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Town Custodian

Otago - Queenstown

Town Custodian

The Role

The aim of this role is to support the team in effectively managing the cleanliness and presentation of the Town Centre for residents and visitors. You will be responsible for day to day cleaning and presentation of the town centre, liaison with contractors and retailers, and providing accurate and friendly advice to visitors.

This is a permanent, full-time role. Working weekends will be a requirement for this role and pre-employment drug and alcohol testing will be undertaken. Regular working hours will be 5:00am – 13:30pm for this role. We require all of our team to be available at key dates in the year, including Christmas and New Year. New Zealand Working Rights is essential.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Undertake cleaning using appropriate methods and routines to achieve a high standard of presentation at all times
  • Identify issues, defects and resolving these via own efforts or reporting issues to the Supervisor
  • Builds and maintains good relationships with retailers and property managers to enlist cooperation and support for the role
  • Provides an open and welcoming manner to visitors, provide a knowledgeable response to questions

 About You

  • 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

The Benefits

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
  • Subsidised Health Insurance
  • Regular working hours
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities 

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Job Description

Applications close: 23 Aug 2019