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Information Officer - Fixed-term

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

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is seeking eight part-time (20-24 hours per week) fixed-term Information Officers from 24 Nov 19 - 22 Mar 2020 to support our front of house operations in our outstanding Customer Services team. As the key point of contact for the gallery's wide-ranging visitors, your passion for contemporary art and for people will prove invaluable. You will be warm, welcoming and approachable and excited by engaging with our visitors and enhancing their experience of the gallery. To be successful you will be energetic and enjoy learning and sharing information. You will be capable of providing exceptional customer service in any situation. While you will enjoy being part of a team, you will also be happy to work independently. Experience working with tour groups, events, audio-visual equipment and computers is advantageous. The gallery is a 364 day-a-year operation, so you would need to be available for weekend and evening work. 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 with us between $39,638 - $43,085 pro-rata. 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. Applications close Thursday, 28 November 2019.

Animal Attendant

Part Time | Agriculture, Farming, Forestry & Fishing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Contract: Permanent part-time role Hours of work: Sunday 8.00am – 2.00pm Monday 8.00am – 4.30pm Location: New Plymouth SPCA We are seeking…. An animal attendant to work out of our New Plymouth Centre. You will need to have good animal knowledge and will be expected to be able to step into any animal care role within the Centre You will have already worked with animals within a professional setting such as SPCA, Animal Control, kennels, catteries, Vet clinics etc so if you are returning to the workforce or only want part time hours and have a passion for animal welfare then we are looking for you! Our ideal candidate will: Have excellent communication and customer service skills, with the ability to handle conflict situations and a friendly and positive attitude. Be a self-motivated team player, who is enthusiastic about animal welfare Be a quick thinker who is skilled at multi-tasking Have a flexible approach to the hours of work, and be able to prioritise and effectively manage workloads. Have previous proven animal care experience in a professional setting Have previous volunteer management experience Hold a relevant qualification in animal care ideally vet nursing Hold a current clean full driving license SPCA is one of the best loved and most respected charities in New Zealand, with a proud history of helping animals in need and advocating for animal welfare since 1872. Are you committed to the values of the SPCA? Does this sound like the ideal role for you? If you match the above criteria, please apply now! Applications without a cover letter will NOT be considered. Applications close Friday 22 November 2019. For a copy of the Job Description visit Danny Auger SPCA

Meat Process Workers

Contract | Manufacturing | South Taranaki District

Silver Fern Farms is New Zealand's leading marketer, processor and exporter of premium quality lamb, beef, venison and associated products. We are a regionally significant business: with annual revenue, in excess of $2bn, 7,000 employees, seven offshore offices, 14 processing sites in New Zealand and exporting to over 60 countries. 'To become the world's most successful and sustainable grass-fed red meat company' is our vision as a food company. We are committed to excellence with a level of skill, expertise and care that allows us to bring the very best of New Zealand to the world. PROCESS WORKERS Silver Fern Farms Hawera is seeking applications for seasonal staff for our Hawera beef processing plant, for day and afternoon shifts. New season commences October/November. Our Hawera plant processes beef cattle, and employs about 580 people in peak season. We offer a great team environment and you'll be working with a proud team of people in a progressive food processing company. So if you're physically fit, enjoy working as part of a team, have a 'can do' attitude, keen to learn, not afraid of a bit of hard work, and are a New Zealand Citizen/Resident, or hold an Open Work Permit, then we want to hear from you. Just remember that Silver Fern Farms is working hard to maintain a drug and alcohol free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing is mandatory. Hawera is the second biggest town in the Taranaki region, with a population of 11,000. It is close to Mount Taranaki, surfing beaches, and New Plymouth. Taranaki - rated second in the world by Lonely Planet as "the place to be" Hawera has been voted as the #1 Plant in the Silver Fern Farms Group 5 years in a row Entry level positions and full training given Positions available in both Primary and Secondary Butchery departments To apply online, click on "Apply" below to submit your application. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Multi Skilled Ticketed Person required

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

To be successful in the position you will need the following certifications - Minimum Full Class 2 License with Dangerous Goods & Hold a current F Endorsement Forklift License - Experience in loading & unloading Containers & Knowledge of the Taranaki region would be an advantage to this position - Be Physically Fit & able to Pass a Drug Test - Able to stick to schedule & time frame - At least 2 references require 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.

