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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.

Parks & Property Asset Manager

Full Time | Government & Council | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

Do you have a passion for local community facilities? The Stratford District Council is currently seeking a manager to oversee the management of our parks and properties to ensure they are fit for our residents' use and enjoyment. This position will oversee lease management, administration and legal matters affecting Council parks and properties including the Council-owned dairy farm. It will be responsible for providing property advice to all Council staff and Elected Members as well as having developing and maintaining the Parks and Property Asset Management Plans. This is a permanent, full time position which will include the: Development and maintenance of strategies and asset management plans Management of all property related transactions e.g. lease, acquisition of land and disposal of land Contract Management and administration of Council's parks and property portfolio Supervision and support of a small team Delivery of renewal and enhancement projects in a timely manner The successful candidate will have a relevant tertiary qualification in the Property/Parks and Reserves field, and will preferably have experience in Property/Parks and Reserves management with a clear understanding of the relevant acts such as the Reserves Act 1977, Resource Management Act 1991, Property Law Act 2007, Local Government 2002, Local Government Act 1974, Health and Safety Act 2015, and the Public Works Act 1981. Local Government experience would be an advantage but is not essential. Why choose Stratford District Council? With a population of approximately 9,000, Stratford is one of New Zealand's smallest local authority areas. It has on its boundary two national parks: Egmont National Park (comprising of Mt Taranaki), and Whanganui National Park. This is a great work opportunity where you get the combined benefits of living in a world renowned region and having a work environment that enhances work/life balance. Plus Stratford has free parking and great local facilities! If you enjoy being in a team environment and believe in making a real contribution to the organisation you work for, then we'd love to hear from you. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit. An Individual Employment Agreement will be negotiated with the successful applicant. Applications close 4.30pm Friday 20 September 2019.

Group Fitness Coordinator (Part Time)

Part Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

Stratford District Council is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to coordinate a wide range of fitness programmes and activities provided by the TSB Pool Complex. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the fitness industry and the ability to motivate both the users of the facility and the small team that will work together to provide the programmes. They will have a good knowledge of the aquatic functions and be creative in producing new programmes that utilise both the water and land. This is a permanent, part time position (minimum 30 hours per week) which will include the: Coordination of the group fitness programmes and activities Leadership of a small team Promotion of activities and events The preferred candidate will have a New Zealand Certificate in Pre-Choreographed Group Exercise L3 or Equivalent Fitness Qualification and current first aid certificate. They will have the drive to grow our business and programmes, with a minimum of two years' experience in group fitness instruction. They will have exceptional customer service skills and a good understanding of technology. Having a current lifeguard certificate is an advantage but not a must have. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit. An Individual Employment Agreement will be negotiated with the successful applicant. Dependent on the qualifications and experience of the applicant, additional hours may be available in other aspects of the facility. Applications close 4.30pm on Friday 6 September 2019.

Physiotherapist

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

PHYSIOTHERAPY@CAREfirst -Andrew Larkin and Associates, require a highly motivated full-time physiotherapist who has out-patient/private practice experience. PHYSIOTHERAPY@CAREfirst is a modern clinic with individual treatment rooms, full staff facilities in the medical practice along with free access to an off-site gym. We treat a combination of sports injuries, OOS/RSI, spinal dysfunctions and general musculoskeletal injuries. We hold the full Taranaki Rugby Football Union contract, to supply Physiotherapy services for all teams including the Mitre 10 Cup, Farah Palmer Cup, Academy and under 19’s teams. PHYSIOTHERAPY@CAREfirst also has very strong links with other treatment providers where we provide treatment options for a variety of contracts including PMS, SAW and RTW. PHYSIOTHERAPY@CAREfirst has a strong emphasis on "hands on" manual therapy, along with appropriate exercise rehabilitation. PHYSIOTHERAPY@CAREfirst has 3 Physiotherapists with Post Gradate qualifications to ensure extremely high treatment standards and to assist with on-going workplace CPD. We have weekly clinical sessions and provide continual clinical support for all staff. Salary will depend on the successful applicant’s experience but will be highly competitive. Applicants must have a New Zealand annual practicing certificate and a valid New Zealand visa if required. Come and enjoy the magnificent lifestyle choices that Taranaki offers!! Contact details: Andrew Larkin PHYSIOTHERAPY@CAREfirst 99 Tukapa St New Plymouth 06 7534702 021 0769421 Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Patient at Risk

