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Job Title : Gardener - Handyperson

STATE GOVERNMENT OF WA - Norseman, WA

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Goldfields Education Region

Norseman District High School

Gardener - Handyperson

Pool Ref SS/SS686657

Level 2, $1,015.60 - $1,033.40 (pro-rata) per week (GS (Misc.) GA 2021)

Appointment Pool

Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/SS686657

Do you have a green thumb?

Norseman District High School (DHS) is seeking to establish a pool of Gardener - Handyperson for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 2, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 2, 2022.

Suitable applicants will maintain and present the school grounds and gardens in a clean and tidy condition, and provide a suitable growing environment for both soft and hard landscaping, including turf management. The gardener also maintains tools and horticultural equipment in a serviceable condition, and provides advice and support to the Manager Corporate Services on school grounds maintenance. In addition, suitable applicants will ensure that formal and informal sports areas are marked as required, and perform minor repairs and maintenance in accordance with the Department's policies and guidelines.

Norseman DHS is a Level 4 District High School catering for children from Kindergarten to Year 12. Our school is unique in that we have a population of children from interstate, other parts of WA and the 'Norseman Locals' creating an environment that is rich in diversity and opportunities to learn from each other. The traditional owners the Ngadju people have a broad understanding of the land, a passionate culture and are wonderful supporters of the school.

A positive learning community developing and growing together. That's our way at Norseman.

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 Norseman District High School please visit Schools Online.

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact Janette Hindmarsh, Principal, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Norseman, by telephoning (08) 9083 9000 or emailing Janette.Hindmarsh@education.wa.edu.au.

Application Instructions

Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply!

Your application should include:

  1. A detailed CV outlining your work history and experience in the context of the role. Your CV should include two (2) work related referees, one being your current Line Manager and;
  1. In no more than one (1) page, address the selection criteria by providing an example that shows your ability, knowledge and application in relation to the criteria below:
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in maintaining grounds and gardens, including turf management.
  • Experience in minor servicing of horticultural/gardening equipment and performing minor repairs and maintenance tasks.
  • Knowledge of gardening methods and procedures, including the safe use and storage of gardening equipment, materials and chemicals.
  1. A completed application form. The application form can be found in the attachments at the bottom of this advertisement. Please only complete the application form if you are not submitting your application online.

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready before applying for this job as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time,

To submit your application:
  • Click on the "Apply for Job" button located at either the top or bottom of this screen. You can then complete the online application form and attach your documents; or
  • Hand-deliver your completed application form and documents to the school reception at Goodliffe St, Norseman WA 6443 before the closing date and time.

Please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

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

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; and
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.

The Department applies a ten (10) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 3:30pm (WST) on Thursday, 10 June 2021

PROFORMA AND LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

ATTACHMENTS: - applicant resource - applying for cleaner, gardener or domestic position mar2020.pdf
- applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter nov18.pdf
- application for employment - l2 gardener handyperson may18.pdf
- published jdf - generic - gardener handyperson - schools - l2 - jan 2020.pdf

You can view and print these PDF attachments by downloading Adobe Reader.

WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time

FTE: 0.1-1.0

LOCATION: Norseman

CLOSING DATE: 2021-06-10 3:30 PM
(YYYY-MM-DD)

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