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Senior Water & Wastewater Engineer | Strategic Planning Focus

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Are you wanting to have a meaningful, direct impact through your work, and to enjoy a more relaxed pace of life and to have time to enjoy what you love doing outside of work? This opportunity combines both. Join a forward-thinking Council that’s leading the way with its integrated infrastructure planning for the future. Plus enjoy the coastal and mountain environment, quality and affordability of houses, and the cafes, art scene and events calendar (post Alert Level 4) that make New Plymouth an excellent place to live. New Plymouth District Council’s vision is to build a lifestyle capital by putting people first, caring for our place and supporting a prosperous community. Key to achieving this vision is having well-functioning water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure that meets the current and future requirements of the district. That’s where you come in! We’re looking for an experienced Water & Wastewater Engineer to contribute to the strategic planning of the district’s water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure. You’ll bring a tertiary qualification in Civil or Environmental Engineering and 7+ years of related experience in any of the areas below: Water, Wastewater & Stormwater Engineering Inflow & infiltration reduction programmes Technical understanding of hydraulic modelling Strategic planning of long-term infrastructure Project identification and prioritisation, and business case preparation Technical leadership and delivery management Project engineering and management If this position is of interest, please click Apply or contact Lisa Hulley on 027 688 8831 in confidence. New Plymouth District Council (NPDC) has engaged Peak Recruitment to manage the recruitment of this position. Please direct all enquiries and applications to Peak Recruitment. jobs@peakrecruitment.co.nz | www.peakrecruitment.co.nz

Industrial Plant Electrician

Full Time | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Strategic, forward thinking company Huge Growth and Development Opportunity Apply or phone for a confidential chat The Taranaki region has been ranked as the second best region in the world to visit by Lonely Planet. New Plymouth itself offers fantastic opportunities for individuals and families whether you have a passion for the outdoors, you enjoy awesome surf beaches or love it’s café lifestyle – it has it all. And this exciting opportunity is based in the heart of this! Lonza is leading name in industrial pretreatment and surface protection of wood, and a trusted supplier for the world’s largest agricultural companies with a wide range of offerings, such as custom manufacturing of active ingredients and agrochemical intermediates. We currently have a vacancy for a Registered Electrician ideally with industrial plant experience or a passion to work in this sector. You must hold a current NZ Practicing Licence. You main duties will involve carrying out the maintenance & improvement/ modifying of electrical systems/equipment to ensure that all plant, equipment, buildings and infrastructure are safe & reliable to operate at full capacity. Other general duties will include: The support and the design & implementation of projects to support development of the manufacturing site Maintenance of any electrical regulatory approvals required for operation of specific equipment Maintain & develop site instrumentation & automation, including data collection & reporting Management of contractors & their work Enhance/develop preventative maintenance systems Ensure the update and review of documentation for the site through continuous updating of the electrical drawings & P&ID diagrams is completed An excellent and proactive approach to HSE General hours of work would be Monday to Friday 6.30am to 3pm. This will be a full time position and will provide great opportunities to utilize your electrical skills and to also pick up additional skills in your career. Applicants will also be required to undergo pre-employment medicals and drug and alcohol testing. A relevant remuneration package will be on offer for this position reflecting the importance of it. To apply for the above positions please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter or phone Bruce on 021 247 7311 for further information. Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients. Bruce Jordan +64 6 758 6329 bruce.jordan@nesgt.com Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button below. Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Resource Teacher of the Deaf - Taranaki region

Part Time | Education & training | All Taranaki

This role is Fixed-term and Part-time - 0.8 FTE van Asch and Kelston Deaf Education Centres are places of educational excellence for Deaf and Hard of Hearing students. We empower and educate our students, making a real and lasting difference. Our teams are creative; utilising technologies to the fullest. Preference will be given to qualified Teachers of the Deaf who are able to work with a range of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students across all communication modes and varying learning contexts. Recent teaching experience and proficiency in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) or a willingness to learn NZSL is essential. We are looking for team players who can influence and embrace ongoing learning. We provide professional development and career pathways for Specialist Teachers within the Deaf Education Sector. Applications will be considered from teachers with strong communication skills and pre-school or school curriculum knowledge and who are prepared to undertake professional development. If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you. Fast-track your application by completing the Application Form specific to this role and uploading your CV Applications close at noon, Wednesday 22nd April 2020 Please note that his role is fixed term because van Asch and Kelston Deaf Education Centres are merging. The fixed term runs until 19th July 2020. We highly recommend you contact our Senior Leader, Margaret Anderson to discuss the length of the term and prospects for this role. To view / download position descriptions - please copy and paste these urls into your browser: https://goo.gl/eMct1e https://goo.gl/mHHzRC

