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Position Title: Carpenter/ Joiner / Handy Man (Invercargill)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent Full time (40hours/per week)
Date Posted: 14/01/2020
Application Closing Date: 26/01/2020 11PM
Job #: 060230
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Carpenter/ Joiner / Handy Man


  • Rare full time permanent position due to retirement
  • Join our small but highly effective multidisciplinary team
  • Wide variety of jobs where no two days are the same


About the Team

We are a medium but efficient multi-disciplined team covering all trades over Southland & Otago sites. 

With varying amount of staff/ contractors to look after depending on projects that are happening at the time.


About the Role – what’s in it for me?

Are you looking for a new opportunity? Do you like the sound of joining our high-performing, multidisciplinary team that covers all aspects of asset facilities maintenance and using your carpentry skills?

You will be mainly based in Invercargill however occasionally you will be required to go to other sites in Lakes and rural regions under the SDHB.  This permanent role is rewarding and varied – the last person stayed until they retired!


About You

You will have a can do attitude, with a think outside the box mentality that enjoys working alongside other trades to get the best result for our organisation where we help make a difference to our local community.

You will need

  • A trade qualification in Carpentry or Joinery plus several years work experience
  • To enjoy doing a wide variety of work as no 2 days are the same
  • Experience in a ‘handy man’ type role would be useful but is not essential

A current class 1 driver’s license is essential as you will cover multiple sites.

The salary for this role is circa $52-55k depending on qualifications and experience.


About the Southern DHB

The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. Our customers – patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Closing Date:  Sunday 26 January 2020

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Children’s Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

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