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Dilworth School employs more than 280 people to fulfill the mission of our Founder James Dilworth to "provide an education for as many boys as possible from parents of good character in straitened circumstances to ensure that those boys become good and useful citizens." Staff in all departments have an opportunity to contribute to this purpose in their work.

 

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Grounds Supervisor - Dilworth School Senior Campus

Dilworth School is an independent boys’ boarding school with an Anglican tradition, catering for good boys from families experiencing financial or personal hardship.  The Senior Campus (Years 10 – 13) based in Epsom is seeking to fill the position of full time Grounds Supervisor.  This will suit an experienced manager and amenity horticulture/turf expert who is confident leading a small team to ensure the management and maintenance of the school grounds and gardens. The focus for this area is continuous improvement; we want to hear from candidates who can anticipate changes that need to be made on an ongoing basis and can effectively ensure that they are actioned.

Successful candidates will have proven management experience and a very strong knowledge of gardens and turf.  Experience with sports fields is also preferred. The successful candidate will need to be organised and flexible, willing to work and be available during and after normal working hours for a school and boarding community that operates on a  24 hours basis. A commitment to the corporate life and special character of the school will be conditions of employment.  A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated.  

Please apply with a CV and Covering letter by e mail only to the HR Manager, jobs@dilworth.school.nz. Applications close Wednesday 7th June 2017.

Maintenance Carpenter - Dilworth School

Dilworth School is an independent boys’ boarding school with an Anglican tradition, catering for good boys from families experiencing financial or personal hardship.  The Senior Campus (Years 10 – 13) based in Epsom is seeking to fill the position of full time Maintenance Carpenter.  This will suit an experienced carpenter or builder who enjoys working with a small team and ensuring that all school equipment, property and facilities are proactively and appropriately maintained and repaired.  The role is primarily based at the Senior Campus, but also requires some back-up at the Junior Campus in Remuera on an ‘as is needed’  basis.

Successful candidates will have proven experience in carpentry or building work, and will enjoy working in a busy but friendly environment with a supportive team.  The work is extremely varied and can be long term or immediate, so good prioritisation and organisational skills are essential. Preferred candidates will have experience supervising others as they will be working alongside contractors and deputising for the Caretaker. A commitment to the corporate life and special character of the school will be conditions of employment.  A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated.  

Please apply with a CV and Covering letter by e mail only to the HR Manager, jobs@dilworth.school.nz. Applications close Wednesday 7th June 2017.