Caretaker (90006) Kelburn, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Caretaker, full-time permanent role. 
  • Do you enjoy being part of the behind the scenes action and looking to make a material difference to a community? 
  • Are you interested in learning what makes a large vibrant organisation tick, and contributing to its daily life?    

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, includinmanaging access to buildings, setting up rooms, relocations, distributing milk, moving furniture, mail services, notifying maintenance requirements and faults as appropriate. You will also be involved in security services, emergency response and operational support including writing reports on activities and incidents to enable the smooth operation of the Campus Care team. 

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 Drivers Licence (manual) 
  • Basic computer skills including a good knowledge of MS Word and Outlook. 

Role description

Closing date 7 June 2020 

Contact information for vacancy: If you require more information, please contact Keith Brazendale Keith.brazendale@vuw.ac.nz or 04-463-6633. But applicants should follow the steps outlined below. 

About Us
Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, focused on engaging with Wellington, New Zealand, and the Asia-Pacific region and connecting with the world. The University values the expertise of its professional staff in supporting and enabling teaching, research and engagement activities.


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Important - Application Steps.


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.


Email completed application form and cover letter to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz along with any further supporting documents stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.

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