This role offers a great opportunity to secure a permanent position at BRHS.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Trades and Services
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1413920
Closing Date: 25-Aug-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Gardener Handyperson - 1413920 - August 2019.docx.pdf (PDF, 327KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sam Dipalma, Facilities Team Leader
03 5150 3499

Position Details

Full Time, Ongoing Role


A rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced and qualified gardener to join our Facilities team in this permanent full time 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. In addition you will perform 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.  


The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Minimum Certificate III or IV in Horticulture or similar discipline;
  • Experience performing grounds and gardens maintenance;
  • Basic trade skills such as carpentry, painting, mechanical and experience using associated tools and equipment
  • Ability to work and participate effectively within a multi-disciplined team environment;
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision;
  • Verbal and written communication skills of a good level;
  • Commitment and flexible approach to learning and performing new procedures, functions and tasks;
  • Strong quality and customer focus;
  • Good organizational skills with the demonstrated ability to plan and prioritise workloads and tasks;
  • Sound computer/tablet skills;
  • Trade qualification in mechanical or building trade is desirable;


The successful applicant will benefit from: 

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room
  • Monthly ADO's


For more information on the position, please contact:

Sam Dipalma, Facilities Team Leader on 03 5150 3499 or 0419 380 700.

Applications by close of business:

Sunday 25th August 2019


Further position details are available in the position description.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description.  Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months), a Working with Children Check and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

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