Early Childhood Teacher

Full Time | Education & training | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We aspire for excellence in early childhood education and care through professional development and a strong community of practice to the culture of powerful professional learning. The YMCA Taranaki Childcare Centre is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Registered ECE qualified Teacher to inspire and be part of a great team who is passionate about delivering and maintaining a high standard to education and care for our children at the YMCA Taranaki Childcare Centre. This role is a full time role with rostered hours between 7.00 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday. The Centre is licensed for 49 children – 19 under 2s and 30 over 2. We want a creative and nurturing person who will enjoy learning, laughing and playing alongside our tamariki and has the following attributes:- • Registered teacher who is ECE qualified. • A calm and caring nature. • Collaborative team player and a great role model. • Ability to inspire and motivate children. • A passion for early childhood education and delivering high quality education and care. • A strong understanding of Te Whariki, assessment processes, programme planning and self-review. Be proficient in writing learning stories. • A good knowledge of ECE regulations and compliance. • Is energetic and a sense of humour. • An excellent communicator (written and verbal). • Innovative and demonstrates initiative. • First Aid Certificate or the ability to obtain one. As a valued teacher, the YMCA Taranaki can offer you: • Training and on-going professional development • First Aid Certification • Teacher registration costs • Free Fitness Centre membership (for permanent staff) • Staff concessions – ie, for Before & After School Care Services and Holiday Programmes To take advantage of this exciting opportunity please email your covering letter and cv. This vacancy will close once a suitable candidate has been found.

Labourers needed for landfill clean up

Contract | Trades & Services | South Taranaki District

Overview: Pay rate: $18.50 per hour Start date: ASAP Requirements: Fit and able to perform the task required Type of work: Clean up of an old landfill site Environment: Outdoors, on land that has been used for stock (Cows) Hours: Start and finish time to be confirmed The Role: Labourers required for a temporary assignment. Working on a landfill site in South Taranaki. This is an old landfill site that has been covered up and the rubbish has come to the surface causing litter over some land. The role itself is picking up the litter There is a vast landscape to cover, some parts steep and with the land having cattle on it before there is some ruts in the ground, therefore the role will be physically demanding. Hours: Start and Finish time yet to be confirmed. The hours of work will be for 5 hour and are only able to be worked on Wednesdays Requirements to work for OneStaff: Strong & physically fit ID required (one of the following) NZ passport OR NZ Birth Certificate & Driver's License Pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol test Must have reliable transport CV, Relevant Certificates or License (i.e. forklift or site safe passport) Benefits of OneStaff: Paid weekly A commitment to Health and Safety Full PPE supplied Contracts with Holiday pay, sick leave, and ACC cover (T&Cs apply) Teamwork: paired up with a OneStaff client manager who will support your employment needs If this role sounds like you, please apply online with your CV. OneStaff is one of NZ's largest networks of privately owned Recruitment Agencies. We are 100% NZ owned and operated, and consist of the former individual branches of Coverstaff International (across Invercargill, Queenstown, Christchurch, Nelson, Wellington, Palmerston North) and Onsite Recruitment (in North Shore Auckland, South Auckland, New Plymouth, and Hawkes Bay). We also have branches in Hamilton & Tauranga and Rotorua. OneStaff. Working As One Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


