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Southland Electrical Supervisor


Facilities & Property

Southland Hospital, covering Southland Region

Salary Band – $82,000-$89,000 p.a pro rata + Kiwisaver


  • Permanent, fulltime position (40 hours per week)
  • Support our electrical team in keeping the hospital running


There’s a lot going on in Southland!


Bring your enthusiasm and electrical skills to help us look after the health and wellbeing of our community.


Mō te tūranga | About the role

Our electrical team are the people that keep the hospital running, keeping it warm, safe, and compliant.


You’ll be responsible for reviewing all electrical work requests, assigning the work to either yourself, the in-house electrical team, or external electrical contractors. You’ll also carry out various aspects of electrical maintenance, including maintaining critical life-saving equipment, as well as supporting energy reduction projects as we move towards a carbon zero future.


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Mōu ake | About you

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Current electrical registration and practicing license
  • Experience as an electrician in a commercial environment
  • Previous supervisory experience would be a plus, but isn’t a deal breaker
  • Previous experience in a healthcare environment 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 belongs to the AWUNZ Collective Agreement for maintenance trades roles and falls between Step 1 ($82,000 p.a) and Step 3 ($89,000 p.a). Please note effective 1 July 2023 the salary range will increase to the following: Step 1, $84,460 and Step 3, $91,670.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  Monday, 10 April 2023

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.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:


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


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


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 requirements

New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

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