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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.

**CLEANERS WANTED**STRATFORD & HAWERA

Part Time | Trades & Services | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

OCS we pride ourselves in providing high quality and professional Commercial Cleaning and Facilities Management services. We have sites that requires "YOUR ATTENTION & AN EYE FOR DETAIL" We are looking for permanent and relief cleaners to cover across Stratford & Hawera sites. Hours and days vary, cleaning style is commercial mostly offices, staff canteen, toilets etc. Experience with a buffing machine & specialist floor work would be an advantage, however full training will be provided. There is an opportunity to increase hours as sites become available. Mostly start times are either before 10.00am or after 3.30pm Casual/relief hours are also available, apply within. Pay rate: $17.85 We are looking for people who exhibit the following attributes and flexibility. - Efficient and reliable - Honest - Hard worker - Take pride in their work - Excellent eye for detail - Can work independently - Motivated - Team player - Customer focused - Uphold Health & Safety procedures - Positive working attitude - Must have a great sense of humour. Cleaning experience is advantageous however full training will be provided through our (EIT) Excellence In Training Program before commencing work. Key responsibilities include the following but not restricted to: - Floor work – vacuuming & mopping - Bathrooms and toilets - Kitchens - Clearing rubbish - Dusting - Buffing - Perform related work as required and instructed. Interested? Apply now by emailing your CV to Contract Manager Tanya.Chapple@ocs.co.nz Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Consents Officer

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

We are looking for someone to assess and report on resource consent applications under the Resource Management Act 1991. 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. We are looking for a motivated person to assess and report on resource consent applications under the Resource Management Act 1991. Experience in this type of work is preferred but all applicants will be considered. The work is interesting and varied, involving a mix of field and office work associated with applications for a diverse range of industrial, urban and rural activities, including the petrochemical industry, dairy products manufacture, meat processing plants, irrigation/water supplies, and waste disposal. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate: • excellent written and oral communication and time management skills • a methodical and common-sense approach to problem solving • a genuine interest in managing natural resources • ability to communicate well with all sections of the community. A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, such as Earth Science, Geography or Resource Management, is essential and one that includes a strong grounding in hydrology and/or water resource evaluation would be an advantage. The position is a full-time one but arrangements could be made to accommodate suitable part-time applicants. Like to know more? Taranaki Regional Council offers an attractive workplace in a friendly and supportive environment. More details, including the job description, are available on our website www.trc.govt.nz For any further information, please call Karen Smylie, HR Manager on (06) 765 7127. Applications close on Friday, 31 January 2020 and must be made directly through our website www.trc.govt.nz/council-jobs

Venue Operations Assistant

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

Do you have exceptional communication and people skills? Do you thrive in a fast paced environment? Do you enjoy being active while at work? We are looking for an energetic and motivated Operations Assistant to help deliver our huge range of events and activities across four of our award winning venues; TSB Stadium, Yarrow Stadium, TSB Bowl of Brooklands, and TSB Showplace. You will assist with the set up/set down of events, from backstage to front of house, ensuring a safe and secure environment to meet customer expectations and contractual requirements. You will thrive working in a high pressure busy environment and have superb customer service and communication skills. You will be a natural problem solver, taking initiative where appropriate, and pride yourself in being a positive team player. Previous experience in event organisation is preferred but not essential as on job training will be provided. This is a very active role so you must have the physical capabilities to meet the demands of this type of work. Health and Safety knowledge would also be an advantage. This is a permanent part-time role of 20 hours a week. Due to the nature of events, additional hours may be available as mutually agreed and hours will vary including some nights and weekend work. New Plymouth District Council plays a key role in supporting community well-being, the economy, the environment and the overall quality of life in the New Plymouth District. Our Council vision is to build a lifestyle capital, and being part of our team means you will help make our district a better place to live and to work. At New Plymouth District Council, we embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference. We aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $19.06 and $20.71 per hour. We have 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 If you are interested in working with a vibrant team to deliver events to the community, we want to hear from you! Applications close Friday, 31 January 2020.

