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Oosh New Plymouth Retail Assistant Role

Part Time | Retail | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Do you want to be part of a unique business? Are you willing to step out of your comfort zone? Do you like to make someone's day? This Part-Time role is to ensure our New Plymouth Store continues to operate as per usual in the absence of our Store Manager. You will be responsible for all of the day to day operations of the store and be the point of contact in the absence of the Store Manager. We are looking for someone who can work 12 hours Sunday and Monday's and cover any leave. Our Store is open 9am to 5pm 6 days a week and 10am till 2pm on Sundays. Here at OOSH our customer service is number 1 so if you are used to standing behind the counter waiting for the customers to come to you with a purchase, then this job IS NOT for you. We like you to engage, chat and build a rapport with customers, making suggestions and style people. Duties and Responsibilities: Open and Close of the Store Customer Service with a smile Communications between the Oosh network Merchandising Store house keeping Jewellery making Settlement of Eftpos and Vend POS system at the end of the day Cash Handling Phone queries Skills and Experience: Great customer service experience Passion for Woman's fashion Positive and energetic attitude Well - developed communication and listening skills Want to be part of empowering woman in Fashion Previous Management experience preferred but not essential Flexibility to support the Store Manager with leave and Management training and Forum Meetings Self motivated with drive to achieve task set by the Store Manager Able to follow processes as per training for all selling functions within Oosh Have experience to build and maintain a regular customer following Experience with Facebook to promote the New Plymouth Store with photo's of the store and what's available to purchase Be able to achieve and maintain sales targets set for the Store each week A selection process will determine which applicants will move through to the interview process. Those applicants who will be interviewed will be contract via phone and/or email. Oosh turns heads, stops traffic and empowers small town NZ. We Cherish family and community, celebrate originality and back all things local. With funky NZ designs at fantastic prices, Oosh redefines destination shopping.

Project Manager - Power & Gas (New Plymouth)

Full Time | Construction & Roading | 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. Experiencing business success with strong project pipelines, we have a need for a number of great people to join our team. Committed to meeting the highest regulatory standards we are aligned with some of NZ’s largest networks, covering up to 30,000kms. The Role: Fast paced Project Management position working at job level to ensure our overhead lines, substations and electrical fitting, sub division, replacement and maintenance projects, deliver on time and to specification. You’ll be overseeing a high volume of short turnaround, tight timeframe projects and be working closely with our operational leaders and our client. About you: Power distribution industry experience is critical for you to be able to add technical value to our projects. An understanding of how to deliver project outcomes is essential and could come from previous Project Management experience or industry related supervisory/leadership roles if you are keen to learn. Juggling multiple priorities will come easily, along with a flexible attitude and an aptitude to turn your hand to anything to get things done. You’ll demonstrate natural communication skills allowing you to keep all your key stakeholders regularly informed and engaged throughout the project. Negotiation skills come with the territory along with motivational leadership and empowerment. Bringing sound commercial acumen you’ll also demonstrate an ability to analyse problems and make robust business decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications and cost. You’ll also offer: Practical knowledge of engineering design standards Intermediate Microsoft Office skills Strong time management and organisation skills. In return we offer: You’ll thrive on variety and pace and have the opportunity to further develop your already successful career. You’ll enjoy the satisfaction of completing projects that have a very real impact on the end user and know that you are contributing to your local community. Downer offers huge potential to grow throughout the business and has a strong history of internal promotion. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 552242 to apply. Check out to see what we do! The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical.

Environmental Scientist – Freshwater Biology

Full Time | Science & Technology | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

Do you want to work for the present and future benefit of a prosperous and vibrant region with a high quality natural environment? At Taranaki Regional Council, our mission is to responsibly and effectively promote the sustainable use, development and protection of Taranaki’s natural and physical resources while representing and advocating Taranaki’s regional interests. The role of Environmental Scientist – Freshwater Biology offers variety and challenge and a lifestyle like no other. Our Council has long placed strong emphasis on the use of ecological data to assess the health of our freshwater ecosystems. The work carried out by our Freshwater Biology team is therefore highly valued and plays a key role in supporting the Council’s water quality management functions. As part of this role, the successful applicant with be responsible for the management and delivery of state of the environment and consent compliance monitoring programmes. You will also use your technical expertise to provide input to resource consent processing and enforcement investigations, regional plan development and implementation. The successful candidate will hold a tertiary qualification in freshwater biology/ecology, or a related field, preferably to post-graduate level. You will bring to the role a strong knowledge of benthic invertebrate and freshwater fish ecology, or specific expertise in either field. Experience in the use and interpretation of MCI based water quality assessment and/or New Zealand freshwater fish identification skills are essential. You’ll also possess strong written and oral communication skills, and be able to effectively manage and deliver projects on time and within budget. Previous experience in a related role would be advantageous. Like to know more? Taranaki Regional Council, based in Stratford, offers an attractive workplace in a friendly and supportive environment. More details, including the job description, are available on our website For any further information, please call Karen Smylie, HR Manager on (06) 765 7127. Applications close on Monday, 27 August 2018 and must be made directly through our website The Council is committed to the concept of equal employment opportunities.

