First listed on: 17 September 2019


About Us
The Alexandrina region is uniquely positioned in the picturesque Southern Fleurieu Peninsula at the end of the River Murray and as a gateway to the iconic Coorong. It is within an easy drive from metropolitan Adelaide. The Alexandrina vision is about connecting communities through regional innovation, a thriving environment, quality of life and wellbeing for all, increasing cultural vitality and activating vibrant spaces.

The Alexandrina Community encompasses many townships, villages and rural areas, with two major hubs of Strathalbyn to the north-east and Goolwa to the south. The Alexandrina area is one of the fastest growing regional areas in South Australia - experiencing peri-urban trends while also noted for its high quality agricultural production. The area is renowned for its environment, heritage and lifestyle.

About the role
Alexandrina Council is searching for a qualified, enthusiastic and highly motivated person to join our team in the position of Building Services Officer for a fixed term 3 year period. Under the direction of the Recreational Services Coordinator, the Building Services Officer will ensure Councils programmed maintenance of its buildings and structures throughout our council region are actioned efficiently and effectively contributing to achieve Council's corporate and community goals. This position will act as a mentor and coach, leading and guiding trainees and other staff and actively promote a culture of positive Work Health and Safety.

About You
You will have highly development time management and organisation skills and demonstrate a customer focused resolution approach to work outcomes and service levels. You will hold a current Builders Supervisors licence and have experience in leading and supervising staff. Highly effective communication skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution will be required to be considered for this position.

You will also have:
  • Competency in the operation, maintenance and management of carpentry equipment and plant.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and supervising staff including negotiation, conflict resolution and information sharing
  • Ability to read, interpret and implement engineering, building and architectural drawings with regard to the asset and infrastructure development.
  • Current Builders Supervisors licence 
  • Car licence
What's in it for you?
We offer a great salary, and the ability to really influence the future of our council and its surrounds. If this sounds like you, please forward your application via the Alexandrina council website.

For more information please contact David Mullins, Recreational Services Coordinator 08 8555 7000.

Please note, all applications are required to be submitted as per the instructions on Councils Website. Applications received direct via advertising websites such as Indeed will not be accepted. 

Applications should arrive no later than 5:00pm Thursday 3rd October 2019

Application requirements, the position information document and the selection criteria can be viewed on Council's website,

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