Solid Waste Contracts Officer

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

Are you passionate about waste minimisation? Do you have exceptional contract management skills and a focus on great customer service? We are on the lookout for a motivated individual to assist with the continued development of the waste management and minimisation services in the New Plymouth District to help us work towards our Zero Waste goal and the actions in our Waste Management and Minimisation Plan. You will manage our kerbside collection and transfer stations contract to ensure the Council is able to provide a great service to our community. Ideally you will have experience in contract or project management and proven ability to develop and manage positive relationships with contractors. While not essential, a working knowledge of kerbside collection and/or transfer station services, and waste separation and disposal would be an advantage. An innovative approach to improving services is also sought particularly in the application to the management of recycling contamination. As part of this role you will ensure waste data is effectively managed and analysed to inform future service improvements. This role is also responsible for overseeing customer complaints, health, safety and environmental incident reports related to the services. A focus on great customer service and an ability to deal with difficult customers would be an advantage. You will be confident and politically savvy to work in a high profile and sometimes controversial area. Collaboration will be a key focus for this role both with the team and regionally. A tertiary qualification in relevant discipline e.g. project management, environmental science or engineering is required as well as a full and clean driver's licence. New Plymouth District Council plays a key role in supporting community well-being, the economy, the environment and the overall quality of life in the New Plymouth District. Our Council vision is to build a lifestyle capital, and being part of our team means you will help make our district a better place to live and to work. At New Plymouth District Council, we embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference. We aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $73,170 - $79,673. We have 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 on Monday, 3 February 2020.

Building Support Services Coordinator

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

Are you looking for an opportunity to take on a leadership role within an exciting local government department? Would you like to be involved in the rollout of an innovative digital building consents system in New Plymouth that will have a positive impact in the community? We have a full-time, permanent vacancy for a Building Support Services Coordinator to lead a team of five administrators that will be at the forefront of the customer experience. To be successful in this role it would be advantageous to have experience in the building industry. Additionally you will have: •the ability to communicate effectively with professionals and home-owners alike •the ability to think creatively to solve practical problems •an attitude to go the 'extra mile' for our customers •an eye for detail •experience working in a leadership role is preferred. Comprehensive training is offered to the right person. You will be working in a collegial and technical environment with exciting challenges daily. 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 wellbeing, development, benefits, culture and recognition. The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff. New Plymouth combines a vibrant, bustling and safe city centre with easy access to amazing natural resources. Whether it's the great surf, climbing our majestic mountain, walking hundreds of kilometres of track or strolling along our award-winning coastal walkway, New Plymouth has something for you. So if you're tired of the rat race and want to enjoy a ten minute commute, and a laid back lifestyle combined with a challenging and rewarding career, this may be the role for you. Applications close Monday, 3 February 2020.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Coordinator

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

Do you love making a difference in your community? Do you have exceptional communication and people skills? Through this full-time, permanent role you can contribute to providing high-quality core wastewater services to protect public health and the environment. This role involves coordinating a team of technicians to ensure the efficient and safe operation and maintenance of the New Plymouth District Council's Wastewater Treatment Plant and pump stations. Championing a robust health and safety mind-set, you will ensure this 24 hour seven day a week operation meets relevant consents and standards. We are seeking a leader who is a reliable team player and excellent problem-solver with a 'can do' approach. You must have the ability to learn quickly and provide clear direction. Ideally the successful candidate will have work experience in either wastewater operations or other process plant settings, as well as experience in effectively leading teams within an operational environment. A relevant qualification would also be an advantage. If you are looking for a rewarding career in the wastewater industry, this could be the position for you. New Plymouth District Council plays a key role in supporting community well-being, the economy, the environment and the overall quality of life in the New Plymouth District. Our Council vision is to build a lifestyle capital, and being part of our team means you will help make our district a better place to live and to work. At New Plymouth District Council, we embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference. 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 wellbeing, development, benefits, culture and recognition. The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff. Applications close on Monday, 3 February 2020.

