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Maintenance/ Property Officer
Corporate Services Section

Location: Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region

Job Title: Maintenance/ Property Officer

Classification: Maintenance/ Property

Employment Conditions: Full Time Contract

Salary: $54,998 - $59,108per annum.

Generous salary packaging: $15,899.94p/a

Professional development incentive: Allowance of $1,300p/a

Employment Type: Full Time

Reports to: Assets and Property Manager

Employee access to Medical Services: Free Prescriptions

Amazing further benefits including 6 weeks annual leave, free gym membership, free general dentistry and Remote retention allowance of $750!


Exciting opportunity for a full time Maintenance/ Property Officer,

based in Tennant Creek.


Join this community-based organisation and make a genuine difference to our community!


This is a Rewarding role where you will truly make a difference in the lives of our Community, providing the chance to experience real job satisfaction every day and play an important role in Anyinginyi’s drive to be a Provider of High Quality Holistic Primary Health Care services to the Aboriginal communities of the Barkly region in a Culturally responsive way - don't miss out!


You will be joining a friendly and professional team, where you will receive personal and professional development opportunities from an employer who wants to provide optimum working conditions!


About us


Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation (AHAC) is a multi-disciplinary organisation which provides primary health care services to the Aboriginal people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region, dedicated to ‘Closing the Gap’ in Aboriginal health within remote Australia.

Anyinginyi consists of five different sections (Health Services, Business Services, Public Health Unit, Sports and Recreation, and Piliyintinji-Ki Stronger Families) which allow them to have a holistic approach to health ensuring that clients' physical and emotional health and wellbeing is given the utmost priority.


Anyinginyi's mission is to be a provider of high quality holistic primary health care services featuring prevention and treatment in the Barkly region in a culturally responsive way.


About the Tennant Creek region

Year-round blue skies, stunning landscapes and vibrant, diverse and warm communities - that's life in the Northern Territory! Only a short flight from most Australian cities, Tennant Creek is not just a must-see destination renowned for its individual identity and rich cultural heritage but is a remarkable community to set up home in!


As a small regional centre, Tennant Creek does not have the facilities one would find in larger country towns like Katherine or Alice Springs however it does provide for all the basics that most people require. There is a supermarket similar to a large IGA store, Post Office, clothing and furniture stores, Pharmacy, Newsagent, two banks (ANZ & Westpac), restaurants and coffee shops, four hotels/motels, and a delicatessen. It also has sporting facilities (e.g. swimming pool, basketball courts, tennis court, football ground, car racing track), and several tourists attractions within easy reach Like our Beautiful Lake Mary Ann!


About the Role


The Maintenance & Property Officer is responsible for maintaining the grounds of all Anyinginyi Health properties both business and residential, maintenance of all building needs and provide assistance in contracts, stores receivership, hazardous waste disposal, contractor requirements for new building upgrades where directed.


The Maintenance & Property Officer is an integral part of the high standard of presentation and maintenance of Anyinginyi buildings and services to internal and external parties for property and asset delivery and management.


More specifically, some of your duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Respect for traditional Aboriginal Culture and cultural diversity and the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal/culturally diverse people.
  • Gardening experience including experience with garden irrigation systems and small engines.
  • Knowledge of plants and their needs, including different soil requirements, position requirements, pruning, etc.
  • Ability to identify recurring gardening and maintenance requirements.
  • Ability to complete necessary documentation for task reporting and auctioning.
  • Ability to be able to communicate and respond to personnel in a diverse working environment.
  • Reliability, ability to work with a high level of quality, unsupervised and as part of a team.
  • Understanding of Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace.
  • Current NT Driver’s Licence.
  • Be in possession of or have the ability to obtain an OCHRE Card.


  • 4WD Licence.

About you


To be considered for this position, you must maintain Respect for Traditional Culture and cultural diversity and acquire the ability to communicate effectively within a diverse working environment. Previous experience or qualifications within Gardening, laboring or maintenance will be highly regarded but is not mandatory.


The Maintenance and Property Officer requires a current NT Driver’s License, free from any restrictions to be successful in their application.


Please note: A National Police Clearance and Ochre Card (NT Working with Children’s) card obtainment is a requirement prior to commencement in this role. Please refer to NT Safe for further information.  


Closing date

Applications must be submitted by 25 June 2021 via online portal or internally.

 All applications must include the following for consideration:

  - Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria, and

  - Current Resume (CV)


If you meet the above criteria and you’re interested in contributing to an organisation where you can really make a difference in our local community, we want to hear from you!



No recruitment agencies please


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