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To work for the New Zealand Fire Service you need to be a permanent resident of New Zealand or have a current work permit. Australian citizens can work freely in New Zealand. Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information.

Property Coordinator


The New Zealand Fire Service is a technologically advanced, responsive fire service that has around 62,000 callouts per year. There are almost 500 stations throughout New Zealand with around 1,700 career and 8,000+ volunteer firefighters, and over 500 support staff, who dedicate themselves to preventing fires and protecting the community in times of emergency. Our vision is to lead integrated fire and emergency services for a safer New Zealand.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Region Property Coordinator to join our busy team for a fixed period of 12 months. Reporting to the National Property Manager, you will be responsible for the management of the maintenance of our leased and owned properties within the Region.  You will also be responsible for liaising with external providers to ensure the effective scheduling and oversight of programmed and emergency maintenance.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • An extensive background in the construction industry
  • A well-developed knowledge of building materials and legislation
  • Ability to work autonomously to meet the needs of your clients
  • Ability to maintain consistent standards with a nationally dispersed team.

We will provide you with a unique opportunity to utilise your maintenance and contract management experience in a key emergency service environment, where your relationship management and technical skills will be highly valued.


How to Apply

For more information about this role please email


Send completed application form along with supporting documents to Rere Hammond at


Applications close: 12 noon Friday 9th October 2015