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Finding a good job is central to finding a new lifestyle in Taranaki, so we’ve pulled together all the jobs currently on offer in Taranaki to help you make the move.

Head Veterinary Nurse

Full Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | South Taranaki District

Opportunity for professional growth Great company vision and culture If you have a Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (or suitable equivalent qualification), nursing experience and staff management skills we would like to meet and discuss the opportunity of managing our nursing team with you. Taranaki Vet Centre (TVC) has four clinics in South Taranaki, employs 70 plus staff and is the major veterinary provider in this region. This position is based at our Hawera clinic. It will involve managing a team of qualified nurses and assisting with our day-to-day nursing duties. The head nurse role will involve: As our Head Nurse you will oversee a great team of veterinary nurses. You will assist them with their professional development, participate in staff reviews and assist with the development and implementation of new nursing initiatives. Part of your daily tasks you will manage nursing rosters, oversee stock control and manage equipment maintenance as well as liaise with management to represent nursing issues to the business. Your main objective is to be part of and lead our nursing team to provide a very high standard of nursing care. You will have: •Excellent vet nursing credential •A desire for personal achievement and the wish to help others reach their own potential •The skills to manage people compassionately, confidently and effectively •An eye on the future, a drive to always do better and the determination to stay the distance •The ability to work as a patient advocate What we offer in return: •Health insurance •Continuing education •4 weeks holidays •Excellent salary •Great work conditions Taranaki is one of the up-and-coming regions of NZ. It is affordable and offers an excellent lifestyle with a great mix of sporting, cultural and recreational opportunities. This is a great chance to participate in a business that is taking the provision of veterinary care to the next level. We welcome your participation. Make a great career move and join our dynamic team today! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

IS Service Desk Analyst - Fixed-term 12 Months

Full Time | IT | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Are your key qualities: energy drive a bubbly personality great phone manner and listening skills the ability to solve problems? Along with strong motivation to ensure quality outcomes for customers contacting the Service Desk team? If this sound likes you, we want to hear from you. About the role You will provide first level IT support to the organisation by being the first point of contact in our Service Desk team. You will also assist in developing procedural documentation and liaising with service providers while also ensuring all IS support calls are responded to in a professional timely manner. If you have top notch customer service skills and love solving problems youre the type of person we want to hear from. The technical aspects of the role can be taught but delivering fantastic service to our customers (staff and contractors), and keeping them informed is the main function of this role. This role is part of a large team that thrives on working together to help all parts of the business. The person we are looking for will have the following: IT proficiency or Interest (e.g. MS-Office, MS-Windows, Citrix etc) Excellent communication and documentation skills Great relationship building skills with the ability to interact at various levels across the organisation and with external customers/contractors Ability to follow process and consistently meet deadlines Proven problem solving skills Open to continuously learning new applications and software environments (change) Applications close Sunday, 24 June 2018. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Plunket Nurse - North Taranaki

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

Plunket is New Zealand's largest provider of support services for children under five. We are a community owned and driven not-for-profit organisation. Our world-class services are delivered to parents, children and families by an extensive team of staff and volunteers throughout the country. We are looking for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse to work on a full-time basis covering North Taranaki (New Plymouth and Waitara). To be successful in this position, you will be: a Registered Nurse qualified in Well Child Health or committed to acquiring a qualification committed to undertaking a one year postgraduate certificate programme in Well Child Health committed to practising in a manner that reflects the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi an excellent communicator and fluent in written and spoken English able to build and maintain strong relationships within the community, clients and Plunket staff a holder of a full New Zealand driver's licence with the ability to drive a manual car a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident experienced working with families from diverse cultural and socio economic backgrounds. We offer a supportive working environment, supervision, training and professional development opportunities. To apply for this position or to view the position description please visit To see the Job Description file please copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser's address bar Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Housekeeper/Room Attendant