Excavator Operator

Contract | Manufacturing | All Taranaki

Excavator Operator Required Must have Tracks Endorsement Experienced working around services Long term assignment available in Stratford 40+ hours of work per week If interested please email your CV to

Duty Manager - both full and part-time

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

Located on the Corner of King & Queen Street, Monica’s Eatery is an international art café inspired by modern food and beverage influences, a comfortable and edgy dining environment which supports community and social opportunities. We're looking for experienced Duty Manager's to join the team at Monica’s Eatery on both a full-time and a part-time basis. You will have proven management experience, a passion for exceptional customer service, be dedicated and want to work with a team of like-minded individuals. We are looking for people who have: • Current General Managers and LCQ Certificates • Strong leadership and staff management skills • Confident with daily financial administration • Barista skills would be advantageous • Exceptional people skills (you’ll be great with customers!) • A positive and mature outlook • Able to work with a hands-on approach as per the needs of the business • A high standard of personal presentation • Honest and reliable • Great verbal and written communication skills • Able to work days, nights and weekends The successful applicants will be well rewarded, with competitive remuneration based on ability and experience. If you are truly passionate about the hospitality industry and want to be part of a dynamic team striving only for excellence then please email your CV and covering letter to Sofia Belova via Applicants who have the skill sets we require will be contacted. All applicants will be treated with the strictest confidence. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Road Marking Foreperson / Exp'd Type A Road Marker

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

Our Road Marking operation in New Plymouth now requires a full time Road Marking Foreperson/ Experienced Type A Road Marker. You will be responsible for project support, ensuring that contract requirements are met and ensuring resources are optimised. Occasionally out to site, you will lighten the load of the Manager and improve efficiency between the teams on site and in the office. You will be part of a dynamic team undertaking both the installation of new markings and maintenance marking throughout the region. About you: The person we are looking for will have a proven work history within the industry and possess the following attributes: Experienced in the operation and maintenance of A and B Class road marking plant Understands and adopts recognised industry best practices with a focus on safety, quality and the environment Class 2 license desirable STMS Level 1 would be an advantage Have a focus on establishing a Zero Harm work environment Excellent verbal and written communication skills and preferably IT/computer skills Ability to work under pressure and recognise and prioritise the allocation of resources as work and clients require In return we offer: Stable working environment with a large international company who is a significant contractor in the civil infrastructure industry. A fun, welcoming team working in a positive atmosphere A real focus on a safe work environment A progressive organisation who truly embraces training and development Excellent career growth opportunities 2018 – New start, new year, this is a great time to join the Downer team and take the next step in your career. If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then register your interest by clicking Apply Now below or going to reference 545967. Applications can also be made in person at Downer, 106 Rifle Range Road, New Plymouth - don't forget your CV. Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test & medical. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Warehouse Supervisor

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Brookland's Pet Products is one of New Zealand's largest wholesale pet accessory distributors based in New Plymouth. We are seeking a positive, energetic person to run our busy warehouse. This hands-on role is part of a small team which requires you to be flexible, show initiative and be dependable. As supervisor you will be responsible for leading the day-to-day organisation of the warehouse and maintaining a safe, clean and well maintained environment, complying with all site health and safety requirements. Requirements for this role are; Have previous experience in running a small-medium warehouse Have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail Be able to prioritise tasks whilst being flexible Confident leadership skills and experience Team player Excellent communication skills and drive Physically fit Have a hands-on approach to deal with situations and challenges as they arrive Be supportive and respectful This full time position requires the applicant to be fit, motivated and organised. To the successful applicant we offer a competitive wage, which will be based on their experience. Please email your CV with covering letter to by Friday 24th August 2018

