Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS623565
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2020
Geraldton Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a Gardener – Handyperson to maintain their gardens.
The successful applicant will have a passion for the outdoors and enjoy working to provide a suitable growing environment for both soft and hard landscaping, including turf management. The successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining and presenting our school grounds in a clean and tidy welcoming condition. We are looking for a team player to work collaboratively with all staff as part of a whole school community. As part of the role you will be required to carry out minor repairs and maintenance as requested as well as other Gardener – Handyperson duties in accordance with the Departments policies and guidelines.
Geraldton SHS is highly regarded within the Geraldton community. We consider our meaningful relationships between teachers, students and their families vital to each student's 'success at school'. Our highly experienced teaching and support staff are passionate about the learning and development of your children. We encourage critical thinking and problem solving skills. We promote positive behaviour by embedding our values of 'Respect, Responsibility and Doing Your Best' in all activities, whether in or out of the classroom.
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 Geraldton Senior High School please visit www.geraldtonshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Christine Collins, Manager Corporate Services, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Geraldton, by telephoning (08) 9965 8413 or emailing Christine.Collins@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 MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
If you are having trouble submitting your online application, please contact the Recruitment System Support team on (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Eligibility and training requirements
Employees will be required to:
- complete introductory School Gardener training within 3 months of commencement in metropolitan areas or as soon as practicable for regional areas
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
- complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
- obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
- complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 30 March 2020
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT TO BE ACCEPTED.