Maintenance Assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 08 May 2024

UC Sport & Recreation
Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Part-time 10 hours per week (0.25 FTE)
  • Continuing (permanent) position
  • Generous annual leave provisions and professional development opportunities

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!
He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu ki te mahi a te Maintenance Assistant? Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei.

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
Our University of Canterbury Rec & Sports team is on the lookout for a professional Maintenance Assistant to join our team! In this role you will work to ensure the maintenance of facility equipment is kept clean and operating smoothly while keeping equipment downtime to absolute minimum.

Mōu | Who You Are
As a valued member of the team you will have previous experience in maintenance and repair of fitness equipment. Experience working in facility maintenance and repair is essential. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and can work well autonomously and effectively in a diverse team. Relevant qualifications are desired but not a prerequisite. Competency in te reo Māori me ōna tikanga is an advantage and full on the job training will be provided.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With
Our team are passionate about health, wellness and sport. We simply love what we do. Our values drive our decisions and interactions with staff, students and members. For more info about our team visit us here

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC
Ngā Uara | Our Values of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga guide our decisions and behaviour and provide a roadmap for how we do things at UC, affirming our commitment to pastoral care and support for our ākonga and staff. They challenge and inspire us to be the best we can, and make UC a great place to work and study. For more info on Ngā Uara | Our Values visit us here .

We are committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

We offer a range of fantastic benefits including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions. For more information, please visit us:

For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, please visit

The closing date for this position is: 8 May, 2024 (midnight, NZ time)
Please note, applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may take place before the close date. 

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply

Applications for this position must be submitted via our careers website and should include a cover letter and resume.

Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to [email protected]

You must have Aotearoa New Zealand or Australian citizenship/permanent residency to be considered for this role. If you hold a valid work visa and are physically present in New Zealand then you may also be considered.


Job Details
Reference # 19670
Posted on 01 May 2024
Closes on 08 May 2024 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Technician
Job level(s) Entry/Graduate
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) part-time
More details (document) PD Maintenance Assistant 2024.pdf
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