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

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth Variable FTE Available Permanent Positions 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. We have an amazing opportunity for senior nurses to work in a role that will be challenging and rewarding. This role is for an established nurse who wishes to work clinically while building on their assessment and communication skills. Taranaki District Health Board has established the Patient at Risk Nurse Service, and we are seeking Senior Registered Nurses with a strong focus on patient assessment, and communication in recognising and responding to the deteriorating patient with an emphasis on supporting our most vulnerable patients across the organisation. This is an exciting opportunity to assist in establishing a new patient focused service for Taranaki hospital's most vulnerable patients and to provide support to colleagues in the wider DHB team. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate: Excellent communication, problem solving and assessment skills A minimum of 5 years' acute clinical experience in a NZ hospital setting Able to work in a MDT and navigate challenging situations Ability to work in a complex changing environment and be able to manage multiple competing priorities Motivation and self direction Evidence of on-going professional development including Postgraduate qualifications Current PDRP portfolio, Proficient desirable Current NZ Annual Practising Certificate Please click here to view the full position description. If you are interested in this position please "apply online" from this page. If you would like further information about this position we would encourage you to contact Briget McDonald on 06 753 6139 ext 7434 or via email Briget.McDonald@tdhb.org.nz Applications close 8 September 2019. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Registered Nurse

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

About Ryman Healthcare For over 30 years, Ryman Healthcare has provided the very best retirement living and residential care across New Zealand and Australia. We pride ourselves on continually raising the bar on the service we offer. We are passionate about exceeding the expectations of our residents, their families and our team! With a ‘grow our own’ philosophy, we invest in our people and provide market-leading training and career development programmes. About the Role We are seeking an experienced and dedicated Registered Nurses to join our friendly team at Jean Sandel Retirement Village in New Plymouth. In our beautiful, resort style village you will use innovative technology with our own purpose-built care app and continue to grow your skills with ongoing professional development. In this rewarding role you will assess residents, develop and review care plans in consultation with the resident and their family, and provide compassionate and high-quality care. We have a part time position working Sunday and Monday 2300 – 0730. Benefits of working at Ryman Healthcare Extensive career progression opportunities to leadership positions Fun, friendly and supportive team environment You will join one of NZ’s most successful companies! Ongoing support for your professional development Scholarships and bursaries for further education Full orientation and induction Certainty of hours through fixed rosters A great resident-to-staff ratio, allowing for more personalised care Secure buildings with 24-hour management support Opportunities to work in both Australia and New Zealand All applicants must have a valid work visa, New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency. This could be your opportunity to join one of NZ’s most successful and fastest growing companies! To take a look at what goes on at a Ryman Healthcare Retirement Village, watch our video. If this sounds like you, simply apply online now. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Caregiver

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

At Summerset we are here to bring the best of life to our residents. To do this, we know we need to take care of our people to form a team who are strong enough to care, operate as one team, and strive to do their best. Now, we are looking for an exceptional Caregiver to join our New Plymouth village. Ideally you will have experience in aged care and may even have Caregiver qualifications too. But more important to us will be your genuine love for all kinds of people from all walks of life. This is a busy and diverse role, assisting residents with their day-to-day activities such as showering, delivering meals and much more. Therefore, you will need to be resilient, kind and patient, while a good level of fitness will prove useful for delivering the best in personal care. You will also need to be a team player and able to manage your time well in order to complete all your tasks. This is a casual position. To recognise the important work that you do for our residents, we offer the following: An enthusiastic and supportive team that is fun to be part of Health cover (if applicable), social sporting teams, meal allowances, clothing allocation and discounts at a range of suppliers plus much more Further Careerforce education, even if you are new to the profession we promise to help you achieve a Level 2 (Foundation Skills) National Certificate in Health, Disability and Aged Support within a year of service If you, or someone you know, are strong enough to care, then we would love to hear from you. Applicants for this position must also have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Experience Drainlayer

