Greenspace Operator


Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


Ko te take ka parekareka e koe ki te mahi ki kōnei | Why you will enjoy working here

Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. We offer:

  • Free access to Marram health care benefits and discounted holiday homes
  • Safety equipment and clothing provided as part of the role
  • Internal promotion encouraged, training and development on offer
  • Discounts for Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, Gym memberships and more!

Have a look at our other great benefits here!

Te kōwhiringa | The Opportunity

The Downer Greenspaces team have a reputation built through having great people, access to first class plant and equipment along with leading edge technology that allow us to deliver to the highest standards across New Zealand. Our teams are professional, focused on delivery of best practice in Parks and Reserves Maintenance services to our clients and the members of the public.

A bit about the role:

As a Greenspace Operator, you will:

  • Need to plan / manage / undertake mowing and maintenance of turf on designated sites and reserves to contract specification and or instruction.
  • Need to ensure that high quality, timely and planned service is delivered within the required timeframes.
  • Also, ensure a high level of safety is adhered to in order to protect the public, other team members, and yourself.

Nga pūkenga matua | Important Skills

We are looking for a team member who has:

  • Upfront / Ride-on Mowing or Parks maintenance experience an advantage but training can be given
  • Familiar with electronic data entry or computer experience an advantage
  • Self-motivated and ability to work in a team
  • Minimum Full Class 1 Drivers Licence, HT an advantage

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site here!

Me pēhea ki te tono | How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click Apply Now to submit your application! The reference number for this role is 603983.

We are committed to a safe working environment for everyone - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test, medical and a Ministry of Justice check prior to starting employment. If you need support with this requirement, please talk to our team.

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