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

Are you a self-starter with a steady hand? Can you operate machinery with the same competence used to manage your day? Do you have high standards, achieved through attention to detail? At Connell, we’re looking for the right people to produce the right results, working as an Operator in our award-winning civil construction team. An Operator is an important part of our organisation, working to the best of their ability to implement tasks to our impeccably high standards, by displaying competency and accuracy to achieve quality outcomes. ABOUT THE ROLE As an Operator, you will be tasked with operating heavy machinery and using your in-depth knowledge of said machinery and best practice operation to work across our varied sites. You will have: Proven experience operating excavation machinery and labouring on a construction site The ability to work with our high performing crew to achieve our company objectives A drivers licence for the appropriate class and any relevant endorsements A willingness to travel on occasion Participate in, and meet all aspects of Health and Safety, Quality & Environmental compliance onsite. We are one team and we support each other. The successful candidate will be just as ready to take on alternative tasks or general labour duties to get the job done. Remuneration will be dependent on experience, track record and your ability to perform our key competencies. COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING Within this role, you will be required to conform to our company policies, including health and safety, quality and environmental. In return, we offer comprehensive on-the-job training to ensure you’re able to get the job done right. ABOUT CONNELL Connell Contractors is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary civil construction company. We hae offices in Auckland and Taranaki, with our head office in the mighty Waikato. You know when you join our team, you’re joining a culture that delivers. For 35 years, Connell has been an industry leader in deep and large diameter pipeline installation, trenchless pipeline rehabilitation, shoring and dewatering, marine work and electrical and civil structures. If you’re ready to turn the ignition on a career in civil construction, email your CV to: In-line with our stringent health and safety standards, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a pre- employment drug test. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Dispatch Logistics & Production Coordinator

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

Are you an organised planner who would thrive managing the supply of health and food products in a fast paced, diverse and growing business? If so, this position, within the leading health brand of Egmont Honey is one not to be missed! Egmont Honey is a highly respected, family owned company with around 35 Employees, from Beekeepers to Factory Workers and Marketing Experts. The ever-expanding Egmont Honey team produces a range of Honey, Health and Skin Care products for Domestic and Export markets. The team are proud to manufacture all of their products from start to finish within Taranaki. This role will be responsible for working closely with the Egmont Honey sales team to co-ordinate all aspects of dispatch and logistics for domestic and export sales, including documentation control and management of packaged product. Join this dynamic business and expect to: - Plan, manage and review all Egmont Honey freight movements - Oversee all inventory and stock levels - Manage export/import documentation and general inventory records - Enjoy working with top Sales Representatives to meet client order expectations - Be involved in regulatory compliance, quality assurance and policy implementation - Co-ordinate the entire supply chain including overseeing the packaging of products - Collate sales orders and package pallets for dispatch What Egmont Honey would like to see in applicants: - A top personality with a positive outlook - Strong interpersonal and communication skills - Adaptable and flexible with the ability to work under pressure - Experience in production/export or holds a relevant qualification - High work standards with a focus on quality outputs - A genuine interest in the Honey Industry - Tech savvy with some knowledge of Microsoft Office - Goal orientated and self-driven - Enjoys liaising and working with other team members in the supply chain - Preferably, some experience using the NZ Govt E-cert RMP system for stock movement - Ability to operate a forklift would also be helpful This position is 40 hours a week with the usual hours worked between 8.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday. There is competitive remuneration offered with plenty of professional development opportunities. Make a positive career move and apply for this role - you won’t regret the variety, experience/skills and opportunities that comes with being part of this exciting business. You can confidentially enquire, or request a Job Description for this position, by contacting Racquel Cleaver of AgriPeople Solutions on 027 453 1450 or Applications can be made online at Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Caregivers Wanted - North & South Taranaki

