Trade Assistant

Date:  20 Nov 2023

Auckland, AUK, NZ, 0632

Company:  Ventia
  • True flexible role where you can also enjoy variety and diversity in your day to day tasks
  • Work with an established and experienced team
  • Gain access to opportunities for learning and development that will lead to career growth within the wider Ventia team.



Ventia is one of New Zealand’s leading infrastructure services companies. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.



  • Ventia offers you a flexible, supportive, and inclusive work environment where you matter. 
  • We take our people’s careers seriously, helping them to learn and grow.
  • There’s nothing more important to us than keeping our people and the public safe.
  • We look after each other and foster our people’s well-being.


This is an exciting and diverse role where no two days are the same! One day you can be working at the mayor’s office and working out in a park the next day. Ventia is engaged by Auckland Council to carry out all its FM-related works across hundreds of its buildings and facilities around the North Shore, Central Auckland, and part of East Auckland. 


We offer a supportive and collaborative working environment and the opportunity to be able to work with people in the community and make a real contribution to the lives of the general public. This is a full-time permanent role with flexible start and finish times



You will be reporting to the Multi Trade Team Manager and will be responsible for providing minor repairs and maintenance to the allocated buildings, equipment, and offices under the Devonport-Takapuna/Kaipatiki area. You will perform a variety of job tasks and duties to assist Ventia in achieving all Service Delivery obligations and goals. 

The depot is based in Albany, but the role will take you to different sites around the assigned region



To be successful in this role, you will ideally have experience in building or facilities maintenance, preferably around carpentry or painting, must be a good communicator, and have the ability to work with people from all walks of life. Your attitude, flexibility, and willingness to help are key to your success in this role. Other requirements:

  • Clean Full Class 1 driver’s license
  • Physically fit as this role involves being out on the field and doing manual, physical work.


The successful candidate should be motivated, and willing to work hard to ensure their own personal growth and the development of the team. There is a strong focus on meeting client expectations and providing high levels of customer service.  

You will need to have good communication skills, and a desire to go the extra mile.



Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Māori and Pasifika people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.


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