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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.

Sales Assistant - Hardware

Full Time | Retail | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Mitre 10 continues to dominate the NZ DIY & Trade retail market through both its market share and number of stores throughout the country and you can be part of our continuing success by joining the team at Mitre 10 MEGA New Plymouth, Part of this success is the great customer service we provide, so we would be really keen to hear from you if you have our passion for ensuring our customers get the right product and an exceptional level of service every time they walk through our doors going the extra mile will be the norm for you. This role is within our Hardware/Paint/Flooring Zone. For this position we are looking for someone who has: Enthusiasm and team spirit; A passion for customer service excellence; Good time management; A quick and alert mind, with the ability to adapt and be flexible Willingness to learn; and Excellent communication skills. Previous retail experience and/or experience within this department (Hardware) will be viewed very favourably. In this role you will report to the Zone/Team Leader(s). The hours for this role are Wednesday, 9.30am to 6pm, Thursday to Saturday, 08.30am to 5pm. Work hours are determined by roster and will include one weekend day per week. So if you want to work in a fun, dynamic work environment, as well as receive ongoing training, uniform and great staff buying privileges, and you think you can deliver on what we seek, then please forward a CV and cover letter via this website. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Work Broker (Permanent) New Plymouth

Full Time | Customer service & call centre | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Can you play a key role connecting people to job opportunities? Dynamic, varied role where building relationships is key to success Permanent position, New Plymouth-based We are looking for a fantastic Work Broker to join our dedicated team who work to improve the lives of New Zealanders. We are focussed on connecting our clients with employers to provide job opportunities that can make a real difference to their lives and those in the wider community. As a Work Broker you’ll engage with employers to provide a professional service to link our clients into employment. Our clients come from a range of backgrounds and situations, including those affected by health issues and disabilities. You will promote Work and Income products and job seekers to potential employers. You’ll work alongside Case Managers and other service centre staff to ensure sustainable employment outcomes for clients. This role will appeal to a sales oriented person as you will become the voice of your clients by selling their skills to local employers and building long term professional relationships that will go from strength to strength. To succeed in this role you will need to; Have a passion for changing people’s lives for the better Understand what makes a great job match for both employers and employees Possess the ability to work alongside clients from diverse backgrounds and communities Have a full clean valid New Zealand driver's licence without conditions Be flexible, solutions focussed and client centric Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills Work Broker’s play a vital role in our communities. Every day is different, fun and challenging. We offer a great work environment, a fabulous team culture and a way to make a real difference to the lives of New Zealanders. It will appeal to highly motivated, adaptable, progressive candidates, who are pragmatic, have a strong client-focus and driven by service excellence and achieving results. If you are keen to join our team, please apply. This could be the day you change your life. How to apply To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application form and submit your CV and Cover Letter outlining your suitability for this role. Current MSD employees - please submit your online application at work via your myHR portal/MyHR Login/Careers. All applications must be made online. If you have any queries, please Brett Engert at or (06) 968 6629. Applications close Sunday 1st July 2018 at 10.00pm. Position Description

Design Technology - Scale A Teacher (.6)

Contract | Education & training | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Roll 223 - Decile 3 Design Technology - Scale A Teacher (.6) Fixed Term position for Term 3 & 4, 2018 Applicants need to be motivated NZ registered teachers with highly developed classroom management strategies in the Technology area and an empathy for Year 7/8 children. Please forward a covering letter and a CV that includes two current referees. Visits to the school are encouraged. Applications close: 27 June @ 12 noon. Acting Principal - Nicola Niwa 06 754 8025

Capital Cost Analyst - 12 Months Fixed Term

Contract | Banking, Finance & Insurance | 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's people like you that will continue to develop our company and our community into something incredible. We're on the hunt for a talented Capital Cost Analyst who has experience, motivation and is a quick learner. This position is to provide financial services, including but not limited to project financial systems establishment, recording, monitoring, forecasting, statutory compliance and reporting, in accordance with Methanex principles and codes of practice. You'll be required to build strong relationships with key stakeholders, be a qualified Accountant, Economist and or Engineer and have a high level of analytical skills and a solid level of experience. Good knowledge with PeopleSoft financials or other Management Information System's, advanced Microsoft Office and Excel skills, and an aptitude for and interest in electronic data processing systems would be an advantage, as would experience working in a petrochemical environment. Your personal attributes will include being well organised with the ability to plan and prioritise, being committed to continuous improvement, providing great customer service, and being a team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills. 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 Thursday, 28 June 2018 NZT.

Contracts Administrator/Receptionist

Full Time | Office & Admin | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Southern Cross Hospital New Plymouth is a busy, friendly and progressive private surgery facility committed to ensuring quality patient focused care. We have a full time position available for a Contracts Administrator/Receptionist. This position is 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm. The successful candidate will be required to have advanced skills with Microsoft excel. They will be a positive, pro-active team player who is able to work well under pressure. Innovative, modern and high tech, we put our employee and patient wellbeing first. Southern Cross Hospitals is New Zealand's largest private surgical hospitals. Owned and operated by a charitable trust, we reinvest in quality patient focused care for the 75,000 people we see every year. To apply or for further information about Southern Cross Hospitals national network please visit: To apply for this job go to: and enter ref code 4196807 Applications close 25 June 2018

General Labourers

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

We are looking for General Labourers who take pride in their work and are keen to work. To successfully apply for this role you will need: To be able to use hand & power tools Two Work References Great Work Ethic Good Personal Presentation Health and Safety Awareness Be Physically Fit Be Drug Free Candidate must have a minimum of Restricted Licence and their own transport as well as 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.

