University of Otago
March 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:$57,506 to $66,709
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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• On the job and in-house training opportunities. • Interesting and varied work on campus. • Five weeks' annual leave + 6.75% superannuation scheme. • Ability to achieve real work/life balance.

The role/Te mahi

As a trade qualified painter within the Property Services Division, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of high‐quality painting work on the University of Otago Dunedin Campus, to specified standards, in an efficient, cost effective and safe manner.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

We are looking for candidates who: • Are Qualified tradesman painters. • Are Client centred with a strong service ethic. • Have critical thinking and problem-solving skills relevant to the position. • Have an ability to easily grasp new processes and technologies. • Are results focussed with the ability to effectively manage multiple deadlines and priorities. • Demonstrate excellent general knowledge of materials, equipment and sub- trades relative to the building industry. • Show good understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act, and worker responsibilities. • Are Collaborative, with the ability to develop and maintain effective professional relationships with colleagues.

About our team/Mō te tīma

We are proud to support New Zealand's first university by providing the best facilities, services and physical environment in which staff, students and the general public can learn, teach, live and play.

From overseeing the design and construction of award-winning buildings, fixing broken light bulbs, booking office space, cutting the grass and trimming hedges, we are the highly trained team who help keep the five University of Otago campuses humming.

Further details/Pūroko

This is a permanent, full-time (40 hours week) position, located in Dunedin.

We offer a competitive base salary, on-call and over-time rates, with a strong superannuation programme. A cell phone will be provided for work. More information regarding employee benefits can be found here.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Graham Marshall, via the contact details below.


To submit your application please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2300230 will close Monday, 13 February 2023. #LI-DNI

Additional Information

Contact: Graham Marshall Tel: +64 3 479 8031

Position details: Job Description

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Painter ($57,506 to $66,709)


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