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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.

Registered Nurse (Pool/Circulating) - Nursing

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

0.6FTE (48 Hours per Fortnight) Temporary Position The role involves the Registered Nurse being allocated to the various wards and departments within the acute hospital setting in response to workload, staffing and other organisational demands. This is a varied role in a supportive environment, where staff are actively encouraged and supported to extend their clinical skills. These roles are more suited to Nurses with experience in Acute Medical/Surgical care and will involve rostered and rotating shifts. Applicants must have the following: A minimum of 3 years post graduate experience 2 years experience in NZ in an acute area Current NZ APC Motivation and self direction Excellent interpersonal skills Adaptability and flexibility Excellent time/workload management skills Please note, this is not suitable for new graduates nor newly qualified IQNs . Click here to view job description. If you are interested in this position please "Apply Online" from this page. Applications close on 23 July 2018. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

House Officer/ House Surgeon, Dental

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

0.5FTE (40 Hours Per Fortnight) Taranaki Base Hospital To Start from January 2019. A part-time (5/10) or 0.5 FTE hospital dental house surgeon position is available at Taranaki Base Hospital situated in New Plymouth, Taranaki. The position also allows for 5/10 or 0.5 FTE at a private practice in the New Plymouth district. This unique appointment will allow training and experience in both hospital and private practice environments. A wide range of work is available with a very supportive full-time team and on Oral-Maxillofacial Surgeon. There is a generous education benefit for post-graduate education and full time medical library facilities. Accommodation is also available on the hospital campus if required. Come and live in the region that has just been named the world's second top region to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet! 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 (1,800 staff, $325m cost-centre) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector. If you are interested in this position, please apply online from this page. Click here to view the job description. For more information about these positions, please contact Deb Lazarus, Dental Co-ordinator on 06 7536139 ext 7207 or Applications close on 29 July 2018. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Handy Person

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

Prestige Limited is a well-established multi-trade property maintenance service provider operating throughout the Central North Island. We are a customer-focused organisation who provides first class services through our dedicated team of highly skilled and experienced staff. This permanent role involves undertaking responsive and planned carpentry and domestic home maintenance work. You may have periods of working on one property and at other times be carrying out multiple small jobs in a day. Duties include: Replacing window catches Plaster board patching General house repairs Fence repairs / replace Installing smoke alarms Fitting tracks and curtains To be considered for this role, you will: Be an experienced, competent, handy person with a versatile skill set in domestic property home maintenance Have a reliable work history in trades related work Have good measuring skills Have a good understanding of NZ Health and Safety standards and work practices Have a can do attitude and positive outlook Have proven your ability to juggle multiple priorities without compromising quality Be able to work unsupervised as well as part of a team Have no recent serious convictions. Be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening test Have full driver's licence Have quality work related references Please send a cover letter and CV to: Just a couple of things worth a mention: Due to the fast nature of Prestige Ltd, our vacancy close dates maybe subject to change so don't muck around and apply as soon as possible. We will only consider applications from people currently residing in New Zealand who have the right to work in the country. Prestige Ltd operates an in house model so no agency introductions please.

Business Performance Analyst

Full Time | Banking, Finance & Insurance | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Business Development Who are you? We’re on the lookout for a driven, self-starter to join our Business Development team as a Business Performance Analyst on a full time, permanent basis. If you have experience in information visualisation, have exceptional data and analytical skills and are seeking a role that supports achieving the strategic goals of an organisation, this could be the role for you. The location for this role is flexible, being either our New Plymouth based Head Office, or our Central Auckland based Business Development team. Reporting directly to the National Manager - Business Performance, this is a key role in driving the performance of the wider business through providing insightful and timely analysis of sales performance for optimal decision making. As part of the role, you will: Assist in the development and criteria for key performance indicators and communicate these to stakeholders Build, automate and maintain management information reporting that provides insightns effectively and fit to purpose to stakeholders Interpret data to identify trends, strengths and weaknesses at both a regional and sector level Provide actionable insights and information for ad-hoc queries as required by the Customer Sales and Service leadership team To be successful in this role you’ll need: Knowledge of report design/data visualisation best practices Ability to turn data into compelling information suiting the needs of Sales professionals Experience with SQL and the end-to-end development for BI solutions Data and analytical skills, ability to obtain information from complex datasets To be self-motivated, proactive, detail-oriented, and have a one-team approach Experience with information visualisation with tools such asTableau/Qlikview etc, with knowledge of best practice Previous experience working within Banking, Retail or FMCG sector preferred but not essential Who are we? We’re a real New Zealand bank on a mission – to help New Zealanders get ahead and to make their banking experience as easy as possible. Like our customers, our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re committed to developing and encouraging our people to achieve their goals both inside, and outside of our four walls. We promote inclusion and innovative thinking, and pride ourselves on the positive working environment we’ve created. Our commitment to our people has also been recognised by the HR Institute of New Zealand, after taking home the Workplace Engagement Programme of the Year award in 2017. So if you’re passionate about helping New Zealanders and ready to get stuck in as part of a team where you’re supported to be your best self…Apply now! Applications close: Monday 23 July 2018 For a copy of the Job Description visit

