New this week

Facilities and Grounds Person - Siena Catholic College, SIPPY DOWNS

Brisbane Catholic EducationSippy Downs

Siena Catholic College is a contemporary secondary co-educational systemic school, administered by Brisbane Catholic Education on behalf of the Archdiocese of Brisbane.  Located at Sippy Downs on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Siena Catholic College strives live the Dominic spirit of Prayer, Study, Community and Service.



Visit our school website here



Siena Catholic College is seeking a Facilities and Groundsperson with a genuine passion for their work to deliver a range of services for the upkeep, maintenance and development our school grounds.

Duties include: Minor landscaping work; Maintaining clean and tidy school grounds; Routine trade and non-trade maintenance and repairs; Providing feedback into planning, preparing and development of school grounds; Liaising with onsite contractors; Inventory management for grounds supplies and materials; Support school security systems; Liaise with various internal and external personnel on issues of lost property and damage to facilities; Assist with setting up significant school events; Compliance with workplace health and safety requirements.

You will have previous experience in a groundskeeping role, ideally in a school environment and display strong customer service skills. You will also have a good work ethic and seek to achieve quality work whilst maintaining the highest level of safety.

A cover letter addressing the criteria outlined above, should be included with your application.


To be successful in this role you will:

  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • hold a Paid Employee Positive Notice Blue Card prior to commencement; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.


Estimated Start Date: 
Commencing March 2021

Position Tenure:  Continuing

Weeks Worked:  Up to 52 weeks per year including school holidays

Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term):  [[JOB: Tenure Duration]]

Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required: 38 hours per week

Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate: Services Staff Level 3 - $29.05 per hour plus superannuation

Employment Conditions:  Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement


This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


Contact Person:
                  Christine Walton

Contact Telephone Number:   07 5476 6100

Contact Email:                        cwalton@bne.catholic.edu.au

Closing Date:                            01-Mar-2021

Statement of Principles for Employment - Schools Opens in new window

Facilities and Grounds - Role Description Opens in new window

Supporting documents

Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.

Brisbane Catholic Education

Sippy Downs

Learn moreabout this school