Full Time | Hospitality & Tourism | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Quest New Plymouth are seeking experienced Housekeepers and Housemen to join its team on a full time, working 30 hours or more per week. You will be joining this new and stylish apartment hotel offering 40 room located in the centre of the city. The position involves providing housekeeping and room attendant services for apartments and cleaning common areas to ensure the presentation of the property in accordance with the high standards of the Quest Brand. Previous experience in housekeeping is essential, and experience with supervision or leading a housekeeping team would be an advantage. Qualifications in the hospitality, travel or tourism industries would be highly regarded. Successful applicants will report to the Assistant Manager and be required to demonstrate: can do, responsible, and flexible approach to work excellent communication skills and a friendly customer service demeanour keen eye for detail and excellent organisational skills strong time management skills with the ability to meet targets strong focus on workplace safety working knowledge of OH&S standards You must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week on day shifts including weekdays, weekends and public holidays. Physical fitness is important. Apply please email your resume to- Anup Gill - Manager Email: Applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand. We look forward to receiving your application…!!

Project Professionals

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

WorleyParsons is a unique business in the engineering services market, we have New Zealand largest Industrial engineering team. We deliver an exceptionally diverse range of services to a wide range of customers. Whether it be traditional consulting engineering, design-build contracting, maintenance or business advisory we pride ourselves in understanding, solving and delivering what each customer needs to make their business successful. Our New Plymouth office requires additional project management talent with experience delivering projects within infrastructure and water sectors. In addition to a relevant engineering background and honed project planning and execution skills, you'll need to have initiative, be motivated, able to engage with others and work cohesively in a team environment to deliver results. Your skills cover project definition through detailed design, procurement, construction to hand over to the customer and closeout. A pragmatic and proactive approach to work, good commercial acumen and the drive to succeed are also essential qualities we're seeking.

Assistant Manager

Part Time | Retail | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

ARE YOU... Passionate about ethically made clothing? A positive and outgoing team player? Wanting a new challenge? Kilt is passionate about being New Zealand made and we strive to deliver outstanding styling experiences to each and every customer. We are passionate about our brand and work hard to achieve our goals. Due to the promotion of our current Assistant Manager we are seeking a new Kiltie! Join a business with a difference and a vibrant culture. Assistant Management hours are 20 per week Sunday to Thursday and suit school hours for all the mums out there! BENEFITS: * Join a highly successful team and a great company culture. * Fantastic rewards and recognition scheme. * Ability to directly influence product design. * Individual and Family & Friends Discounts. * A comprehensive induction program and opportunities for development. To be successful as a KILT Stylist you will need to: • Love fashion! • Be an outgoing and positive person who wants to deliver exceptional service. • Strive to achieve targets and goals • Ensure our customer centric culture is maintained each and every day. • Be self-motivated and an inspiration to your team as well as your customers. If this sounds like the next step for you, email your CV and a cover letter to

Compliance Auditor - Fixed Term

Contract | Manufacturing | South Taranaki District

ANZCO Foods Limited is one of New Zealand's largest exporters employing over 3,000 staff worldwide. A dynamic, multinational group of companies, our core purpose is to procure, process and market New Zealand beef and lamb products to the world. We currently have a 12 month fixed term, full-time vacancy for a Compliance Auditor at our ANZCO Waitara site located 15km north of New Plymouth in the Taranaki. This role is responsible for delivering on-site technical support and ensuring continuity of operations and to develop, maintain and improve process systems to ensure all customer and regulatory requirements are met. This is a busy role that will require excellent organisational abilities and the ability to work effectively both within the team and independently. You will also be able to think logically and remain calm under pressure. The ideal candidate will have: A relevant tertiary level qualification At least two years experience in a compliance/auditing role - preferably in the meat export or food industry Ability to interpret standards and regulations Working knowledge of monitoring and auditing systems would be an advantage Excellent oral and written communication skills At least intermediate skills in MS Office products ANZCO Foods maintains a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace policy, therefore the successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol test. We are committed to supporting and developing our people and this is an ideal opportunity to further develop your career. If you have the skills and motivation to succeed in this role and would like to be part of the exciting future of our company we would like to hear from you. To apply please go to our careers site and enter the job code 4464TM. Applications close on Thursday, 21 June 2018. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Qualified Glazier