Refuse/Recycling Labourers

Contract | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are on the hunt for refuse/recycling workers for our clients New Plymouth site. This is a temporary on call role to back fill current staff. This is a fast pace role, requiring a good eye for detail, and stamina as you will be on your feet for the majority of the shift. Previous experience would be an advantage but full training will be given. To be considered for these roles you will need to meet with the following criteria; Flexible and reliable with work hours. Able to be on-call for starts at short notice. Available for early morning starts (from 5am). Can provided two work-related references. Have your own independent, reliable transport. Provide two forms of ID (Drivers Licence and Birth certificate or current passport). Pass a pre-employment drug test. If this sounds like you and you are physically fit with an excellent work ethic then please apply online or call OneStaff New Plymouth on (06) 968 4510 OneStaff is one of NZ's largest networks of privately owned Recruitment Agencies. We are 100% NZ owned and operated, and consist of the former individual branches of Coverstaff International (across Invercargill, Queenstown, Christchurch, Nelson, Wellington, Palmerston North) and Onsite Recruitment (in North Shore Auckland, South Auckland, New Plymouth, and Hawkes Bay). We also have branches in Hamilton & Tauranga and Rotorua.

Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

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

Our client are a well-established and successful NZ owned contractor with a busy forward work book and offices across the North Island. Due to growth in the team they are in need of an Intermediate Quantity Surveyor to join their busy New Plymouth office. If you are a QS with experience on large commercial projects in NZ and at least 4-5 years’ experience working as QS then we want to hear from you! You will be working on commercial, retail, healthcare and light industrial projects across the Taranaki region. What we are looking for is someone who: Has had a minimum 4 years in a quantity surveying position Experience within the New Zealand construction industry is preferred Experience on large commercial construction projects Is able to get the job done on schedule using the right materials and procedures Relevant tertiary qualification or trades certified Excellent written and oral communication skills What can we offer you? Career development Competitive Salary Great work culture with a busy office in the Taranaki region Range of commercial and light industrial projects to sink your teeth into! This position will offer a competitive salary and the opportunity to work with a progressive construction contractor with an excellent reputation for delivering the region’s best projects. To apply send your CV to quoting reference ASN65153 or call Alice Sneyd on 09 601 8928 for more information. Only those with the right to work in NZ will be considered for this position.

Opportunity to run your own business

Full Time | Transport & Logistics | South Taranaki District

Mail and Courier Services Contract Expressions of interest are invited for an exciting new business opportunity with New Zealand Post. Operating as an independent small business contractor, you will be your own boss, responsible for the processing and delivery of Hawera's mail and courier services. This is a viable contract in a great part of New Zealand. At around 227 hours of workload per week it is envisioned that you will work within the business and have a relief to meet all requirements of this contract. Current contractors employed by us may be interested in working in your team, please feel free to discuss this with us. This is a six-day operation where you and your small team will be responsible for meeting the agreed service standards and upholding the New Zealand Post and CourierPost brand with pride. If you are the successful contractor you will be required to provide the equipment needed to service this contract (approx. set up value $80,000 - $100,000) including two vans that meets approval of the company, ebike, scanners and uniform. Regardless of your previous excperience, if you are customer focused, have a high level of integrity and dedication, can resolve issues on the go and have the drive to exceed customer expectations. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you. Full training and start up support will be provided as well as guidance to direct you in growing the parcel business and therefore your business in this town. If you would like to know more, please contact Paula Laing at email As part of your application you will need to complete and return a non-disclosure form by Wednesday 18th July 2018; after which we will send you an Expression of Interest pack. Your application will need to include an operations plan, health and safety plan and your budget. It needs to be submitted in full by Wednesday 01 August 2018. The successful applicant and their staff will be subject to pre engagement drug testing.

