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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.

Customer Service

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

Lots of on the job training Great team environment Variety of tasks Our team in New Plymouth are looking for a new team member with an interest in tools and machinery to assist in the weekends. There's always a lot going on in the branch so you need to be prepared to help out your team with whatever gets the job done; helping customers, cleaning the yard or answering phones. What you'll learn: How to answer phone queries and raise customer contracts How to offer advice on which tools and machinery are required for different jobs How to service a wide variety of hire plant How to work safely for you and for our customers What we can offer: Lots of opportunity to learn A great team-working environment You'll be working for one of the most recognisable names in the Hire industry What you need: A full Driver Licence Intermediate computer skills Availability to work both Saturday and Sunday Who we are: Hirepool was established in 1955 and over that time we've grown to become the national leader in the hire industry. Our equipment ranges from lawnmowers to 30-tonne excavators, portable toilets to 40metre marquees, cars to 10-tonne trucks. It means we provide our services to a really diverse customer base; everyone from big names in infrastructure and construction to independent contractors and first time DIY-ers all the way from Whangarei to Invercargill. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Teacher Yr 4-5

Full Time | Education & training | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

Toko School is a vibrant school with 150 pupils situated 10km from Stratford at the beginning of the Forgotten World Highway. This is a permanent position at the Year 4-5 area of our school. Start date beginning of Term 2, however happy to negotiate with the successful applicant. A unit could be available so please state strengths or leadership areas you would like to lead or develop further. Our students are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and inspiring teacher to join our great team. We are a supportive, well resourced school that provides extensive professional development for all staff. Strengths in future-focused learning and a willingness to inquire into your teaching practice is essential. Applications close 14 February, 4pm. Please submit your CV and covering letter to: 1057 East Road, RD22, Stratford 4392 For further information please contact: or view our website


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

Laser Electrical is seeking a Qualified Electrician to join their company in New Plymouth. An attractive pay package is offered plus vehicle and uniform. The primary purpose of this position is to join the maintenance team and: - Complete various duties such as commercial works and servicing - Troubleshooting and providing hands on solutions for repairs and modifications - Performing safety checks and inspections - Providing reactive and preventative electrical maintenance - Completing job in time frames and in a clean and tidy manner To be successful in this role you will be a Trade Qualified Electrician and hold a current drivers licence. Apply today by emailing your CV to or posting to G West PO Box 5029 Westown New Plymouth Applications close February 2nd 2018


Contract | Office & Admin | South Taranaki District

Full time, fixed term. (Maternity cover 8 months) We are looking for an outstanding receptionist to join our legal team – we have just promoted our current receptionist. The position includes greeting clients, booking appointments, answering the main phone, organising mail and couriers, ordering stationery/office products, recording and filing documents, managing after-school junior staff and other duties as required. We require an effective people-person with excellent communication and computer skills. A person confident with IT systems, and with a mature and professional approach to work. If you are self-motivated, enthusiastic, organised and reliable we want to hear from you. Please note this is a full time, fixed term (maternity cover) position. Please apply in writing to: Receptionist position Halliwells PO Bix 422 HAWERA 4640 Or email your application to Applications close 4pm Friday 26 January 2018


Contract | Community Services and Development | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Red Cross are establishing a Community Relief Team in Taranaki They are looking for an enthusiastic individual to lead a team of volunteers to take part in early disaster relief activities under the direction of Civil Defense. This is a rewarding Voluntary position and a great opportunity to support your community in an emergency – training provided. Requirements: - Communication and leadership skills - Prepared to undertake training - Experience in managing challenging situations and ability to remain calm - Able to commit to monthly evening training sessions For further information call Jess Burrows on 06 759 4697 or email

Fitters Welders, Structural Fabricators, Trades Assistants and Apprentices

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Fitters Welders Structural Fabricators Trades Assistants Apprentices We are employing staff now, if you are drug free, have a good work ethic, and wish to join a team with a positive future, please apply in strict confidence to the Manager. 027 249 5815


Full Time | Legal | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Are you a Solicitor who is interested in property? Young Carrington & Ussher is a property and commercial law firm based in New Plymouth. We advise clients across Taranaki and around New Zealand. We bring diverse backgrounds and expertise to offer our clients excellent legal advice. Your duties will include but are not limited to: - liaising with clients - preparation of legal documentation and correspondence - amending and formatting contracts - and any other duties as directed by the team If you want to become part of our team please email your CV and cover letter Ideally the successful candidate will have a particular focus on detail. You will be a good listener and have a proven track record of following instructions well. These things together with: - A friendly and pro-active team approach - The ability to use initiative - Be accurate at all times - A strong client service focus and willingness to help others - A genuine willingness to learn This role starts immediately so we are now accepting applications. Please make sure a cover letter is included. For more information on this role please contact Tim 021 149 7211 or


