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Parks Assistant

Full Time | Trades & Services | South Taranaki District

Full-Time South Taranaki District Council is looking for a Parks Assistant to be part of an energetic team that works in more than a hundred public parks, playgrounds and gardens across our district. The STDC Horticultural Services Team takes pride in delivering outstanding parks, streetscape and horticultural services to the South Taranaki District and has an awesome opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the team. Our team have real passion for their jobs and take pride in the results they achieve. Proof of this is the 97% satisfaction rating from the latest resident satisfaction survey. This is an entry level, hands-on role, so if you are keen on developing a career in the industry, this may be the role for you. We are looking for someone who has a good level of stamina and physical fitness, an interest in all aspects of gardening, can display self-motivation and take pride in their work. A Driver's Licence is essential. The South Taranaki District Council offers a proven "Best Place to Work" environment and the chance to join an energetic, progressive organisation. If you would like to join NZ's most "Can Do Council" apply now! Applications close on Sunday, 1 December 2019.

Project Foreman & Maintenance Foreman

Full Time | Construction & Roading | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Clelands Construction has been building in Taranaki since 1916 and we are proud of the skill, commitment, and expertise of our staff. We operate across all construction market sectors and the work we do is interesting, challenging and varied. We are seeking two Foremen to join our team from mid-January 2020. One role will be working with our Projects division and one role will be working with our Jobbing & Maintenance division. Experienced Carpenters who are ready to develop into a leadership role are also welcome to apply. The successful applicants will need: * Relevant qualifications and proven construction experience * Good communication skills and a positive friendly manner * A desire to constantly achieve high standards of quality * A commitment to Health and Safety in the workplace In return, we offer a friendly, reliable and highly skilled team of people to work with and a culture of quality, safety, and integrity. As well as a competitive hourly rate and conditions (reflective of ability, qualifications, and experience). We are committed to the future of our industry, and training is regularly undertaken both externally and within our business activities. Clelands is an environment where you can reach your full potential. Check out our website for more information. Contact Michael Braggins to express your interest via or 027 520 1792. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Chef/Cafe Cook

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

New Plymouth Full-time, Temporary Café Botannix Café Cook Are you an experienced Café Cook? Café Botannix inside Palmers New Plymouth seeks a café cook with experience in café short order cookery and café cabinet preparation -savoury and sweet. Our ideal applicant will have a flair for producing fresh, flavoursome café food using seasonal produce. Combine this with efficiency, good organisational skills and an ability to maintain a clean and safe working environment then this position may be the one for you. If you wish to become part of our busy café team, please submit your CV including a covering letter with details of at least 2 workplace referees including one that is current or recent. Only shortlisted applications will be contacted. Job Types: Full-time, Temporary Experience: Chef: 1 year (Preferred) Education: Certificates 1 - 6 (Preferred) Work Eligibility: The candidate can work permanently with no restriction on hours (Preferred) Job Duties: Prepare, season and cook food as directed, meeting dietary requirements where required Follow recipes and presentation specifications Oversee and manage kitchen operations Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently Clean and organise kitchen and equipment in adherence to hygiene and safety regulations Preserve and store foodstuffs in appropriate temperature-controlled facilities Train apprentices and other kitchen staff Additional Duties: Menu planning Recording food temperature

Experienced Builders

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

Experienced Builders required for a great client of ours based in New Plymouth. To successfully apply for this role you will need: To be able to use a variety of hand & power tools Two Work References required 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. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Part Time Trade Counter - New Plymouth

Part Time | Retail | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Plymouth Together, let's build New Zealand! We have an exciting opportunity for a customer service-focused individual to join our enthusiastic team at PlaceMakers New Plymouth! This is a part time position to cover our Saturday shift from 8:30 am to 3 pm. The Role This is all about giving customers the best service and great advice. You will be assisting our customers by providing product information and pricing support, as well as processing sales in the trade counter. You will build relationships using your ability to anticipate and support our customers’ needs. About You: This could suit a variety of people, from a student to someone local with a passion for building or home renovations and helping customers to find the right products. Any previous customer service experience would be an advantage! Other skills and qualities we are looking for: Willingness to learn and being flexible to go the extra mile for our customers, employer and team mates You must love meeting new people and thrive on building lasting customer relationships Some understanding of the building industry is desirable Good computer skills and a high level of accuracy We are looking for someone who ensures a safe working environment is maintained for themselves, their team and our customers. If you have a desire to learn and you'd like to work with a market leader, we can offer you opportunities for career development, a friendly supportive team environment, and a solid, growing business to represent. Plus working in New Plymouth means living in the Taranaki region which combines great outdoor adventure opportunities with an active arts and cultural scene and a number of fine gardens and parks. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit and will be required to undergo pre-employment and medical testing. PlaceMakers is New Zealand's leading and largest supplier of building materials to New Zealand’s commercial and residential construction markets. We employ more than 2,100 people in over 60 locations across the country and stock more than 74,000 product lines from concrete to paint and plasterboard. View other PlaceMakers Jobs here [link removed] or visit A member of the Fletcher Building Group | iPlex | Northern Iron and Brass Foundry Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Process Engineer