Concrete Placer and Finisher - New Plymouth & Stratford

Full Time | Construction & Roading | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Who are we looking for? Due to Fulton Hogan’s ongoing growth within the Region, we are looking for a Concrete Placers and Finishers to join our team and deliver the good work Fulton Hogan is known for. The job We are currently looking for experienced Concrete Placers and Finishers to work within the following areas; General slab and footing construction; Hand boxed kerb and channel replacements; Drainage repairs & pipe laying; Paving & masonry repair; Concrete pumping; All forms of timber boxing & form work. You’ll use your good people skills to build genuine and lasting relationships with our people (we’re one big whanau). And you’ll have the skills and experience to help us achieve our strategic objectives. You’ll also Understand and embrace our living safely approach. Take personal responsibility for the safety of your workmates, the environment, public and yourself. Ensuring all work is carried out in compliance with the relevant job and work instruction. Help your team-mate do their job. Experience and attributes; Minimum Class 2 license, WTR endorsement desired but not essential. Minimum 2 years’ experience working with concrete, placing and finishing. Excavator operation experience desirable. An unwavering commitment towards living safely with a safety record to match. Excellent time management skills and punctuality. Motivated to work in a small, highly functioning team. Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Good level of physical fitness. Be self-motivated & driven to succeed. We’re Fulton Hogan You’ve probably seen us around. On the roads, building sites, and in cities, towns and locations all over New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific. We build and maintain infrastructure that improves the quality of life for those living in our communities. Everything from roads and bridges to energy, water and communication. We’re big and growing, but this will always be a family business. We know we’re only ever as good as our people, which is why we’re committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best in the industry. Sounds like you? If this sounds like the exciting next step in your career, and you are as passionate as we are about producing quality work with an uncompromising attitude towards safety, then apply today at www.fultonhogan.com/careers All successful candidates must under-go and pass a pre-employment medical Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Plant Maintenance Lead

Full Time | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Strategic, forward thinking company To apply you MUST have the current legal right to work in NZ Apply or phone for a confidential chat New Plymouth Based The Taranaki region has been ranked as the second best region in the world to visit by Lonely Planet. New Plymouth itself offers fantastic opportunities for individuals and families whether you have a passion for the outdoors, you enjoy awesome surf beaches or love it’s café lifestyle – it has it all. And this exciting opportunity is based in the heart of this! Lonza is leading name in industrial pretreatment and surface protection of wood, and a trusted supplier for the world’s largest agricultural companies with a wide range of offerings, such as custom manufacturing of active ingredients and agrochemical intermediates. We currently have a vacancy for a Plant Maintenance Lead ideally with industrial plant experience or a passion to work in this sector. You will have a strong mechanical background and ideally would have come from the likes of a Fitter/ Welder sector. You main duties will involve carrying out maintenance services within the manufacturing plant including various reporting and administration duties to ensure safe and reliable operation of all plant, equipment, buildings and infrastructure. You will also be tasked with the deliver engineering and construction projects to support business development, growth and sustainability. Other general duties will include: The leading of the Maintenance Team & the development of direct reports. Ensuring that equipment is reliable & fit for purpose & the visual standard of the property is maintained Ensure that breakdown maintenance for the site is completed in a timely manner Coordinate preventative and predictive maintenance activity for plant, equipment, buildings, property and infrastructure and ensure schedules as well as reports are maintained Manage contractor performance & ensure that agreed service levels are met Ensure the update and review of documentation for the plants through continuous updating of P&ID diagrams Having an excellent and proactive approach to HSE This will be a full time position and will provide great opportunities to utilize your maintenance skills and to also pick up additional skills in your career. Applicants will also be required to undergo pre-employment medicals and drug and alcohol testing. A relevant remuneration package will be on offer for this position reflecting the importance of it. To apply for the above positions please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter or phone Bruce on 021 247 7311 for further information. Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients. Bruce Jordan +64 6 758 6329 bruce.jordan@nesgt.com Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button below. Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Caregiver - Manawatu/Taranaki region

