Located in Henderson, ACG Sunderland offers a world-class, holistic education to students from Preschool to Year 13. Passionate teachers, a nurturing environment and a student focussed approach instils a lifelong love of learning in each student.  

We are looking for an experienced part time (27.5 hours per week/ Term time only) Grounds Person / Caretaker who has had experience in a similar role and is able to hit the ground running in various tasks from gardening to playground inspections to hanging doors and rubbish collection as well as general maintenance activities.  

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills/experience:
  • Well organised with strong ability to meet deadlines and juggle multiple tasks
  • Some heavy lifting and strenuous work involved, so must be physically fit
  • First Aid certificate preferred, however not essential
  • Clean, full NZ driver’s license is essential
  • Rubbish collection
  • Gardening
  • Weed-eating/spraying/water blasting
  • Paper recycling
  • Handling power tool experience
  • Workshop maintenance
  • Carpark monitoring
  • Vehicle cleaning
  • Window cleaning
  • Playground inspection
  • Evacuation checks
  • Lighting maintenance
  • Basic plumbing work
There is a lot of interaction with people at all levels, students and staff so your high degree of verbal skills, with the ability to build and maintain good relationships will put you in good stead for this role.  

For further information about ACG Sunderland, please visit https://sunderland.acgedu.com  
Company
ACG Sunderland
Type
Part Time (0.685), term time only from January 15th, 2018
Description
Key Tasks:  
Rubbish
  • Empty rubbish bins outside on a daily basis – green bins and permanent bins
  • Pick up rubbish on perimeter and on grounds every morning
  • Check all playgrounds for litter after lunchtimes and intervals
  • Call rubbish collection provider when collection bins are full prior to their weekly collection
  • Clean green bins out with water each term
  • Organise a skip for the end of each term for teacher/classroom rubbish
  • Place Enviro bins on street for collection on their fortnightly collection day 

Grounds
  • Maintain all garden beds of Sunderland School and College on a weekly basis – weeding, sweeping up of bark chips, removing rubbish
  • Spray and weed eat weeds around school site.
  • Maintain main entry points into school as clear and clean of rubbish and/or weeds on a weekly basis
  • Spray perimeter fence lines with weed killer to maintain where necessary
  • Ensure that the footpaths and building exterior are kept clean.
 
General Maintenance
  • changing light bulbs
  • moving furniture
  • shelving
  • painting
  • put out school signage where necessary
  • check drain/storm water cess pits are clear of vegetation etc
  • Occasional assistance with cleaning when emergencies arise
 
General
  • To carry out regular inspections of all buildings to record maintenance, hygiene and safety issues, and ensure any such maintenance is undertaken etc.
  • To carry out all regular compliance inspections as required by Building Warrant of Fitness and record findings in the compliance book and ensure any remedial work has been carried out.
  • Assist with Emergency and Fire Evacuation Drills where delegated
  • Liaise with the ACG Property Department where required.
  And to perform all other duties as may reasonably be required by the School or College Principal.
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