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Facilities Handyman


  • Great team culture
  • Location close to transport hub
  • Full Time, Sydney based

** Candidates must have an ongoing and unrestricted right to work in Australia to apply for this position **

About this opportunity:

The Facilities Handyman is responsible for managing a range of tasks that help ensure the smooth operation of Alphacrucis University College, Parramatta. Tasks range from project-based activity to a variety of activity supporting staff, students and tenants

About the College:

Alphacrucis University College (AC) is Christian college with a reputation for excellence in training, teaching and research. AC has students worldwide, served via 7 campuses throughout Australia and New Zealand and via our online campus. Whilst we are Christian in heritage and values, we welcome students of all worldviews. We offer qualifications from VET Certificate to Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Ministry, Theology, Business, Education, Social Science/Counselling, Music/Media and Chaplaincy. Our vision is to be a global Christian university, transforming neighbourhoods and nations. We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us


  • Weekly activity:
    • Frequency: Ongoing
      • Tasks: Include, but not restricted to:
      • Identifying and repairing where possible:
        • Plumbing issues, Electrical issues
        • Painting AC tenancy spaces and common areas
        • Repairs (small to medium building repairs / furniture repairs etc)
        • Replacing light globes, light fixtures
        • Attending to requests from staff, such as hanging pictures, relocating furniture etc
        • Pick-up and deliver items using college vehicle when required
        • Test and tag electrical items
        • Carry out repairs to doors and door closers, locks, key barrels and key replacement
        • Maintain a supply of regularly consumed items such as light bulbs, light fixtures, paint, ceiling tiles, screws and other general maintenance consumables
        • Maintain a clean work area free from clutter. Keep tools and equipment safely stored
        • Cleaning the roof spaces of leaves as they build up Regular preventive maintenance of external exit doors to ensure they lock securely
        • Maintain security system and upgrade where necessary
        • Carry out regular internal and external pest control
  • Project based activity:
    • Carry out special project-based activities agreed to by Facilities Manager to upgrade individual areas of the building or gardens either as time permits or as a priority actioned item.
  • College Vehicle:
    • Frequency: Weekly
      • Task: check fuel, water, oil, tyres, etc and top up as needed
    • Frequency: Monthly
      • Task: Wash and vacuum
    • Frequency: When necessary
      • Task: Car service
      • Task Car: registration

In your role you will work as part of a Christian organisation and participate in staff and student events, such as Chapel, as part of your working week. Alphacrucis College offers opportunities for career progression as well as a great work/life balance and a friendly family orientated environment.

Required Skills and Proficiencies:

  • Trades background in electrical and/ or plumbing desirable
  • Practical handyman experience is essential.
  • Understanding of building regulations and safe working practices essential


  • To be considered for this opportunity send your resume and cover letter to Human Resources. In your cover letter please address the required skills and proficiencies listed above.
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  • APPLICATIONS CLOSE 09 DEC 2022, unless filled prior to this date
  • PLEASE NOTE: Due to high volumes of applications, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

** Candidates must have an ongoing and unrestricted right to work in Australia to apply for this position **