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Grounds Maintenance Leading Hand - St Mary's - ASAP START (until June 2022)

Job no: 492935
Work type: Fixed-Term (Casual)
Location: St Marys
Categories: Trades & Enterprises

We are looking for a skilled Grounds Maintenance Leading Hand to lead and mentor a team of young trainees (15-25 years) in our grounds maintenance crew! You will be working on commercial contracts with our young trainees undertaking projects such as mowing, mulching, weeding, soft landscaping etc.  You will be outside on the tools, training and working alongside your team and sharing your skills and experience, Monday - Friday! 

You will have full access to a company vehicle, phone, laptop, trade tools, and workwear! 

In this role you will:

  • Manage and mentor trainees;
  • Multitask and problem-solve daily;
  • Be extremely motivated and encouraging;
  • Approachable by trainees and customers;
  • Ability to liaise with all customers;
  • Ability to work with young people and overcome training barriers;
  • Background in ground maintenance and/or trades;
  • Be OHS Savy;
  • Have the skills and experience to be on the tools alongside our young people. 

Project will include:

  • Garden maintenance and clean-up
  • Grass cutting and vegetation management;
  • Ground clean-up;
  • General handyman work

This is a casual position (Monday - Friday) until June 2022 with the potential to extend

Based in St Mary's with an ASAP start!

About the program:

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our goal in Enterprises is to provide disadvantaged young people with paid work experience, in delivering a commercial contract. This experience is further supported with wrap around youth work. The end goal is to develop and build the young person’s capacity for workforce participation, so that they are able to secure and sustain employment in the open labour market.

Contact:  Sharlene Chand, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0468 839 509

To apply, and for a full Position Description please visit:

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National  Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

 "In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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