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Grounds & Maintenance Team Leader

  • Permanent Full Time position 38 hrs per week – may include weekend work
  • Team Leading of Grounds, Gardens & Maintenance
  • Seeking an organised, energetic, self-motivated professional

Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens is located just outside of Mullumbimby in the beautiful Byron Bay hinterland. An extraordinary world-unique place, it is the home of the largest natural crystals in the world where visitors can immerse themselves in wonder. The tranquil Shambhala Gardens are filled with walks, sacred statues, areas for contemplation and interactive experiences.

This is a full time, hands on role focusing on creating a beautiful and safe environment for both team members and guests. This position leads the grounds and maintenance team, plans and delegates projects and tasks to others where necessary and is in charge of determining the level of team support and skills required to get all the jobs done. The Crystal Castle profit shares with all of our long term team members.

Essential Experience and Qualifications:

3-5 years experience in a similar role
Hands on experience in all aspects of grounds & maintenance – including gardens and machinery
Proven experience in effective team management and leadership
Proven experience in project management
Must be an excellent, open communicator both written & verbal
WH&S experience

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

Experience in Google Suite
OHS white card/Knowledge of mechanics, machinery and poisons
First aid certificate
Chainsaw certificate
Application of chemicals certificate

Essential Duties:

  • Ensure all schedules allocated to this position are kept updated and inform General Manager of new items as required
  • Ensure all Google Docs, project management software Asana and tasks allocated to this position are kept updated
  • Manage the maintenance and improvements of the Crystal Castle, checking all routine tasks are done and coordinating external contractors
  • Determining whether various work should be best performed by in-house team or outside contractors.
  • Mechanical maintenance of all machinery and equipment
  • Ensure regular inspections of entire property
  • Perform safety inspections, examine any potential unsafe working conditions and add these to the WHS agenda
  • Repair and/or delegate anything hazardous or unsafe as soon as possible
  • Keep the Grounds and Maintenance department within K.A.N. (Key Abundance Number) targets
  • Repair or outsource any carpentry, plumbing and electrical maintenance and repairs
  • Manage team – including rosters and holiday planning

How to apply:

If you are a great match for this position, and would like to join the dynamic team at the Crystal Castle, we would love to hear from you. Please send a cover letter and resume outlining your experience and qualifications to payroll@crystalcastle.com.au 


Gardener

The Crystal Castle is seeking an energetic, self-motivated person to join our fun, friendly and professional team.
The role will require you to support the Gardens and Maintenance Team Leader ensuring that the entire Crystal Castle grounds are maintained to a high standard.

To be considered for the role you’ll need to meet the following requirements:

  • Strong levels of initiative, enthusiasm and ability to learn new tasks quickly 
  • Demonstrate excellent horticulture knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to evaluate and prioritise tasks
  • Demonstrate responsibility for opening and closing of premises

Preferred qualifications / experience:

  • 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Cert III Horticulture
  • Chemical spray ticket
  • Chainsaw ticket
  • Zero-turn mower experience 

Position is casual 2-5 days per week. Must be available weekends and during school holidays. Please send resume & cover letter to payroll@crystalcastle.com.au

 


Building and Grounds Maintenance

The Crystal Castle is seeking an energetic, self-motivated person to join our friendly, professional and hard working team.

The role will require you to support the Grounds and Maintenance Team Leader ensuring that all maintenance and safety standards are met.

To be considered for the role you’ll need to meet the following requirements:

  • Strong levels of initiative, enthusiasm and ability to learn new tasks quickly
  • Demonstrate excellent maintenance skills
  • Ensure that equipment and machinery are in good working order and within safety guidelines
  • Ability to analyse problems and formulate clear and effective solutions
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to evaluate and prioritise tasks
  • Possess a wide range of handyperson skills

Preferred qualifications / experience:

  • 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of carpentry and machinery operation
  • Basic plumbing skills
  • Zero Turn mower experience preferred

Position is casual 3-5 days per week and must be available to work weekends, public and school holidays

Please send resume & cover letter to payroll@crystalcastle.com.au
Only successful applicants will be contacted.

 


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