Infrastructure Project Manager

Full Time | Construction & Architecture / Design | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

If you are an experienced project manager who enjoys working in a collaborative environment and want to be directly involved in the Council's vision of 'Building a lifestyle Capital' then we are looking for you to apply for a Project Manager role. The role is for a project manager within our infrastructure project team. This role would see you take the lead in delivering projects which enhance the built environment. With your excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills you will foster an environment of collaboration with iwi, key suppliers and project stakeholders for successful project deliver. To be successful you will have a tertiary qualification in an engineering/infrastructure related discipline, be experienced in project, contract and financial management, hold a professional qualification (e.g. EngNZ, PMI) and have a proven track record of collaboration and team engagement. 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 $86,604 - $93,339. 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. We can offer you this amazing opportunity in the Taranaki region - voted the second best region in the world to visit by Lonely Planet in 2017. New Plymouth combines a vibrant, bustling and safe city centre with easy access to amazing natural resources. Whether it's the great surf, climbing our majestic mountain, walking hundreds of kilometres of track or strolling along our award-winning coastal walkway, New Plymouth has something for you. Applications close Sunday, 15 February 2020.

GMPE TRUCK DRIVERS

Full Time | Transport & Logistics | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Greymouth Petroleum is a leading New Zealand owned and operated oil and gas production company. Greymouth holds a significant development portfolio in the Taranaki Basin. We are seeking experienced Drivers to support our Taranaki operations to be based in our Bell Block yard. As part of our GMP Environmental (GMPE) team you will be responsible for driving heavy trucks, tankers, hiabs and vacuum trucks to transport bulk goods and liquids. Ideally you will have: 5 years previous experience as a class 5 Driver. A basic understanding of mechanical maintenance. The successful candidate must have a full drivers licence with classes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Endorsements D, F, T, R, W are an advantage. These positions offer a great opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and supportive team where you can apply your knowledge and make a difference. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Senior Planning Adviser and Project Manager - Fixed-term 18 Months

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

NPDC Climate Change Action Framework: Senior Planning Adviser and Project Manager - fixed-term 18 months. NPDC has determined that climate change requires an urgent response to prepare the community for the future. Positioning itself as a local government leader, NPDC is committed to delivering an advanced response to climate change mitigation and adaptation. It will deliver a programme of immediate initiatives and plan for the long term and requires people who: •have an understanding of the climate change landscape and the local government context •are able to translate the 'big picture' into every day outcomes; •work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders and form constructive relationships •are able to deal with complex issues and communicate them in a simple and meaningful manner •have a passion for communities and for leading positive change and lasting environmental outcomes. The specific details of these roles Senior Planning Adviser This is a role for someone who is energised by diverse challenges and problem solving. You will plan for key emerging issues with a focus on climate change, environmental planning, policy and sustainability. You, in collaboration with other experts from across the organisation, will lead the development and delivery of the councils next Infrastructure Strategy. This strategy will have a strong emphasis on adapting and mitigating the impacts of climate change. You will input into the councils recently released and nationally recognised Proposed District Plan (e-plan) and work on community and corporate sustainability initiatives. You will work closely with Infrastructure Managers, Planners and develop relationships with community stakeholders. You will have experience in a planning/policy role and hold a tertiary qualification in planning, policy, or an infrastructure related discipline. Project Manager: Climate Change Action Framework This is a new position that will lead the implementation of councils new Climate Change Action Framework. You will need to have a passion for planning for the environment, collaborative and impactful community outcomes and will accelerate NPDC's overall response to climate change. This role is responsible for the delivery of an advanced programme of planning, operations and community initiatives. You will engage with the community on climate change issues and work to embed climate change into councils planning documents and everyday work. You will have experience in a project management/projects planning environment and have a relevant tertiary qualification. Why New Plymouth? New Plymouth District, with a population of around 74,000 people, makes up the largest district in Taranaki. With the stunning Mt Taranaki as a backdrop and the warm iron sands along our coast, it is no wonder Taranaki has been judged the second best region in the world to visit by Lonely Planet. In Taranaki it's easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career. Our regions' dynamic surf, multitude of parks and gardens, iconic walkways, major events calendar and mountain playground make this the place to live! Who are we? We are a large organisation employing approximately 600 people, with staff based in more than 12 locations around the district. We manage the environmental, social, economic, and cultural wellbeing of the New Plymouth District - making decisions for and on behalf of the local community and setting the district's overall strategic direction. Our focus is creating a great organisation that supports a great community, and enabling NPDC to achieve its strategic intent of building a lifestyle capital that puts people first, cares for our place, and supports a prosperous community. At the New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff including solid career pathways, learning and development opportunities as well as personal and professional development. We offer competitive remuneration and flexi-time, which creates a work-life balance to enjoy what Taranaki has to offer. Applications close Friday, 31 January 2020.