Full Time | Trades & Services | South Taranaki District

We are an owner operator business that offers a range of services for our customers: Smith and Smith Authorised Dealer Glazing Panel beating Tinting vehicles, houses, commercial buildings We have a position available for a qualified glazier to join our team and to help grow the glazing side of the business. You need to have experience in all aspects of glazing including heavy machinery glass. The role requires you to be self-motivated with the ability to complete tasks from start to finish with minimal supervision. The ability to build relationships with customers is vital. The work is varied, and you will be required to assist with windscreen replacements and chip repairs in the busy summer season. Attributes we like to see in our employees are: Accurate with measurements and attention to detail Excellent communciation skills Motivated and physically fit Be able to work unsupervised and enjoy working with a team Positive attitude along with a great sense of humour Problem solver - ability to think on your feet Key skills we are looking for are: Demonstrate experience in glazing - residential and commercial - aluminium and timber joinery Installation of windscreens and chip repairs (training will be available if required) Exceptional customer service is essential Tinting (training will be available if required) Knowledge in Health and Safety and advantage Clean drivers license You will need to pass a police check. As we have a 24/7 call out service there is a requirement to be on call on a roster basis. Hours of work are 7.30am - 4.30pm Our vision is to expand the current glazing services we provide and if you would like to take up this challenge helping us grow our business then you should apply. If you are looking to relocate for a better lifestyle, consider Taranaki and provincial towns. There is lots on offer from our beautiful mountain and beaches. Plenty of outdoor activities for the family from motorcross, BMX, mountain biking, surfing, fishing, golf and parks. Great schools, kindergartens,day care centres, Cafes and Restaurants. Check out and see yourself. Please submit your CV to Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

As a market leader in infrastructure and engineering services, Downer understands and recognises the contribution employees make to the success of our business. At Downer NZ we're inspired by challenge and the chance to create a better future. Our people share a passion for excellence and the desire to inspire others. Downer Power and Gas is a leading provider of end to end services, providing design, construction & maintenance solutions for Power & Gas distribution network owners. Committed to meeting the highest regulatory standards we are aligned with some of NZ’s largest networks, covering up to 30,000kms. Experiencing business success and a strong pipeline of work our stores teams ensure our operational crews have the resources they need to deliver for our client. About The Role As a Storeperson you will be based in our New Plymouth Depot and you'll be responsible for job order picking which will include receiving, handling and dispatching goods coming into, or going out of the Downer Power and Gas Store. You’ll enjoy interacting with our customers, suppliers and internal Downer staff. Your duties will include; Receipting, handling, despatching and stocktakes Stock Management Accurate and timely record keeping Support, implement and adhere to H&S policies and procedures. About You With previous experience in a stores environment you’ll know your way around and be comfortable working unsupervised. Taking pride in your work you’ll be detail focussed and organised with a commitment to service delivery. Not one to shy away from a challenge you’ll thrive under pressure, be skilled at prioritising and able to multitask –whilst maintaining your positive attitude and great sense of humour. You’ll also offer: Confident computer skills Strong communication skills Current full drivers' licence HT Truck, Pal Finger and Forklift Licence is desirable Hold Health & Safety in the highest regard. In return we offer: Contributing to our larger team you’ll be proud to support a high performing operational team maintaining critical infrastructure for our communities. The potential for growth within in Downer is massive. Your current skills will be highly valued and we encourage continued learning. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 550642 to apply. Check out to see what we do! Successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Network Billing and Connection Analyst

