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We believe that excellence in Education begins with an excellent team.

As our school continues to grow, we require qualified personnel who are committed to Jesus Christ, the philosophy of Christian Education and a active weekly church involvement. As employment opportunities become available, they will be posted on this page, as well as published online at and the Christian Schools Australia (CSA) website.


Maintenance and Grounds Assistant

- Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Cedar College is seeking a proactive individual who is passionate about maintaining a safe and aesthetically pleasing College environment.


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Position Title: Maintenance and Grounds Assistant

School Area: Administration

Accountable to: The Principal

Line Manager: Maintenance and Grounds Manager

Commencing: Term 1, 2024

Type: Permanent, full-time. 40 hours per week / 48 weeks + 4 weeks annual leave. TOIL – 1 day off every 4 weeks.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications & experience


Cedar College is seeking a proactive individual who is passionate about maintaining a safe and aesthetically pleasing College environment.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate a sincere commitment to Jesus Christ and the philosophy of Christian Education. Applicants will also demonstrate an active involvement in their local church and align themselves with the College’s core beliefs.


The Maintenance and Grounds Assistant will play a pivotal role in our dedicated team responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of our College grounds.

Responsibilities extend to ensuring the College maintains a high standard of presentation, emphasising aesthetics, and fostering a safe environment for our College community. In this collaborative role, you will work alongside contractors and other property staff, contributing to special projects and daily maintenance tasks.


The Maintenance and Grounds Assistant plays an important role within the team that provides the ongoing upkeep of the College.


Grounds Maintenance: Maintain the College grounds to an agreed standard, enhancing the overall appearance and safety of the environment.

General Maintenance: Contribute to the upkeep of facilities, ensuring they remain in excellent condition.

Team Collaboration: Work cohesively within a team, providing support, problem-solving, and effective communication to achieve common goals.

Event Assistance: Assist in College events, including occasional evening work, and adapt to flexible work schedules as per event requirements.


  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate desired outcomes
  • Time and work management skills that ensure workload is managed and deadlines met according to agreed priorities
  • Self-directed application of appropriate techniques and equipment
  • Ability to perform sustained physically demanding work.
  • Ability to operate machinery and equipment relative to grounds and maintenance, e.g. tractor, brush-cutter, road sweeper etc.
  • Willingness to undertake training or research into grounds and maintenance practices.

An application form, obtainable by calling (08) 8261 3377 must be submitted in order to be considered. Applications must be accompanied by the following:

  • Current Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • Current Responding to Risk, Harm and Neglect (RRHAN-EC) Certificate
  • Protective Practices online course completion (can be completed prior to commencement of employment)

The successful applicant will need to sign a Staff Code of Conduct as part of their contract.

Applications Close:  We are currently still accepting applications for this role.

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Please note that employment for all non-teaching positions require the applicant to hold a current Police Record Check, and currently hold or undertake a Child Safe Environments certificate.

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