Work at QLDC


Otago - Wanaka

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our busy Parks and Reserves team in a Custodian/Gardener position. You will be responsible for effectively managing the cleanliness and presentation of the Town Centre for locals and visitors to enjoy. This role will require you to build good relationships with retailers and property managers so customer service is key.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Keep the town centre in pristine condition using appropriate methods at all times
  • Identify issues and defects and using your initiative to resolve them where possible
  • Ensure Wakatipu garden areas are kept in a clean and tidy condition, in accordance with approved horticultural practices and specifications
  • Be responsible for and operate high value equipment

The Candidate

To be successful in this role, you will hold:

  • High School Certificate (level 2 or above) NCEA
  • A current first aid certificate (or be willing to sit one)
  • Current full & clean New Zealand Drivers Licence
  • 2 years hands on experience in a service delivery role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and build upon working relationships effectively
  • Good level of health and fitness; role requires heavy lifting, physical activity, operation of machinery including mechanical sweeper

Working weekends will be a requirement for this role and pre-employment drug and alcohol testing will be undertaken.

QLDC are an innovative and growing organisation who are proud of the work we do and the people we do it for. Come and help us on our journey and in return you will receive:

  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Career progression and training opportunities
  • Regular working hours
  • Subsidised Health Insurance
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities
  • Relocation allowance will be considered for the right candidate
Job Description

Applications close: 19 Oct 2018