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General Hand - Gardening & Grounds Maintenance - Hunter

Aruma
  • Location: Hunter
  • Full time position: 38 hours per week

At Aruma, we support people with disabilities to live great lives. It's the reason we exist - after all, why should anyone have to settle for anything less? And to make this a reality, we rely on the skill and commitment of our Aruma team.

Our Aruma team is an incredible bunch of people. They're bold, brave and courageous. They see possibilities where others may not. They stand up for the things that matter and stand together as a team. And while they're serious about human rights, they have a knack for finding joy in life - even in the most unexpected places.

About the Role:

You will be part of a dynamic and inclusive business enterprise that provides opportunities for people with disabilities to be employed alongside other trade-skilled team members, to maintain a wide variety of sites across the Hunter region for our commercial clients.

You will work alongside team leaders to assist supported employees to carry out gardening, cleaning, and general maintenance to maintain a wide variety of sites for our commercial clients as well as contribute to enhancing the lives of people with a disability and achieving agreed operational and financial goals.

The environment is extremely supportive and friendly, and the role offers the opportunity to lead, guide and motivate.

We are keen to get started, so interviews will commence as applicants are identified!

What success looks like:

  • Experience within a landscape maintenance or horticulture industry
  • Supported employees are assisted to develop new skills and achieve employment goals
  • Tasks are completed with consistent instructions from team leaders and supervisors, as well as meeting contract specifications and scheduling requirements
  • Accidents, injuries, and near misses are reported immediately. Hazards and risks were identified and acted upon or referred to the team leader for action in a timely manner.

Skills that make you stand out:

  • A trade and/or horticulture certificate or equivalent qualification; or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Problem solving and technical skills to address maintenance, contract and scheduling issues.
  • A high level of physical fitness to meet the manual handling requirements of the position.
  • Sound verbal and written communication. Sound negotiation skills, able to resolve conflict and assess when to escalate issues.
  • Sound organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload.
  • Valid current driver's license.
  • Working with Children Check and NDIS Screening Check
  • White card, and understanding of WHS requirements

Be part of this dedicated, collaborative team and make a difference! We offer the benefits of flexibility, a competitive salary, the option of salary packaging up to $15,990 and career development opportunities.

We will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date.

Apply Now!

Shortlisted applications will be required to undergo pre-employment and criminal history and NDIS checks.

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