Maintenance Team Member

Environment & Sustainability Maintenance · Auckland, Western Springs
Department Environment & Sustainability Maintenance
Employment Type Permanent, Full-Time

By joining the Environment & Sustainability Team as a Maintenance Team Member you will be integral to keeping the museum maintained and well presented for our visitors.  This is a varied role which requires a jack of all trades mentality as you will be performing different tasks over the MOTAT sites.   


This role has true variety so will require you to think on your feet, work both independently and as part of the team, and identify opportunities for improvement across MOTAT while you are working. In your role, you will be required to maintain buildings and infrastructure, keep the grounds and sites tidy and free of rubbish, assist with the set-up of events, functions and exhibitions and undertake regular movement of furniture. You will also be responsible for accepting deliveries across MOTAT.


Key responsibilities in this role are to:

  • Undertake general maintenance tasks to ensure that MOTAT continues to improve its overall safe site appeal to the visiting public.
  • Carry out regular site checks and maintenance according to approved practices.
  • Liaise with site and building maintenance contractors.
  • Procure supplies and undertake project work with others across the MOTAT Team. 
  • General maintenance and repair of buildings, furniture, and equipment.
  • Complete daily and weekly building WOF checks and schedule maintenance work accordingly.


To be successful in this role you will be able to do everything listed above, will have the licenses and certifications needed (though these can be provided or renewed if required), and will be proficient in operating standard workshop machinery and equipment. Full drivers license required and forklift license beneficial.


We have 2x roles available both full and part time.  

Full-time role is 7:30am - 6:00pm Wednesday to Saturday.  This is a four day working week.

Part-time role working 24 hours per week to be worked Thursday, Friday and Saturday

A great opportunity for the right person, you will receive team benefits such as birthday leave, public holiday top ups and 4% Kiwisaver contributions from us.

Position Description can be found here


Apply now to join the team!


Applications Close: Sunday 30 May 2021

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  • Location
    Auckland, Western Springs
  • Department
    Environment & Sustainability Maintenance
  • Employment Type
    Permanent, Full-Time