Vacancies

The PSA is the largest union in New Zealand and is an innovative and dynamic organisation employing 140 staff throughout New Zealand. We have over 62,000 members working in central and local government, health and community services.

HOLIDAY HOMES CARETAKER – Contract for Service 

Company: New Zealand Public Service Association (PSA)

Location: Nelson

Type: Part time – Contract for Service

Pay and benefits: 1 year Contract for Service then annual review

Do you:

  • Have cleaning & basic maintenance experience?
  • Love meeting people?
  • Live near Stoke in Nelson?

We are looking for a friendly multi-skilled person (or couple) who is self motivated and pro-active and would like to be the caretaker(s) of the PSA holiday homes in Nelson. Is this you?

The PSA has a chain of holiday homes around New Zealand with our 4 unit complex in Nelson being our largest in the South Island. These units are fully furnished, self-catering with self entry. Members are asked to leave them in a clean and tidy manner for the next member arrival.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring units are clean after every stay and cleaning when necessary
  • Keeping grounds tidy
  • Liaising with trades people and members
  • Taking care of a wide range of practical tasks
  • Managing Health & Safety, building and fire protection protocols

The successful service provider will:

  • Have cleaning experience
  • Be skilled in practical maintenance
  • Be a friendly communicator with excellent people skills
  • Live within close proximity to the homes  
  • Have a tidy appearance
  • Be flexible with working hours and days
  • Be good at record keeping and reporting to the Wellington office (when required)
  • Support the PSA and our members

Bookings are managed through our Wellington office.  You can see more about the homes and how they work by visiting our website https://www.psa.org.nz/psa-plus/holiday-homes/

If you would like to view the full Contract for Service please email holidayhomes@psa.org.nz for a copy.

Package:

  • An annual service fee is paid in monthly instalments
  • The caretaker is responsible for own ACC and income tax
  • Contract for Service commences on Monday 16 October 2017 (with a 1 week hand over).

If this Contract for Service is of interest to you please forward a current CV to: PSA holiday homes, PO Box 3817, Wellington or email holidayhomes@psa.org.nz

Applications close Friday 6 October 2017

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

Union Organiser - Hamilton - Permanent full time

The PSA is the largest union in New Zealand and is an innovative and dynamic organisation employing 140 staff throughout New Zealand. We have over 62,000 members working in central and local government, health and community services.  

The focus of the PSA is to advance the rights and conditions of members through a strategic partnership approach. Organisers work with members and delegates and engage strategically to build union organisation to achieve the best results for PSA members.

The PSA has a permanent, full time organiser vacancy in the Hamilton office:

We are looking for people with:

  • A commitment to the work of trade unions.
  • An ability to improve the quality of PSA members’ working lives.
  • The capability to build durable working relationships with members, employers, government and industry representatives.
  • The skills to develop and support members and delegates in dealing with issues impacting on their working lives.
  • Excellent communication, advocacy and leadership skills.
  • An ability to work accurately and efficiently under pressure, both independently and as part of a team.

The PSA Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is committed to honouring Te Tiriti O Waitangi across our organisation and the work we do. Knowledge of te reo and tikanga Māori will therefore be an advantage.

The PSA is also an EEO employer.

Please download the following documents if you would like to apply:

https://www.psa.org.nz/assets/vacancies/Application-Form.pdf; https://www.psa.org.nz/assets/vacancies/organiser-role.pdf;

https://www.psa.org.nz/assets/vacancies/Competencies.pdf

Completed applications should be emailed to trish.mckinnon@psa.org.nz or posted to Trish McKinnon, PSA, PO Box 3817, Wellington 6140.

Applications close Monday 25 September 2017.