery of SINSW services across the State is through local Asset Management Units. This position will be located in the nominated AMU.
Primary purpose of the role
  • The role will provide a full range of asset services to a group of schools and include delivery of capital works projects and all aspects of facilities management.
  • Be a single point of contact to provide advice and deal with facilities management issues as they arise to ensure facilities and infrastructure remain operational.
  • Provide accurate and reliable advice to management and prepare funding proposals and draft briefings
  • Coordinate timely responses following emergencies such as fire, flood and storm damage and arrange temporary accommodation as required.
    For enquiries about this role, contact Mario D'urso, R/Director, South Western Sydney AMU,Department of Education, at (02) 9732 3521 or by email to
How to apply
The NSW Department of Education is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We encourage diverse applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply for roles in the department.
To apply for this role, please submit an application by clicking “Apply Online” below. To apply, you will need to attach a cover letter (max. 2 pages) and your resume (max. 5 pages) in either Word or PDF format. Please address any pre-screening questions and any essential requirements. We are looking for you to demonstrate your competence in the focus capabilities as outlined in the role description in your answer, so please develop your response with this in mind.
Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.
If you are called to interview you will need to provide the following documents and your employment may be subject to the Department’s National Criminal Records Check to determine your suitability for employment.
  1. This role requires you to provide a full range of asset/facilities management services to a group of schools. Using an example, detail a time that you delivered a high standard of quality asset/facilities management services within a tight time frame. Include the advice you provided to the client and the role you played. How did you overcome challenges that were presented to you? (maximum 300 words)
  2. There are often times that staff in an asset management unit respond to emergency situations at schools. These may include fires, floods, service outages such as sewer and power issues or storm damage. As an Asset Service Officer, what steps would you take to coordinate a timely response to an emergency issue, and what stakeholder communications would be implemented? Incorporate an example where you have had to respond to a similar situation. (maximum 300 words)
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Closing date: 21 December 2017
Note: A recruitment pool may be created through this recruitment process. A recruitment pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role or similar roles, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles, including temporary, term or ongoing roles, over the next 12 months.