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Grounds Maintenance - Immediate Start
Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time
Applications Close: 31 July 2022
St John's Catholic College Darwin is seeking to appoint a fulltime (contract) Grounds and Maintenance person to commence immediately.
</b></p><p>St John’s Catholic College is a safe, connected, learning community for local, boarding and international students. We strive for excellence and ensure the holistic development of each student through a balanced approach to faith, academic, sporting and cultural activities.
</b></p><p>The strategic intent of this position is to cover grounds and maintenance (garden & landscaping) of the College in keeping in a safe, neat, tidy and well-presented condition.
</p><p><b>Grounds Maintenance (Garden & Landscaping):</b></p><p>• Provide a safe, secure and caring environment for all students and staff and show a strong personal commitment to the Catholic ethos and Mission of the College.
</p><p>• Carry out Garden Maintenance - upkeep of grounds, reticulation systems, landscaping and gardens, gutter cleaning, weed control, mowing of ovals, lawns, and trimming of garden shrubs and trees as necessary.
</p><p>• Maintain and carry out regular service to the lawn mowers, billy goat leaf vacuum, weed sprayer, irrigation hoses, sprinkler system and other equipment.
</p><p>• To assist where needed professional contractors when onsite carrying out repairs and maintenance.
</p><p>• Assist with setting up of special events and functions around the school, e.g. sports and open days.
</p><p>• Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with Work Health and Safety legislation and the College's own WH&S guidelines.
</p><p>• Perform other duties as requested by the Property Manager and Business Manager.
</b></p><p>• Demonstrated ability to work independently in similar role.
</p><p>• Proven ability to repair and maintain reticulations systems.
</p><p>• Experience as grounds person in a school or similar environment and in the use of all grounds maintenance equipment – ride on mowers, trimmers, etc.
</p><p>• Use good judgement in WH&S matters in relation to both personal safety and the safety of others.
</p><p>• Have a current NT LR / drivers licence.
</b></p><p>• Chainsaw licence.
</p><p>• Knowledge and experience in mechanical repairs would be an advantage.