Full Time | Oil & Gas | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Process Engineer You You will have been working in an Engineering role (Process) for at least 5 years and preferably have two years in an oil, gas or energy production facility or similar. You will be a competent communicator who enjoys solving problems, communicating with a wide range of stakeholders and using your initiative to develop and enhance your work. Us Todd Energy is a subsidiary of the Todd Corporation, a New Zealand owned organisation with diverse interests and a strong reputation nationally. We are a leading energy company operating natural gas fields in Taranaki. With our joint ventures, Todd is a major New Zealand gas producer responsible for over 75% of the country‘s hydrocarbon energy production. You can learn more about us at: Our Location Our McKee Mangahewa and Kapuni Production Stations are located not far from our New Plymouth office. Todd actively supports a large variety of community assets including the award winning Len Lye Arts Centre, the Aquatic Centre and supports bringing the globally recognised WOMAD festival to New Plymouth. The Role As part of our Operations Asset Engineering team reporting to the Lead Process Engineer, we are seeking an experienced Process Engineer to support our busy McKee Mangahewa operations. Suitable applicants must have: An engineering degree (chemical or process) or similar, chartered professional engineer CEng or, IPENZ CPEng 5 years in an engineering role, of which, preferably at least 2 years will have been in oil and gas or other hydrocarbon industries Experience in operation support to a functioning facility with a continuous focus of safety and care for the environment High level of understanding of process safety and engineering risk Experience in both the front end and detailed engineering phases of projects and understanding of construction and commissioning activities A sound understanding of budgets and schedules High level of communication skills including the ability to communicate complex issues Proven problem solving skills Initiative and a high level of attention to detail A focus of collaboration, team work and operational excellence To Apply Please visit our website Applications close Sunday 1 December 2019.

Senior Industrial Cyber Specialist

Full Time | IT | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

ECL is an Automation Systems Integrator, based in New Plymouth, NZ. ECL Cyber is a business unit of ECL, with a dedicated focus on securing industrial environments. Due to an increase in project work, ECL Cyber is currently seeking a Senior Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cyber Security Engineer. The suitable candidate will have: 10+ years’ experience with industrial control systems (ICS), DCS, SCADA, SIS, PLC, etc. -AND/OR- 10+ years’ experience in networking, security and/or sysadmin with some industrial networking expertise A degree-level engineering, networking or cyber security qualification Excellent communication and analytical skills Ability to work independently or as part of a small team interfacing directly with clients An understanding of cyber security risks and mitigation for an industrial control network An understanding of cyber security management as a part of a full framework (e.g. Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover) Sound knowledge of networking protocols, cyber security of network traffic and the application of controls via switch and firewall configuration. The ability to support a high standard of quality, health, safety and environment in all work as a part of ECL’s QSHE certifications and verifications. The ability to carry out detailed industrial cyber assessments and/or audits to a high quality. The ability to work in accordance with ECL’s drug and alcohol policy including pre-employment, post incident and/or random drug & alcohol testing NZ citizenship or residency in order to meet immediate demand The role will include: Implementing changes on the ICS network to strengthen current cybersecurity controls and introduce new controls. Firewall and switch configuration for different vendor devices Documentation of existing and proposed security architectures Implementation, maintenance and administration of systems databases to facilitate back-up, recovery, disaster recovery to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability as a part of operational excellence. Supporting incident detection, investigation, management and close out Project management including estimating, scheduling and working within project constraints Supporting the development of management standards (guidelines, policies and procedures) used to maintain and improve ICS Cyber Security Management Work on industrial facilities including in substations and remote well sites Some travel around New Zealand (mainly North Island) 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 systems engineer? Have you worked in a role where you were responsible for providing level 3 technical support? How many years' experience do you have as a network engineer? How would you rate your English language skills?

