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The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria provides rewarding career paths, flexible working conditions, fair pay rates and a supportive environment.

Be part of the change!

We value all staff and provide learning and development opportunities to foster staff and help them grow.

We seek to attract and retain talented people and have developed and implemented a range of initiatives to support staff. We value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.

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There is currently one position available.



  • Full time opportunity
  • Fantastic work/life balance (RDO’s)
  • Excellent Salary Packaging benefits!

The Old Colonists’ Association of Victoria is a long established leading not-for-profit provider of independent living, assisted living and aged care in Victoria.

We are currently seeking a self-motivated, team player to lead our maintenance team at our Leith Park Estate (St Helena).

Reporting directly to the Property Manager, this is a hands-on role with responsibility for carrying out a wide range of maintenance tasks at our Leith Park Estate.  These tasks include; carpentry repairs, minor plumbing repairs, painting, supervision of tradespersons and contractors, materials ordering, invoice and budget control, record keeping and being responsible for safety measures in meeting OH&S standards.

Ideally, the applicant will have a carpentry trade background, with experience in general building, maintenance and painting.  Carpenter or similar building trade qualification would be highly regarded. The following requirements are essential:

  • Current Victorian driver’s license
  • A current Police Check

The successful candidate must have the following attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with senior residents, other staff members, contractors and suppliers
  • A sound understanding of residential housing
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Commitment to quality
  • Problem solving skills

This is a full-time position, Monday – Friday 7.30am to 4.00pm (including RDO’s) and may require the person to be on-call out of normal working hours.

For a copy of the position description please contact Louise Blagus on (03) 9433 1116 or email

Applications should be forwarded to the HR Advisor at or through the SEEK website.

Applications close Friday, 10 April 2020.



"There is nothing I would change that would make my life any better. I have two loving sons and family and I thank God every day that OCAV took me in when I had nothing," said Jill Dale, Braeside Park resident.

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