Full Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are hiring Caregivers at our Levin, Wanganui, Palmerston North and New Plymouth sites. We have permanent jobs for Caregivers during a time of career uncertainty for many. We are one of the best payers in the sector. ! We have permanent jobs for Caregivers during a time of career uncertainty for many. We are one of the best payers in the sector. As a caregiver you will be remunerated between $21.50 and $25.50 per hour plus 40% weekend allowances. We are also the only company offering a pay increase this year in July. One of our values is 'Strong Enough to Care' - are you strong enough to help us care for our residents in a time where they are most at risk! Join us to fulfill our purpose of 'Bringing the Best of Life' to them now and in the future. Here's what you'll get from us: NZQA qualifications Best benefits package within the entire sector Flexibility with hours (part time, full time etc available) To work for a well-established market leader Excellent career progression opportunities Rewarding work where you can make a real difference Here's what we need you to be: Strong enough to care and resident focused Empathetic, kind and patient A team player Motivated by helping those in our community who need it most If you, or someone you know, are strong enough to care… The time to apply is now.

Salesperson - Inglewood

Full Time | Retail | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are New Zealand's largest farming Co-operative, employing more than 1400 people and found at over 100 sites nationally. Farmlands are renowned for our career development programs and our diverse offerings including Retail, Energy and Nutrition, to name a few. About the role This role will see you manage our customer and Shareholder needs in our retail store environment. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in doing some on farm deliveries. Our Shareholders are a mix of dairy, sheep/beef & lifestyle so you can be assured of variety. Being physically fit, you will be capable being on your feet all day and comfortable lifting and carrying stock on a regular basis. Hours of work are Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8am and 5pm and rostered Saturday mornings as required. We are equally interested in hearing from individuals that have retail experience but are keen for Casual work hours to fulfil the needs of our Casual staffing pool. Experience is as per below for both positions. Duties Deliver exceptional sales and customer service skills to our Shareholders and Customers Collaborate with key areas of business e.g.: Sales, Inventory Controllers Develop product knowledge in rural retail to include categories like apparel, animal health Coordinate the receipt and dispatch of product Support your team members in maintaining great retail standards Skills & Experience Customer Services and/or Retail experience preferred Forklift licence (preferred, however full training provided) Class 1 Full Clean driver licence: ideally able to operate a manual vehicle Technology savvy - can operate POS, and other Operations systems. This role would suit somebody who has a genuine enjoyment connecting with people to provide solutions, is warm, passionate and keen to learn and grow. Full training will be provided. Culture Our retail professionals choose to work at Farmlands because we invest in our people, they are at the heart of everything we do. We are the 2019 NZ Institute for developing our people and change management and have unrivalled inhouse career opportunities nationally. Benefits Along with a competitive base salary, for or permanent positions we offer personal insurances & shareholding. Are you our next Farmlander? How to apply Click APPLY (with your CV and covering letter ready) to submit your application. Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Casual Support Worker

