Maintenance and Grounds Assistant Apprenticeship Position

Mount Barker Waldorf School (see more jobs from this school)

MOUNT BARKER, SA


Gardeners / Maintenance

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 8 November 2021


Mount Barker Waldorf School is an established coeducational, independent school with 350 students from Early Childhood to Year 12. The school is located in the Adelaide Hills on 20 acres. We are seeking a Maintenance and Grounds Assistant. The Maintenance Team is responsible for the provision of a safe environment for students and staff and the creation and maintenance of a physical environment.

<p>The Maintenance Team is responsible for the provision of a safe environment for students and staff and the creation and maintenance of a physical environment that is conducive to learning and that also provides a high level of amenity for students and staff.<br /></p><p><b>Key Functions </b></p><p>The role of the Maintenance and Grounds Assistant is summarised by the following key functions: </p><p>• Active participation in day-to-day grounds and building maintenance. </p><p>• Setting up for school functions. </p><p><b>Specifically, this includes assisting with (but not limited to): </b></p><p>Assistance with maintenance on all grounds and gardens activities (experience in the below would be preferable) consisting of:</p><ul><li> Watering</li><li> Pruning </li><li> Mowing </li><li> Brush cutting </li><li> Sweeping </li><li> Weeding </li><li> Rubbish removal </li><li> Gutter cleaning </li><li> Pressure washing </li></ul><p></p><ul><li>Changing of light globes and fittings on campus </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance with any campus deliveries </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance with school set ups for functions and events </li></ul><ul><li>Moving and delivery of furniture and equipment on grounds </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance and cleaning of drainage pits on campus </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in end of year tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Use of safe work practices at all times </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring compliance with all regulations and school protocol at all times </li></ul><ul><li>Any other tasks allocated from time to time. </li></ul><p></p><p><b>Responsibility </b></p><p>Member of the Administration team with direct responsibility to the Maintenance Manager and other maintenance officers. </p><p>The Maintenance Assistant must have a current, valid Working with Children Check before beginning employment. </p><p>A current valid driver license is required for the Maintenance Assistant position, as they may be requested to drive the campus work vehicles from time to time. </p><p><b>Hours </b></p><p>37.5 hours per week over 5 days 8 am to 4pm, with some flexibility needed in the case of afterhours or weekend events.</p><p>The successful applicant will be a member of the Administration staff. He/she will be responsible to the Maintenance Manager and report to the Business Manager. </p><p>To apply please send us your cover letter, CV, and three references to the Business Manager – businessmanager&#64;mtbarkerwaldorf.sa.edu.au. If you have any questions, please call 08 8391 0411. </p><p>Applications closing date is <b><i>Monday 8 November, 2021</i></b> with a start date to be negotiated. </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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