Process Engineer

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are looking for Process Engineers at all levels. You will be exposed to clients across New Zealand working on oil, gas, manufacturing, petrochemical, renewables and other local industry projects. The role offers an opportunity to be part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team, working with a diverse range of clients on brownfield projects and new builds. As a Process Engineer you will deliver, fit for purpose and cost-effective solutions for our clients. Ideally you will have experience in oil & gas, although experience in manufacturing, dairy, infrastructure or heavy industry is also valued. Your proven experience as a Process Engineer will bring: Expertise in process design for all engineering phases from concept/select, FEED through to detailed design and delivery, Accuracy in the preparation of quotations, technical solutions, risk identification & mitigation strategies, Strength in process engineering including process modelling, and P&ID development, Knowledge and experience in latest technology and methodologies to enable efficient and competitive bids and solutions to be developed, Experience in site commissioning and the willingness to travel and undertake site work We are looking for someone that has: A Process Engineering degree (or equivalent), Technical expertise in design or optimisation of process or manufacturing systems, Consulting and/or operational experience with commercial acumen for project and client success. The following are valued but not essential: IChemE or CPEng chartered status, LOPA / HAZOP Facilitator experience and accreditation, Skills in using process simulation software such as VMGSim or Aspen HYSYS, Experience in Process Safety Engineering. Strong commitment to mentoring junior engineers and a drive to help foster future leaders in the business. About us: Our New Plymouth team is one of the larger engineering consultancies in the Taranaki area, seeing growth across New Zealand and internationally. We are a passionate team, working in an enviable location, close enough to the beach for a lunch time walk. We embrace a positive work/life balance, ensuring we enjoy the Taranaki region, with fitness groups and regular BBQ's. You will have the opportunity to travel and work on industrial sites across Taranaki and, work on projects with our Australian teammates. We also offer our New Zealand staff medical and life insurance, a 37.5-hour week and a range of other staff benefits. Visit to find out more about joining our team and our LogiCamms Way. Our LogiCamms: We are a strong ASX-listed mid-tier engineering, project delivery and operations services business with more than 550 team members. We enhance the value of our customers' operations across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands in the Electrical & Instrumentation, Digital Industry, Multi-Discipline Engineering, Pipelines, Asset Management and Competency Training service lines. Our Vision: To be the Mid-Tier engineering & operations service provider of choice. Our Mission: Outstanding Service Delivery through Innovative Engineering, Project and Operations solutions. The LogiCamms Way: Everything we do is guided by The LogiCamms Way. These values are embraced by all our team members, both at work and in our personal lives. Safety: Zero harm, always. Our Team Members: We value our greatest asset. Delivery: Quality. On time. On budget Innovation: Adding value by being a step ahead. Integrity: We are transparent, we do what is right. To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below.

Senior Sewing Machinist

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

La Nuova Apparelmaster is a large garment service company with substantial base in the Taranaki region. We specialise in providing industry-leading service in washing, dry-cleaning, repair and alternations for both commercial and retail clients. We are looking for a high calibered individual to fulfil the key position as a senior sewing machinist in our organisation. As our senior sewing machinist, you will make repairs and alteration our personal clothing as well as to the garments hired from us and also oversee and control the operations of our work sites in north Taranaki including organising and coordinating all ‘repair and alternation’ aspects of these sites. You must be self-driven and strive towards customer satisfaction. This will be achieved through operating a successful repair and alternation department. As a Senior Sewing Machinist, you will: Read and interpret work orders and adjust machines and materials to match, including selecting fabric, thread and needles, mounting necessary attachments and double-checking settings before beginning a large run Operate and maintain sewing machines and related parts, including pattern plates, needles, presser feet, automatic cutting tools, blades etc Performing the sewing operation such as shortening hems, lengthening hems, re-hemming, restoring frayed buttonholes and torn linings, shorten and lengthen sleeves, adjust shoulder pads and dress shields, zip replacement, button replacement, patches / holes, seam repairs, taking in / letting out, waterproofing as per the client requirements Restyling and resizing business garments, casual clothing and household items such as trousers, gowns, skirts, shirts, curtains, bedding, jeans etc. and formal wears such as Wedding attire, Formal gowns, Suits, Christening outfits etc. Cutting away the excess material from finished products Inspect and repair finished products as needed and make machine adjustments to compensate for errors or quality issues Troubleshoot basic machinery problems such as lubrication and arrange service or repairs as needed Recording dockets and preparing invoices Ordering supplies for the sewing department as per the set budget Instructing and coaching staff with sewing operations Assist in recruiting new staff Training, mentoring and supervising new staff Ideally, you as the candidate will have: A relevant qualification in Textile/Fashion/Apparel and/or Minimum 2 years industry experience (or equivalent) as a sewing machinist (preferably as a senior sewing machinist) in a commercial or industrial setting Experience in working with a variety of sewing machines Excellent leadership and staff management skills Self-driven to motivate and mentor others The ability to work with a range of materials, vinyl, webbings and tapes Please note: as this position is for full time hours, it will not suit anyone on a student visa. Applicant for this position should have New Zealand Residency or a valid work permit. To apply for this position, please click the APPLY button. Alternatively, you can send your Cover Letter and CV directly to Brad Craig at Applications are invited until 03/12/2019. 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 machinist? Do you have professional sewing experience? Do you have a current Police Check (Criminal Record Check) for employment? How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

