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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.

Telecommunications Operator

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

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth Casual, as and when required (24/7 shift work) Our Call Centre provides all telecommunication services to the hospital. We are currently in the process of recruiting on-call casuals with the following attributes: Good communication and proven customer service skills essential. Intermediate computer skills e.g MS Word and Excel. Experience with computerised phone systems e.g Zeacom or DuraPage would be advantageous. The ability to work well under pressure. The ability to manage varying workloads and learn new skills. The ability to work all shifts, including night shift. Full training will be provided to the successful candidates. 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 for the job description. If you are interested in this position please "apply online" from this page. Application close on 13 July 2020. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Steel Fixing/Labouring Waverley Windfarm

Contract | Trades & Services | South Taranaki District

Our client is the top supplier to some of the most respected and established businesses in New Zealand. They are a large family owned business operating across the whole country to provide their clients with exceptional products and services in the steel industry. If you live in Hawera or a surrounding suburbs then this could be the job for you! 30 minutes travel each way which will be paid. Job Description: Pay rate: $20.00hr Start date: To be confirmed Requirements: No previous experience is required but is preferred. This is a physical labouring role that requires consistent heavy lifting throughout the day Type of work: Labouring/Steel Fixing Location: Waverley Windfarm Hours: 7.30am - 5.30pm The Role: Steel fixing - You will be responsible for securing steel reinforcing bars together using wire to build reinforced concrete foundations. Requirements to work for OneStaff: Strong & physically fit ID required (one of the following) NZ passport OR NZ Birth Certificate & Driver's License Pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol test Must have reliable transport CV, Relevant Certificates or License (i.e. forklift or site safe passport) Benefits of OneStaff: Paid weekly A commitment to Health and Safety Full PPE supplied Contracts with Holiday pay, sick leave, and ACC cover (T&Cs apply) Teamwork: paired up with a OneStaff client manager who will support your employment needs If this role sounds like you, please apply online TODAY with your CV to Megan O'Keeffe. OneStaff are 100% NZ owned and operated, and have branches across Invercargill, Queenstown, Christchurch, Nelson, Wellington, Palmerston North, North Shore Auckland, South Auckland, New Plymouth, Hawkes Bay, Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua. OneStaff. Working As One. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Front of House

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

A fun, friendly and positive work environment where you’ll make a bunch of new mates Ongoing training and development Epic work stories Competitive wages and awesome work discounts Located within the heart of the West End Precinct and set in an atrium covered tropical courtyard, Snug Lounge is perfect for that casual drink and social dining. Our menu, designed for sharing, is a take on contemporary Japanese cuisine and yakitori, inspired by fresh and delicious seasonal New Zealand produce. If you are looking for a position that can offer great career opportunities, love working with a dedicated, fun team and feel like the below sounds like you, then we want to hear from you! Snug Lounge is on the hunt for a Front of House to join their team. A day in the life: Looking after all customers to ensure that all guests are happy, feel welcome and are comfortable Be familiar with all products and services that are on offer and make recommendations Manage all queries and any complaints Follow cash handling and banking procedures Adhere to liquor license requirements The ideal person will have: Great customer service skills Great sense of humour Team player Positive team player willing to work with others to achieve best outcomes Previous experience in a café, restaurant, pub, bar or nightclub: Genuine passion for the hospitality industry The Reward: A fun, friendly and positive work environment where you’ll make a bunch of new mates Competitive wages A flexible roster Ongoing training A clear career path with opportunities for advancement Delicious food Epic work stories Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Aged Care Home Manager - Radius Heatherlea

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

Exceptional People Exceptional Care About the role We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Aged Care Facility Manager at Radius Heatherlea in New Plymouth. Our new Facility Manager will lead the facility on all aspects of aged care including clinical safety, operations, relationship management, and people management. We are looking for someone who is driven to succeed, while always putting our residents at the center of what we do. Reporting to the Regional Manager, the successful applicant must demonstrate the following: Proven experience managing an integrated aged care facility The ability to foster positive relationships with residents, family members, and employees A strong clinical background Experience in audit management and ensuring the facility is compliance-focused Strong networks with the local community and key stakeholders Staff management experience Managing rosters to meet budget About the company We are a New Zealand owned and operated company, Radius Care specialises in health and aged care for the elderly and disabled. 22 locations nationwide, employing over 1650 staff and providing professional aged care for more than 1700 residents. We are one of the leading health care providers in New Zealand. Radius Heatherlea is a 55-bed facility that provides rest home, private hospital, respite care, and dementia care. Benefits: Working with a supportive management team Access to the Radius staff benefits app with discounts for over 40 retailers. Including banking and gym. Free travel insurance Long service payment Employee Assistance Programme To find out more about this position, please either click on “apply now” or contact Alan Rex (Head of Human Resources) on 021 317 562. For a copy of the Job Description visit JD-08-Facility-Manager.pdf


