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Energy Graduate

Facilities & Property

Based in either Dunedin Hospital or Southland Hospital, covering the Southern Region

Salary Band – $61k-$68k


  • Help us reach our carbon zero goals
  • Permanent, fulltime position (40 hours per week)


There’s a lot going on in health, with the creation of a new national agency; Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand, and the building of the New Dunedin Hospital, now is the perfect time to jump in and help us achieve our energy reduction goals as we move towards a carbon zero future.


Mō te tūranga | About the role

This role is funded by EECA (Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority) and is dedicated to helping the hospitals and facilities across the southern region become more energy efficient, and less dependent on fossil fuels for energy. You’ll be helping our Energy Manager to identify energy reduction opportunities and  implement plans to reduce the cost of energy. You’ll also be a champion of increasing the awareness of energy conservation across the organisation.


See position description.


Mōu ake | About you

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A degree in Energy Management or related field
  • An understanding of energy saving opportunities
  • Previous experience in a large organization would be a big help
  • Most importantly, a positive can-do attitude


Painga | Benefits 

  • Monday to Friday, 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week
  • A supportive environment with an emphasis on career development
  • Being part of a team that helps save lives



Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role falls between $61,121 and $67,912 p.a depending on the candidate’s skills and experience.



Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  Sunday 02 October 2022

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


For further information please contact Hannah Friedrich, Recruitment Advisor, All conversations will be confidential in nature.


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors



Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • COVID-19 vaccination

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