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STMS Category A/B

STMS Category A/B

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About Us

Grounds and Services Limited (GSL) is based in Hornby, Christchurch and has been providing landscape, grounds maintenance, civil construction, and roading maintenance services for the past 25 years. We specialise in turf maintenance and earthwork construction, especially in wetland areas.

Over the past three years we have completed several stormwater basin projects for the Christchurch City Council and continue to have a heavy presence in this space. Our civil construction division have a highly experienced team that complete a wide scope of projects, from commercial concrete and asphalt car parks, kerb and channelling, roading, and the construction of footpaths, driveways and concrete structures.

GSL also offer a diverse range of services such as roadside mowing and chemical spraying, traffic management, high profile amenity maintenance, NOC roading maintenance and landscaping. GSL primarily operates in the Canterbury area, with existing grounds and roading maintenance contracts extending from the Kaikoura Coast in the North to the Waitaki River in the South and West to the Southern Alps.

Our extensive range of plant and equipment is supplemented by our transportation fleet to get the resources to where they need to go. Our large, certified mechanical workshop ensures the fleet is regularly serviced and maintained.

The Opportunity

Jump on our modified Traffic Management truck, which has recently been fitted with a spray rig to carry out both TM and spraying operations!

Key responsibilities include:
• Conducting Job Safety Analysis & Site Risk Assessments
• Accurately understand TMP and set up sites accordingly where required
• Safely run mobile operations and oversee the set up / pack down of work sites
• Assisting with traffic control and general labour tasks as required
• Providing clear details when leading toolboxes and crew briefings

You will be part of our Open Spaces division in ensuring the safe flow of traffic for public road users and your team. Enjoy the variety this role offers as you will get the opportunity to work with different GSL teams in construction, mowing, spraying, and roading. The option of night shifts and away work will include the appropriate allowances as we have contracts in different areas in and around Canterbury.

What You'll Bring

• Full Class 1 NZ Driver Licence (Class 2 advantageous)
• Existing STMS qualification (Category A/B Practicing minimum)
• 2 years’ experience in Category A/B mobile operations essential
• Proven leadership capabilities to mentor junior STMS’ and team members
• Ability to accurately complete work reports, documentation, and daily job records

What’s in it for you?
• Any additional training such as Growsafe and First Aid will be provided
• A company mobile phone
• A subscription to ‘Boost’ benefits and discounts
• Discounted rates on health insurance
• Full company uniform and PPE

As a family-owned business, we care about our team and are passionate about providing a healthy work-life balance. We will provide a safe working environment and a culture that encourages development through training and teamwork. We have a history of growing our own talent and capability, which is shown through several of our team members that have been with us for many years.

If you approach challenges with enthusiasm and energy and feel that this role fits your experience and personality, please apply now, and include your cover letter and CV.

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit. You will also be required to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Applications close on Wednesday 10 April 2024.

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