OSM Parks Operator


Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

As an OSM Parks Operator, you will be responsible for the daily mowing and maintenance of parks and reserves across the region.

This involves the effective day-to-day operations through optimising the use of Tractor and Ride-on mowing plant equipment and materials.

The OSM Parks Operator will assist in building strong customer relationships by meeting contract timeframes and within specifications. This also includes meeting all requirements relating to Quality, Health and Safety.

A bit about you:

We are looking for an Operator who is versatile and can work across a range of open space contracts with the following skills:

  • Experience in use and operations of tractor and ride-on mowing advantageous
  • Experience in use and operations of small plant and machinery
  • Experience in weed spraying operations and compliance
  • Knowledge of Open Space Management and Environment industry advantageous
  • Technical skills: blow vac, uprfront ride on mower, transporter trailer, weed eater and edging units
  • Minimum full class 1 Drivers Licence, HT an advantage
  • Grow safe Safety precautions for Glyphosphate 360

What’s on offer:

  • A role with us can advance your career and expand your skills
  • We offer you the opportunity to join our diverse and inclusive culture
  • Be part of a great team
  • Work 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
  • 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 594855 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 manages 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.

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