Facilities and Protective Security Officers
The job opportunity
The Museum has exciting opportunities for professionals with backgrounds in facilities management and/or security to join the agency in roles working within the Facilities and Security Team. These positions ensure the daily delivery of facilities asset management, maintenance and security activities across all Museum sites.
Responsibilities of the Facilities Officer include but are not limited to working with and management of a range of activities cleaning, accommodation, events, vehicle fleet, building maintenance and ground management.
Responsibilities of the Protective Security Officer include but are not limited to facilitating daily protective security tasks, administration of security systems, facilitation of pre-employment security screening and clearances and emergency management responsibilities including being an active member of the Chief Warden Group.
Working in a predominantly outsourced model, the positions will work closely with supervising staff and contract service providers. These positions are responsible for reporting on key performance indicators and escalating complex matters to staff up the line as required.
Both positions include working in contract management and procurement and both roles have a requirement to undertake work outside of normal operating hours and be contactable after hours to both provide direction and as a result of any escalation of issues or incidents.
These positions contribute to continuous improvement and successful applicants are expected to maintain current technical knowledge. These roles contribute to the development of tender specifications for assigned work and are expected to liaise and negotiate technical issues with relevant service providers to ensure successful outcomes.
What will the successful candidate bring to the role?
The successful candidates will have sound communication, negotiation and presentation skills with the proven ability to effectively communicate with and influence a range of internal and external stakeholders.
The successful applicants must be able to build networks and sustain positive internal and external relationships as part of their roles. They will be able to deliver results and manage multiple activities concurrently. The ability to effectively plan and organise is critical.
The successful applicants require a current understanding of construction and building maintenance matters and security arrangements and will also be able to demonstrate an understanding of contract and project management.
You will be outcomes driven and enjoy working in a dynamic program management environment. The positions will work under direction and with a considerable degree of daily autonomy and independence, working from multiple sites.
You will be able to demonstrate contemporary knowledge of risk management, accessibility and work health and safety within the working environment.
To be eligible to apply for this vacancy, applicants must:
– be an Australian citizen.
– have a current driver’s license.
– undergo a number of pre-employment checks, including a police records check.
– obtain and maintain a valid Baseline security clearance.
– for the Security position – obtain and maintain a Negative Vetting Level 1 clearance.
– obtain and maintain a valid ACT Working with Vulnerable People registration.
– Obtain and maintain the ability to operate motorised or high-risk equipment e.g forklift, pressure vessels, and be cleared to work a heights.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The National Museum of Australia is an equal employment opportunity workplace.
The National Museum of Australia is committed to ensuring a child-safe and child-friendly environment. All employees are expected to demonstrate a commitment to, and support for, these principles in theory and practice.
Ready to apply?
Applicants must provide a 1–2-page statement outlining your qualifications and suitability to undertake the duties of the position as outlined above and addressing the selection criteria. Applications must also include a current CV and the contact details for two referees.
Visit https://www.nma.gov.au/about/employment and apply online.
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