Maintenance & Grounds Officer

Website South Coast Baptist College

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South Coast Baptist College is an independent co-educational school that serves families in the southern metropolitan regions of Perth and beyond by providing inspired, innovative and exemplary Christian education that is committed to empowering our students to reach their purpose.

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About the role: Maintenance & Grounds Officer

Employment Type: Full Time
Full Job Description


The Maintenance & Grounds Officer, reporting to the Maintenance Manager, plays a vital role in ensuring the effective management and upkeep of South Coast Baptist College’s facilities and grounds to support the college’s educational mission and community needs. Operating within a dynamic and growing educational environment, the role involves coordinating maintenance tasks, managing contractors, ensuring compliance with health and safety standards, and contributing to the overall functionality and safety of the college premises.

Position Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of and commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, including compliance with OH&S regulations and procedures.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing and undertaking a range of grounds and building maintenance tasks, preferably with experience in property maintenance or a related trade.
  • Competency in using email, Microsoft Word, Excel, and computerized maintenance software, with the ability to obtain relevant certifications for equipment handling.
  • Possession of a LR or above vehicle license, Class C license, and/or previous bus driving experience.
  • Ability to work independently with initiative and attention to detail, while also being an effective communicator and team player.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and the ability to prioritize competing tasks effectively to support the college’s maintenance and grounds team.
  • Proven ability to build cooperative and supportive relationships with staff, students, parents, and other stakeholders.


Essential Criteria:

  • To have a personal faith and commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • To attend Church on a regular basis and model Christian beliefs, behaviour and practices.
  • To accept the College’s Statement of Faith.
  • Build co-operative and supportive relationships with the board, principal, staff, students and parents.
  • Work to ensure personal best practice.
  • Ensure that decision making is based on fact and is impartial and fair.
  • Model the use of appropriate and proper channels of communication.
  • Always act in the best interest of the College and its ethos.
  • Working With Children Card.

Closing date of Applications: 12th April 2024

*South Coast Baptist College reserves the right to fill this position prior to the closing date.

When applying, please ensure you have the following documents with your application.

  • Covering letter
  • Resume

Copy of:

  • WWCC
  • First Aid Certificate (if you have one)
  • Relevant qualification certificates/academic transcripts
  • Proof of residency status
  • Pastor/Christian Leader’s reference

Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our HR team on (08) 9540 4406 or via email at

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