Your working week will be either Sunday to Thursday or Tuesday to Saturday from 8am to 5pm, including school and public holidays. As we are 20 minutes drive from Upper Hutt, good reliable transport is a must.
Our team members enjoy:
An idyllic work environment
A diverse range of tasks
Lunch provided by our wonderful café
The role involves:
Building maintenance and erecting new structures
Husbandry of animals and birds
Livestock and enclosure work as required
Using equipment such as tractor, leaf blower, lawn mower, chainsaw etc
Adherence to workplace protocols to ensure we maintain an efficient and safe workplace
Ensuring all our customers are wowed by their experience at the park
Driving our visitors on the tractor trailer rides, so tractor experience would be an advantage
Skills and experience:
Good practical skills in building
Livestock handling and husbandry skills
Good eye for detail and observation skills
Professional conduct and customer focus
An interest in wildlife and conservation
A stable work record ie minimum of 2 years with one employer
Good attitude towards your work colleagues and workplace
Understanding of the importance of health and safety in the workplace
Ability to follow workplace procedures and paper work as required
The position will be primarily building and animal focused but there will be gardening and park presentation opportunities.
You will regularly interact with our customers so you must have a personable manner and enjoy working with people. Your ability to communicate with a wide range of people will be critical to your success .
Awareness of the importance of safety procedures is essential to maintain a safe workplace and to enhance our customers experiences.
This is a physical job. There is lifting involved and a good level of fitness is essential. You must be able to prove you can work outside in all weathers and dig deep when the going gets tough. You need NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and a full NZ driver’s license. Anyone looking for short term work need not apply.
If you think this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Please email your CV with two referees to . We will acknowledge we have received your application but will only get back to those we wish to speak to for an interview
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