Supervisor Caretaking

  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Wed May 11 23:49:51 2022
  • 3079

  • Do you have a common-sense approach to new and challenging situations?
  • Are you self-motivated and work well with others to achieve common goals?
  • Are you physically fit and able to work well under pressure?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Caretaking Supervisor to join our Caretaking (operations) team. The role is responsible for leading a team of six staff to ensure caretaking services are carried out to a high standard and in a timely manner. Services include: managing access to buildings, setting up rooms, relocations, distributing milk, moving furniture and other items as required, notifying maintenance requirements and faults as appropriate, security services, first responders for emergencies and incidents etc.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure an effective and efficient allocation of work tasks and services.
  • Ensure customer service is provided at a high level, with continuous improvement.
  • Ensure staff levels are maintained, all staff are trained, have the appropriate tools for their work, and are working as a high-performing team.
  • Ensure compliance is achieved in Health and Safety, and risks are effectively managed.
  • Support an effective emergency response.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

  • You will be a roll your sleeves up type of person who will help the team out when under pressure and lead by example.
  • You will be self-motivated and work well with others to achieve common goals.
  • You will be physically fit and have the ability to work well under pressure.
  • You will have a common-sense approach to new and challenging situations which arise.
  • You will have good computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • You will have a full drivers licence and excellent interpersonal skills.

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

Our team is fast-paced, focused on the tasks at hand and like to make a material difference to the University community. We are highly regarded by the other University staff as we get things done and make their life easier.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 8 June 2022

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Nikki van der Wal nikki.vanderwal@vuw.ac.nz But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19

Download and complete the University Application Form.

Click the Apply Now Button at the base of the advert, follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.