Facility Support Technician

Job No: FLOREY44
Location: Parkville

  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Parental Leave Cover, Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Parkville Location

 About the role:

A unique opportunity to support the Core Animal Services team has become available at the Florey Institute.  The Core Animal Services Team are a supportive and highly respected team that plays an integral part in the operation of the Florey Institute.   

Key Responsibilities include:

  • The processing of rodent caging equipment
  • Operating large machinery
  • Manual handling of food and bedding deliveries
  • Logistics of heavy stock items
  • General cleaning and stocktaking.

The Facility Support Technician's working hours are from 7:00am – 3:00pm (Monday – Friday).  This role can only be performed onsite at our Parkville facilities.  Public holiday work may be required on a rotating roster. 

This role is fixed-term until February 2022 at 1.0 FTE. The Facility Support Technician role is classified as Higher Education Worker 3-1 and paid $52,941 per annum.

Detailed information and key responsibilities are available from the Position Description.

About you:

You are a team player who thrives in being part of a close-knit community.   Prior experience in this field is not necessary.

Prior experience in the following is advantageous:

  • Commercial Cleaning
  • Factory hand
  • Working in an animal facility washroom (desirable)

Closing Date: Applications for this role close 30 July 2021

For any inquiries please email Mat Salzone (mathew.salzone@florey.edu.au) or our HR team at employment@florey.edu.au. 

What we offer:

 Working at the Florey offers you the chance to work with a dedicated group of researchers within a culture that focuses on equity, diversity and collaboration. Other benefits include:

  • Generous salary packaging to maximise your benefits
  • Up to 17% superannuation
  • Wellbeing initiatives including flexible working opportunities and access to our employee assistance program 

All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check.

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The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is a medical research institute specialising in the brain and mind and is one of the world’s top 10 brain research centres. We employ exceptionally talented people who work to solve the greatest brain and mind challenges of our era. Our staff and students are the bedrock of our research and success, and we strive for excellence by fostering partnerships and empowering people. At the Florey our mission-driven culture enables our people to collaborate, thrive, learn, make ground breaking discoveries and advance humanity through brain and mind science.

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