City of Kwinana
Supervisor Facility Cleaning and Projects

Posted: 17 May
Closes: 01 Jun


Permanent | Full Time | 76 hours Per Fortnight

Community Use of a Council Vehicle | 12.5% Superannuation | Premium Recquatic Membership | Rostered Day Off (Nine Day Fortnight)

This position is classified as a PACS Band 7 ($85,987 – $94,294 p.a) under the City of Kwinana’s structured remuneration system.


Who Are We?
The City of Kwinana is a thriving ocean-side community at the heart of Western Australia’s major industrial development and has the second fastest growing population within any local government area in the state. The City has seen extensive redevelopment including new residential areas, schools, retail precincts, community facilities and transport links that continue to transform Kwinana into a unique and liveable City. 

What’s On Offer
A rare opportunity exists for a methodical and detail-oriented individual to join our remarkable City Operations team at the City of Kwinana. Reporting to the Coordinator Facility Maintenance, this position is responsible for leading and supervising the Facility Cleaning Team and external contractors in providing high quality cleaning of building assets and project management of facility upgrade and renewal works.

In this role, you will supervise the Facility Cleaning Team, cleaning contractor, project staff and other contractors while interacting closely with other City departments along with a wide range of stakeholders in the community. Using your strong interpersonal and communication skills, you will maintain productive working relationships with external contractors and suppliers to manage works schedules/projects, facilitating the efficient and effective delivery of works in the most cost-effective manner.

What You’ll Need
To make an impact in this role, you will need the following:

  • Formal qualifications in the field of building construction, maintenance, project management, contract management or other applicable field.
  • Substantial experience and knowledge in various building trades, project and maintenance management.
  • Substantial experience and ability to organise/prioritise own workload and in the leadership and supervision of staff and contractors.
  • Sound knowledge of Work Health and Safety Legislation and risk management.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with a wide range of internal and external customers.
  • Well-developed computer literacy skills, particularly in MS Excel, Word and Project.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Possession of a Driver’s License.

What’s In It For You?
At the City of Kwinana you will enjoy a true work-life balance, with access to flexible working arrangements and a fantastic workplace culture borne from a collaborative team environment.

Other perks include, but are not limited to…

  • Competitive salary plus 12.5% superannuation.
  • A robust employee wellness program with initiatives designed to support employees' physical and mental wellbeing.
  • A generous Celebration and Recognition Policy for employees.
  • The opportunity for flexible working arrangements.
  • Career development, training opportunities and study support.
  • Premium Kwinana Recquatic Centre membership.

Want To Know More?
For more information relating to the position (not application packs) call Scott Forder, Coordinator Facility Maintenance on 9236 4365.

To be considered for this position, in addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants must address the above criteria in no more than two (2) pages.

Apply online:

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 31 May 2024

The City of Kwinana reserves the right to commence recruitment prior to the closing date and will not accept or consider late applications.

The City of Kwinana promotes and values diversity to create a unique work force. Applicants from diverse backgrounds, such as Aboriginal people, people living with disability or people from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The City also strives to be a customer centric organisation, with the customer at the centre of everything we do. As such, all employees play an important role in helping us to achieve this by ensuring they provide best-practice customer service. The City has the goal of zero harm for its employees, this includes providing a smoke-free environment and minimising exposure to the elements. Conditions of employment are in accordance with the City’s current Enterprise Agreement. For further information, please contact our Recruitment team on 9236 4618 or 9236 4628.

Please note: As part of the City’s recruitment process, the selected applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical which includes a Drug and Alcohol screen test.