Grounds Supervisor

Wagga Wagga, Australia
Friday, 22 October 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 7 November 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Hands-on supervisory role
  • Contribute to the universities maintenance plan
  • Secure job with attractive pay and benefits

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $64,633 to $70,162 p.a. (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

The Grounds Supervisor provides task supervision of Grounds staff and contractors and includes hands-on activities to deliver a client-centered service based on the stated objectives of the Division of Facilities Management Strategic Maintenance Plan.

In the delivery of the service, the Grounds Supervisor will participate as an active team leader to drive service improvement through innovation and the efficient and effective use of available resources. This position will assist the Manager, Campus Facilities to engender a culture of excellence amongst staff through the observance of the Divisions Service Charter and a continuous improvement service delivery model.

To be successful you will have:

  • a Trade Certificate in Horticulture or an allied area and relevant experience;
  • experience in the effective development and implementation of a pro-active grounds maintenance program and the achievement of compliance requirements and deliver results within available resources and timeframes;
  • experience in the supervision and management of people and developing collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders using effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • knowledge of work health and safety principles and risk management skills and ability to interpret and work within policy guidelines and set procedures;
  • basic computer, word processing and spreadsheets skills.

As part of this recruitment, pre-employment functional screening is required.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Division of Facilities Management is responsible for developing and maintaining campuses of the University including planning, design and construction of new buildings, refurbishments and maintenance of existing buildings and development and maintenance of grounds with the provision of security services.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Robert Englert | Southern Operations Manager | | Ph: 0448 698 754

Closing Date: 11 pm, 7 November 2021