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​Grounds Keeper - Youthworks, Conference Centres



Royal National Park, NSW, Australia 



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Grounds Keeper
Organisation: Youthworks, Conference Centres
Location: Port Hacking Conference Centres, Royal National Park
Employment Type: Full Time (Monday-Friday, on call out of hours)
Applications Close: as soon as the position is filled
Youthworks is seeking a Grounds Keeper to join our Conference Centre team. Youthworks Conference Centres provide a place of temporary community for groups for relational and personal growth. We are intentional partners to schools, churches and like-minded community groups through networking, collaboration and facilitation of Word ministry. We are providers of outstanding venues in amazing locations and Christian hospitality. We believe our interactions with our guests and each other are opportunities to promote and proclaim the gospel.

About the role
To play a key role in contributing to our client’s satisfaction and enhance Youthworks’ reputation, whilst undertaking ground keeping responsibilities as well as maintenance responsibilities to ensure quality service from start to finish.

Your responsibilities
  • Maintain, repair and upkeep of existing buildings, property, plant and maintenance related equipment, gardens, lawns, pathways, paved areas, roadways, drains and surrounding areas, as directed by the Maintenance Coordinator.
  • Ensure that all grounds equipment, chemicals and other related items are maintained and stored properly and to industry standards.
  • Ensure that all repair works, projects and upkeep needs are met and dealt with in a timely fashion, including afterhours urgent maintenance needs as required 
You will need to demonstrate:
  • Experience in grounds maintenance
  • Experience with irrigation systems
  • Proven knowledge of Industry and Safety Standards
  • Possess a valid manual drivers licence and have experience driving a manual vehicle
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and to be flexible to reflect changes in priority 
  • A systematic and focused approach to tasks with a strong attention to detail
  • An ability to work with a wide range of staff to achieve effective outcomes
  • A strong work ethos
  • Willingness to work in an overtly Christian environment and within an Anglican organisation
It is desirable that the successful applicant has trade or horticultural qualifications, back hoe experience, chemical handling/application qualifications, Hep A and Hep B immunisations and WorkCover NSW Licences.
Current drivers licence and own transport is essential as there is no public transport anywhere near the Port Hacking Conference Centres.
To note applications cannot be processed until a completed application form is submitted.

How to apply
Anglican Youthworks is committed to the Working with Children Checks; persons who are ineligible may not apply. A valid Working with Children Check number for paid employment must be obtained and verified prior to an offer of employment being made.
To apply submit in writing a cover letter and resume by clicking “Apply” below. Please include at least 1 past employer and your current church minister as referees.
For general enquiries please contact us.

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