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

New Plymouth Would you like to join our friendly team at Southern Cross Hospital, New Plymouth? Southern Cross Hospital New Plymouth is a busy, friendly and progressive private surgical facility committed to ensuring quality patient-focused care. Our Support Services team is looking for a responsible and reliable team member to join them. You will assist in maintaining a hygienically clean hospital environment in an efficient, effective manner. This position requires you to work 32 hours a week on a rostered shift system. Ideally we are looking for an immediate starter. We offer a fun, friendly and rewarding work environment to an applicant who exhibits a high customer-based quality focus. To be successful in this position you must have: Previous cleaning service work experience Have the ability to work individually or as part of a team and Have excellent communication skills How does Southern Cross "treat you well?" Subsidised health insurance Competitive remuneration packages Christmas and New year breaks Employee wellness programme If this sounds like you and you have NZ residency then apply now! For more information about our national hospital network please visit:

Laundry Operator

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

La Nuova is a family owned and run business with multiple sites across the Taranaki and Whanganui regions. Our commercial laundry based in Inglewood is where we process in excess of 50 tonnes of laundry per week for hotels, hospitals, mechanics, engineers etc. We require an individual who is fit & strong and has some mechanical know how. You will be honest and dependable person who doesn't mind early starts (sometimes 3-4am) and flexible enough to work the odd weekend shift when required. You will enjoy a great team environment and all the little extras that come with being employed at La Nuova. For those looking to progress further we can demonstrate many examples of current employees who have benefited from our 'promote from within culture'. Please apply through Seek with a CV and covering letter. Applications close Friday February 2nd @ 5pm

Senior Project Manager (New Plymouth)

Full Time | Engineering | All Taranaki

OSD is a leading Engineering, Operations and Maintenance services provider that provides whole of life services to asset owners in a range of market sectors including oil & gas, pipelines & facilities, process & refining, water & hydro-transport. We are an employee owned business with a dedicated team and a strong culture servicing clients throughout Australia and New Zealand with offices in Brisbane, Darwin, Perth and New Plymouth. As part of our continued growth we are now seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our team in New Plymouth. We will require a people-focused professional who can provide technical direction, leadership and guidance. Our successful candidate will have previous experience managing multiple small to medium size capital sustaining projects, will be able to multi-task and proactively work with high-performing team members across multiple disciplines. Key Responsibilities include: Provide management and leadership to the project team ensuring alignment to project goals, objectives and milestones are achieved Deliver a portfolio of capital sustaining projects, from scoping, through design, procurement, site works, commissioning and handover to operations. Be flexible while delivering multi-discipline projects taking into account reliability, maintainability and operability within the constraints to achieve the best outcomes Full project life cycle ownership Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, and key stakeholders Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables Identify internal and external resources required for successful project delivery. Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholder Consult with internal stakeholders to fully identify and confirm the scope of the project and obtain project approvals if required. Plan, monitor, control and report against multiple project timelines, milestones and key performance indicators. Identify and document potential risks and develop effective control strategies to minimise these. To be successful you will have: 5-10 years’ experience in Project Management A proven record of delivering projects on time and on budget in a multi-disciplinary environment, having accountability for the projects in your portfolio Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands Engineering degree or equivalent Knowledge of PMI framework and project lifecycle processes and PMI certification will be considered and asset Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong relationship-building skills and leadership skills are a must An attractive remuneration package based on skills and experience is on offer to the successful candidate. For more information about us and to apply please visit An attractive remuneration package based on skills and experience is on offer to successful candidates. Visit to apply via our website or contact the People & Culture team for more information on +61 7 3377 4100

Project Manager / Project Engineer

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Energyworks is a locally owned and operated engineering company specialising in project management, fabrication, testing and installation of pressure piping and equipment, pipeline construction and mechanical maintenance for the Energy Sector. Energyworks has exciting opportunities with work on a number of Mechanical, Pipeline and Multi-Disciplined Projects and Shutdowns throughout NZ. As such we require additional Project Managers and Project Engineers to join our successful team. We are looking for highly motivated and energised candidates with construction and or maintenance experience in the Energy Sector who are competent in all areas of project management. Applicants must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal, be competent with Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Project, have a high attention to detail, be commercially astute, have a sound knowledge of relevant codes and regulations and be committed to QHSE. Energyworks offers excellent working conditions and remuneration to successful applicants. Please apply to: The Managing Director ENERGYWORKS LTD 231 Connett Road East Bell Block NEW PLYMOUTH

Part-Time Front of House Attendant

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

LUSH Cafe and Gelato situated in the Centre City Complex requires an outstanding people person to join their team as a Front of House attendant on a part-time basis. If you love working with food and want to be part of a dedicated team then we want to hear from you! Do you have experience in the hospitality industry? Are you able to work well in a team and unsupervised? Are you reliable and able to work well under pressure? Are you available to work on weekends as well as during the weekdays? Are you friendly, bubbly and enthusiastic with a great smile! If you can tick these boxes, and this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, please email your CV and cover letter through to to express your interest in the role. To find out more about Lush Café and Gelato visit Applicants who have the skill set we require will be contacted. All applicants will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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