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Apply now Job No:511737
Area:Office of Chief Operating Officer
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 03 ($56,868.37 - $62,736.38)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

Property & Facilities

The Property & Facilities Division (P&F) is responsible for delivering comprehensive facilities operations to the University community by using integrated systems and services to support the University's teaching and learning, research endeavours and strategic objectives. To achieve this, and to further improve the environment in which members of the University community study, work and live, P&F provide a range of services of Campus Operations, Infrastructure and Sustainability, Planning and Property and Project Delivery. 

About This Opportunity

Security Officers at The University of Queensland (UQ) provide services designed to ensure protective security of all University buildings and grounds, staff, students and visitors. Our Security Officers maintain a high level professional service to stakeholders, whilst ensuring the Standards of Operation and Standards of Personal Conduct are upheld. For a full list of duties, please refer to the attached Position Description (PD).

The proposed date for Interviews will be on Wednesday, 9 December 2020 at the St Lucia Campus.

Our Ideal Candidate

It is vital that you possess the following;

  • Current Queensland Certificate II in Security Operations, including the Security Officer Unarmed, Crowd Control, Bodyguard and Monitoring modules;
  • Current St John, Red Cross or Queensland Ambulance First Aid Certificate;
  • Current Queensland C Class Drivers Licence;
  • Well-developed knowledge of security methodologies and concepts;
  • Ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at HEW Level 3.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $56,868 - $62,736 per annum, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5%. Total FTE package will be in the range $62,270 - $68,695 per annum.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 1032540_Security PD.pdf


If you have enquiries relating to this position please contact Andrew Barling (Deputy Manager, Security) at +61 7 3365 2938 or

If you have enquiries relating to the recruitment process, please contact

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply Now button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing the selection criteria
  • Resume/CV

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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