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Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator

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Te whakapakari tahi i tō tātau Taiao – Enhancing our environment together.

Our vision is a healthy environment and a resilient and prosperous community.


About The opportunity | Ko te āheinga:

We are looking for a Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator to join the Facilities and Support team. This team is a dedicated group that ensures the smooth operation of our facilities and provides essential administrative and corporate support. This team is responsible for maintaining fleet services, security, and the purchasing of supplies, playing a crucial role in maintaining the efficiency and effectiveness of our organisation.

As the Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator, you will take ownership of the coordination of building maintenance across all HBRC facilities. Your role will be crucial in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of our sites across the region. You will be responsible for monitoring and implementing scheduled preventive maintenance, managing the security systems, and ensuring all furniture is well-maintained. You will also provide cost information for annual budget requirements, build effective relationships with key staff at satellite offices, ensure compliance with health and safety legislation, and actively seek sustainable alternatives when procuring goods and services. Your proactive approach will help us continually enhance our service to internal stakeholders, ensuring that we meet their facilities needs with innovative and solution-focused options.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe:

We are looking for someone with strong organisational and multitasking skills, excellent communication and teamwork abilities, and experience in facilities management or a related field. You should have a proactive mindset with a focus on continuous improvement, and the ability to build effective relationships with staff across multiple locations. If you are passionate about facilities management and want to make a positive impact on our community and environment, we would love to hear from you.

Ideally you will also have:

  • Experience in facilities management or a related field
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation and compliance
  • Experience in budget management and cost forecasting
  • Familiarity with sustainable procurement practices and environmental sustainability values
  • Ability to manage and coordinate security systems and processes
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a solution-focused approach, and
  • Resilience, adaptability, and flexibility to keep up with the ever-changing nature of HBRC. 


What we offer | Nga huanga mōu:

The salary range for this role is between $64,350 to $71,500 and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. 

Other benefits of working for our team include:

  • 5 weeks annual leave after 3 years
  • 4% superannuation after 3 years
  • Life insurance and income protection 
  • Subsidised eye tests and lenses, flu vaccinations, and other well-being initiatives 
  • Strong commitment to developing and upskilling people within a supportive working environment. 

See a full list of our staff benefits here .

As an equal opportunity employer, we are dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment. We recognise that collaborative and innovative organisations depend on having a workforce made up from a diverse range of perspectives and experiences. We're all about excellence, and we encourage open communication – if you need any specific support, just let us know! Our main goal is to empower each person to share their unique talents to contribute to the outcomes for our community. This commitment ensures that our workplace is a dynamic and progressive space where everyone can flourish.

HBRC is responsible for Civil Defence emergencies and as such, all staff may be called upon to support the response.


How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru:

Applications close 5 July 2024. 

View the full job description here.

Please apply through Seek. If you would like any further information regarding the role, please email

Applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand.


About us | E pā ki a mātou:

At Hawke’s Bay Regional Council our purpose is to work with our community to protect and manage the region’s precious taonga of rivers, lakes, soils, air, coast and biodiversity for health, wellbeing and connectivity. Our organisation is diverse, and our work is varied. Our structure comprises of six key business units; Corporate Services, Integrated Catchment Management, Asset Management, Māori Partnerships, Policy & Regulation, and the Executive Advisory Group which also consists of the Civil Defence and Emergency Management.


We focus on prioritising:

Te kounga o te wai, te haumarutanga me te mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi o te whakamarutanga | Water quality, safety and climate-resilient security.  

Kia koi, kia toitū hoki te whakamahinga o te whenua | Climate-smart and sustainable land use. 

Kia ora, kia āhei, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki te rerenga rauropi | Healthy, functioning and climate-resilient biodiversity. 

Kia toitū, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki ngā ratonga me ngā hanganga ā-whare | Sustainable and climate-resilient services and infrastructure. 

5 June 2024

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