Maintenance Handyperson - Gardener

Date: 30-Apr-2021

Location: Buderim, AU

Company: IRT Group

Maintenance Handyperson – Gardener 
Classification: Part-Time, 3 month Fixed Term Contract
Location: IRT The Palms, Buderim
Applications close: Sunday, 16 May 2021


IRT Group is one of Australia’s largest community-based seniors’ lifestyle and care providers. With 50 years’ experience, we provide aged care, home care and lifestyle solutions to almost 8000 customers in NSW, the ACT and Queensland. We believe in creating a better world for all older Australians.


We are seeking to appoint an experienced Maintenance Handyperson to deliver high quality gardening and maintenance services based at IRT The Palms in Buderim.  Reporting to the Facilities Coordinator, you will perform general garden maintenance tasks to a high standard. This position will be offered as a 3 month fixed term contract, with the possibility of extension. 


This role is extremely diverse, with the successful candidate attending to a variety of maintenance activities to support the needs and interests of our residents and clients.  


The role of the Maintenance Handyperson includes, but is not limited to:

  • Plant selection and planting
  • General plant and lawn care
  • Removal of leaves, pruning and weeding
  • Application of fertilizers and mulches
  • Window and roof cleaning
  • Safe and correct use of all equipment


To be successful you will have:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills 
  • A demonstrated knowledge of Work Health and Safety
  • A Demonstrated experience in a general maintenance or gardening 
  • An unrestricted current drivers licence and the ability to travel to other IRT sites in the Sunshine Coast area as required
  • The ability to work flexible hours working a rotating roster and to answer to after hour emergency call outs when required
  • A demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to use technology such as smart devices and computers


Why work for IRT
Working with IRT Group, you will also have access to a fantastic suite of benefits including Salary Packaging and My Rewards to boost your take home pay, professional development opportunities and a wellbeing program including discounted gym memberships!

To view a complete Position Description CLICK HERE.


Contact: Randall Airey 
Phone: 0436 804 325

IRT Group recruits and fill vacancies directly. However when we do need to engage with agencies, IRT operates within a preferred suppliers list. Only agencies who have been briefed on a vacancy will be asked to submit information in relation to interested candidates. All CVs must be directed to their contact within the resourcing team provided by their People and Culture contact.  We are unable to accept unsolicited candidates CVs.


All successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including reference checks, pre-employment functional assessment, confirmation of flu vaccination and a National Criminal History Check.