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De Paul House have provided housing and support services for families most vulnerable in our community for over 30 years. We work with the values of respect and dignity for all, to create sustainable and caring communities. We operate in the spirit of Te Tiriti o Waitangi recognising social justice in partnership with tāngata whenua. You will be working in a supportive team based at our community hub in the North Shore.                  


Grounds and Property Maintenance: Full-Time

We are looking for a physically active and experienced handyman to take our maintenance and repairs to the next level. Currently, De Paul House operates 40+ housing units across 12 locations mostly in the North Shore area, including an office and an early childhood centre at our main site. In this role, you will manage the maintenance schedule and work for all properties and sites to assist our tenancy team, and ensure a safe and healthy environment for all whānau, visitors, staff and volunteers at De Paul House. 

About the role | Mō te tūnga:

  • General repairs (minor jobs) such as:

  • Electrical repairs e.g., replacing light bulbs

  • Repair and paint doors, windows, walls, ceilings and other parts of the buildings

  • General building cleaning and maintenance, including emergency tasks e.g., roof leaks or flooding

  • Identify and report the need for major repairs

  • Assist tradespeople with electrical, plumbing or HVAC repairs

  • Maintain rubbish and recycling receptacles around the facility 

  • Maintain grounds, trees and garden areas for two sites

  • Assist the Tenancy and Operations teams with:

  • Property inspections

  • Furniture collections

  • Vehicle maintenance

  • Fire safety

  • Events set up and pack down

What you will bring | Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu:

  • Great communication and time management skills

  • Organisational skills

  • Physically fit – heavy lifting involved

  • Team player

  • Ability to comply with health and safety requirements

  • Eligible to work in NZ

  • Highly motivated and flexible individual looking to tackle a new challenge

  • Full and clean NZ driver licence – knows the North shore area

The successful applicant will need to pass a pre-employment police vet.

We offer | Ko tā mātou mahi:

  • No two days are the same in this role

  • A great team culture

  • Opportunity to assist with transformative change in whānau

  • Ongoing training, development, and peer support

  • A competitive salary

  • The opportunity to work closer to home if based on the North Shore

How to apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono:

  • If you meet the criteria above, we’d love to hear from you! Submit your cover letter and CV with two references to

  • Applications close 28 April 2023. Immediate hire for the right candidate.