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Facilities Coordinator Opportunities - Multiple locations

Date: 08-Apr-2021

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


  • Work with a collaborative team to manage assets with a contract value of $120 million+ per annum
  • Propel your career forward with a range of development and progression opportunities across Auckland Council
  • Multiple locations with flexible working options available


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Community Facilities (CF) is committed to making great places Aucklanders love while supporting a number of related services such as asset management and renewals of existing structures and open areas. Committed to a lifecycle approach to asset management, we work to build, maintain and renew our world class community buildings and public spaces including parks, walkways, libraries and leisure centres. As kaitiaki (guardian) of Auckland Council facilities, we play a vital role in promoting the wellbeing of our communities while also delivering strategically significant programmes. 


In this rewarding and varied role, you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day facilities management of some of Auckland’s most unique buildings and open spaces. Working alongside the Facilities Manager, you’ll be managing a range of Auckland Council-owned facilities across your region. You’ll develop a comprehensive understanding of the assets in your portfolio and work to ensure the assets meet the needs of the local community. Some of your responsibilities will include overseeing the performance of our contractors, maximising your budget to achieve high-quality outcomes, and acting as the first point of call for all maintenance enquiries for the assets in your portfolio. Making Great Places Aucklanders Love.


Three available Local Board areas:


•    Wāitemata & Ōrākei 
•    Howick and Maungakiekie-Tāmaki 
•    Albert Eden & Puketāpapa 
He kōrero mōu: About you


You’ll be committed to delivering an exceptional customer experience and be a natural at managing both external and internal stakeholder relationships. You’ll have an understanding of built and open space maintenance, and ideally have some prior experience with facilities management. With strong administrative and computer skills, you’ll also be comfortable managing a budget and providing sound financial tracking.
As this role will require you to use a Council car to travel to and from facilities, you’ll need to hold a full clean New Zealand driver’s license.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


When you join the Community Facilities Department, you’ll be working with a diverse team of subject matter experts who are passionate about delivering tangible results for the local community and future generations. No two days will be the same as you help manage a vast range of buildings and spaces, including libraries, leisure centres, community centres, halls, and parks. 


Auckland Council offers a range of development and career progression opportunities, as well as access to a range of benefits, including financial and health services, store discounts and discounted membership with our leisure centres.
These roles are permanent full-time positions working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. You will have some flexibility with how those hours are set.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to catapult your career forward with this customer-centric role.
This position is deemed a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.


Applications close Thursday, 22nd April 2021

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.