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

We have children, young people and Adults who need a safe, stable and nurturing home away from home. If you’re interested in welcoming a child, youth or Adult into your family, either on a short or long term basis, give us a call to find out more about Shared Care or Foster Care with CCS Disability Action. Caring for Kids Te Manaki Tamariki Making a Difference by Becoming a Caregiver Whakarerekehia Te Ao Caregivers play a hugely important role for disabled children, young people and adults who need a safe and loving home-away-from-home. For some children, this support can involve care for short periods of time. This means families can have a chance to recharge while children can enjoy some new experiences and relationships in a stable environment. We call this ‘respite’ or ‘shared’ care. As a caregiver, your support plays an important part in keeping families connected in the long term. Other children need a full-time or more long-term family home in the community. Your caregiving will give these kids the chance to be included in a family environment and stay connected with the things that are most important to them such as school, friends or their community. Is Becoming a Caregiver Right for You? E Ngakau Nui Ana koe Ki Nga Mahi Tiaki Tangata? Welcoming a child into your home is a big commitment. It can also be a deeply rewarding experience for you and your family/whanau. In order to know whether it is right for you, you’ll need to consider: - How flexible is your existing schedule? - What will be the impact on your existing family unit? - What level of care are you in a position to offer? - How much support do you have in your life? There are a number of different caregiving options. What will suit you best will depend on the needs of you and your family/whanau. Our Role in Supporting Caregivers Te Amorangi Ki Mua, Ko Matou Nga Hapai o ki muri CCS Disability Action can support people who provide care for children and young people by: - Working with potential caregivers to establish what type of care would work best for them - Ensuring that all legal requirements are met and support is coordinated to ensure children receive high quality support - Providing caregivers with training, practical support and on-going advocacy to ensure they are well equipped to handle any challenges - Coordinating the disability-related supports, such as any required modifications or medical support needed for a child to thrive in their new environment About Us Mo Matou CCS Disability Action is a nationwide organisation that provides support and advocacy for people with a disability. We work in partnership with disabled people, families and whanau to support them to have choice and control in their lives. As well as creating individually tailored supports, we work in communities to identify and remove barriers so that all people can lead positive and connected lives. We also lobby and advocate for local and national policies that ensure disabled people’s rights are upheld. Get in Touch Whakapa Mai If you’re interested in making a difference in a child’s life or would like more information, please get in touch today. Our contact details are 0800 227 2255 or 06 7585423 or 06 278 7212, or e-mail for CCS Disability Action North Taranaki Branch or for CCS Disability Action South and Central Taranaki Branch, or check out our webpage: Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


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

Federal Store has been serving the people of New Plymouth / Taranaki since 2012 its been the local and has a great client base a destination for travellers and tourists so consistency of food is key The Chef must be part of a team The Chefs responsibilities include The usual chef functions stock control Food hygiene Involved in food Costing’s, Menu planning and changes We’re looking for someone with solid people skills, cool under pressure a leader if you like We have an upbeat culture within the team and we’re hoping to find someone who slots into this and enjoys coming to work You’ll like working a busy service - most days have that feeling of under the pump ! You’ll have that eye for detail, and be a stickler for cleanliness You’ll have a decent grasp of food costings to ensure the kitchen meets budgets and is efficient It is a demanding but rewarding roll and is not a casual part time roll, please only apply if you can commit for a year or more The recruitment will involve a interview so no overseas applications Email cv or drop in to the store for full address and an oversite of the business check out our web site and social media sites Applicants for this position should have NZ residency Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Certificate in Agriculture Tutors

Full Time | Agriculture, Farming, Forestry & Fishing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

The Western Institute of Technology (WITT), Te Kura Matatini o Taranaki, is the largest tertiary education provider in Taranaki. Our focus is on providing quality education that meets the needs of our region’s learners, industry and community. We are looking for tutors to teach on our New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture Level 3 programmes. To be successful in this role, you will be a highly effective communicator who is committed to supporting, guiding and motivating students through the course of their studies. You’ll also need: To be an experienced farmer Have experience in working with young persons Have a full drivers license Be fully committed to upholding the Health and Safety at Work Act These roles will be teaching the following subjects: Farming systems Vehicles and machinery Infrastructure Pest control This role is located within the School Trade Training, Primary & Creative Industries Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Contract | Construction & Roading | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Land Based Training is an award winning and innovative Private Training Establishment (PTE) offering courses throughout the North Island. If you can recruit, engage, and keep the trainees interested and involved through to course and qualification completion we are keen to hear from you. This is a highly rewarding role seeing trainees learn, grow in confidence and gain employment. To be successful in this demanding role you will have: previous experience in the Civil Construction sector (a must) a genuine passion to work with youth and adults and take pleasure in their success the ability to work with colleagues and all stakeholders whilst always taking ownership and responsibility for the success of the programme good communication and reporting skills excellent industry networks a great can do attitude a civil construction qualification and all the licence endorsements or equivalent experience. CV's to: e-mail to – Phone Gerard on 021-336 455 in confidence to discuss this opportunity further. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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