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Maintenance Administrator(s) - fixed-term/secondment (six months)

Housing New Zealand Corporation
Job Category:
Community Services
Auckland - Papakura
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Fixed-term/secondment opportunity for six months
  • Based in our South Auckland office
  • Salary to be discussed on application

About Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand Corporation is a Crown agent that provides housing services for people in need. It isn't just about getting a roof over people's heads - we also work closely with others to ensure our tenants have access to good support services.

Our Values - Kotahitanga - One Team

Housing New Zealand has important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • We trust, each other and share ownership
  • We care, about each other as people
  • Everyone's contribution, matters
  • We are humble and genuine
  • We continually learn and innovate

The role

Our vision is 'Building lives and communities by housing New Zealanders.' To help us achieve this, we are currently recruiting for two Maintenance Administrators to provide support to the Regional Maintenance team and help ensure maintenance work is accurately and efficiently processed in our systems.

You will also work collaboratively with other Housing New Zealand teams to ensure that maintenance is delivered to agreed standards, and that customer satisfaction and other maintenance operational performance targets are achieved.

What you'll need to bring

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Proven experience working with high volume systems work, including processing of jobs, invoices and orders on our systems
  • Existing housing maintenance knowledge
  • Administrative support experience, gained in a busy team environment
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight time-frames
  • The ability to understand and apply processes and systems
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Sound judgement, discretion and the ability to work under pressure with a minimum of supervision
  • Computer literacy in the Microsoft Office suite

What we offer

We offer competitive salaries and five weeks' annual leave for all new starters, as well as a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail at

We provide a working environment with opportunities for self-development and new challenges. If you'd like to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people, improving the quality of the lives of our tenants and giving something back to the community, we would love to hear from you. To learn more about us and the work we do, visit

To apply please follow the online process.

The reference code for this position is 47785GJO.

To see a copy of the position description and apply for the job, go to

To find out more about this opportunity please contact the recruitment team via the HR Service Centre at

Applications close at 5pm on Tuesday, 21 May 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

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