Contract | Community Services and Development | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Summary Casual roles are to cover leave for permanent Support Workers - the hours of work are not regular and are offered when they become available. We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The shifts are: Day Shifts: 7.00am- 3.30pm and 7.30am -4.00pm Afternoon shifts: 1.00pm - 7.30pm and 3.00pm- 11.30pm Night shifts (8 hour awake): 11.00pm -7.30am As a Support Worker you might be kept busy supporting people with budgeting and independent daily living skills or attending appointments and advocating for people. You might be assisting people to connect with their communities. You’ll need to be prepared to do whatever it takes for the people we support - cleaning, cooking, gardening, personal care or helping out with everyday household tasks. Pathways At Pathways we're passionate about supporting people with experience of mental illness or addictions - we’ve been dedicated to it for 30 years. We provide community-based mental health, addiction and wellbeing services throughout New Zealand. The Team You’ll be reporting to the Team Coach and joining our Taranaki Pathways team, based out of New Plymouth, working with Support Workers who all have the common purpose to support people experiencing mental illness. You We are interested to hear from people who have a caring nature and work in a recovery focused way. You will have impeccable attention to detail and be able to provide medication support for our people if and when needed. You must be able to be flexible and available for varying shifts- including awake night shifts. You must hold a current full driver’s licence You must hold a current first aid certificate or be willing to obtain one Applicants must hold (or be working towards) the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent. Alternatively, you will be willing to commence study towards this within six months of starting your employment with Pathways. You’re a communicator - a positive person who loves working with people The Benefits In this role, you can look forward to having a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its’ purpose. Be part of a supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued, and new solutions are the norm! Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now. Applications close: Monday 6 April 2020. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found. Position description: https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/uploads/files/position-descriptions/PW_CSW.pdf Contact: Victor Verveer, Team coach on 027 215 1814 For further information, visit our website www.pathways.co.nz Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply. **All new appointees into Pathways require background checking. Under the requirements of the Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.

Management Accountant

Full Time | Accounting | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Taranaki District Health Board Permanent Position 1.0 FTE In Taranaki we are working towards our shared vision of “Taranaki together, a healthy community. Taranaki whanai he rohe oranga” The Planning and Funding team of Taranaki District Health Board is responsible for identifying health and disability needs and planning and funding services to achieve our vision. Our current Management Accountant is about to retire and we have a new opportunity for someone to develop their skills and expertise in this essential role. The Management Accountant is responsible for providing management and other decision makers with financial and non-financial information about the organisation in a timely, relevant and accurate manner. A key focus of this position is to provide monitoring information and financial support to the Planning& Funding team as well as contributing to the identification of funding and expenditure risk for the Planning & Funding department. As part of this role you will work with a small, high performing Planning & Funding team to develop funding strategies that align financial incentives with required service delivery outcomes. This is a varied role that includes funding and provider negotiation support, budgeting and forecasting, and providing appropriate analysis and advice with the scope of the District Health Board’s funding allocation. There is also the opportunity to get involved in supporting the development of specific health projects by providing financial advice and guidance, allowing further growth and development in this role. As a Management Accountant your work will include: Undertaking a lead role in annual funder budget setting, including analysis of the DHB funding envelope. Providing accurate and timely monthly funder financial reporting. Working closely with other teams on matters of financial performance; including the provision of financial advice, support and resolution of financial queries as required. Supporting decision making and appraisal from a financial perspective to ensure decisions made by Planning & Funding are informed by accurate and up to date financial information Assisting with the negotiation of DHB contracts by providing and reviewing analyses of proposed funding models and levels to ensure contracted services are sustainable and value for money Developing and maintaining analytical support tools to inform decision making; Board and other reporting Providing financial advice to inform strategic and annual planning processes within Taranaki DHB You will ideally have: A tertiary qualification in accounting (preferred) or equivalent experience Good computing and analytical skills A strong understanding of financial concepts, budgeting and costing The ability to work independently as well as in a team environment Being able to think strategically as well as analysing detailed transactions This position would suit someone who would enjoy being part of a mixed team whose members have multiple skills and capabilities. While this role works closely with the DHB Finance Team, this role is relatively independent and predominantly works alongside non-analysts. An ability to adapt communication to people with different levels of analytical capability is an absolute must! The team includes non-financial analysts who need a bit of help from time to time so adaptability, and a willingness to occasionally support non-financial analytical work, would be a definite bonus. Click here to view the position description. If you would like to be part of a friendly and supportive team where you have an opportunity to make a difference to the wellbeing of our local population on a daily basis, this is the role for you! If you would like further information regarding this position please contact Josh Maniam – josh.maniam@tdhb.org.nz Applications for this position close on April 24^th or after the COVID-19 alert level 4 is lifted.

