Property Officer - Maintenance and Facilities

Richmond, New Zealand

Reference: 6161324

  • You'll manage on-site contractors, minor construction and maintenance projects
  • You'll oversee and manage Council's fleet strategy and related equipment
  • You'll receive a benefits package options including extra leave and extra KiwiSaver
  • Medical insurance cover for employees

This permanent full time role based in our Richmond office is a great opportunity for an experienced team player who is looking to extend their expertise.

Great job:

Do you have a few years of property or facilities maintenance experience under your belt and are now looking for your next career opportunity?

As part of Council's Property Services team, this role focuses on the Council's property and contract management, and you will oversee the Building Warrant of Fitness (BWOF) requirements for all Council owned building.

You will proactively manage the day to day requirements of Council-occupied buildings, and arrange inspections and maintenance for other Council facilities, including Libraries, Museums, Recreational & Community Centres and Aquatic & Fitness Centre Facilities.

You'll also be responsible for our fleet management strategy to optimise utilisation and decarbonisation.

About you:

Professional in your approach, a natural communicator and thrives on creating collaborative relationships in your daily interactions with service providers and other property stakeholders.

Your ability to interpret information and provide sound advice will be valued.

If you can add to the mix your eye for detail in producing quality reports and documentation, combined with strong written communication skills then maybe this job was designed just for you!

We are open to provide all the training you need to get you up to speed in the role. We will also negotiate hours of work for the right person, please let us know your preference for hours of work when applying.

Great place to work:

In exchange for your talents, we offer a great team to work with, ongoing professional development, a variety of challenging and interesting work, a day off for your birthday, flexible working options, and a benefits package suited to your preferences. The annual gross base salary range for this position is ~$72,000 to ~$75,900 plus KiwiSaver, benefits and medical insurance.

Building great communities through employing great people. Will you be one of them?

Applications Close: 04 Dec 2022

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