Grounds & Maintenance Officer - Willowdale & Waratah Highlands

Are you looking to progress your career in 2020, Are you creative with your hands and gardening, Play a key role in the central operations of our Retirement Village.

We are currently looking for a hands on Grounds and Maintenance officer to join Stockland and work across 2 x of our retirement villages Stockland Willowdale located at Denham Court in Sydneys thriving south west and Stockland Waratah Highlands located at Bargo.

As our friendly onsite Grounds and Maintenance Officer, you will be kept on your feet assisting across a variety of predominantly gardening related tasks, along with some maintenance tasks, ensuring the continued comfort, safety and happiness of our village residents. The role would involve working 3 x days at Willowdale and 2 x days at our Waratah Highlands Village.

This role is Monday Friday. There is no weekend work required.

Your tasks will include:

Managing the everyday maintenance and presentation of the village
Managing lawns, hedging and irrigation system (the whole village is irrigated)
Propagate and prune plants
Mulch garden beds according to best practice as required
Preventative maintenance
Ensuring all communal areas are tidy and well-maintained
Building and maintaining strong relationships with residents and their families, through the delivery of outstanding service
Identifying and reporting any hazards or safety issues
Assisting with ad hoc projects as required

About You:

You will be reliable and personable and will make a positive difference to our residents
Ability to work unsupervised and independently
Strong gardening experience
Have come from a background where you had to look after a facility with high standards such as a retirement village or golf club
Ability to prioritise work schedules
Ability to show initiative, discretion and judgement in carrying out assigned duties
Alignment to Stockland values and culture

This is a great opportunity for someone who is energetic and passionate about what they do, enjoys variety and would like to make a real difference in one of our signature Retirement Villages.

Whats in it for you

At Stockland we are a community delivering outcomes that benefit the community at large. We work collaboratively and inclusively, building strong working relationships. Our portfolio is diverse and so are the opportunities for professional and career development. We are committed to providing our people with broad experiences to build a successful career.


We recognise the importance of flexibility and work life-quality and over 80% of our employees have informal or formal flexible work arrangements. Additionally, Stockland has a strong commitment to achieving the best outcomes through an inclusive and collaborative culture. Our customers come from diverse backgrounds and we want our teams to reflect this.


As part of the recruitment process, you may need to undergo a pre-employment medical assessment to assess your ability to perform the requirements of the role.
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13/07/2020 $0 Parramatta & Western Suburbs 1 Trades & Services
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