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

About us We are a medium-sized very busy capitated practice with Pinnacle PHO. We work with a diverse and multicultural patient base. We pride ourselves in providing excellent care for our patients. We work Monday - Friday, no shift work! We work in a lovely facility having been purpose built in 2013. Qualifications & experience A current NZ practicing certificate A valid work visa or NZ residence Tasks & responsibilities Proficiency in all areas of Practice Nursing Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Efficiency at working as part of a team Good time management and triage skills experience working with Medtech (preferred but not essential Immunisation certificate Smear takers certificate (preferred but not essential) Benefits A friendly, family orientated practice An awesome team of health professionals The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? How many years' experience do you have as a practice nurse? Are you currently registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand?

Family Lawyer

Full Time | Legal | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Till Henderson are looking for a Family Lawyer to join their team of Family Lawyers in their New Plymouth Office. If you have 2 plus years experience and enjoy lots of client interaction and a varied work load this may be the position for you. This is a newly created position to cope with an increased workload in our Family team. The successful candidate will be working with our team of three family lawyers in our New Plymouth office and have support and training from both of the firms Partners. You will be supported by an experienced team of support staff. Please apply in either by post or email, with a covering letter and copy of your CV and academic transcript to The Partners Till Henderson PO Box 1 New Plymouth or by email to The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? Have you completed a qualification in law?

Fire Alarm Supervisor-Project Manager

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

NPE-Tech Ltd – NPE-Fire • New Zealand National Organization • High End Electrical Services & Fire Alarms Based in New Plymouth, New Zealand, this organization is one of Taranaki's leading Electrical & Fire Alarm System Contractors operating in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. This role will see you working with your team taking responsibility for the repair, maintenance, service, design and installation of fire systems (80% office 20% tools). We are looking for someone that can grow the department, train apprentices and is looking at climbing the ladder as we like to promote within. The preferred person would have an electrical license to go along with their fire alarm qualifications, however this is not essential. Additional requirement. • NZ residency • Must have or be able to attain NZQA Level 4 in Fire Detection & Alarms. • Experience in the installation and servicing of multiple types of detection and alarm systems is preferred along with experience carrying out testing and checks as required for building compliance. • Good fault finding skills. • Full driver's license (NZ) Suitable applicants will have good verbal and written communication skills along with strong leadership qualities. If you are the type of person that is always positive, hardworking, friendly, good with customers, see the answers to a problem and not just the problem, have the get up and go with the desire to make this role truly yours, then this is the job for you and the sky is the limit for the right person. We are a growing modern thinking company & are looking for like minded people that are after more than just a job. Full job details, Benefits and privileges discussed at interview.

Pipeline Field Technician

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

Do you enjoy getting out and about? We are on the search for a Field Technician to join our talented First Gas team. This role covers Northern Taranaki and Southern Waikato, however expect to spend time at our head office in Bell Block and across the beautiful Taranaki region from time to time. Bring your strong communication skills, can-do attitude and focus on safety to this challenging and interesting environment. No two days are the same and that’s how we like it out in the field. About us First Gas is one of New Zealand’s largest infrastructure network companies, and we own and manage a unique portfolio of energy infrastructure networks in New Zealand. This includes our transmission system transporting gas under high pressure throughout the North Island. Roll your hands up and get ready to utilise your specialist technical knowledge associated with pipeline maintenance and technical fault finding. You’ll also: Carry out pipeline surveillance including aerial, vehicle and foot surveys Provide routine and non-routine mechanical and easement pipeline maintenance services on gas transmission pipelines and stations Take charge of site operations during the construction phase of station or pipeline installation or modifications Provide mechanical technician support when needed in day to day gas transmission activity. Authorise and survey the activities of 3rd parties working near pipeline easements Assist with non-routine operational services such as pipeline construction, pigging and commissioning On occasion, undertake geotechnical monitoring Do you have? A commitment to safety – it’s our priority, and will need to be yours Strong relationship building skills A willingness to learn, develop and share knowledge Current Drivers Licence Basic Mechanical skills Good understanding of basic farming practices Can Do attitude What we can offer you: First Gas offers a culture that embraces productivity and integrity, encourages proactive thinking and rewards achievement. On offer is an exciting role within a dynamic company, and the opportunity to further grow your skills. A competitive remuneration package is available along with the opportunity to grow your career in an environment that places high emphasis on staff development. There is simply so much potential here - for our business and for your career. So make great things happen now by applying here today! The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence? What's your expected annual base salary? Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?

