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Maintenance Generalist

Payment: Paid Position (Based on experience)
  IMPORTANT INFO: From the 1st April 2019 the minimum wage is $17.70 per hour. Please inform us if an employer is offering less
Location: Lake Tekapo
Region: Christchurch & Canterbury
Experience: Limited Experience Necessary

About the business and the role

Tekapo Springs is an award winning tourist destination located on the edge of the stunning lake Tekapo here in the Mackenzie district. The Maintenance team plays a crucial role in ensuring these facilities remain functional and deliver a premium experience for our guests.

Job tasks and responsibilities

This role will include a large variety of tasks including but not limited to...

  • Ice Rink preparation and Grooming the ice with our Olympia.  (Fulfill those childhood dreams).
  • Make snow and service snow-making equipment, (training provided)
  • Learn to operate a snow groomer
  • Carpentry/building
  • Plumbing
  • Working with water pumps and filtration systems.
  • Spraying and Weed clearing (Using Weed Eater)
  • Cutting firewood (Chainsaw & Log Splitter)
  • Gardening
  • Operating Machinery

Skills and experience

We are after someone with a general skill-set who learns fast and prefers no two days alike.  Someone who is inquisitive, solution focused and enjoys the outdoors both Summer and Winter. We can provide a range of on the job and external training for the right candidate.

Skills and experience in these areas would be a great advantage.

  • Driving and operating machines (WTRF)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Attention to detail and pride in your work place
  • General handyman skills
  • Use of basic tools & power tools

Job benefits and perks

Benefits of this role include

  • Assistance with accommodation in stunning lake Tekapo
  • Cheap staff lunches from our award winning cafe
  • Free access to our hot pools and ice rink for their family (T and Cs apply)
  • A free season pass to Round-hill Ski field
  • Opportunity to train, grow and develop with the role
  • Climbing, Boating, fishing, snow, ice climbing, hunting, stars, all at your doorstep.

If this sounds like the role for you then head to our job site below and get applying.


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