Marist College Ashgrove is a Catholic day and boarding school for boys in Years 5-12, situated in Brisbane's inner Northern suburbs. Inspired by the work of St Marcellin Champagnat, we pride ourselves on delivering excellent academic and career pathway results for our inclusive community of students.
The college has a vacancy for a Gardener/Grounds person. This is a full-time continuing position. Payment is based according to the Services Level 1/1 of the Catholic Employing Authorities Single Enterprise Agreement – RI schools of Qld 2019 - 2023 classification. Normal hours will be 76 hours per fortnight, starting and finishing times will be 6:30am–2:36pm, including a half hour unpaid meal break. Remuneration will be based on qualifications and experience.
Qualifications (Cert III in Parks and Gardens or Horticulture) and experience in this area will be highly regarded. If you do not have these qualifications, the College is happy to support you in attaining them.
This is an active and physical position on the team that maintains the school gardens and grounds to a high standard.
The ideal applicant will have:
- Manual Car licence
- Valid Blue Card
- Demonstrated capacity to work well in a team and unsupervised
- Fit and able to carry out physically demanding work
- General grounds and gardens maintenance including the operation of small plant machinery including and not limited to, mowers, brush-cutters, blowers, hedger etc.
- Attention to detail
- Similar background work history preferred
- Commitment to the Catholic and Marist ethos of the College
Applicants should address the criteria above in their application.
How to Apply
Your application needs to include the following:
- Cover letter outlining why you are applying for the position;
- Resume including two referees;
- A completed application form which is available from the College website and the link below
Completed applications should be emailed as one complete PDF document using a filename which includes the applicants name (Surname_Firstname Appn.pdf).
The Recruitment Process
If your application is accepted for the next stage, you will be invited to attend an interview.
Applicants are encouraged to commence and submit their application as early as possible as the College reserves the right to reduce the application period and/or remove the job advertisement early should a suitable applicant be found. The advertisement will be removed once an appointment has been made.
All candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Check as part of the recruitment process.
All applicants will receive an email confirmation of receipt of their application - please check your junk folder if you are unable to find this email.
Marist College Ashgrove is a non-smoking workplace.
Applications close Monday 30 May 2022 12.00pm midday.
Once you have clicked the Apply button on our website or the Apply For This Job button on Seek, please continue to scroll down on this page to complete your application.
Download the MCA Application form here.
Download the Position Description here.
Enquiries only (please do not email your application) should be addressed to:
Head of Staff Services
Marist College Ashgrove
Ph 3858 4643 or 3858 4534
Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time.