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Full time, permanent position

Pakuranga College is seeking to employ an experienced gardener / groundsperson to join the Property Team.


This is a permanent full time position for 40 hours per week, 52 weeks of the year.


Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Secondary and Area School Groundstaff Collective Agreement. Remuneration will be based on the experience of the successful applicant. This position is subject to a satisfactory police vet.


The position will include tasks such as:

  • Weed control –spraying (Growsafe Certificate)
  • Landscaping and plant care
  • Garden maintenance
  • Applicable machinery operation and maintenance
  • Rubbish control
  • Grounds tidying


The successful applicant will have:

  • A passion for working outdoors
  • Landscaping, pant care and garden maintenance knowledge
  • Physical fitness (some lifting involved)
  • The ability to work both independently and as a team
  • Sound knowledge of plant care and grounds maintenance
  • Knowledge of chemical application
  • Health and Safety regulations understanding
  • Experience in using job related machinery
  • Current full drivers licence
  • Good communication skills


You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

Applications close 5pm 23 February 2020


Please apply in writing including a cover letter, CV, application guidelines (available on the link at the top of this page) and at least two referees to:

Carol Stephenson

Executive Officer


Part Time Guidance Counsellor


Fixed term position (1 school year), term time only

Pakuranga College is seeking to employ a Guidance Counsellor for 2 days a week, during term time.

This person will be required to work as part of the school counselling team. Applicants must be experienced in working with adolescents with complex needs and be registered with NZAC. Start date negotiable.

Applications close on 28 February 2020.

For Application Guidelines, please email principal@pakuranga.school.nz


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