Stores Person

Full Time | Manufacturing | South Taranaki District

Kapuni 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. At Ballance Agri-Nutrients (Kapuni) Ltd we are focused on continuous improvement, on-going training and career development and have a passion for innovation, efficiency and safety. We pride ourselves on putting safety first and having the best people on our team. We are looking for a person who is keen to be a member of our dynamic purchasing and stores team as they support our Kapuni operation. As a storesperson you will be required to work in a busy maintenance store, with responsibility for thorough checking of details in goods receipt and issue with a positive can do attitude. Essential to success will be your: - Previous stores experience - Previous SAP experience or similar MRP system is beneficial but not essential - Ability to thoroughly investigate errors and generate corrective actions You will need to: - Develop professional relationships with site personnel - Have strong commitment to the health and safety of yourself, your team and the environment - Have an analytical approach and attention to detail, with an eye for problem solving - Be a real team player - Lead, coach and support temporary stores staff in busy periods You'll require a level headed approach in this busy role as well as the ability to remain calm and positive under pressure. Applications Close: 9-September-2018 HR Team Ballance Agri-Nutrients Ltd 07 572 7900

Purchasing Supervisor

Full Time | Manufacturing | South Taranaki District

The manufacture and supply of Urea is vital to Ballance Agri-Nutrients Limited success in the market place. The purchasing and stores team provides MRO purchasing support to the Ammonia/Urea plant maintenance department in its' aim to provide on time maintenance to maintain availability of plant assets. The primary objective is to have to "right goods on the right shelf at the right time". This is no easy task.. The stores at Kapuni holds approximately 13,500 items on the shelf at any one time. Value of stores items is approximately $17m (including capital spares) Behind the physical storage requirements is the need to have all the necessary purchasing processes and information to allow reordering to required stock levels through the electronic MRP system. We are looking for a person to build and develop the purchasing and stores team within the maintenance function. The purchasing supervisor will also be required to support the Ballance corporate procurement team in the supply of goods and services. Using your previous leadership skills you will:- - Coach, support and develop the stores and purchasing team in order to create a dynamic and engaged unit that delivers a world class stores performance - Develop relationships with key stakeholders on site as well as suppliers and sub-suppliers On top of your leadership skills you will:- - Have previous purchasing and stores experience - Have an understanding of the MRO purchasing process - Possess the ability to analyse process gaps and provide solutions - Investigate errors in the purchasing systems and generate corrective actions Previous SAP experience would be beneficial, though not essential We believe that by helping you reach your potential we'll reach ours. Join and lead the purchasing team as they support the Kapuni maintenance department to a greater future. Applications Close: 9-September-2018 HR Team Ballance Agri-Nutrients Ltd 07 572 7900

Senior Veterinary Customer Service/Reception

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

You preferably will have an understanding of farming systems and companion animal practice. Training on products will be given. The role will be mainly based at our Waitara branch though there will be some rostered days at Inglewood. Duties include: Reception Sales of animal remedies Some stock control Administration If you are a team player, motivated to achieve goals, a great communicator, organised with a can do attitude then this may be the job for you. Behind every animal there is a concerned owner who needs an understanding person at the end of the phone. Are you up to the challenge? Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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 August 2018. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Consultant General Physician, with sub speciality

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

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth Permanent, Fulltime The Department of General Medicine is looking to appoint a new Consultant General Physician / Respiratory subspecialty. This is a replacement position and the successful applicant will join a department of nine other Consultant Physicians who have subspecialty interests in Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Renal and Rheumatology. The successful candidate will take part in a 1:9 General Medicine on call rota with Registrar and House Officer support. Taranaki Base Hospital, situated in New Plymouth, is a progressive regional secondary referral centre for the province of Taranaki with a wide range of medical specialties, an Intensivist-managed ICU within a combined ICU/HDU/CCU and a well equipped Radiology Department providing interventional radiology, which includes digital radiology, CT guided biopsy MRI, CT and angiography. Taranaki Base hospital has video bronchoscopy facilities and a respiratory lab for spirometry and DLCO testing which is supported by a respiratory physiologist. There is an excellent Laboratory Service and the IT service is among the best in the country. An $80m building redevelopment of our theatre and inpatient wards was completed in 2013. The successful applicant should have specialist qualifications registerable in New Zealand. The Department of Medicine has a strong track record with education and training, and the successful incumbents will be expected to participate and contribute to the department's CME activities, including basic & advanced trainee registrar teaching, audit and medical student teaching. Come and live in the region that has 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!. 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. Click here to read the position description. To discuss the post informally please contact Dr Fitzgerald Zhanje, Head of Department on 0064 6 753 6139 or by e-mail Fitzgerald. or Charles Hunt, Human Resources Manager by e-mail To make an application click on "Apply Online" within this page. Closing date for applications is 30 November 2018 however we may make an appointment prior to this date and close the vacancy. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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