Groundsperson

Job Description

Status: Term Time (45 Weeks per year)
Hours: 28hpw
Hourly Rate: $28.09 - $29.05 (pending experience)

MacKillop Catholic Primary School offers families a quality Catholic education in a nurturing, caring community. Small class sizes enable individualised attention from experienced and dedicated teaching staff. MacKillop’s well-resourced classrooms, modern facilities and a wide-range of extra-curricular activities ensure students are offered every opportunity to achieve their potential. Meticulously maintained expansive grounds surrounded by natural bushland create an idyllic, spacious environment with room to explore, create, play and learn.

About the role
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and enthusiastic persons for the term-time continuing position of facilities officer 28HPW.

The successful applicant will contribute to the effective and efficient operation and environment of the school by providing a high level of maintenance and development of the school grounds.  You will have appropriate experience, good time management skills and an understanding of and a commitment to the ethos of Catholic education.

Typical Duties include but are not limited to;

 Practice confidentiality in relation to all aspects of the role

  • Mowing, trimming and fertilising lawns and turf areas.
  • Repairing and maintaining irrigation systems.
  • Weeding, planting and fertilising gardens.
  • Maintaining grounds equipment.
  • Checking and adjusting security lighting.
  • Assisting with minor building maintenance as directed.
  • Carry out minor repairs to school property and equipment including:
    • Replacing tap washers
    • Repairing leaking toilets
    • Repairing windows
    • Painting blackboards
    • Repairing desks and chairs
    • Basic painting as directed
  • Assist with marking sporting fields and grounds.
  • Assist with the setup and dismantling of tents and equipment related to school functions.
  • Assess equipment to determine if minor repairs are required.

Mandatory Criteria

  • A current valid Blue Card under the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000 (WWC Act) and valid Suitability Notice is a requirement of the position.
  • Current Driver’s Licence
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the role in a safe manner.

For more information, please view the Position Description .

How to Apply

Complete an application via our website - https://applynow.net.au/jobs/CER528

Please note, SEEK applications will not be considered.        

Further information

  • For a confidential conversation please contact Allison Blakey (Principal, MacKillop Catholic Primary School) on 4955 3600
  • For further information regarding the remuneration package, please contact Employee Support Services Employment@rok.catholic.edu.au

Applications close: 5pm, Monday 30 January 2023

Catholic Education is committed to best practice in student protection policies and procedures and is an equal opportunity employer.