Vacancy - Groundsperson/Caretaker
Aug 17, 2017

Groundsperson/Caretaker

Full time - Fixed Term Position

We are looking to appoint a full time Groundsperson/Caretaker to join our property team until late December 2017. The position is for 40 hours per week to assist us to provide a great physical learning environment for our students with our changing facilities and grounds. As a member of the property team you will be required to be part of the on call roster responding to security and emergency issues when they arise.As our college is undergoing major redevelopment the successful candidate will require initiative, ability to self-manage as well as working as part of a team and the flexibility to respond to the unexpected, to assist the continued successful operation of the college during this time.Your experience and work ethic will be key to this role, along with being an excellent communicator (both written and oral), a sense of humour and the ability to solve problems. This position requires a number of core competencies and skills including:

Grounds maintenance 

Ride on and push mowing

Gardening and landscaping

Weed eating and scrub cutting

Facility upkeep and maintenance (Handyman)

Ability to work unsupervised

A commitment to safe work practices

A clean drivers licence

A Spray Certificate/Chemical Handler’s Certificate will be an advantage but full training will be given.To be successful in this role you will need to undergo a police and safety check as required under the Vulnerable Children’s Act. 

You can find the full job descriptions and application form here

Completed applications and any questions to be sent to Tui Brunner, Finance and Administration Manager, email tb@aotea.school.nz, or telephone 237-3174

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.