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Maintenance And Grounds Officer

Blue Care - Brisbane City, QLD

Trades & Services
Source: uWorkin


Reference Number

Position Title
Maintenance and Grounds Officer

Employment Type
Permanent Full Time

North Queensland

Facilities & Maintenance

Enterprise agreement
Care & Support Services - Support Employee Level 3

Roles Available

Hours per fortnight

Position Summary
  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Mt Louisa Aged Care Facility
  • $22.43 per hour + 9.5% Super + Not for Profit Salary Packaging
We’re seeking an experienced Maintenance & Grounds Officer to join our team at our Townsville Mt Louisa Aged Care Facility!

You’ll support with the maintenance and grounds services across our residential facility, including:
  • Support with repairs, preventative maintenance and refurbishments
  • General grounds upkeep, landscaping - overseeing any external contractors
  • Develop and deliver Summer and Winter gardening programs
  • General maintenance programs over the course of the year
What you’ll need:

  • Experience in general building, plant and equipment maintenance
  • Experience in gardening/landscape/grounds maintenance, including
  • Knowledge of herbicides, pesticides and safe work practices
  • Relevant Trade Qualifications or Certificate in Facilities, Building or Construction
  • Current Open driver’s license
Supporting you to support others.
We’ve been caring for Queenslander’s for over 65 years. Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated team of more than 8,000 people do is built on enabling independence, choice and freedom. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:
  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development
Ready to work together?
Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.

Our team are available to answer any questions you may have. Candidates will likely be contacted prior to the closing date.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria
Desirable: Do you hold a current Class "C" Australian Drivers Licence?
Desirable: During the last 2 years of employment have you worked in a role that has required you to carry out repairs to a building that was not functioning as intended and you have provided remedial repairs?
Desirable: Are you confident in your ablity to use a ride-on or zero turn mower?
Desirable: Do you have experience in the management of trade qualified staff and/or external service providers?
Desirable: Do you have beginner to intermediate skills in the Microsoft Office suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel, and Outlook?

Contact Person
Brian Ashfield

Contact Number

Closing Date