Property and Grounds Support Person

  • Trades and Services
  • Full Time
  • 4 years ago

Job Information

Job Description

Woodleigh School’s dedicated grounds staff are looking for a new member to join their team.

This is a full-time position, starting immediately.

Overview of Responsibilities

General Maintenance

  • To keep the school outdoor environment in a healthy, clean, safe and secure state at all times
  • To be available to staff in promptly attending to breakdowns or maintenance requirements
  • Assist with fixing and/or installing equipment and fixtures in classrooms
  • Assist with the maintenance of electrics to include changing of light bulbs and checking of leads
  • To assist with the regular disposal of rubbish and waste
  • To assist with regular checks and maintenance to the buildings including the roof, timber structures and windows for any rotting (prevention of leakages, termite control) and toilet areas
  • To routinely check water tanks and guttering, and heating system during winter
  • To maintain school vehicles and equipment
  • To assist in the maintenance of the property to include paddocks, orchard and when applicable, the cottage and farmhouse


  • To be responsible for mowing / slashing of the property
  • Poison garden edging and boundaries as required
  • Daily checking of animals including cleaning where required
  • Tree maintenance and wood stacking
  • Other duties as specified by the Maintenance Coordinators


  • i.e. Fencing
  • Development of seating areas
  • Garden edging using timber sleepers
  • Building small-scale structures i.e. playground equipment, horse shelters
  • Basic renovating and project management of building developments
  • Farm development as required

Reports to: 
Maintenance Manager

Responsible for:
Property & Ground Support across all three campuses (in consultation with the Maintenance Coordinators)

Prepared by:
Jonathan Walter

Date prepared:
May 2016

Applications Close:
5pm Monday 6 June


Located on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, Woodleigh School is an independent, coeducational school comprising two Junior Campuses (ECC-Year 6) in Frankston South and Moorooduc and a Senior Campus in Langwarrin South.

Woodleigh is a community that strongly values a holistic education.  It is a place where students are known and valued, where boys and girls grow into independent, creative, resilient individuals together.

Woodleigh School is an equal opportunity employer.

Woodleigh is a school of dynamic, academically rigorous learning, which reflects and responds to the world we live in today.  Whilst very definitely an academic school, with fine VCE results equipping the large majority of students for tertiary study, it also provides a number of other very important dimensions that prepare all students for the challenges of life in the twenty first century.

Woodleigh affirms openness, independence, self motivation and initiative, and never limits students to predetermined outcomes.  Woodleigh is entirely coeducational, committed to the belief that this is the only suitable setting to educate both boys and girls for adult life.

Woodleigh School is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications should be directed to The Principal, Mr Jonathan Walter,

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