Maintenance Serviceperson

Last updated 12 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment to building long-term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.

Downer Open Space Management have an enviable record of delivery to the highest standards in the Oamaru area as part of parks contracts being delivered to a wide range of clients nationwide. Our team are professional, focused on delivery of best practice Horticulture services to our clients and the members of the public.

Due to recent growth in our Parks Maintenance Contracts, we are currently seeking to appoint Mower Operator to join the team. In this role, you will responsible for the Mowing and Turf maintenance in accordance with Downer policies and client specifications. Tasks include but not limited to mowing, weed control, plant pest control, litter control, turf control and renovation and minor equipment maintenance, burial duties at cemeteries and can include after hours or weekend work.

We are seeking applications from candidates with the following:

  • Reel mower / Upfront / Ride-on Mowing or Parks maintenance experience
  • Familiar with electronic data entry or computer experience and advantage
  • Class 1 Drivers Licence, Class 2 and WTR an advantage
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Customer Service Skills.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in diverse business. We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture, and be part of a great team working in a collaborative environment. We provide comprehensive training to meet the stringent criteria of our industry, a competitive remuneration package reflective of your skills and experience, and all the tools of trade you need to do your job.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 573308 to apply.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.