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Apprenticeships - Electrician, HVAC and Locksmith Full-time Temporary

$59,247 - $68,758
Australian Capital Territory
ACT Government

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Are you interested in undertaking an apprenticeship? Have you already commenced an apprenticeship and would like to complete it at ACT Property Group? This opportunity could be for you!

ACT Property Group is looking for three apprentices: an apprentice electrician, an apprentice in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning team and an apprentice locksmith.

These positions are part of ACT Property Groups professional trades area providing maintenance services for ACT Government owned or managed buildings including corrections facilities. ACT Property Group supports the development of new trades professionals through providing apprenticeships in the trades team. You will receive training and development in the identified trade and learn to diagnose and fix problems in buildings, recommend improvements and ensure that buildings meet the needs of the ACT Government and building users. These roles are based primarily in the field working with qualified trade professionals to deliver work and reporting on progress and completion of jobs. We want people in the team that are willing to learn, deliver high quality work and provide good customer service.

ACT Property Group provides expert property management and maintenance services to the ACT Government and the community. The Group manages and maintains buildings and property that enable the ACT Government to provide Government and community services. The group supports the ACT Governments delivery of its services through flexible, efficient and cost effective accommodation solutions and property services. Community services and support are also enabled through the provision of properties to community organisations at affordable rental rates. ACT Property Group operates on a fee for service basis with a requirement to provide a dividend to government.

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other requirements:

  • Eligibility to undertake an Australian Apprenticeship in the nominated field.
  • Year 10 Certificate or equivalent.
  • Hold or Ability to undertake training to obtain relevant certificates/cards including White card, Asbestos Awareness and if required Height Safety and Confined Space
  • A current driver’s licence is desirable.
  • Some building maintenance knowledge or experience and pre-apprenticeship course is desirable.

Notes: This is a temporary vacancy available up to four years. Applications from non-adults are also encouraged. Non-adult apprentices are paid in accordance with the enterprise agreement. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position is based in an activity-based working (ABW) environment. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: Please review the Position Description for details about the role and associated responsibilities. Suitability for these positions will be assessed on your demonstrated Skills, Experience, Knowledge and Behaviour in relation to the Duties/Responsibilities listed in the Position Description.

Please Submit the following:

A two page pitch that tells the selection committee about your ability to perform the advertised role (knowledge, experience, skills, behaviour) and why you are the best person for this role. The pitch should:

  • Show that you have the capabilities in “What you Require” section of the Position Description including Professional/Technical Skills and Knowledge, and Behavioural Capabilities.
  • Demonstrate your capacity to perform the duties and responsibilities detailed in “What You Will Do” at the specified classification including examples of how you have done this in the past.
  • Tell the panel how your abilities, ingenuity, experience and qualifications make you the best person for this role.
  • Identify which of the three trades you are interested in pursuing: electrician; or heating, ventilation and air conditioning; or locksmith.

Please include a current curriculum vitae including details of work history (roles, timing, responsibilities, achievements), professional memberships and qualifications, and contact details of at least two referees.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.


This is a temporary vacancy available up to four years.

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