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Reference Number 15890
Position Title Maintenance Gardener | Part Time | Fitzroy Crossing
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region KIMBERLEY
Site Juniper Fitzroy Crossing
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Pay rate $27.09 per hour
  • Access to Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a, increasing your take home pay
  • Permanent Part Time role (30 hours per week) offering secure employment
  • Subsidised accommodation at Workers Camp $20 per night
  • Up to $750 towards relocation
  • Employment within a large aged care organisation with ongoing employment opportunities

We are currently seeking to recruit a suitably skilled and experienced Maintenance Officer / Gardener to work at our Juniper Guwardi Ngadu site in the remote Kimberley town of Fitzroy Crossing. 

The purpose of this role is to provide general maintenance and gardening services to ensure the site remains functional, safe and presentable. This will include; general maintenance of grounds, buildings, fittings and equipment. 

To thrive in this role it is also important that you are patient, helpful and flexible. Juniper's Maintenance / Gardening Officers contribute positively to the daily lives of the people who reside in each home, and are respectful of their needs and feedback. In this remote location, you may occasionally be called upon to assist with transporting our Residents to and from appointments. 

On offer for the successful candidate will be a permanent part-time position working 60 hours per fortnight. 

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Perform maintenance duties as required while ensuring economical and safe use of Juniper’s resources
  • Maintains facilities in accordance with policies and strives to meet outcome standards related to the condition of the physical environment
  • Respects residents’ private property and their right to privacy
  • Maintaining fixed assets using appropriate trade skills, tools or outside providers as necessary
  • Applies the principles of planned preventative maintenance
  • Maintains knowledge and skills in accordance with the required competencies of the position

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required: 

  • Trade qualification relevant to the construction and maintenance of buildings and equipment (desirable)
  • Understanding of current OSH and legal requirements
  • A current C class drivers licence (required)
  • Sound experience in building maintenance and related areas
  • Ability to prioritise workloads effectively without supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages and cultures are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

Selection Criteria Essential: Have you had or are you willing to have the 2020 Flu Vaccination?
Essential: Do you currently live in Fitzroy Crossing? If not, how many weeks notice will you require to relocate?
Essential: Juniper offers subsidised single person accommodation for $20 per night at the Fitzroy Crossing Workers Camp. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate couples or families. Will you be relocating on your own?
Contact Person Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 6119 5266
Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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