Well Engineering Support Administrator

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

Are you a multiskilled administrator who can provide support to the Well Engineering Team across a range of diversified tasks including costing, spreadsheeting, system work? OMV NZ, part of the internationally recognised OMV Group, is NZs largest oil and gas producer and a major explorer in a number of the offshore basins around NZ, particularly in the Taranaki basin. With a workforce of around 22,000 employees worldwide the company is making a difference in producing and marketing oil and gas, innovative energy and high end petrochemical solutions in a responsible way. The Role OMV is now seeking a strong administrator with a systems flair and finance experience. The ideal candidate will be assertive and able to clearly articulate expectations and requirements. This is a role where attention to detail is critical, among other things you will need to be able to work through large spreadsheets, identifying and making sense of data. As well as this you will need to have a passion for results and delivering professional, quality support services on time, every time. Working closely with other team members delivering the same results, you will be viewed as a key provider of services enabling robust decision making and project management capability. Key accountabilities will include: Management of cost estimation and control tools to ensure performance of projects Collaborating constantly with service providers and contract holders to monitor spend and daily costs Assisting in regular reporting, including analysing and interpreting impact Proactively engaging in improvement opportunities and monitoring of the impact of change The Person The successful candidate will need to be experienced in various systems, including Word, Excel and preferably SAP. In addition to this, you will need solid administration experience, with at least 3 years proven ability in a similar function. Previous oil and gas experience is not essential. The Benefits OMV is an exciting organisation to work for, providing a very competitive remuneration plus a diverse range of benefits that make employment very attractive. Opportunities for growth and personal development are encouraged and flexible hours could be considered. If you want to be challenged and be part of an important process in the oil and gas industry, then please apply on line. Submit your interest online by completing the online application from and attaching a copy of your CV and cover letter telling us why you would be the perfect person for the job. To find out more about this opportunity download a copy of the position description or call the Recruitment Team at Baker Tilly Staples Rodway on 06 757 3155 to discuss the role in confidence. Applications close 2 December 2019 For a copy of the Job Description visit Glenny Lewis Baker Tilly Staples Rodway HR Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Supportive Care Coordinator Taranaki

Part Time | Community Services and Development | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

PLEASE APPLY THROUGH OUR WEBSITE by 5pm Friday November 29th , 2019. _______________________________________________ The Cancer Society of New Zealand strives to minimize the impact and incidence of cancer in our community and te whare tapu wha is our model of practice. The person we are looking for will have the following skills. Relevant experience and qualification in social work, social service or health science. Effective interpersonal skills, including assessment and facilitation and a proven ability to develop networks. Strong written and oral communication skills. Effective time management skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office and databases. Current drivers licence. The primary focus of the position will be to: Provide support and information to cancer patients and their whanau To co co-ordinate the Cancer Society’s Wellness Programme – Living with and Beyond Cancer Increase awareness and use of the Cancer Society support services in the community. The Cancer Society is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The role offers variety and the opportunity to join an enthusiastic and dedicated team, who work hard in the community to support cancer patients and their families. If you have the capabilities above and want to be part of an organisation making a difference in people’s lives every day, then we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website to down load a job description and application form. Please send your CV, a covering letter and completed application form to Pauline Farquhar: by 5pm Friday November 29th , 2019.

Lawyer - Property and Commercial

Full Time | Legal | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Unique opportunity for legal career progression in a well established, vibrant law firm while enjoying a great lifestyle. Ideally 1-3 years PQE. Law graduates will be considered. When you join Billings you will enjoy long-standing client relationships with individuals, families, businesses, corporate and commercial organisations. We focus on friendly and pragmatic legal solutions that are cost-effective for our clients. We are looking for a talented legal professional with an engaging personality to take on a diverse role involving commercial and property law transactions, estate planning and trust work. Ideally you will already have 1-3 years’ post-qualified experience, however we will consider a new law graduate, and:  A solid academic record;  Ability and desire to undertake a broad variety of property, private client, business and trust work;  Ability to maintain strong working relationships with people is a must;  Sound judgement, with a big picture understanding of our clients’ needs;  A ‘team first’ attitude to working within a small team, and a great sense of humour;  Ability to work independently and delegate well to support staff;  Resilience and adaptability under some pressure, and when things don’t go as planned;  Be willing and able to network and market yourself;  Excellent IT and research skills;  Work/life balance - Have a ‘hard work’ attitude during work hours, a strong sense of community and be able to switch off so you can enjoy what the Taranaki lifestyle has to offer. To apply in strict confidence, please email your cover letter, CV and any other relevant information to Jenny Henderson, by 5pm Friday 29th November 2019.

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