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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.

Assistant Accountant

Full Time | Accounting | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Here at Methanex, our New Zealand business is proud to be based in the Taranaki region. We're an established global business and we're the world's largest supplier of methanol.We believe that a lasting career offers great people like you even greater opportunities, from quality of life to benefits you truly deserve. And it is people like you that will continue to develop our company and our community into something incredible. We are currently on the hunt for a motivated and ambitious Assistant Accountant to join our Finance team. Reporting to the Corporate Reporting Team Leader, you will ideally be a provisional member of the NZICA and be working towards your CA qualification. However, if you are a graduate or nearing completion of a Finance degree we will also consider your application! In this role, you will be responsible for management of intercompany transactions, cash management, reconciliations, preparation of tax returns, fixed asset management, analysis of general ledger accounts, and preparation of annual statutory accounts. In return, as a NZICA approved training organisation, we are able to offer a wide range of accounting experience in an interesting and supportive environment. Experience using accounting systems is advantageous and you will ideally possess intermediate Microsoft Excel skills. To be successful in this role, you will be well organised with the ability to plan and prioritise, have good analytical skills including the confidence to question information and your interpersonal skills will be second to none. If you have the above skills and want to advance your career, contact us now. To apply for this position please refer to Applications close at 4.00pm on Wednesday, 31 October 2018 NZT.

Process Operator

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Looking for a challenge? We are looking for a Process Operator! Night shift position Attractive base pay rates with overtime opportunities. Join a progressive team involved in the Remelt & Casting of Aluminium. A team committed to achieving competitive excellence through innovation, performance and continuous improvement. You will be pro-active and self motivated, aware of health and safety requirements, able to work well in a team, display initiative and have the potential to advance within the Company. You will need to demonstrate an ability to learn, good work ethics and proven track record in a manufacturing environment. Previous experience which complements our business, basic mathematical ability, computer keyboard skills would be an advantage. Good communication skills both verbal and written are also essential. Applications close Friday 25th October 2018. Applications with full CV should be submitted to: Tracy Bailey Human Resources Advisor MCK Metals Pacific Ltd Private Bag 2007 New Plymouth 4342 OR email to:

Sheet Metal Worker

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

Do you want the chance to be involved in a local company that values its people, works hard and has fun along the way? If so, this is your opportunity! The Role: We are looking for a motivated and driven individual to join our New Plymouth based team as a Sheetmetal Worker with at least 3+ years of relevant manufacturing and/or installation experience. A Trade Certification or relevant qualification is preferred. You will be able to work independently, read drawings and complete installation of ductwork to project specifications. Responsibilities include: - Manufacturing Sheet Metal Ducting - Reading and interpreting detailed plans and workshop drawings The Benefits: - Work iPhone - Work Vehicle - Hourly rate will be reviewed on experience - Excel offers a great opportunity to enhance your career with a progressive & forward thinking company. Our Vision: To be an employer of choice and a business which people actively want to be a part of, to influence change and be leaders in the industry, to stand out from the rest, whilst creating a business that ensures that others future’s are developed. To be a profitable and successful business. Due to the nature of our customers, the successful applicant will need to undergo drug testing and pass a high security level police vetting. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

District Plan Coordinator

Full Time | Consulting & Strategy | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

This is your chance to drive an award winning team, leading best practice in your profession in this newly created role. With an organizational 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 Plan 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 highly experienced Technical Planner who either leads teams or wants to take the next step and you have, drive, determination, and a genuine desire to continually enhance outcomes for the community 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 Wellbeing, Professional Development, Benefits, Workplace Culture and Rewards and Recognition. Applications close on Friday, 2 November 2018.

Tertiary Students

Contract | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We have work available for students from October 2018 to March 2019. Applicants must be enrolled in full time study at a tertiary institution for 2019, and proof of enrolment is required. We are looking for students that have energy, are reliable, hard-working, good verbal communication, and in good health and physically fit. They will need to be able to demonstrate an understanding of food safety, hygiene and health and safety in a food manufacturing environment. The key skills required for this role include: Enrolled in full time study as above Be physically fit and able to cope with the manual nature of the work Have good literacy and numeracy skills Have a good work ethic with a proven work history Be able to work in a team environment Demonstrate a willingness to learn and grow Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit. Please be advised, our recruitment process includes a pre-employment medical, numeracy literacy assessment and drug screening.

