Please note: Closing date has been changed to Thursday, 12 December 2019.
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS612026
Boyup Brook District High School (DHS) is seeking to establish a pool of highly motivated, proactive Gardeners-Handypersons for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2020 school year. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within 2020.
Please note that the role may be based at either the Middle School site or Primary site and will involve working at both sites.
In this role you will be responsible for maintaining and presenting our school grounds in a clean and tidy condition. The Gardener - Handyperson will work to provide gardening, grounds and facility management to ensure a safe, vibrant and clean school environment. You will maintain and present the school grounds and gardens in an attractive, clean and tidy condition, and provide a suitable growing environment for both soft and hard landscaping, including turf management. Suitable applicants will perform minor repairs and maintenance as requested, as well as other Gardener - Handyperson duties using safe work practices and in accordance with the Department’s policies and guidelines.
Good interpersonal skills are highly desirable, along with the ability to receive and carry out instruction as required. Suitable applicants will ideally also have an excellent working knowledge of gardening machinery, reticulation and handyman skills, as well as gardens, plants, lawns and turf management. You will be expected to have a high level of safety awareness and the ability to read Material Data Sheets.
Boyup Brook is situated in the South West of Western Australia approximately 270km from Perth.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
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 Boyup Brook DHS please visit www.boyupbrookdhs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
For further job related information
You are encouraged to contact Jann Mead, Manager Corporate Services, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Boyup Brook, by telephoning (08) 9765 0000 or emailing email@example.com.
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:
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
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 Thursday, 12 December 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.