Grounds Person - State Equestrian Centre

As Grounds Person, you will play a crucial role in the day-to-day maintenance and operation of the 66-hectare equestrian event facility.

Reporting directly to the Facilities & Bookings Coordinator, you will ensure that the facility is presented to a high standard for events and other bookings.

You will find your day diversified as you are tasked with a range of duties including but not limited to arena preparation, completing maintenance requests, gardening, mowing, waste management and more.

This role is a permanent part-time (FTE0.8) position with weekend work required on a rotational roster, in addition we also have various casual positions for grounds staff available.

The ideal candidates will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience working within a similar position in grounds and/or facility management
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a collaborative team member
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and to meet deadlines
  • Strong influencing and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy equipment.
  • Western Australia drivers' license (manual preferred)
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willing to obtain one
  • Current Working with Children Certificate and National Police Check

Other key desirables include:

  • Experience working within the sporting industry (e.g. equestrian, racing)
  • Experience with machinery and tools (e.g. line trimmer, chainsaw)
  • Possess the relevant licenses to operate heavy machinery or other equipment (e.g. skid steer, tractor)
  • Working at Heights Certificate
  • Working with Hazardous Material and Chemicals

Applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by Friday, 26th March 2021.