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

Experience working in the Civil Construction Industry or Similar Experienced drainlayer a must. Work in a small team Appropriate qualification/tickets advantageous Confident and competent in reading plans Experience and skills on a diggers from small to large. Deep trenching, bench and batter to safe practices, trenching on steep slopes. Strong understanding of health and safety, positive attitude towards health and safety. Confident in liaising site management Must be able to pass a drug and alcohol test Candidate should ideally have their own transport and be able to pass a drug test if required. If this sounds like you please apply now by sending your CV with colour copies of your licence or tickets. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Sous Chef

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

Monica's Eatery provides an opportunity for career growth and development as part of Macfarlane's Hospitality Group. Daily variety with scope to deliver a high standard of food across breakfast, lunch and dinner services along with catering to Len Lye and Govett Brewster Art Galleries. Monica’s Eatery is adjacent to the Len Lye Centre and Govett Brewster Art Gallery and draws influence from Monica Brewster, who was highly respected by the local community, progressive, creative and generous. Monica’s food and beverage are modern Italian in influence using the best seasonal and local produce. If you want to work around amazing art and work with a team of passionate people, this could be the position for you. Monica's Eatery is on the hunt for a Sous Chef to join their team. Your role with include: Ensure the smooth operation of the kitchen whilst ensuring the profitable running of the department Ensure use of high-quality ingredients and ensure business and safety standards are followed Stock management and ordering, maintenance of food and equipment inventories Deliver staff training, using your experience to develop junior staff Contribution to menu development, using local and sustainable products The ideal person will have: 3 years experience working in a commercial kitchen at Senior CDP or Sous Chef level Strong leadership skills The ability to comfortably communicate to all levels of the business Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control and costs Willingness and desire to work as part of a busy team The Reward We offer a competitive salary, best in the industry discounts, ongoing development, and opportunities A fun, friendly and positive work environment A flexible roster Training A clear career path with opportunities for advancement Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Automation Technician

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

McKechnie Aluminium is a quality aluminium extruder with finishing and value added aspects of the business supplying the New Zealand, Australian and Pacific Islands markets since 1959. We are locally owned and employ about 300 people. We are looking for an Automation Technician with strong industrial and PLC experience to work closely with our Maintenance team in minimising plant downtime while maximising efficiencies. The successful candidate will be one who takes ownership and great pride in ensuring production automation systems are maintained and improved to create optimal efficiencies. This role provides an exciting opportunity to work with the latest in European extrusion technology within an advanced industry leader. Key responsibilities (full position description available upon request) • Maintain a deep and up-to-date understanding of plant automation and control systems as well as international trends. • Undertake real time diagnostic of plant automation systems. • Implement improvements to plant control systems and software (e.g. PLCs, SCADA) in compliance with approved electrical and safety standards/regulations. • Undertake and/or arrange electrical repairs and routine servicing/ preventative maintenance providing optimal efficiency of plant and equipment. • Undertake Root Cause Analysis and problem solve repeat breakdown occurrences. • Install new plant and machinery as required. • Facilitate automation related training/ support on machine operation and maintenance. • Maintain up-to-date maintenance and plant change records. Required competencies • High level of knowledge of modern instrumentation, control, PLC programming and diagnostics, as well as electrical system technology. • Ability to interpret CAD drawings and electrical circuit drawings. • Full registration with the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB). • Ability to work effectively with multiple cross-functional teams operating in a high-paced production environment. • Previous experience in, and knowledge of, the metal manufacturing industry preferred. If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you. Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or holds a valid work visa. Send your application with a cover letter and updated Curriculum Vitae to or for more information contact: Michelle Chan Human Resources Advisor E-mail: michelle.chan@mckechnie.co.nz Applications close 8th September 2019.

