Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS634367
This is a twelve (12) month fixed term, full-time position commencing Term 3, 2020 possible extension and/or permanency
Carine Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to appoint a reliable and dedicated Senior Gardener - Handyperson to effectively contribute to maintaining the high standard of presentation of the school’s grounds.
As a Senior Gardener - Handyperson you must have a working knowledge of current Occupational Health and Safety policies and provide students and staff with a safe external environment. Experience in turf management on sporting grounds is advantageous. You will also ideally have experience in servicing horticultural/gardening equipment and performing minor repairs and maintenance tasks such as those on irrigation systems. To be successful in this role you will possess knowledge of gardening methods and procedures, including the safe use and storage of gardening equipment, materials and chemicals in accordance with the Department of Education policies and guidelines.
The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and work well unsupervised as well as part of a team and possess a range of key characteristics and qualities. These include excellent communication skills, management skills, problem solving abilities, basic mathematic, analytical skills, mechanical skills and the knowledge of machinery.
Carine SHS has a rich tradition of service to the local, national and international community, with our graduates striving to be conscientious global citizens. Our students are provided with opportunities and support to achieve excellence in an extensive range of school-based academic, music, sporting, cultural, leadership and community service programs.
Our school community is positive and caring. A dedicated team of professionals support our students' emotional well-being. Our students are recognised and rewarded for their accomplishments. We are currently building brand new state of the art facilities that are expected to be completed this year.
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.
Further information about Carine Senior High School can be found by visiting www.carinehs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.
For further job related information:
Please contact Phillip Borger, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9243 9100 or emailing Phillip.Borger@education.wa.edu.au.
During the vacation period please contact Phillip Borger on 0422 973 853.
All applications are submitted online.
Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen. Click on the “Apply for Job” button located at either the top or bottom of this screen. You can then complete the application questions and attach a comprehensive CV outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position. Your CV should include two (2) work related referees, one being your current Line Manager.
If you do not have access to a computer, or require help using one, you can 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. Please contact the school to arrange a suitable time. Support staff are not available to assist with the content for your application.
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.
Eligibility and training requirements
Employees will be required to:
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
- 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; 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, 27 July 2020
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.