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Wylies Garage in Tapanui is well known in the local Western Otago community.  It has been around since the 1920’s and is rural community-based service station which services with fuel, auto accessories, convenience shop and mechanical services.

 Southfuels Ltd proudly owns Wylies Garage and we are on the lookout for a new Service Station Manager to lead our small Tapanui team.

 The Role

Reporting to the National Operations Manager at Southfuels Ltd, this role works solely for the Wylies Garage business. 

 You will be managing all aspects of the business  on a day to day basis and supporting our local community with keeping them in fuel, providing auto accessories and conveniences and ensuring we are providing excellent mechanical services for our customers.  Ideally you will live in Tapanui, Gore or the surrounding area.


What Do We Offer?

We offer a competitive salary package for the right candidate which may include the opportunity for an equity partnership for the right person.


You will benefit from working in a small rural community-based business, with the additional benefit of a wider team to draw on for support if/when required.


About You

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Proven management experience, ideally within a service station or mechanical business
  • A health and safety mindset so we can ensure that we are always operating safely and keeping our people and customers safety in mind
  • Leadership skills, you will need to keep your team motivated and ensure good decisions are always made
  • Time management, as you will be working with employees, customers and suppliers.  You will need to be able to make sure the garage is always running smoothly
  • Decision making, be capable of making good decisions
  • Excellent communication skills, again with both employees, customers and suppliers in particular we are seeking great skills in this area
  • A genuine interest in the local area/community is a must.


Candidates will be required to be NZTA approved to issue warrant of fitness’s (WOF’s)


So, if you think you have what it takes to join Our Team, please apply, attaching your CV and covering letter.


Applications will close on Sunday 16th February, or earlier should the right candidate be found.

  • Classifications: Other Services
  • Company:
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Sector:
  • Town: Tapanui
  • Country: New Zealand
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