Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS586769
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2019
Kent Street Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a reliable, enthusiastic and dedicated Senior Gardener - Handyperson to join their friendly team.
To be successful in this role you will have a passion for the outdoors and enjoy maintaining the grounds, gardens and facilities for the benefit of our staff, students and school community.
As the Senior Gardener - Handyperson you would be required to keep the school grounds, gardens and all sporting areas clean, tidy and clearly marked. In addition to operating equipment, you would also be required to perform minor repairs and maintenance in accordance with the Department of Education's policies and guidelines. The successful applicant will have effective communication skills to help develop and maintain good working relationships with school staff and external stakeholders. A sound knowledge of safe work practices would also be highly desirable.
Kent Street SHS is conveniently located only four kilometres south-east of the city and the school has forged close ties with Curtin University, other Institutes of further education and industry partners. Established in 1940, Kent Street SHS was the first secondary school to be built on the southern side of the Swan River and has grown into a vibrant multi-cultural school over the years. The Rotary Residential College, located on site, provides an opportunity for country students to attend Kent Street SHS.
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 Kent Street Senior High School please visit http://www.kentstreetshs.wa.edu.au/ or Schools Online or download the relevant attachment below.
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For further job related information:
Please contact Merilyn Harvey, Manager Corporate Services by telephoning (08) 9262 0500 or emailing Merilyn.Harvey@education.wa.edu.au
Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply!
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.
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 four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 26 August 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.