Grounds Keeper / Port Hacking

Division/Branch: Youthworks Conference Centres

Location: Royal National Park (Sutherland), NSW

Job Type: Full Time (Monday-Friday, on call out of hours)

Closing Date: As soon as the position is filled

Youthworks Conference Centres provide a place of temporary community for groups for relational and personal growth. They are intentional partners to schools, churches and like-minded community groups through networking, collaboration and facilitation of Word ministry. They provide outstanding venues in amazing locations and Christian hospitality. They believe their interactions with 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 after hours 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

Additional information

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.

How to apply:

Obtain the Position Description.

Submit in writing a cover letter and resume by clicking 'Apply Now' below.

Additionally, please upload the completed Application Form when submitting your cover letter and resume.

Your application should address all selection criteria listed in the position description and include current qualifications, relevant professional experience and Christian ministry involvement. Please include a past employer and your current church minister as a referee.

Anglican Youthworks is committed to participating in the NSW Working with Children Check program, and successful applicants must have a valid Working with Children Check ID number for paid employment before an offer of employment can be made. Persons who are ineligible need not apply.

General enquiries can be directed to Human Resources humanresources@youthworks.net.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.
If your skills are a fit, you will be contacted by a member of our recruitment/HR team.

To note applications cannot be processed until a completed application form is submitted.