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Handyman – Arnhem Land

We have a critical need for a Handyman to support our Arnhem Land Program for two days per week. In this role you will oversee the general maintenance of properties owned and leased by MAF to ensure their upkeep and maintenance. This includes properties such as MAF hangars, homes, and workspaces. This role is a local salaried role for 6-12 months and is available for someone with a trade qualification or experience in a similar role.

Arnhem Land is a historical region of the Northern Territory of Australia. It is also a vast wilderness area, defined by rocky escarpments, gorges, rivers and waterfalls. MAF has served the people in Arnhem Land for over 45 years by sharing God’s love through aviation and technology.

Responsibilities

As our Handyman for Arnhem Land, your role will be to complete general property maintenance work of up to 19 houses (including the grounds), hangars, workspaces and other buildings that are owned and leased by MAF in East Arnhem Land. This work will be done in liaison with the Program Director and according to priority. The role also requires you to ensure all work complies with local codes of practice and building regulations. The general upkeep of equipment and tools used for property maintenance is also a requirement.

It is crucial to ensure all work is carried out to a quality standard, in an efficient and effective professional way.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience
Essential:

Current working rights for Australia
Experience as a Handyman
Experience with general maintenance and property upkeep
Lawn and garden care experience
Be willing to travel and temporarily live in Aboriginal communities where MAF staff work and be sensitive to the Aboriginal culture

**NOTE: Applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia. Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment background checks including a National Criminal History check. Acceptance of and adherence to MAF’s purpose, vision and values is an essential condition of employment.**

Position Location (s):
  • Arnhem Land
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