Handypersons repair and maintain their clients' homes or other workplaces, such as residential buildings, schools, offices, holiday camps, or caravan parks and associated grounds.
Duties & Tasks
Handypersons may perform the following tasks:clear gutters
repair broken fixtures or fittings
apply paint and plaster
fit, maintain or repair irrigation systems
replace light bulbs
repair or replace ceiling or exhaust fans and filters
clean smoke detectors
erect shelving units or other built-in furniture
undertake gardening duties such as weeding, digging, planting and pruning.
Handypersons work indoors and outdoors and are required to work in all weather conditions. They usually work long hours, which may involve early mornings and late afternoons. They may need to work at heights and lift heavy objects.
enjoy practical and manual activities
excellent people skills
able to work independently
honest and reliable
able to cope with the physical demands of the job
a good sense of balance and ability to work at heights.