Maintenance Officer

Job Description

Maintenance Officers ensure the that facilities are presented to the highest standard. They are responsible for the upkeep and presentation of building & facilities, performing all minor
maintenance, assisting with the co-ordination of specialised maintenance and co-ordinating minor building and landscaping projects. Maintenance Officers handle a variety of maintenance requests in a large building or group of buildings. They perform scheduled, reactive and preventative maintenance on a property and its buildings, grounds and infrastructure.

Careers Ladder


Maintenance Officers do not require formal qualifications. You will need to build your practical skills in a hands–on workplace such as a construction site in an assistant position. Some courses that may benefit are;

  • Certificate II in Construction through a registered training organisation (RTO) or TAFE
  • Hold a current Driver’s Licence
  • Undergo Police checks where necessary


  • Approachable
  • Communicator
  • Confident
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivated
  • Punctual
  • Self-Motivated
  • Team Player

Key Skills

  • Fitting, testing, repairing and replacing fixtures and fittings
  • Carpentry
  • Welding
  • Equipment Checks
  • Cleaning
  • Reports
  • Paint & Plaster

Future Prospects

You may like to think about moving on from this career, some transferable skills can be utilised in roles such as;