Department of Health

Facilities Manager West Pilbara (BB-8B1E3)

Found in: Neuvoo AU


This is a Recruitment Pool for Permanent Full Time and Fixed Term Full Time appointments, with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility to Apply:  Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA). Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn. Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.

This is an “open-ended” recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted:

  • The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications, and will assess on a regular basis.
  • Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur.
  • Appointments may be made from this pool until 29/10/2021.
  • Are you a Facilities Manager Professional looking to grow your career and be part of something exciting?

    The Facilities Manager West Pilbara is responsible for leadership and strategic asset management of services that underpin delivery of healthcare across half a million square kilometres of the Pilbara.

    If you are motivated, engaging, and outcome focused you may be right for our Engineering Services Team.

  • Exciting, hands-on role for an experienced Facilities Management professional
  • Career growth opportunities unavailable anywhere else
  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience in remote services delivery
  • Take the next step in your engineering management career
  • Position Profile: We are seeking to appoint to the position of Facility Manager who will be responsible for providing comprehensive engineering and maintenance services to all WACHS facilities in the West Pilbara Region, including Karratha Health Campus, Roebourne Hospital, Onslow Health Service, Tom Price Hospital, Paraburdoo Hospital and surrounding remote communities and WACHS owned housing.

    The Karratha Health Campus and Onslow Health Services are new buildings that incorporate cutting edge technology in Building Management Systems that you will be managing and tuning the operation for optimal performance

    This position is responsible for the management of high quality engineering and maintenance service for WACHS West Pilbara, which is effective, cost efficient, compliant with legislation and meets the needs of clients

    The successful candidate will:

  • Lead, manage and coordinate a team of multi-disciplined trade and operational services staff in accordance with the relevant Human Resources frameworks, including recruitment, performance planning and development, to deliver a high quality of service with a strong client focus
  • Maintenance and Operations of Building, Infrastructure, Plant and Equipment
  • Liaise with and provide both verbal and written reports to Executives and other managers to provide advice and feedback on assets, facilities management activities, Key Performance Indicators, compliance, and performance.
  • Manage, maintain and operate the facilities/hospitals critical infrastructure to ensure continual supply of but not limited to: electricity, gas, chilled water, steam supply, medical gases, fire systems, potable water and hot water systems.
  • Manage all associated risks falling under the facilities management portfolio, including but not limited to: building, infrastructure, plant, equipment, grounds and gardens.
  • Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form. 

    Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • Five (5) weeks paid leave
  • Air-conditioning allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Generous annual travel subsidy
  • District Allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Flexible working arrangements
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