Maintenance Officer

Get visa sponsorship in Taupo Central, Waikato as Maintenance Officer. Please note that you will have to make your own enquiries with the employer directly.
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ABC Care Home is seeking a part-time Maintenance Officer with skills in general maintenance and equipment repair. Perfect opportunity for achieving work-life balance. Join us in prioritising resident and staff care.

Job title
Maintenance Officer
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Taupo Central, Waikato
Trades & Services
Part time


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Every day, in every way, caring for our residents and our people is what makes our heart beat. We are searching for a friendly, honest Maintenance Officer to join the ABC Care Home on a permanent, part-time basis. This role is anywhere between 15 to 20 hours per week. Hence, this role may suit someone who is looking to take a step back from full-time work and enjoy precious time with family and friends.

This role will suit jack-of-all trades candidates who are well versed in maintaining accurate records, supervising, and coordinating on site contractors. We are seeking interest from candidates who can undertake indoor and outdoor general maintenance, painting, water blasting, repair equipment, and have a good understanding of the basics of building.

As part of our team, you will use your skills and experience to engage with stakeholders and make sure we can focus on delivering high-quality service.

Key Task and Responsibilities

Be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the facility.
Follow the preventative and planned maintenance programmes.
Manage cost efficiency and monitor and compare energy cost and usage to look for improvements.
Keep current records of works completed and meet all compliance requirements.
Management of contractors when on site.
Negotiate with contractors and suppliers to obtain best price and value.
Participate in planning and implementation of minor refurbishment works alongside the managers.

About You

A minimum of 1-3 years’ maintenance experience in a similar position and ideally, you will hold a relevant vocational or technical qualification.
Ability to use power tools and maintenance equipment effectively and safely.
You’ll be tech savvy, have sound organisational and planning skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks accurately.
You’ll have proven ability to build strong, lasting relationships with stakeholders, work well within a team and autonomously and be able to take and give direction.
Demonstrate the ability to think outside of the box and problem solve.

Extra Reasons to Belong

Fully subsidised Southern Cross health insurance to our eligible permanent NZ employees and a discount on insurance cover for eligible family members.
Wellbeing discounts and advice, EAP counselling services, study support, and cultural leave.
Paid parental leave - in addition to standard parental leave, ABC offers 12 weeks of paid leave for primary carers and 2 weeks for secondary carers.
Refer-a-friend programme of $750 - $2,000.
Professional Development – in-house and external training and development.

Industry-competitive remuneration and benefits, and internal reward and recognition programmes.
No matter who you are or where you come from, we encourage you to ‘Be You at ABC.’
An accredited employer with Immigration NZ that values its diverse employees.

About ABC

Through vision, passion, and sheer hard work, we are now New Zealand’s largest aged care and dementia care provider. As one of New Zealand’s leading healthcare organisations, we employ more than 4,000 people: we’re Brave, Caring, and Responsible. All united by one purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.

For the opportunity to join the ABC community and to make a difference to the lives of the elderly, submit your application today – we would love to hear from you.

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