February 15, 2018

Grounds Person

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  • Apply your horticulture knowledge
  • Bring your love for working outside
  • Be part of a great team

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $52,761 – $57,373 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst

As a Grounds Person you are predominately hands-on, utilising your theoretical and practical knowledge in horticulture and turf management to contribute to the development and maintenance of the campus grounds and the routine servicing of grounds equipment. You will assist the Manager, Campus Services to create a culture of service excellence within the Division and will be required to actively participate in the Department’s continuous improvement service model.

To be successful you will have:

  • Trade Certificate III in Horticulture or an equivalent level of knowledge
  • Skills for conducting field measurements and calculations
  • Understanding in the effective and safe operation and maintenance of a range of common grounds equipment

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Chief Financial Officer provides strategic advice to the Vice-Chancellor, University Council and the Vice-Chancellor Leadership Team across the Portfolio with an emphasis on finance and resource management across the University. This portfolio includes the functions of Finance, Information Technology and Facilities Management and delivers professional services and support to the University community commanding the management and deployment of a significant asset base. The Office of the Chief Financial Officer has the overarching responsibility and commitment to lead the physical and technological development of the University; to lead organisational change and development in the service and support areas of the University as part of the University Strategy 2017–2022.

The Division of Facilities Management is responsible for developing and maintaining campuses of the University including planning, design and construction of new buildings, refurbishments and maintenance of existing buildings and development and maintenance of grounds with the provision of security services.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

How to Apply

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Alistair Robinson | Client Services Coordinator| alrobinson@csu.edu.au | Ph:  02 6338 6173

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