Porter / Handyperson - Methodist Ladies' College
Immediate start available
Competitive wage package
42-weeks - term breaks off
Fantastic Career Opportunity
Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) is an Australian-owned and operated facilities maintenance and management service provider. Our suite of services includes preventative and reactive maintenance, as well as the management of buildings; parks, gardens, and open spaces; major events venues and transport infrastructure.
We have a family culture and value the contribution our employees make to our business and our customers. The safety of our people, the quality of our service and protecting the environments in which we operate are of utmost importance to us.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Handyperson/Porter at Methodist Ladies' College, an elite private all-girls school on 13 hectares in the heart of Kew. UMS provide general maintenance & handyperson services utilising the skills of a small motivated & dedicated team of 5.
Essential requirements for the role include the following:
Skilled Handyperson with previous experience in school, aged care or similar environments preferred
Relevant experience in the safe and effective use of tools and equipment
Ability to withstand a physically demanding role, including 15,000+ steps on a daily basis
Strong safety attitude
Strong customer service and relationship orientation
Strong focus on detail and accuracy
Willingness to assist others where and when required
Well organised and highly capable of multi-tasking.
Ability and willingness to interpret and follow instructions and meet the required standards
Experience working cooperatively in a team and autonomously
Willingness to learn new tasks including the use of new equipment
Current drivers' licence
Trade Qualification highly regarded
Experience in a broad range of handyman/carpentry skills
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Innovative and practical approach to maintenance problem solving
Hold a valid Working With Children Check card - paid work version
Have up to date Covid vaccinations
UMS offers an excellent working environment and conditions and prides itself on our positive culture. If you are looking for a role that is both challenging and rewarding in this field, then please apply!
Successful applicants will be required to complete a pre-medical and police check.
Please note there is an attractive bonus for successful referrals for ALL UMS roles.