Project Officer, Built Assets Maintenance

APS Level 5 | Ongoing | Full-time |Position Number 461 | Applications Close Monday, 3 April 2017

Security clearance required: No

Branch: National Capital Estate | Immediate Supervisor: Manager, Built Assets

Applications are to be forwarded to:

Human Resources Team National Capital Authority GPO Box 373 Canberra ACT 2601 or via e-mail:    
Applicants must address the selection criteria comprehensively. The Contact Officer can provide further information about the duties of the position if required.

Contact Officer: Anthony Devenny on (02) 6271 2815 or email:

The National Capital Authority is a Statutory Authority with staff employed under the Public Service Act 1999.

To be eligible to work with the NCA you must:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • be willing to undergo a medical examination if applicable
  • undertake a security assessment to the requisite level
  • have completed the 'redundancy benefit period' if you received a redundancy benefit from an Australian Public Service (APS) agency or a non-APS Commonwealth employer.

Applications close at midnight on Monday, 3 April 2017

Duty Statement

Under limited direction:

  1. Administer and coordinate the effective delivery of daily asset maintenance and property coordination activities associated with NCA built assets, infrastructure, memorials and open landscapes.
  2. Following Commonwealth Procurement Rules, assist with the management and administration of contracts, inclusive of procurement, invoicing, compliance, supervision and value for money assessment.
  3. Administer compliance with financial payment and reporting processes for internal and external service providers.
  4. Assist with the implementation and ongoing management of an asset management system and key management system, including capturing and documenting of assets, categorizing and creating maintenance schedules.
  5. Develop and maintain effective and productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including government departments, cultural institutions, consultants, contractors and event organisers.
  6. Provide support to the National Capital Estate Branch on buildings and infrastructure projects as required.
  7. Undertake the responsibilities of an on-call officer as required.
  8. Participate as a constructive member of the National Capital Estate Branch and provide reasonable support with Branch functions as required.

Essential requirements/qualifications

  • Qualifications/certificates and/or practical experience in Asset and/or Facilities Management. 
  • Must hold minimum of C class drivers licence.

Selection Criteria

  1. Understanding and experience of department and/or industry procurement and contract management.
  2. Experience in working under limited direction to interpret and make independent decisions relating to the field office management/facilities management.
  3. Experience in Facilities Management and/or Asset Management.
  4. Demonstrated organisational and administrative skills, with capacity for both stakeholders and service provider liaison in difficult environments.
  5. Strong written and oral communication, reporting and interpersonal skills.

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