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Grounds Maintenance Officer

Job Description 

Are you a skilled Maintenance Officer and looking for an interesting role with lots of variety? An exciting new Maintenance Officer opportunity is now available with Melbourne Airport!

In this position, no one day is the same. Work in an environment that is totally unique.

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced and motivated individual to join the Aviation team in the role of Airfield Maintenance Officer. Reporting to the Airfield Civil Maintenance Manager, this position is full-time and will support Melbourne Airport across a diverse range of maintenance tasks.

In this role, you will be responsible for the maintenance of airfield pavements, grasslands and markers/markings to ensure that current activities are safe for aircraft operations and that aerodrome visual aids and infrastructure are maintained in accordance with CASA requirements and the company’s aeronautical objectives. The role supports the smooth and efficient running of the airport facilities and grounds through the planned and unplanned maintenance, installation, and repair of assets.

With the aviation and travel sector booming as we head into, on top of major projects that will underpin the future growth and development of Melbourne Airport and Victoria as a whole, now is a very exciting time to join!

The successful candidate will have:

  • Relevant maintenance type of experience with proven skills and a great attitude
  • line marking, Mowing, Pavement repairs, and general Maintenance skills
  • leadership and supervisory skills
  • Knowledge of work scheduling systems
  • Strong team-player. Collaborates well at all levels across a business
  • Demonstrates basic mechanical skills
  • Computer skills
  • Basic knowledge of airport operations (nice to have, but not mandatory)
  • Minimum Car Licence or Medium/Heavy Rigid Licence (Desirable)
  • Developing ability to operate equipment that doesn’t require licences including jackhammer, and all battery operated tools.
  • Basic knowledge of regulatory and legislative requirements

About the Company:

Melbourne Airport (Australia Pacific Airports Corporation) is proud to be one of Australia’s premier transport hubs and Victoria’s gateway to the world, connecting us to the global marketplace. We are committed to creating connections that matter and enhancing the traveller experience across every aspect of our organisation to deliver our vision of becoming Australia’s favourite Airport destination. Currently, in an exciting phase of change, we are delivering rewarding career opportunities, making Melbourne Airport a dynamic and fast-paced place to work for our people.

APAC is a majority Australian-owned private company that also operates Launceston Airport, the tourism gateway to Tasmania and an industry multi-award-winning airport.

Culture and Values:

By joining the team at Melbourne Airport, you will work within a friendly, high-performance culture with a focus on our people and their development.

Our vision is to become Australia’s favorite Airport destination and our people are paramount to achieving this success. We provide a supportive environment, with values that encourage all of our employees to Be You, Think Big, Own it and Work Together.


  • Access to airport car parking 24 hours/365 days a year for both business and personal use
  • Hybrid flexible working arrangements
  • Airport Holiday, an additional day of leave
  • Wellness Day, a further additional day of leave
  • Discounted onsite childcare at Creative Garden Early Learning
  • Mental health and well-being initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Career and professional development
  • Active social culture and participation in a range of social impact days and activities
  • Signature Experiences including an airfield family day, and kids’ footy day
  • Access to an employee benefits scheme including access to corporate rates and airport retailer discounts (including SkyBus)

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