Careers

Unison offers staff a range of benefits including:

  • Above award wages
  • Access to $15,900 of tax-free salary packaging arrangements, which can add significant value to earnings to eligible staff
  • Monthly RDO for eligible full-time staff
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Leave loading payment
  • Additional paid parental leave on top of government entitlements
  • Learning and Development opportunities to ensure that not only do you have adequate skills to perform your current role, but that you also have the opportunity to enhance your work performance to meet your personal career direction
  • Employee Assistance Program - we offer external free, professional, confidential counselling assistance to our staff who may need help with particular problems affecting their wellbeing - personally and in the workplace.

 

To assist us in the selection process and to ensure that your application is as strong as possible, please read the attached information for applicants to ensure your application meets all requirements.  Unison offers positions to people on the basis of merit. This means staff qualifications, experience, skills and abilities are matched to the position requirements.

Unison is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, the LGBTIQ community and those living with a disability to apply.

Our current employment opportunities can be found below:

Facilities Advisor -Administration (Facilities Coordinator/Building Supervisor)

About the role:

The Facilities Advisors manage a geographical portfolio of assets and ensure the services provided to assets are delivered in a timely manner, to appropriate standards and ensure value for money.

A key aspect of this role will be to provide administrative support to the Facilities Advisors. Part of this role will also involve assisting the Place management team in the delivery of day-to-day facilities operations for hard and soft services for a small regional property portfolio (10 sites) and providing administrative support for managers within the Assets Management team.

About you:

You will demonstrate a professional, dynamic and friendly customer focused attitude. You will be administrating all aspects of building compliance, planned maintenance, vacant properties, KPI targets and ensure the smooth running of contractor operations and assist in overall service delivery.

To be successful, you will have proven prior experience in a Facilities Management organization with an understanding of hard and soft services, including but not limited to HVAC, lifts, security, plumbing, fire systems (passive and active) and electrical services.

You will also possess the following:

  • Excellent communication skills and previous experience liaising between management, contractors and stakeholders
  • Excellent time management skills including ability to prioritise tasks and adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Proficient with Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word
  • Building services or maintenance administration experience
  • Demonstrated experience as a Facilities or Building Services Coordinator or Facilities Management Administration
  • A trades background or relevant tertiary qualification is desired
  • Previous roles in not-for-profit sector will be viewed favourably

 

On offer:

  • Full time – Fixed term - 12 Month contract with potential for Ongoing
  • Annual Salary $68,392.50 (plus super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading)
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Free undercover CBD parking

 

For a full Position Description and instructions on how to apply, please visit the careers page of our website. www.unison.org.au

Please send your application addressing the key selection criteria to: careers@unison.org.au

You will have the opportunity to add value to both an established organisation with engaging culture with a potential for on-going placement.

  • Closing date: Friday 9 February 2018
  • Contact: Gary Whalley
  • Contact phone: 0468474461

 

Unison is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, the LGBTI community and those living with a disability to apply.

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Place Manager (Housing Worker)

About the role

Reporting to the Team Leaders, you will deliver high standard tenancy and property management services. This includes actively working towards sustaining successful tenancies for a diverse range of people, many of whom have complex or mental health needs. You will also work collaboratively to encourage and facilitate community participation.

About you

To fill this position, we are seeking staff who:

  • Are self-motivated with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and to the empowerment of disadvantaged members of the community
  • Are dedicated with experience in the provision of community housing services - including tenancy and property management
  • Have the skills and experience to work effectively and sensitively with a broad range of clients, including those with complex and mental health needs 
  • Have high level communication skills and the ability to work in partnership with services users and support agencies to improve service quality and outcomes
  • Have the energy and enthusiasm with a positive team-working approach

 

On Offer

  • Number of positions available at different locations
  • Annual Salary $64,494.47 (plus 9.5% super, salary packaging and 17.5% leave loading)
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Access to RDO/ADO

 

For a full Position Description and instructions on how to apply, please visit the careers page of our website. www.unison.org.au

Please send your application addressing the key selection criteria to: careers@unison.org.au

  • Closing date: Sunday 4th February 2018
  • Contact: Emma Pullen
  • Contact phone: 0413 676 854

 

Unison is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, the LGBTI community and those living with a disability to apply.

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