Field Service Technician

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

You will be responsible for performing scheduled and reactive maintenance and be the first response to problems onsite, to help avoid any possible disruption to the customer’s activities and business across the Taranaki Region. Your daily routine will be based on a requirement to drive to, and work at, selected Transpower sites to undertake facilities maintenance tasks and location serviceability checks and assessments. This may require periods of safe long-distance road travel throughout the wider Taranaki region, throughout the year. You will often work independently, but with support on-call as required. You will also be responsible for managing your time and safe-work programme in conjunction with your Regional manager and work flow coordinator. You will require good health, a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and a sense of self-responsibility to take ownership of your assigned area, duties and jobs and allocated Transpower facilities. About the role Maintain the Zero Harm policy and process at all times Ensure a positive relationship with our clients and customers, stakeholders and other site contractors Work within the Downer policies, procedures and all other associated industry and compliance requirements Work under the direction of the designated Regional manager and carrying out works related to the delivery of Scheduled Maintenance, Reactive Maintenance, and Projects – as planned and directed Work within the parameters relevant to the work, e.g. time, materials, costs, resources, certifications and qualifications and where able, assist in service/ project delivery improvements and business expansion/ development scoping as directed Work within, and assist with, risk and task management & mitigation guidelines. About you Trade qualification and/or previous relevant work experience in the FM industry Reasonable understanding of building trades Experience in use of power tools and equipment and the ability to operate hand held electronic recording devices Ability to plan jobs, operate and maintain equipment without supervision Organised and systematic approach to working environment A friendly, customer focused attitude A willingness to learn, adapt and respond where required A self-starter who uses initiative, highly motivated and goal oriented A clean Driver’s License – Class 1 (Manual) required, Class 2 with W,T,R endorsements preferred. What's in it for you? An opportunity to advance your career in a leading organisation A strong focus on training and development with participation in the structured Facilities Service Technician training programme Be part of a supportive and collaborative environment. If you are looking to be part of a collaborative team, and an organisation that values people as its number one asset, then apply today! Visit and search for the job using the reference number reference 550665. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Structural Engineer

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

BTW prides itself on providing innovative solutions for our clients using leading edge technology. Our company's philosophy is "making it happen" with active management support to ensure that this is achieved. BTW is a wholly New Zealand-owned consulting firm of Surveyors, Engineers, Environmental Scientists, GIS and Planning Specialists who, as a team, are able to offer a one-stop-shop consultancy service. BTW has been in business since 1973 and, due to increasing client demand along with the establishment of our new office in Hamilton's CBD, we are seeking expressions of interest from the following skilled people with the right attitude: Senior Structural Engineer: preferably CPEng qualified or eligible to apply in the near future. The role includes work on residential and commercial buildings. This position offers excellent opportunities for career development with great camaraderie in a progressive team environment. BTW offers excellent remuneration with flexible working hours. Applicants must have experience working in New Zealand.

Embroidery Machine Operator

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Due to development and growth within this business, we are now seeking an Embroidery Machine Operator, with solid experience operating multi head embroidery machines. Your role will include a wide range of daily tasks from: Quality Control System and maintenance checks Applying heat presses to garments Sending files for digitising Selecting colour, thread and backing To be successful for this role you will: Have a positive attitude and work well within a team environment Have knowledge of Wilcom Embroidery Studio Be self-motivated and be able to work efficiently and keep to deadline Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal Have the ability to multi task with excellent time management and organisation skills Strong attention to detail and take pride in the complete product If you have the experience and fit all the skill sets above, please apply in full confidence with a covering letter and CV to Adecco, 27 Devon Street West, New Plymouth Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

General Labourers for an Immediate Start

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

We're looking for General Labourers to start immediately on various assignments we have coming up. The best part Is: * Market rates and a weekly pay packet * As our employee (not a contractor) you'll get the holiday pay, sick pay and ACC cover you're entitled to, and we'll pay your tax. If your a good worker, physically fit and strong with a great attitude then we want to meet you! You will be available for immediate start, have solid work experience and your own reliable transport to get to work. You will also need to be drug free and have a clean criminal record for a minimum of the last seven years. If you think this is you please apply here by sending through your CV to us, or bring it into our New Plymouth office. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Process Workers - Tegel Foods Ltd

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Tegel Foods Ltd is an iconic New Zealand brand with a long history of producing quality products to New Zealand's highest standards. We produce high volumes and a wide variety of Halal chicken products which we proudly deliver daily throughout New Zealand. We are proud to be helping families eat well every day. The Tegel Bell Block plant is looking for enthusiastic, physically fit, hard-working individuals. The roles are fast-paced and require core physical strength to meet the rigorous demands of the role. Flexibility to assist with overtime and an immediate start will be highly valued by Tegel. In order to be considered for this role we need you to: 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 In return, we will offer the successful applicant a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to come on board with an exciting and thriving business. We work an 8 hour day Monday-Friday with Overtime available if required. We work most public holidays. We currently have availability in our Chicken Processing Plant for the following start times: 3am, 4am, 4.30am, 11am and 12.30pm If you meet the above criteria, and are keen to work for Tegel, please apply and we will be in touch with you. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Part Time | Office & Admin | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Southern Cross Hospitals is the largest private surgical hospitals network in New Zealand and is the place to be if you want to join a supportive team. Southern Cross New Plymouth is currently looking for an experienced Receptionist to join their Administration team. This position is 20 hours per week on rostered duties - this will include evening and Saturday morning shifts. Innovative, modern and high tech, we put our employee and patient wellbeing first. Southern Cross Hospitals is New Zealand's largest private surgical hospitals. Owned and operated by a charitable trust, we reinvest in quality patient focused care for the 75,000 people we see every year. To apply or for further information about Southern Cross Hospitals national network please visit: To apply for this job go to: and enter ref code 4197935 Applications close 25 June 2018

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