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Facilities Coordinator

Date: 14-Apr-2021

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Be part of the action in the hub of Auckland's most exciting events.   When you join us at Auckland Stadiums, you will be helping us transform our region’s stadium landscape into sustainable, world-class facilities delivering iconic sporting and music events to New Zealand.  As a division within Auckland Unlimited, we manage, operate and promote Mt Smart Stadium, North Harbour Stadium and Western Springs Stadium but you will also have exposure to other Auckland key venues & facilities such as the New Zealand Maritime Museum, Auckland Art Gallery, the Auckland Zoo, & the Cloud, just to name a few.


For more information about what we do, please visit our website.


As a Facilities Coordinator, your key role is to undertake and assist with the delivery of effective and efficient maintenance works across our stadium network.  Reporting to the Facilities Manager and based primarily at Mt Smart Stadium or North Harbour Stadium, the role plays an integral part in the presentation of our stadiums as fit for purpose, safe, clean and comfortable environments.  This includes the provision and set up of equipment and infrastructure to support any temporary overlay related to the delivery of major events.


Key responsibilities

  • Assist in carrying out ongoing preventative maintenance programmes. 
  • Schedule regular maintenance activities.
  • Prioritise and ensure the effective resolution of daily maintenance requests. 
  • Perform and communicate routine maintenance tasks.
  • Act as the onsite stadium contact for contractors undertaking all building and utility maintenance works.
  • Carry out building and utility inspections and checks prior to events.
  • Coordinate the utility-related response activities of ancillary service providers at events.
  • Order and install any temporary infrastructure and utilities required for events and ensure their effective operation during events.
  • Assist with traffic management and parking on non-event days.


He kōrero mōu: About you

Ideally, you will have a minimum of 2 years experience in general maintenance of facilities.  You will be able to demonstrate a successful track record of performing routine maintenance and repair work for buildings and job sites.  You will be experienced using Microsoft’s suite of applications.


Key Skills / Comptenancies

  • A “client focused’ attitude and able to build rapport with customers.
  • Excellent written, computer and verbal communications skills.
  • Able to pro-actively assess risks and issues, critically evaluate, and identify solutions.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team and contribute positively
  • Highly organised, ability to work to tight deadlines at times; and
  • Previous experience in Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and other Enterprise Resource Management Systems (ERMS), e.g. SAP or similar, is preferred.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


This is a permanent position of 40 hours per week generally from Monday – Friday but given the nature of events, out of hours and weekend work will be required. Having the flexibility to work public holidays and after hours as required is key.  We have two positions available with one based at Mt Smart Stadium or North Harbour Stadium, but there is an expectation to work across our network of stadium venues as required, as well as any other Auckland Unlimited venue or facility.


We offer a competitive remuneration package, and you will also have access to the full range of Auckland Council benefits such as discounts and deals with corporate suppliers which cover financial services, health, retail and hospitality discounts. 


Interested? If you have a genuine desire to be part of the journey in creating a wonderful experience and positive outcome for Auckland, then please apply now!


Applications close Wednesday 19th May 2021


This position is deemed a safety-sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing.


Auckland Unlimited, a CCO of 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.