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OSM - Spray Operator

Kerikeri, New Zealand Req #116
Thursday, 2 May 2024

Citycare Property is a values-driven organisation that builds, operates, maintains, and renews Aotearoa's social infrastructure. We are proudly Kiwi owned, and our community-centric values are well aligned to the local and central government customers that entrust us to care for their assets. We take the responsibility of being a good Kiwi company seriously and we are continuously focused on ensuring our company is a force for good - particularly in the area of sustainability, in the broadest sense (social, environmental, cultural, and economic).

Join Our Team in the Far North Region

Citycare Property, a proudly New Zealand-owned company with a rich legacy spanning over two decades, is excited to extend its reach to the Far North Region.

Ready to roll up your sleeves and make an impact in the great outdoors? We're on the hunt for a Spray & Weed Eater Operator to join our team. Your role involves skilfully operating a weed eater and tackling basic gardening tasks. You'll keep our landscapes looking sharp. Safety is our priority, so you'll promptly report any concerns while also maintaining your equipment in tip-top shape. Keeping our surroundings pristine is part of your mission, from trimming edges and collecting litter to disposing of rubbish. If you're passionate about outdoor maintenance and ready to make a visible impact, let's work together to keep our grounds immaculate!

The role will be located in Kerikeri but will cover the whole Far North Region. Hours are work are Monday to Friday 40 hours.

Our preferred candidate will have:

  • Full Class 1 Drivers Licence
  • A strong commitment to health and safety
  • TC Level 1 Certificate (not essential)
  • Current Grow Safe Certificate (not essential)
  • Practical use of small plant equipment eg weed eater or mower (not essential)

For further information see position description:  PD-Spray-Weed-Eater-Operator-FNDC-02052024.pdf (

Why Citycare Property? Here's what sets us apart:

  • Community-Centric: We prioritize our clients' customers—the community—by creating meaningful careers for locals, offering employment pathways for traditionally disadvantaged groups, and celebrating diversity and inclusion.
  • Living Wage: We believe in fair compensation and proudly pay the living wage to our people.
  • Sustainability: We are committed to reducing CO₂ emissions, minimizing waste, and promoting sustainability in everything we do.
  • Reinvestment: We reinvest 100% of our profits back into New Zealand for the benefit of New Zealanders.
  • Cultural Respect: We consult with our employees and deeply respect Te Ao Māori, incorporating concepts such as Manaakitanga, Kaitiakitanga, and Kotahitanga into our culture. 

What we offer: 

At Citycare Property, you'll be joining a workplace that values who you are, the work you do and the way you think. Importantly, we offer: 

  • Flexible working arrangements to suit your life and whānau.
  • Access to support and mentoring, allowing you to grow and achieve great things in this role. 
  • Access to discounted health insurance and mental health first aiders; mini medicals; and support through our employee assistance programme.
  • All the little things that make a workplace fun like social club, employee networks and family fun volunteering outings.

Applications will be assessed daily so don’t hold off in applying. No email applications, please apply online. All successful candidates are required to have the right to work in Aotearoa New Zealand, pass a medical, drug and alcohol test and provide two reference checks.

Specific enquiries can be made to or 0212258247



We encourage all applicants, regardless of their background or experience, to apply if they feel they are a good fit for the role. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and believes that every member of our team brings unique perspectives and strengths to our company.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Kerikeri, New Zealand