Full Time | IT | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We're Powerco, and we aim to provide the best energy distribution service to our customers. To be the best, we know we need to work with the best - that's why we're talking to you. Here at Powerco, we've had a lot going on lately. We’re keeping the lights on and gas flowing to more than 430,000 homes, businesses and organisations across the North Island. All that energy generates a fair amount of work at our end, which is why we put the best teams on the job. To ensure we continue to deliver the highest standard of service, we’ve had a bit of a restructure, and created some exciting new roles to add to our 350-odd switched on staff across the country. Right now, we're after a Network Billing and Connection Analyst to share ownership of the preparation, analysis and reporting of electricity/gas connections and monthly network billing, ensuring network invoices are generated accurately and on time. This role also requires supporting implementation of system changes and process improvements. It goes without saying your attention to detail will be top notch, and you'll be thorough, accurate and sharp when it comes to figures. You will be required to enter, analyse, cross check and report on different data sets and interpret results accurately, which will be a big part of your day-to-day responsibilities. As a result, intermediate to advance excel skills is essential for this role. We're after an inquisitive problem solver that likes to know why and how things work who will help the Billing and Reconciliation team to strive for continuous improvement. We value free thinkers who are keen to bring fresh perspectives to solving problems. Life is good here at Powerco. You'll be joining a fun, tight-knit team of dedicated, passionate people and become part of a company that's a major contributor to the Taranaki community. In addition to our competitive salary offerings, generous leave allocations and health and wellness packages for all staff, you’re also getting the opportunity to join the fold at a company that really invests in the development of its people. We value our staff to help us to be our best, and that starts with getting you to yours. Applications close on Sunday, 24 June 2018.

Service Manager

Full Time | Education & training | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

The role presents an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work in an organisation committed to raising achievement and reducing disparity. We are in the midst of a positive change initiative that's setting a platform for New Zealand's young learners to be the best they can be. As part of that change we have an opportunity for an experienced manager. You will lead and work with a committed professional team delivering a range of Learning Support specialist education services to children and young people, and work with early childhood providers and schools to raise achievement and to deliver on the communities' aspirations. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following: The ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team of professionals, and manage workload and resource issues Develop strong connections and networks across the Ministry, local education providers, iwi, communities and whānau to achieve educational priorities for the region Broker support from across the Ministry and other agencies to deliver joined up work programmes tailored to local needs Experience at influencing and leading innovation, people, programmes, and change Ability to assess needs, risks, and performance issues and address gaps proactively Ability to follow through and finish complex or sensitive tasks and issues Reporting and assessing skills Ability to use and interpret data including the ability to use information to influence decisions Big picture view and ability to connect the dots Understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi and its implications for the work of the Ministry of Education especially in matters relating to Māori development and the partnership values that flow from the Treaty A relevant tertiary qualification Current driver's licence For further information please contact Marlene Clarkson at or phone 027 275 1450. Applications close Thursday, 21 June 2018.

Service Centre Operator

Full Time | Manufacturing | South Taranaki District

There are those who make and sell fertiliser and feed – and then there’s Ballance Agri-Nutrients. We’re real people making a real difference to kiwi farmers and sustainable food production. From nutrient management advice, fertiliser and feed to online farm management and aerial topdressing, we work hard to help our farmers get results. We have a passion for innovation, efficiency and safety. We pride ourselves on putting safety first and having the best people in our team. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to join us as a Service Centre Operator at our operations in Taranaki. There are three service centre operations and travel will be required between each of our service centres in Bell Block, Kaponga and Pungarehu based on demand. Armed with the passion to offer exceptional customer service, you'll perform a range of activities, including loading and unloading spreader and bulk trucks, processing fertiliser orders and controlling stock. A certain level of fitness is required as there will be some heavy lifting involved at times. Full on-site training and all work-related protective equipment will be provided. You will be responsible for: • Forklift operation • Processing fertiliser orders • High standard of site and vehicle housekeeping/maintenance • Taking a proactive approach towards environmental, health and safety matters • Involvement with continuous improvement systems. The successful applicant will have: • A valid full Class 1 (minimum requirement). • Experience operating loaders and forklifts highly desirable. • Forklift driver’s license (F endorsement) • Good communication skills with the ability to relate well to others and contribute to a positive team environment • Proactive attitude to health, safety and environmental management. • Basic computer skills are preferred and training is provided for our in-house systems • A driven attitude to be the best, by doing your best. • Seasonal weekend work will also be required. We believe that by helping you reach your full potential you’ll help us reach ours. It may just be the best career choice you ever made! Applications Close: 1-July-2018 HR Team Ballance Agri-Nutrients Ltd 07 572 7900

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