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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Trades and Services
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1586909
Closing Date: 05-Dec-2021
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Gardener Handyperson - November 2021.docx.pdf (PDF, 582KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sam Dipalma, Facilities Team Leader
03 5150 3499

Position Details


STATUS: Full Time, Fixed Term contract until September 2023

DEPARTMENT:   Facilities Department

A rare opportunity has arisen for a qualified tradesperson who has experience in grounds/garden and building maintenance to join our Facilities team in this full time position for a long fixed term period.

The Position:

In this role you will work as part of a small team of trade and non-trade qualified staff to carry out general grounds and garden maintenance including the preparation, cultivation and maintenance of all hospital gardens. The position will also include some handyperson work such as basic woodwork, painting and vehicle checks as required.  The BRHS Facilities Department is responsible for providing essential services, planned and breakdown maintenance support to all Bairnsdale Regional Health Service owned and operated facilities as well as managing the BRHS vehicle fleet. 

What you need:

  • Trade qualification in Horticulture or similar
  • Experience performing grounds and gardens maintenance;
  • A good level of skills and knowledge of horticulture, landscaping and maintenance work;
  • Ability to work and participate effectively within a multi-disciplined team environment;
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision;
  • Strong quality and customer focus;

Please view the full key selection criteria as listed in the position description

Why should you Apply?

  • Rare opportunity to join East Gippsland's largest employer
  • Enjoy a diverse role performing a variety of work within your skillset
  • Team environment as part of our experienced and dedicated Facilities team
  • Extensive salary packaging options to increase your take home pay


For more information contact: Sam Dipalma, Facilities Team Leader on 03 5150 3499

Applications by close of business: Sunday 5th December 2021

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume including two recent referees and response to the full key selection criteria as listed in the position description and be submitted by selecting “Apply Now”.

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In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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