Facilities Assistant - Fixed Term

Mō te Tūnga | About the role

We are in a significant change period-we are implementing numerous improvement projects as well as a significant building project and need a new team member to help with the facilities administration workload.

The roles primary focus will be to provide assistance to the facilities Coordinator. This will involve triaging facilities requests via our service portal (HALO) and liaising with vendors and support personnel to complete the requests.

As we are heavily involved with the building project, at times you may be required to be a stand in for the Facilities Coordinator when they are absent, in order to help with contractors on site.

Mō Mātou | About Us (About the Company/Culture)

Who are we? We are a team that prides ourselves on our high standard of service to the rest of TRC . Our vision is “world class support-always”. We believe work should be enjoyable and to be successful you need to feel welcome and be able to bring your full self to work. Our team values are; care and respect, supporting each other, feeling valued, integrity and feeling balanced. Team fit is huge for us –the desire to have fun and possess a can do attitude towards team work is key to our requirements.

Our main office is based right in the centre of the region, right under our maunga (mountain), in Stratford. Living and working here means you have all the big city benefits, along with a rural lifestyle, and quick access to the sea, and breathtaking country.

Watch this video to find out more about Taranaki Regional Council’s kaupapa, culture, and the impact of our mahi: https://youtu.be/5VEbsYFB4zY


Mōu | About You

Here are the skills and experience that will set you up for success in this special role!

Communication is key, everything that the Admin and Logistics team do has an impact on the TRC team.

We need you to be a real people person who is able to build and maintain networks both internally and externally. This is a diverse role and no two days will be the same. You will need to be adaptable and willing to provide assistance where needed.

Computer skills are needed and proficiency in Microsoft is essential .

The role will involve procurement and processing requests through our finance system Datascape ,to support the logistics space. You may also be called on to assist the Fleet Coordinator with vehicle uplifts and drop offs to service agents.

You will need to have a full drivers license.

What’s on Offer (Benefits)

The Taranaki Regional Council really is a fantastic place to work!

●Flexible working options

●Training opportunities within each role

●Free carparking

●Active social club

●Comprehensive induction programmes for every new employee

●Strong values and Equal Employment Opportunities

But, the best part is working alongside passionate people who are dedicated to building an even better Taranaki region!

The Council is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in the recruitment, employment, training and promotion of its employees. The organisation will provide a welcoming, positive environment.

Interested? Here’s How to Apply!

Click on the ‘apply’ button below, fill out your application form and add your CV and cover letter.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Taranaki Regional Council is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace based on different experiences, world views and a desire to learn. So, if you’re excited about this role, but don’t meet the criteria perfectly, we encourage you to reach out anyway.  You might be just who we’re looking for.

Further details on the role can be found below on the Position Description link, or for any other questions please contact our People and Wellness team on (06) 765 7127. Applications must be made directly through this website.



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Fixed Term

Job no: ARAQ47753

Location: Stratford

Closing Date: Friday, 23 February 2024