Quantity Surveyor

Full Time | Construction - Other | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Livingstone’s is a homegrown success story, with two Waikato brothers buying a small Te Awamutu business in 1982 and expanding it into a highly respected construction company that operates throughout the country and now has branches in Waikato, Taranaki, Bay of Plenty and Auckland. Our Taranaki branch has it all, a great lifestyle with fantastic beaches and a mountain on your doorstep as well as a great variety of commercial construction projects to work on. Our team in Taranaki is growing and now we need to add an additional Quantity Surveyor to cope with the additional projects we are winning. Sink your teeth into the full suite of quantity surveying tasks and enjoy variety, complexity, diversity of opportunity and challenge. We are a strong and committed team and you will be given full opportunity to showcase your talents and experience. Naturally, you are already working in the commercial construction arena as a Quantity Surveyor and hold relevant tertiary qualifications that demonstrate your ability and skill. We can't wait to meet you! To find out more about this opportunity - contact HR on 07 849 0082 for a confidential chat or click on the apply now button The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? What's your expected annual base salary?

Senior Analytical Chemist

Full Time | Science & Technology | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Having a relevant chemistry qualification and analytical experience is essential Awesome lifestyle, affordable living and 2nd ranked region in the world Apply or phone for a confidential chat Senior Analytical Chemist 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. Due to a retirement they are now seeking an Analytical Chemist to further grow your career within their dedicated team of technical staff. Working within their newly built facility you will be reporting through to the Senior Scientist and will be accountable for conducting analytical research, method development and validation and analysis of new and historical Ag-Chem and Wood formulations. You will be helping to maintain and improve systems as well as validating and running analytical methodology and maintaining and troubleshooting the analytical instruments such as GC and HPLC. Key requirements or experience will include: Having an excellent working knowledge of an analytical lab, with strong HPLC and GC research skills In-depth knowledge on method validation Experience in mentoring and working with teams to provide technical input in analytical, formulation, QC and Manufacturing. An excellent working knowledge of Ag and Wood Regulatory Requirements Experience with working with regulatory to understand and interpret regulatory issues SAP experience would be desirable As this role has a critical part to play in the business it is preferred that you have at least 5-10 year’s experience in a similar role. A tertiary qualification is also required, preferably a degree in Chemistry or similar. This is a fantastic long term career opportunity with stability and career progression and applicants will also be required to undergo pre-employment medicals and drug and alcohol testing. 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 a confidential chat and 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.

Project Manager - Team Leader

Full Time | Construction - Other | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Sociable, supportive and enjoyable company culture Light and heavy commercial construction project portfolio Attractive package within a lifestyle location This award winning, commercial construction contractor is currently seeking an experience construction professional to continue the growth of their New Plymouth business after successfully winning several commercial and light commercial projects throughout the region. The success of this company has been built upon their strong company culture and relationship-centric approach to business resulting in a well-established operation in Taranaki. They have a dynamic, outgoing company culture where each team member is valued and supported within each ongoing project. The ideal candidate will have a carpentry qualification and proven experience delivering commercial construction projects up to the value of $10 million in a Project Management capacity. Coming from a trade background is preferable in relation to this position as we require people that understand construction build-ability. In addition to Project Management responsibilities this position will be managing, leading and mentoring more junior Project Managers therefore we’re seeking proven experience at a similar level. Other traits and attributes we’re seeking are: Experience delivering both light and heavy commercial construction projects Capable computer and IT skills with previous programming experience The ability to build long-lasting relationships with sub-contractors, management and other stakeholders A minimum of 6 years Project Management experience with proven experience Strong communication skills both written and verbal We will consider overseas candidates for this position that have started the VISA process, this company is currently going through the process of becoming an accredited employer. If you’re seeking the benefits to work within a lifestyle location with affordable housing all whilst working with one of the region’s most-established construction companies then apply now or contact Scott Casey-Wooldridge on 027 559 1570. There’s an attractive package on offer in-line with the local market along with a vehicle with full personal usage applicable. 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. Scott Casey-Wooldridge + 64 6 758 6329 scott.casey-wooldridge@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.

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