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Lawns and Grounds Maintenance at Whakatane Hospital


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RFx ID : 21067690
Tender Name : Lawns and Grounds Maintenance at Whakatane Hospital
Reference # : BPDHB_2019-152
Open Date : Wednesday, 22 May 2019 1:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Wednesday, 19 June 2019 1:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 72102900 - Facility maintenance and repair services
  • Bay of Plenty
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Marc Rocard
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

What we need
Whakatane Hospital is a beautiful campus situated at Stewart and Garaway Streets in Whakatane; the hospital is operated by the Bay of Plenty District Health Board. To keep the campus to the standard all patients, visitors and the local community have come to expect we need someone to take control of mowing lawns, doing the gardens and generally keeping the exterior of the buildings clean and tidy.
Currently there is a carefully planned programme to ensure all these things take place but from time to time there are extraordinary events and we will need you to respond quickly and efficiently without being ‘precious’ about the tasks that need doing.

What we don’t want
We don’t want someone who is afraid to muck in and get their hands dirty, even when it isn’t really their responsibility and someone who cannot respond with urgency to immediate work requests

What’s important to us
It is very important to us that you are a ‘team player’ and can turn your hand from lawn mowing, to gardening to picking up rubbish to washing buildings… so everyone can be proud of the Whakatane hospital all the time.

Why should you bid?
This is a unique opportunity to play an important role in the Whakatane community. The hospital is a very important contributor to the health, well-being and employment in the Whakatane area. You will be integral to providing a hospital that is fit for purpose and that everyone can be proud of.

A bit about us
Bay of Plenty DHB (BOPDHB) is one of 20 DHBs in New Zealand, and one of five DHBs that make up the Midland region.
We serve a population of 234,350 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.
Of this population, 32% are under 25 and 25% identify as having Māori ethnicity, and like the national population, our population is ageing (currently 19% aged 65 or over, and forecast to reach 24% in 2026).
Eighteen Iwi are located within our district.