Organiser Events

Full Time | Marketing, Media, Creative & Comms | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Puke Ariki, New Plymouth's integrated museum, library and visitor information facility continues to set a new benchmarks in knowledge and cultural heritage service delivery. The Visitor Experiences Team is seeking to recruit a full-time Organiser Events person who will be responsible for: organisation and delivery of events relating to the Puke Ariki and community library based programmes collaboration with relevant teams, you would be working towards engaging the community through events that are themed around the temporary and long-term exhibitions; important cultural / educational / national programmes and relevant contemporary issues supporting the delivery of a coordinated events programme across all of Puke Ariki and responsible for maintaining the Puke Ariki events calendar and ensuring that appropriate resourcing is allocated ensuring the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective public events for Puke Ariki. To be successful in this role, you will have: preferably at least two year's experience in event organising within the gallery, library, archives and museum sector competence with computer packages including the MS suite budget planning skills are desirable great communication skills, both oral and written an understanding of cultural diversity, tikanga and the Treaty of Waitangi and how they relate to the Museum/Library environment the ability to work outside of usual business hours including evenings, holidays and/or weekends as required the ability to multi-task under pressure the 'can do - will do' attitude a track record in delivering events with highly positive outcomes a desire to work in a collaborative and learning organisation, with a strong community focus. If you are interested in joining the team at Puke Ariki, are physically fit and have the energy and enthusiasm for sparking the public's excitement for culture and heritage events, then we want to hear from you! At the New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $56,536 - $61,408. We have also put together an integrated total rewards framework that spans wellbeing, development, benefits, culture and recognition. The NPDC total rewards framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff. Applications close Sunday 22 July 2018.

Planning/ Senior Planning Adviser

Full Time | Government & Council | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Be part of an award winning team, leading best practice in your profession. With an organisational goal of building a lifestyle capital, we are looking for people who are passionate about creating high quality planning outcomes with a desire to make a difference. This is an exciting time for our District Planning team as we prepare a proposed plan for public notification after the recent release of the award winning draft digital district plan. As a high growth District with an extensive rural hinterland we have a range of challenging and complex planning issues that will give you plenty of stretch. If you are a planner, with drive, determination, and a genuine desire to continually enhance outcomes for the community and want to contribute to an integrated team environment then we would love to hear from you! As the lifestyle capital, New Plymouth provides city benefits and an extensive playground for all walks of life. Come and be part of building something great. At NPDC we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. We have put together an integrated total rewards framework that spans personal well-being, professional development, benefits, workplace culture and rewards and recognition. Applications close Sunday, 29 July 2018.

Dropsider Driver

Full Time | Transport & Logistics | All Taranaki

Sandford Bros Ltd are seeking a motivated individual to operate their 9 axle Dropsider unit. This is a permanent position for someone who has the following attributes. Based out of Taranaki you will • Be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and able to stay away when required, • Geographical knowledge of the Lower North Island • Have a strong customer service focus • Work as part of a progressive team, relating well with clients, colleagues and management, • Have a good work ethic, a positive attitude and a neat and tidy work appearance, • Be committed to Health and Safety and Quality principles, • Must have a Class 5 HT licence. • Operational experience in this field will be an advantage With good remuneration based on experience this could be the next job for you. So if you enjoy working in a fast paced environment, with great people, providing a great service then we want to hear from you! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Please send your CV to: Human Resources Sandford Group of Companies 2118 Skeet Road RD 28 Hawera 4678 Or email

Casual Concrete Drivers

Part Time | Transport & Logistics | South Taranaki District

Sandford Bros Ltd are seeking casual Concrete drivers to join our team for the delivery of ready mixed concrete in the South Taranaki area. Based out of Hawera you will • Be able to work flexible hours, including weekends when required, • Have a strong customer service focus, • Work as part of a progressive team, relating well with clients, colleagues and management, • Have a good work ethic, positive attitude and a neat and tidy work appearance, • Be committed to Health and Safety and Quality principles, • Have a minimum class 4 HT licence. • Have road ranger gearbox experience. With good remuneration based on experience this could be the next job for you. So if you enjoy working with great people, providing a great service then we want to hear from you! Please send your CV to: Human Resources Sandford Group of Companies 2118 Skeet Road RD 28 Hawera 4678 Or email

Maintenance Fitter

Full Time | Engineering | 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 unique opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join our Eltham site, located in the Taranaki. Your previous engineering experience will allow you to assist with maintaining and improving all mechanical equipment on site and work alongside the operations team to optimise plant capability and usage of utilities in line with operational requirements. To be successful you will have: Trade qualification in a relevant mechanical discipline Welding capability - MIG, TIG, ARC Experience in fault-finding and repair of industrial equipment Preferably 5 years' experience in factory maintenance Computer literacy At a personal level you will: Be enthusiastic and reliable Be a strong team player Be committed to safety and quality excellence Have the ability to think logically and remain calm under pressure This is a shift position - 2 days, 2 nights then 4 days off. We are committed to supporting and developing our people and we offer a competitive remuneration package. 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 then we want to hear from you. Apply today: Applications close: 22 July 2018

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