Compliance Project Officer

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Department for Education

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As the Compliance Project Officer within Asset and Facility Services, you will report to the Manager of Asset and Facility Services. Your role will be crucial in overseeing the administrative functions and activities associated with monitoring and actioning compliance-related tasks. Your contributions will support the implementation of asset management initiatives, policies, and procedures, providing accurate advice to the Minister for Education, senior executives, managers, and relevant personnel on facility-related issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply operational Asset and Facility Services policies, processes, fact sheets, and guidelines to ensure compliance priorities are addressed, monitored, and actioned accurately and promptly.
  • Research and provide solutions to relevant issues, refer complex and sensitive queries to the appropriate delegate, and ensure all issues are resolved appropriately.
  • Engage with the department’s clients on various infrastructure-related compliance issues (e.g., playground, asbestos audits), and assist in managing annual programs to ensure data, inspections, and corrective actions are handled appropriately.
  • Capture and record client inquiries to maintain accurate records using the appropriate asset information system, following the department’s records management protocols.
  • Review practices and procedures, recommend improved processes for greater efficiencies, and develop and implement Asset and Facility Services procedures and guidelines to provide effective services to clients and stakeholders.
  • Work collaboratively with departmental personnel, including the Work Health and Safety team, and external stakeholders concerning the Across Government Facilities Management Arrangements (AGFMA).

What we can offer you:

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • The chance to make a significant impact on the facilities and services supporting South Australian state schools.

Why work with us: 
Every child and young person deserves a great education.

We have a strategy that aims to unlock every child’s potential now and into the future, one that in partnership with learners, students, parents, and the wider South Australian community will build a world-leading public education system. One that is equitable and prioritises learning and wellbeing.

Together we will make our education system the best it can be.
When our children and young people thrive, so do our communities and our state.

Special Conditions:
The successful applicant is required to gain a Department for Human Services (DHS) working with children check (WWCC) prior to being employed which is required to be renewed every five years before expiry.

The incumbent will be required to undertake RRHAN  -EC (Responding to Risks of Harm, Abuse and Neglect – Education Care) Facilitator Lead (Masterclass) extended course or the online (Fundamentals) course which will be required to be updated every three years.

For all other Special Conditions please refer to the Role Description.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Angela Reid, Manager, FMIP Asset and Facilities, via Tel: (08) 8226-2484 or Email: [email protected]

Application Instructions:
For further information and details on how to apply for this vacancy, please go to and search for vacancy number 599139.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Closing date is 18 June 2024 at 11:30 pm. 

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