Cleaner: Commercial and Residential

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

We are seeking a motivated Cleaner with industry experience to enthusiastically cater for multiple sites. We have a number of residential and commercial locations requiring weekly cleaning services across central Taranaki. This is an important role and must ensure daily hygiene standards are maintained. It is intended this permanent/contracted role will include up to 30 hours p/week, Monday-Friday - based in New Plymouth. The work will include, but isn't limited to: - Cleaning various address including residential homes, commercial businesses and other locations (halls, facilities) - Kitchens, bathrooms, toilets, working areas, carpet, titles, reception areas and more - Ironing clothes (experience in dry cleaning would be an advantage) - Including other cleaning tasks (e.g. Car valet grooming, window cleaning etc) Key attributes we're looking for: - Good communication and interpersonal skills - Trustworthy and motivated - Previous proven experience in commercial and residential cleaning is required - The ability to get stuck in, make a difference and be positive - The ability to effectively prioritise, deliver to high cleanliness standards and be punctual every day - Someone who is self-motivated and self-directed, but able to deliver results as part of a team The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? How many years' experience do you have as a cleaner? Do you have commercial cleaning experience? Do you own or have regular access to a car?


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

The Taranaki Tertiary Chaplaincy Trust Board in conjunction with the Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) based in New Plymouth, is recruiting for an Ecumenical Chaplain to join the WITT student support team. This is a permanent, part-time position (24 hours a week). The successful applicant will be responsible for providing pastoral support and spiritual guidance from an ecumenical perspective, to the widely diverse WITT community of staff and students, both domestic and international. We are looking for someone who has: A passion for youth and education Experience working ecumenically, within a bicultural and multicultural community Pastoral support experience Professional networks within the local church communities Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills Well-developed oral and writing skills, and computer competency Is a self-starter, demonstrates initiative and can work autonomously and as part of a team A qualification in theology or ministry is desirable For the key responsibilities of this role, the Role Description can be found on our website, and our HR team is available via email to address any further questions: If this sounds like you, please send in your application, CV and Cover Letter by 9am, Monday, 13 July 2020. WITT is committed to safeguarding young and vulnerable adults. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and will be required to undergo relevant pre-employment checks, including Police Vetting under the Children's Act.

Casual Café All Rounder: Kamahi Café

Contract | Government & Council | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

At the Egmont National Park Visitor Centre and Kamahi Café, we are committed to providing an exceptional experience for our visitors through slick service, menu innovation and phenomenal coffee! Our Visitor Centre is a welcoming atmosphere in the heart of Taranaki's Egmont National park. We are looking for casual café all-rounders to join our team, providing excellent customer service and hospitality to the thousands of annual visitors. To be successful in this role you will need to be honest and reliable, have strong attention to detail and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. You must be able to work well with others from a wide range of backgrounds and communicate effectively with customers and colleagues. You will need to be a team player who picks up tasks quickly and has food safety handling skills. Preferably you will have a minimum of 1 year of experience working as a barista. If you are looking for a hospitality role at the heart of nature - apply today! Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory, including a valid work visa. Please apply online via the DOC Careers Centre. Applications must include a cover letter and CV. For any queries, please contact Mike Dickson,, or telephone (027285093). Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 29 July 2020. DOC is committed to a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, and to creating an inclusive workplace culture.

Village Manager

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

If you're a seasoned Manager with a great track record in staff management and customer service, and you're ready for new challenges, here's a fantastic opportunity to develop your career in our Pohutakawa Place village. This key leadership role will see you responsible for all staffing and financial management, and will have control over operations to ensure the village runs smoothly every day. You and your team will be backed by an organisation that sees quality of resident lifestyle and care as top priority. If you're after a role where you have the freedom and support to make effective change, you'll thrive here. It's a role that could suit if you're an empathetic, confident person with a solid background in customer-facing environments. As we have a Clinical Manager, you'll focus on the business side of our operations and continue developing a fantastic community for our residents. So, if you're used to dealing with a wide variety of people, meeting targets, handling customer queries and reviewing operations, you could find this a fascinating and rewarding career move into a growing industry with a secure future. If your career is already in aged care, you'll enjoy this role as it gives you plenty of ownership and the flexibility to make decisions about one of our largest villages. There's vast opportunity here to develop professionally, and with our village already well-established you can simply focus on running it well. You'll benefit from strong management and senior office support, as well as peer support from the other Village Managers across the region. This is an excellent time to be joining Summerset - not only are we growing and investing, we're the fastest builder of new retirement villages in New Zealand, so for the right person this company is brimming with opportunity. So are you ready to help us down this exciting path to the future? Please note due to NZ Immigration requirements we are obliged to consider candidates that already have the right to work in NZ for this role first. Due to this we may not be able to support a visa application for this role. Please note that this role may close early due to an increased number of applications - apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment!

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