Caretaker (668) Kelburn, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Caretaker, Permanent, Full time 
  • Do you enjoy being part of the behind the scenes action?
  • Are you interested in learning what makes a large vibrant organisation tick, and contributing to its daily life and community?

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

Victoria University of Wellington is currently looking for a Caretaker to join the Campus Care team. The role of Caretaker is mainly to provide caretaking services to the University community, including managing access to buildings, setting up rooms, relocations, distributing milk, moving furniture, mail services and other items as required, notifying maintenance requirements and faults as appropriate, security services, emergency response and operational support including writing reports on activities and incidents and other administrative duties required for the smooth operation of the Campus Care team.

Ō pūmanawa - About you 

Good physical fitness is essential to apply for the role.  You will also have the ability to complete work tasks within very tight timeframes. Additionally, you need to have a common-sense approach to new and challenging situations which arise from time to time in the dynamic University environment.

Essentials to apply for the role are:

  • A clean Full Driver's License.
  • Basic computer skills including a good knowledge of MS Word and Outlook.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy:  5 November 2021

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Keith Brazendale on or 04-463-6633. But applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

Download and complete the University Application Form. 

Click 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. 

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:

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 stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.