Careers at CSPD


Thank you for your interest in applying for a position with Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD). We welcome passionate individuals to share our commitment to serving children and young people in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains.

At any given time, we may have a variety of primary, secondary and specialist teaching roles available across our 80 schools as well as non-teaching positions in schools and our central office that support the delivery of innovative learning and teaching to around 43,500 students.

Our aim is to ensure our schools are the first choice for families, students and staff.

Check out our current opportunities below.

Grounds Maintenance Person (7am -3pm; 75hrs/fn)

Apply now Job no: 504014
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: St Agnes Catholic High School - Rooty Hill
Categories: Maintenance / Groundsperson

Your responsibilities will include (but not limited to): 

  • Does not require a trade qualification but has a skill level which assumes and requires knowledge, training or experience relevant to the duties to be performed;

  • Have some understanding of technology to be able to manage / report tasks or hazards, communicate via mobile and email. An understanding of general facilites management would be beneficial;
  • Carry out general handyman tasks (basic carpentry, plumbing, painting and electrical) with sound knowledge and understanding of WHS when performing minor repairs or minor maintenance tasks. This may include liaising with, organising and supervising contractors for repair work, in consultation with the Principal's delegate;

  • Manage distribution of deliveries at the school and unpacking of goods and resources;

  • Locking and/or unlocking all gates at the end/beginning of the day and before/after school. This may include operation of the school’s security system when finishing/ starting work;

  • Cleanliness of the school grounds at all times. This includes collecting and emptying rubbish bins and picking up rubbish after school lunch break. This also includes blower/vacuum and/or pressure washing, as required;

  • Assisting with setup of college events and functions;

  • Undertaking general gardening tasks including weeding, watering, planting and ensuring grass areas are mowed. This also includes applying fertilisers, fungicides, herbicides and insecticides and wearing protective equipment;

  • Undertake any other duties as requested by the Principal and/or Principal’s delegate.


Requirements of the Position:

  • Applies knowledge and skills to a range of tasks and roles;

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team;

  • Ability to follow direction, prioritise and meet set deadlines;

  • Work within routines, methods and procedures, but some discretion is involved in selection of equipment, work organisation, services and actions;

  • Interpersonal skills in working with a range of personnel and cooperative approach to work requests;

  • Initiative to identify and proactively carry out maintenance tasks to upkeep the College and to minimise WHS issues that may arise;

  • Knowledge of WHS practices, potentially be an active member of WHS committee and report all incidents and dangerous hazards to Principal’s Delegate on date of incident, and remove the immediate danger of any hazard.


Work, Health and Safety:

  • Work must be performed within nominated areas and hours to ensure that WHS and security policies, procedures and arrangements are not breached;

  • Personal protective equipment must be used for relevant tasks.  This includes sun protection for workers engaged in outdoor activities;

  • Appropriate footwear is required at all times;

  • Adhere to safety procedures to carry out all tasks with care.


It is essential that you:

  • Support the mission, teachings and ethos of a Catholic school;

  • Undertake a medical assessment;

  • Current Working With Children Check;

Download File Position Description - School Operational Services Level 2 - Non-trade Qualified Grounds Maintenance Employee.pdf

Download File Fact Sheet for Applicants - Pre-employment Health Assessment.pdf

Position Description

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