Groundsperson - St Joseph's School, BARDON (readvertised)

Brisbane Catholic EducationBardon


St Joseph's BARDON is seeking a Groundsperson with a genuine passion for their work to deliver a range of services for the upkeep, maintenance and development of our school grounds.

Duties include:
•    minor landscaping work;
•    maintaining clean and tidy school grounds;
•    routine non-trade maintenance and repairs;
•    preparing and development of school grounds;
•    liaising with onsite contractors;
•    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.

St Joseph's School is a Catholic co-educational primary school, with an enrolment of 410 students. Founded in 1938 by the Franciscan Sisters, our school permeates the values of ‘Humility, Care, Respect’ as our motto is lived authentically. As part of the Jubilee Parish we are located only 8 kms from the CBD in the leafy suburb of Bardon. Our mission as a Christ centred learning community is to strive for equity and excellence in education. As a professional learning community we recognise learning is our work as we develop a love of learning and hearts of hope for all our learners. We are committed to a growth mindset, personalising learning which differentiates the mandated curriculum in an inclusive classroom environment with high expectations, excellence in learning and teaching delivered through quality resources.

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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 ASAP

Position Tenure:   Fixed Term

Weeks Worked:  School term weeks only (holidays unpaid)

Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term):   The remainder of the 2021 school year

Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required:   13 hrs/week - Thu and Fri each week of the school term

Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate:   Services Staff Level 1 - $26.14 per hour

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:
  Fran Burke

Contact Telephone Number:   07 3369 3020

Contact Email:

Closing Date:  16-Apr-2021

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