Class 4-5 Driver Required

Contract | Transport & Logistics | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

As a driver you are expected to be more than a steering wheel attendant. This will an immediate start for the that right person which has possibilities to turn to a fulltime position To successfully apply for this role you will need: Minimum of Class 4-5 Licence Two Work References Great Work Ethic Good Personal Presentation Health and Safety Awareness Be Physically Fit Be Drug Free Candidate should ideally have their own transport and be able to pass a drug test. 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.

TNOC Maintenance Supervisor

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. Downer's Transport sector has the diversity, scope and depth of experience, combined with a highly skilled, multi–disciplined team that provides customers with an integrated and collaborative partner to deliver sustainable and innovative whole–life infrastructure solutions. Are you an experienced and practical thinking road maintenance team leader or foreperson looking for your next challenge? We are looking for a Maintenance Supervisor to join our Transport Services team in New Plymouth. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of this high performing team TNOC (Taranaki Network Outcome Contract) who are focused on delivering road maintenance projects around the region. About the role: You’ll be responsible for planning, organising, directing and controlling activities and crews to ensure we deliver we not only meet but exceed our customers expectations, but most importantly that road maintenance in the region is top notch. Your ability to drive results and knowledge of road maintenance will determine this contract's success; you will be part of an enthusiastic team delivering excellence. This is a “hand on” role and naturally as the Supervisor you’ll be expected to provide training, leadership and development for any new and existing staff. You’ll also be required to spend some time in the office dotting the I’s and crossing the t’s doing things like preparing reports and performing other contract administration. You’ll also be responsible for: On-site management and supervision of a crews Planning, organising, directing and controlling the activities and operations of road maintenance works Quality inspection, data collection and assisting with claiming of work Ensuring work is completed to a high standard and all targets (productivity, quality and safety) are met About you: As an experienced road maintenance team leader or foreperson, it goes without saying that you’ll have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), but you’ll also couple these with: The ability to influence with demonstrated leadership behaviours that empower others Strong problem solving skills & initiative Strong collaboration skills The ability to drive projects and complete within specified time frames Strong Zero Harm focus You'll also have a sound understanding of Word, Excel, Outlook and ideally RAMM In return we offer: An outstanding to work in a truly diverse operation where the work is challenging and rewarding! On offer is a supportive team environment and excellent prospects for career growth within the successful Downer team. If this sounds like your next role, then apply online at keyword search 553342

Senior Cost Controller / Analyst

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

Fitzroy Engineering Group Limited is a leading New Zealand heavy engineering company with specialist capabilities in the design, fabrication, painting, scaffolding and maintenance of industrial projects for a number of sectors including: oil and gas, petrochemical, forestry, marine, structural steel and commercial buildings. The Senior Cost Controller / Analyst role encompasses responsibility for all cost control activity within the company. The role will suit someone with previous experience in engineering cost control or similar activities, a clear understanding of labour and plant costing models and a proven ability to work with transactional and financial data. Applicants must have a very strong attention to detail, exceptional fault-finding skills, and the ability to document processes, follow processes, and lead others to follow new processes. Skills and experience: Strong knowledge of ERP systems and functionality Excellent understanding of Microsoft excel If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be part of this professional team then we'd like to hear from you. If you feel this role is for you and you have the required skills and experience, apply with your CV and cover letter at: "" & enter ref code: 4408129. Applications close 16 November 2018

HV/LV Team Leader/Senior Supervisor

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

HV/LV Team Leader/Senior Supervisor 400V/33KV We are a modern thinking company and are looking for a Team Leader/Supervisor that wants to build his own team. Also train a new team leader on the way, giving you the chance to move up through the company and one day come off the tools. We are looking for someone that one day might want to move into a more senior position. You will be the type of person that knows you have all the skills but feels you are being held back or you feel that you have a lot of knowledge that you want to pass on from being on the tools. This person will want to grow with the company and become part of the company (it is not just a job), it is a career move for someone that knows they have the talent to go all the way or wants to pass on their talents (give back), and train the next generation. This role has come up before in a different location/office and the person that has taken this role has excelled and gone further than they thought possible in a short period of time (Branch Manager). Do you have what it takes? No good looking back in 5 or 10 years’ time with regrets (don’t let life pass you by). You will know if you are the right person, as soon as you read this ad. As this position will put you into a senior role, you will have the choice to take an hourly rate or a salary package that fits this position. Top rates are paid and as this is a one off position, no fixed number has been put on this position. The rate would be worked out through the interview stage. We understand this is a tight knit industry and we can guarantee your enquiry will be treated in strictest confidence; rest assured we will not divulge our conversation with other industry organisations. What have you got to lose? If this sounds like the role for you APPLY NOW, alternatively send a copy of your CV to

