Grounds Maintenance - Immediate Start

St John's Catholic College - The Gardens (see more jobs from this school)


Gardeners / Maintenance

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.

<p><b>College Vision: </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. </p><p><b>Primary Objective: </b></p><p>The strategic intent of this position is to cover grounds and maintenance (garden &amp; landscaping) of the College in keeping in a safe, neat, tidy and well-presented condition. </p><p><b>Grounds Maintenance (Garden &amp; 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&#39;s own WH&amp;S guidelines. </p><p>• Perform other duties as requested by the Property Manager and Business Manager. </p><p><b>Selection Criteria: </b></p><p><b>Essential </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&amp;S matters in relation to both personal safety and the safety of others. </p><p>• Have a current NT LR / drivers licence. </p><p><b>Highly desirable </b></p><p>• Chainsaw licence. </p><p>• Knowledge and experience in mechanical repairs would be an advantage. </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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<p>To apply, please submit a cover letter and a resume including three professional referees to the Business Manager at: gayan.abeysekara&#64;</p>


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