Caretaker

Kaitiaki

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Caretakers keep places such as schools, apartment blocks and public buildings clean, safe and in good order.

Pay

Caretakers usually earn

$16-$18 per hour

Source: Ministry of Education, 'School Caretakers and Cleaners (including Canteen Workers) Collective Agreement', 2015.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a caretaker are poor due to the decreasing number of jobs available.
Rex Baker mowing grass next to a fence

Caretakers maintain and make minor repairs to buildings, fixtures and grounds

Last updated 20 September 2017