Workover / Completions Engineer

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Great company, great opportunity Unique location Offshore experience a must Our client is part of an internationally recognised group, a well-known and respected player in the Energy sector. With offices in many locations around the world, the company is involved in producing and marketing oil & gas, innovative energy and high-end petrochemical solutions - in a responsible way. Our client is entering a period of growth and to help in this, we are looking for a Workover / Completions Engineer to deliver well services across their assets. This role will be based in New Plymouth, Taranaki The job. As an experience Completions Engineer, you know the story. You will: Be responsible for completion engineering and workover / intervention planning Liaise with the Well Engineering Manager to ensure objectives are defined and met Ensure the use of and integrity of the current WIMS and be involved in setting up and transitioning to a new WIMS Prepare, track & control all costs associated with your activities Look for continuous improvement opportunities Plan & implement daily workover / intervention / completions activities Coordinate with all other sections and with external contractors to ensure continuity of services Prepare End Of Well reports Provide technical advice and support to others as required And so on, and so forth. If you are our new Completions Engineer, you know what's involved. The person. Our new Completions Engineer will: Masters or Degree qualified in Petroleum Engineering or similar Have around 5 years experience in offshore Well Completions / Workover Hold current IWCF Level 4 certification (Supervisor Level, Offshore / Subsurface.) Be familiar with 'Landmark' and WIMS software We need a versatile person who has offshore experience and someone who doesn't mind offshore work on occasion. We can guarantee you challenge and the chance to learn and grow in this permanent / staff position. On offer is a competitive remuneration package that will reflect your skills and abilities and the chance to join a growing company and a fun loving and supportive team. If this sounds like you, if you are keen on a new and challenging role, let's talk For further information or to apply for this role, please contact Daniel Hopkins on 0800 171 000 if calling from New Zealand, +64 4 472 6558 if calling internationally or email Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Community Mental Health Nurse, Mental Health

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

1.0 FTE (80 Hours Per Fortnight) Fulltime Permanent We invite applications for the position of Community Mental Health Nurse in our Mental Health Service for Older People (MHSOP). This is a full-time, permanent position and the hours of work are from 8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday. This role will be predominantly based in South Taranaki. MHSOP is a multi-disciplinary team providing specialist assessment, treatment and care for older adults experiencing severe and enduring mental health issues including dementia. The team has a progressive approach to service delivery and commitment to excellence. As a key worker in the multi-disciplinary team, you will provide a specialist nursing perspective to comprehensive assessment, treatment and care. You must be a Registered Nurse with a tertiary qualification and a current Practicing Certificate. The ideal candidate will have significant clinical experience in both the mental and physical health of the older adult and strong prioritising and assessment skills. Excellent communication skills and an ability to develop effective working relationships in a multi-disciplinary setting are essential. 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. Click here for a job description. Please apply online from this page. Applications close on 30 October 2018. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Inventory Store Person

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

One Casual Position Available We currently have one casual position available for an Inventory Store Person. This role involves the accurate recording of unit inventory, issuing stock using the Oracle Inventory System, stock picking, maintenance of records and the efficient onwards distribution of all goods issued from Inventory. This includes maintaining a customer focused service with the highest professional service level to the organisation. This position requires physical lifting with regular walking between departments and stores. There is some data entry as well as stores upkeep cleaning within a team environment. We are looking for people with the following skills: Previous Stores experience. Oracle experience is beneficial but in-house training on Oracle Inventory module and Bar Coding module provided. Knowledge of hospital departments and wards is desirable. Current Walkie Stacker License. (Training will be arranged if requested and if not currently licensed. 3 yearly refresher training offered by out-sourced provider). 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. Click here to view the position description. Please apply online from this page. Applications close on 30 October 2018. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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