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Gardener / Maintenance - Katherine, NT
1 position(s) | 10 Jul 2019 - Ongoing
|Job #||29561||Location||NT - Regional|
|Industry||General Labouring||Direction||330 kms from Darwin|
|Hours per week||40 ($25)|
Starting at the beginning of July, we are seeking a gardening / maintenance person for a busy facilities management company based in Katherine, NT (330kms south of Darwin).
General gardening work will include using a heavy duty lawn mower, using a whipper snipper, power blower and repairing reticulation systems. The general maintenance work will involve changing locks, washers and lightbulbs at the property and keeping shared restrooms clean and tidy.
You must have a good work ethic and be capable and willing to work independently outdoors in tropical heat from 26'c to 35'c. Previous gardening and landscaping work is preferred as well as some handyman experience for the basic maintenance tasks. An on site induction and training will be provided.
Typical hours will be Monday - Friday only starting at 7.00am until 3.30pm. Lunch is provided at the canteen free of charge. You will need your own accommodation and reliable transport to travel to the work site from Katherine town centre.
This is a unique opportunity to live and work in the NT, there are plenty of outdoor activities throughout the dry season. You will have weekends free to enjoy hiking, fishing and camping. The Katherine region is ready to be explored boasting the magnificent Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park and Leliyn (Edith Falls). Closeby are Mataranka Thermal Pools, and the breath taking scenery of Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks.
Initially offered as a casual position, ongoing work and a permanent position are available following a probationary period. To apply you will need to register at www.thejobshop.com.au/register and upload your resume including and one recent work referee. Australian residents and Katherine locals are strongly encouraged to apply. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 2 days.