Grounds & Maintenance Officer

Job Description

The Grounds and Maintenance Officer carries out building and equipment maintenance as well as ensuring the service’s gardens and grounds are in a presentable condition for multiple sites, including a Residential Aged Care, Home Care, Communities Services and Schools based in Rockhampton.

What do I need for the role?

  • Knowledge and/or significant experience in the maintenance, carpentry or building field.
  • Knowledge of and experience in gardening and groundskeeping
  • Knowledge of Workplace Health & Safety Standards and requirements relevant to grounds and maintenance work
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment, planning and prioritising work.
  • Ability to use a problem-solving approach to planning, implementation and evaluation of work situations/procedures.


  • Able to use ride-on mowers and commercial gardening equipment.

The bonuses of joining the Carinity team

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for our staff and their immediate family.
  • Access to extensive not-for-profit salary packaging options (pay less tax).
  • Be part of a team who are passionate about delivering care excellence.
  • Join a value driven organisation, with a culture of caring for others.
  • Ongoing training and development.

Who is Carinity?

Carinity is a not-for-profit, values-driven organisation, which has been making a real difference in people’s lives since 1949 through comprehensive and integrated community services including residential aged care, retirement living, home care, schools, disability support, counselling, and youth accommodation.  We are passionate about working with young people and families, especially in the areas of child protection, domestic and family violence, and child and adolescent mental health.

How do I apply?

Carinity is after motivated and enthusiastic candidates who are committed to working with Carinity to make a real difference! If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

To apply or view more information, including the position description, visit Applications should include a brief cover letter and Resume that addresses the Essential Competencies and Experiences.

Carinity actively encourages and invites applications from people with disabilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.