Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS591510
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2019
Do you have a green thumb and thrive on a ‘hands on’ role?
The WA College of Agriculture – Cunderdin is seeking a proactive Gardener – Handyperson to join their friendly team.
The successful applicant will maintain the school grounds, gardens and sporting areas in a neat and tidy manner. The successful applicant will be reliable, have a proactive approach to tasks and a strong work ethic. The successful applicant will perform minor repairs and maintenance as requested, as well as other gardener/handyperson duties as required. Good interpersonal skills are necessary, along with the ability to receive and carry out instruction.
The WA College of Agriculture - Cunderdin provides Year 11 and 12 students with a unique educational experience focused on innovation and excellence. The College is located adjacent to the Wheatbelt town of Cunderdin, 160kms east of Perth. Students are offered the opportunity to achieve the best possible educational outcomes within the context of a commercially operating farm, state of the art trade training workshops and a 134 bed residential facility.
Our students have access to flexible pathways setting them up for successful careers in agricultural and related industries. Individual learning abilities are well catered for with carefully selected course offerings across the trade training and curriculum areas. Graduates from the College are equipped with the skills to become successful, well rounded individuals who can make a positive contribution to their community. Pastoral care is paramount at the College, with a dynamic team of staff working with students to maintain a high degree of resilience and emotional well-being.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
For further information about Western Australian College of Agriculture - Cunderdin please visit www.cunderdinag.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Darryl, McCart, Residential Manager for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Cunderdin, by telephoning (08) 9635 2100 or emailing Darryl.McCart@education.wa.edu.au.
Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply!
Simply select from one of the following options:
- Click on the “Apply for Job” button located at either the top or bottom of this screen. You will be asked to complete a series of questions which will become your online application. It is recommended you allow enough time to complete this process. Further instructions are available on the attached ‘How to Apply’ document.
- Visit the school during office hours (Monday to Friday, between 8.30am and 3pm) to use a school computer, with technical support available from school-based staff.
- Telephone Darryl McCart, Residential Manager, on (08) 9635 2100 during office hours (Monday to Friday, between 8.30am and 3pm) to answer a series of questions over the phone, or request an application form.
Applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
If you are having trouble submitting your online application, please contact the Recruitment System Support team on (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check; and
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment
The Department applies a ten (10) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 3.30pm (WST) on Monday, 19 August 2019
PROFORMA AND LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED