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Maintenance General Assistant - Sydney Campus

Morling is looking for a suitable Maintenance General Assistant to join the Maintenance team on our Sydney Campus. This position is a valuable part of the Maintenance team. Responsible for carrying out a variety of property related tasks, the Maintenance General Assistant is vital in ensuring a high standard of maintenance, good stewardship, beauty, order and safety of the College grounds and buildings.

We look forward to hearing from you as soon as possible if you are interested in this position. We are wanting the successful applicant to start with us as soon as practicable.

Application Details:

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We reserve the right to employ at any stage if a suitable candidate is identified.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Grounds Maintenance - Maintaining all external areas to acceptable safety and cleanliness standards
  2. Gardening - Maintaining the gardens across the Sydney Campus including reticulation systems to a high industry standard
  3. Functions - Prepare rooms including accommodation for meetings or special events
  4. Security - Ensure premises are secure at all times by regularly checking locks, security systems, and opening/closing and unlocking/locking relevant rooms when required
  5. Building and Equipment Maintenance - Maintain all internal and external furniture and fittings, carry out minor building and equipment repairs and plumbing and carpentry (within skill and qualification level as directed)
  6. Development Projects - In conjunction with the Property and Maintenance Officer, contribute to and work on new development projects as directed

Key Attributes:

Qualifications: None required, although qualifications in horticulture would be beneficial

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Experience in a gardening and horticulture or similar (Desirable)
  • Experience in building and maintenance or similar (Essential)

Skills, Character and Qualities (Essential):

  • Demonstrated Christian character and active involvement in a local evangelical church
  • Alignment of personal values, beliefs and practices with the mission and Christian ethos of Morling College
  • Attitude of service and ownership of outcomes
  • IT literacy
  • Polite and courteous approach to all people
  • Able to show initiative and work proactively to ensure smooth running of the Maintenance team
  • Ability to handle a wide variety of tasks at any point in time
  • Ability to work in team and develop unity amongst staff
  • Attitude of service and ownership of outcomes