First listed on: 10 July 2024

East Gippsland Water provide an essential service to customers throughout East Gippsland priding ourselves on the exceptional delivery of services to communities across our region. If you would like the opportunity to apply your skills to a unique customer-focused industry in a role that promotes work-life balance, then we have the opportunity for you!

About the role

The Building Maintenance Officer will be responsible for maintaining and repairing EGW’s buildings and facilities, primarily at our Bairnsdale Head Office. This will include performing or arranging programmed and general maintenance tasks and activities, as well as providing input into the preventative maintenance schedule and long-term facilities management plans.

With safety as our number one priority, the successful candidate will play an important role in ensuring that our facilities and workplace environment are maintained efficiently and to a high standard, and that services are provided in a professional and courteous manner. This will include ensuring that engaged contractors are compliant with relevant building codes and standards, and that services are delivered safely and to our level of expectation.

About you

We are looking for the right fit for our team, who has the ability to engage professionally with contractors and employees across all levels of our organisation. This role would suit someone with a trade qualification and a minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role or trade environment, who is looking for a position that offers flexibility, autonomy and a positive workplace culture.

The ability to competently use and maintain plant and equipment is essential to the role, combined with a general knowledge of building construction methods and materials. The ability to ensure compliance against building and maintenance service contracts, as well as an understanding of the requirements of working in a highly regulated public sector environment would be a distinct advantage.

Apply now!

This is a part-time position (approx. 23 hours per week) with flexibility to cater to your desired work schedule within our allowable span of hours (6am – 6pm, Monday - Friday). This role is substantively based at our Head Office in Bairnsdale, however occasional travel to facilities across the region may be required.

A full outline of duties and responsibilities can be found in the Position Description linked below, or for more information please contact our Coordinator People & Culture on 0477 700 426 or via email at

Applications should include a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position against the requirements outlined in the Position Description. A full Australian Drivers Licence and ability to perform the inherent physical requirements of the position is essential to the role.

We welcome your application by Sunday 21st July 2024.


We strongly encourage applications from experienced women and men, Traditional Owners, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+, culturally and ethnically diverse and mature aged candidates to best represent and engage with the communities in which we live and work.

Should you require accessibility assistance throughout your application please contact our friendly People, Safety & Culture team.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to undertake a pre-employment medical and a National Police Check.


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