Maintenance Position

Job Description

We are seeking a full time Maintenance person to join our team at Maida Vale Retirement Village. Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 5.00 pm and on call every second weekend.

Immediate start - orientation will be given.

You will be mature, hard working, and a reliable handy person. General labour skills are a must. You will be able to work independently and also in a team.


General Responsibilities:

> Perform maintenance service or repairs in one or more skill areas including minor plumbing, carpentry, painting, machine servicing, electrical testing and vehicle servicing.

> Performs tasks but not limited to changing light bulbs, changing filters, changing locks on doors, minor decorative maintenance, clean & lubricate equipment and other tasks not requiring a licensed skilled trades person.

> Identifies and corrects unsafe working conditions with management oversight.

> Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.

> Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.

> May be required to assist with special events.

> May be required to utilise basic cleaning and other chemicals.

> May coordinate work activities of General Maintenance employees.

> Examines mechanical equipment to diagnose trouble.

> You will perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

> First aid certificate compulsory & full time drivers licence. (Bus licence would be an advantage)

Experience /Knowledge:
2 or more years of related experience.


> Ability to present self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.

> Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.

> Ability to maintain a professional relationship with all co workers, supervisors, managers, and our elderly residents.

> Ability to provide clear directions and respond accordingly to employers.

> Must have basic phone and computer skills.

> Excellent attention to detail.

> Be able to work under pressure & use initiative and have common sense!

> Excellent oral and written communication skills.

> Ability to work well alone and in a team.

If this sounds like you, please apply in person at:

Maida Vale Retirement Village, 20 Pohutukawa place, Bell Block, New Plymouth or email through you CV and we will be in touch.

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

Job type:

Full Time


New Plymouth