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Grounds Person, Kennedy Park Resort

Napier, New Zealand

Reference: 5743405

Fixed-term, full-time, 40 hours rostered any 5 days per week (including school holidays and public holidays) December 2021 - February 2022.

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 a Grounds Person 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.

To be considered for this role, you may have previous experience with the following:

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

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.

It is important for applicants to know that Napier City Council is currently undergoing a health and safety risk assessment to determine the risks of COVID-19 in our workplace and whether vaccinations are required by job holders to ensuring the health and safety of our team and customers. This role is subject to the risk assessment and depending on the outcome, may require the job holder to be fully vaccinated. You need to be aware that you will be asked to declare your vaccination status as part of your application.

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. Napier City Council is responsible for Civil Defence emergencies and as such, all staff may be called upon to support the response.

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

Applications Close: 06 Dec 2021