Sales Consultant

Full Time | Sales | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

G.J Gardner Homes Taranaki are looking for a Sales Consultant to join their team. The successful candidate will meet with prospective clients and utilise the G.J Gardner Homes sales processes to help them choose a package designed to suit their budget and lifestyle. Key Attributes required -Highly self-motivated with a strong desire to succeed. -Excellent listening and communication skills. -Strong attention to detail. -Strong organisational skills -Desire to continually learn and improve. -Experience with sales and/or residential construction is preferred but not essential. The Successful applicant will: -Develop their sales skill set with the unique 'G.J way of selling' -Work in a flexible environment to maximise sales potential. - Have a fantastic earning potential. The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? Do you have customer service experience? Do you have experience in a sales role? Do you have experience working towards targets and KPIs? Are you available to work outside your usual hours when required? (e.g. weekends, evenings, public holidays)

Registered Nurse - Base and Hawera Maternity Unit

Full Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | All Taranaki

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth and Hawera Hospital, Hawera Multiple Temporary Positions available Positions up to 1.0 FTE The Taranaki District Health Board (TDHB) is the primary provider of health services to approx 118,000 people of the Taranaki Region. At Taranaki Base hospital there is a delivery suite that provides both antenatal and labour care and consists of six birthing rooms and seven antenatal beds. There is an 18-21 bed Post Natal ward. The Neo Natal Unit is a level 2A unit with 6 cots to provide care to babies from 28 weeks gestation. The successful candidate will provide care based predominantly at Taranaki Base maternity unit in New Plymouth, working as part of a multidisciplinary team in the antenatal, intrapartum, postnatal ward or Neo Natal Unit. Occasionally there may be times where you will be required to work at Hawera Hospital to ensure the best possible outcome is achieved for the women and their families. Hawera Hospital provides outpatient antenatal clinics and primary maternity care for women within the area. There is one primary birthing room, facilitating approximately 80-90 births per year under the care of a Lead Maternity Carer. Additionally there are four primary postnatal rooms to provide inpatient postnatal care for Hawera births and postnatal transfers from Taranaki Base Hospital. Around 1500 Primary and Secondary births per year occur throughout Taranaki. Six obstetricians provide secondary maternity care at Taranaki Base hospital, two of which are visiting specialists to Hawera hospital. Community self employed midwives and a local GP access the Hawera primary maternity facility to provide primary maternity care services. The ideal candidates will have the following attributes: Hold a current New Zealand Nursing registration and Annual Practicing Certificate. Minimum of one year postgraduate experience. Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Have a commitment to quality assurance and accreditation principles. Be able to work rostered shifts in all areas of the maternity unit: antenatal, labour and the postnatal ward The Maternity Unit is family centred and the staff are committed to providing a quality service. The goal of the Unit is to provide the mother with a safe and positive birthing experience with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable her and her family to care for their baby, with there being an emphasis on parenting skills and breastfeeding. Click here to view the job description. If you are interested in the above position please "apply online" from this page. Applications close 14 April 2020. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Cardiac Sonographer

Full Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth 1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight) Fulltime, Permanent Position Monday to Friday Taranaki District Health Board is seeking a Clinical Cardiac Sonographer to join our team. The Cardiology department provides a full range of diagnostic procedures including, Coronary angiography, Echocardiography (Adult and Paediatric), Holter, Event Recorder and Blood Pressure monitoring and analysis, Exercise Treadmill Tests, ECGs, Pulmonary Function Tests and Pacing. The successful candidate for the position should: Have the BSE, DMU or equivalent qualification that is recognised by the Society of Cardiopulmonary Technology (SCT). Be registered with the Society of Cardiopulmonary Technology Registration Board (CPRB) in NZ or in the process of registering. Alternatively to the CPRB, can be registered with the Medical Radiation Technologists Board (MRTB) with a scope of practice being Cardiac Ultrasound. We are looking for a Cardiac Sonographer who is proficient in all aspects in Echocardiography. The successful candidate will report to the Clinical Nurse Manager and Lead Sonographer in charge of the department and work along side the other Clinical Cardiac and Respiratory Physiologists, as well as other members of the cardiology team. In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region's amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,100 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector. Click here to view the job description. Please apply online from this page. Please feel free to email any questions to Jan Prideaux, Nurse Manager - Medical Outpatients, via email Jan.Prideaux@tdhb.org.nz Applications close 26 April 2020. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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