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Groundsperson, Kennedy Park Resort

Napier, New Zealand

Reference: 5211086

Permanent position working 16 hours per week - Saturday and Sunday, including school holidays and public holidays.

Kennedy Park Resort is a fantastic accommodation and conference venue that creates fun family holiday experiences, hosts family parties, provides the best choice for school group and sports teams accommodation and has a conference venue that lets you get down to business. It is set on 7.2 hectares of land. A pristine presentation of Kennedy Park's grounds, lawns and gardens plays a significant part in the guests' overall positive impression.

We are seeking an experienced Groundsperson to assist with the maintenance of Kennedy Park's extensive assets and grounds, including lawns, gardens, buildings, and pools so that they are presented and maintained to a very high standard. You will work to the maintenance/grounds schedule and specific standards set by the Kennedy Park Assets Coordinator, including but not limited to buildings, turf and plant care.

You will also assist with a variety of other operational tasks throughout the resort as and when required, including the opening and closing of Communal Facilities within Kennedy Park.

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • Experience with general maintenance of buildings, lawns, trees and other plantings
  • A full driver's licence
  • Experience with maintaining and operating of machinery and tools
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Be physically fit
  • General labouring experience
  • Pool cleaning and maintenance experience

You will need to have a passion for working outdoors regardless of the weather and getting your hands dirty. This active role enables you to work in a stimulating environment, within beautiful park surroundings.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Our preferred candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening which includes drug testing and, for some roles, health screening.

Applications Close: 29 Nov 2020