Strategic Development Manager - Mental Health and Addictions Service

Full Time | Accounting | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Taranaki District Health Board 1.0 FTE Permanent Fulltime Position Taranaki District Board is seeking an experienced Individual to lead the planning and redesign of Mental Health and Addictions Services in Taranaki. The Strategic Development Manager will be responsible for: leading the development of the Mental Health and Addictions Plan Health Strategic Plan implementing transformational change to planning and redesign of care models with the aim of providing high quality, sustainable services for our population within available resource limits Actively support work to improve Maori Health access and outcomes in mental health and addictions services Please apply online from this page. Click here to view the Job Description. For discussion or further information on the post please contact Becky Jenkins, General Manager, Planning Funding and Population Health becky.jenkins@tdhb.org.nz Applications close on Friday 14 February 2020. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Catering Supervisor - Air NZ New Plymouth

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

Air New Zealand is one of the world's leading airlines, known around the world not just for their name but also for their reputation, where they are renowned as "New Zealand's Most Reputable Organisation" as a result of their exceptional customer service, robust leadership, innovation, brand, corporate values and role as a strong ambassador for New Zealand. At Compass Group we have partnered with Air New Zealand as one team to create an incomparable lounge experience that people value and remember and as such, we have an exciting opportunity for an amazing Full-Time Catering Supervisor within our Lounge at New Plymouth Airport. You will need to have total flexibility with the potential to work at any time (Morning or Afternoon) Monday to Sunday. This full-time role within the lounge is responsible for leading and ensuring our food, beverage, and customer service is outstanding for our valued customers. This will be done by leading and participating in a team that goes above and beyond for our valued clientele and ensures we obtain the high levels of service standards expected. If you’re our perfect candidate, you will: • Be hard working, reliable, flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment • Have a friendly, outgoing personality with a natural knack for leading a diverse team • Have excellent communication skills and a ‘can do’ attitude • Have solid working experience within a 5-star/ Front of House environment • Hold food safety Unit Standards 167 and 168 • Demonstrate a passion for people, customer service and quality • Hold a valid Duty Managers certificate People are not just at the heart of our business – they are our business. We know better than anyone that in a service business your people make more of a difference than anything else hence we pull out all the stops to ensure our training and benefits are unbeatable. If you would like to be part of a dynamic and innovative organization - ‘Apply’ Now or for any further information, please contact Compass Recruitment on recruitment@compass-group.co.nz Applications close on 15th February 2020. Great People, Real Opportunities Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Mechanic / Engineer required for busy workshop

Full Time | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Trundles Automotive is a very busy automotive workshop based in central New Plymouth. We are seeking another mechanic, engineer or welder, to join our team due to excessive workload. We are no ordinary workshop. Aside from WOF, generally servicing and repairs, we also have an onsite dyno and a large portion of our work comes from out of town for performance and suspension modifications. We design and manufacture our own products. We are New Zealand importers / distributors for big brands like Unichip, Dobinsons, Profender, Xrox etc. The workload will be greatly varied and will suit someone who has creative flare, can think outside the square and ideally has a knowledge / passion for the motorsport / 4x4 industry, although not necessary. We are looking for a team player who is honest and reliable, you must have a good attitude and be willing to learn. Qualification and / or current WOF authority would be great but not necessary. Unfortunately due to the nature of the work and workload this is not a position for an apprentice / entry level position. A good work history will be favorable. Relocation assistance may be available for the right applicant. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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