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Gardening / Grounds Maintenance - Team Leader - Queanbeyan/ Canberra

Aruma
  •  Location: Queanbeyan/Canberra ACT

Aruma is a leading provider of quality residential, employment and ancillary services to people who have disabilities throughout NSW, ACT and QLD. We are committed to innovation, continuous improvement and building strong relationships.

At Aruma, we support people with disabilities to live great lives. It's the reason we exist - after all, why should anyone have to settle for anything less? And to make this a reality, we rely on the skill and commitment of our Aruma team.

Our Aruma team is an incredible bunch of people. They're bold, brave and courageous. They see possibilities where others may not. They stand up for the things that matter and stand together as a team. And while they're serious about human rights, they have a knack for finding joy in life - even in the most unexpected places.

When you're part of the Aruma team, you're not just supporting people. You're pioneering new paths, challenging assumptions, daring to think differently, and telling society to raise its bar higher.

About the Role:

You will be part of a dynamic and inclusive business enterprise that provides opportunities for people with disabilities to be employed alongside other trade-skilled team members, to maintain a wide variety of sites for our commercial clients. You will be hands on, leading the team from the front with a variety of gardening tasks, grounds maintenance and cleaning.

The environment is extremely supportive and friendly, and the role offers the opportunity to lead, guide and motivate.

We are keen to get started, so interviews will commence as applicants are identified!

What success looks like:

  • Self-motivated with a commitment to excellent customer service.
  • High commitment to work to and demonstrate Aruma values.
  • Willing and able to contribute to a supportive workplace for other team members, including encouraging inclusion, self-determination and participation of our employees with a disability.
  • Promotes positive team relationships that reflect our values, working collaboratively and cooperatively to facilitate team results and effectiveness
  • Leads small teams, providing coaching and allocating and prioritising work between team members to meet contract specifications and scheduling.
  • Immediately report any accidents, injuries, identified hazards and/or risks.
  • Develop positive relationships with external customers, suppliers and contractors, promoting Aruma services through excellent customer service.

Skills that make you stand out:

  • A trade and/or horticulture certificate or equivalent qualification; or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Problem-solving and technical skills to address maintenance, contract and scheduling issues.
  • A high level of physical fitness to meet the manual handling requirements of the position.
  • Sound verbal and written communication. Sound negotiation skills, able to resolve conflict and assess when to escalate issues.
  • Sound organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload.
  • Valid current driver's license.
  • Working with Children Check.
  • White card, and understanding of WHS requirements.
  • Formal team leadership training and/or equivalent knowledge and experience with demonstrated ability to supervise and support staff.

Be part of this dedicated, collaborative team and make a difference! We offer the benefits of flexibility, a competitive salary, the option of salary packaging up to $15,990 and career development opportunities. Apply Now!

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