Mower Operator - Burnham

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Location:Canterbury
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.

Downer Open Space Management 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 Horticulture services to our clients and the members of the public.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Mower Operator to join our close-knit highly successful team in Burnham Military Camp where you will be responsible for the ride on mowing, weed spraying with some line trimming and push mowing. We sometimes undertake Sports field mowing, work at high profile amenities and other specialist turf work!

We are looking for applicants with the following skills and attributes;

  • Commercial ride on mower experience preferred or other turf experience e.g. golf courses
  • Minimum Full Class 1 Drivers Licence - Class 2 is preferable
  • Great communication skills and experience dealing with customers
  • Ability to work unsupervised but also as part of a wider team environment
  • A commitment to safe work practices is essential
  • Skill sets that you think can benefit our team
  • Willingness to learn and help out the wider team where required

A role with us can advance your career and expand your skills. 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 www.downercareers.co.nz and enter reference number 574281 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.