Tracks Specialist

Last updated 24 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Downer New Zealand has a proud history that can be traced back to 1870, and today we are NZ’s leading provider of integrated services. Our commitment is building long-term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions. The key to our success is our people who, on a day-to-day basis, they stand and deliver the company's core values of Excellence, Courage, Collaboration & Integrity across a diverse landscape of markets. We are proud of what we do, and that we support the well-being of the communities we work, live and play in.

Our Open Space Management (OSM) team have an enviable record of delivery to the highest standards across New Zealand as part of parks contracts being delivered to a wide range of clients nationwide. Our teams are professional, focused on delivery of best practice on Parks Maintenance services to our clients and the members of the public.

Due to the upcoming retirement, we are currently seeking to appoint an experienced Tracks Specialist to join the team. In this role, you will ensure all Parks, Reserves, Berms and walkway areas covered by the contract specifications are kept in a clean and tidy state through regular litter collection, emptying of bins, weed eating of long grass areas, mowing, gardening and the application of selected herbicides. You will also assist other team members as required on various tasks.

We are seeking applications from candidates with the following:

  • Full Drivers Licence along with HT would be an advantage
  • Track building and experience with the use of an excavator would be an advantage.
  • Ability to plan daily works , operate and maintain machinery without supervision
  • Good communication skills
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Experience with weed eaters and hedge trimmers would be beneficial
  • Current Grow Safe Certificate would be an advantage

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 573704 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.