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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.

Principal / Senior civil engineer (CPEng)

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

BTW Company is looking for a civil engineer with NZ experience (CPEng or eligible) to be based at our New Plymouth office. BTW Company Ltd is a multi-disciplinary firm based in New Plymouth. This senior role would ideally be suited to someone with a high level of autonomy, is degree qualified and eligible for chartered professional status. Typical technical skills for the ideal candidate include land development, including soils and environmental aspects. The successful applicants will join BTW's engineering team and will be part of our larger organisation of Surveyors, Planners, Engineers and GIS specialists. The position offers tremendous professional development opportunities and great camaraderie in a very modern and progressive working environment. BTW offers excellent remuneration with flexible work hours.

Teacher Aide

Part Time | Education & training | South Taranaki District

Teacher Aide for Students with very high needs Applicants are sought for a student support person in the Special Needs Department for a student with very high needs both in mainstream classes and in our Endeavour Centre. Hours will be a minimum of 25+ hours per week during term time. Salary in accordance with the Support Staff in Schools Collective Agreement. Applicants must: - Have excellent behaviour management skills - Be flexible and willing to undertake a variety of tasks as required - Be able to use their initiative and to think on their feet - Be willing to assist students with their personal care as needed - Be able to build rapport with adolescents - Be able to perform administrative tasks as required - Experience with people with Autism would be advantageous A job description and application form are available from the school office or e-mail Applications close 22 June 2018 Completed application form and CV should be addressed to Principal PO Box 437 Hawera 4640 or emailed to Rachel Williams Principal

Water Leading Hand (Stratford)

Full Time | Construction & Roading | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

Downer New Zealand is looking for an experienced Leading Hand to work in their awesome Stratford team. Duties will include the planning, organising, directing, controlling activities and operations of your team members to ensure that work is completed to the satisfaction of customers and all targets (productivity, quality and safety) are met. You will also work ‘hands on’ and provide training and development for team members as and when required. About you; • Experience in water industry is a must and water qualifications an advantage • Digger experience preferred • Staff management experience • Able to lead by example • Excellent communication skills • Full class 1 New Zealand drivers licence • Computer savvy. Strict adherence to all Health and Safety, Zero Harm and other related initiatives policies and practices to keep yourself and others safe in the workplace are essential. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and medical. To apply for the role please email your CV and Cover Letter to with Water Leading Hand (Stratford) in the subject line. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Business Intelligence Developer

Full Time | IT | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Business Intelligence Developer ICT Services Permanent Position 1.0FTE (80 Hours per Fortnight) Taranaki District Health Board has defined a Strategy and a Roadmap to provide alignment across our organisation and as result Analytics has been defined as focus areas in our Action Plan "Using analytics to drive improvements in value". The adoption of Agile Analytics put the focus on the early and continuous delivery of business value throughout the development lifecycle. This is an exciting time for us and to make this happen we are looking for a person passionate about data and development to join our Information Analytics team. If you tick the following then we'd like to hear from you: Experience designing, developing and implementing ETL processes to transform structured, unstructured and disparate source data into the target data store(s)/ data warehouse(s) / data mart(s). Experience Designing, Implementing and managing Portal, Dashboards, analytic tools and reporting platform to deliver information to analysts and end users. Automating and supporting data extraction processes. Experience using Microsoft BI Technologies including Power BI and SSRS, SSIS and SSAS. Familiar with Agile methodologies is desirable. Excellent communication, time management and customer service skills. We are looking for a team player and someone who is keen to learn and to share their knowledge with others. Come and live in the region that has been named the world's second top region to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet! In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region's amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organization (1,800 staff, $325m cost-centre) operating in the exciting, changing Health sectors. Click here to view job description. Please apply online from this page. Applications close on 29 June 2018.

Customer Service/Sales

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

You will be the first point of contact for customers so presentation and a friendly, approachable manner is a must. You have a strong work ethic and will provide professional reception/administration services to support our team. The role will include but is not limited to: • Processing customer orders in a timely manner • Quoting • Invoicing • Phone sales • Purchasing • Retail sales • Cash handling • Ensuring stock issues are communicated to the right people • General administrative duties The ability to prioritise is a must, having great time management and organisation skills. Some days the phone will not stop! Must be proficient in using outlook, a lot of the job is done via email. You will be providing phone and email support for two other companies as well. This position is Monday – Friday, 7.30am – 4.30pm.

Safety, Risk and Assurance Manager

Full Time | HR & Recruitment | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Championing and promoting process safety and risk based decisions Set the strategic direction for HSE risk management Continually evolve assurance strategy in a complex external environment Work in a tight multidiscipline team of experts across big business Relocation assistance Do you think people are the most important asset? Then we're off to a good start. We're Powerco, and people are at the heart of our business. Be it the 420,000 customers we have across our gas and electricity networks who rely on us to keep the lights on, and the energy flowing, our 350 plus employees across New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Wellington and Tauranga, or the 300 field staff who help us ensure our networks remain available 24/7. We've got a lot to cover, being New Zealand's largest electricity and gas distributor in terms of network length. And that means we're there day in and day out making sure we deliver, as people rely on our service and its a responsibility we take very seriously. In short, we think people matter. Always have, always will. And that's why we're continuing to ensure our health and safety policy and practice is leading edge. HSEQ at Powerco It's vital to us. We're committed to keeping our staff, public and contractors safe. Are you the person that is always thinking about the 'what ifs' in life? Do you strive to identify future problems and work to eliminate them? We're looking for a manager who is analytical, can think ahead and can help Powerco safety systems continue to be proactive towards identifying issues and challenges before they develop and look to eliminate them. With over 30,000km in electricity networks, ensuring safety and environmental protection is our number one priority. Your opportunity You will design, champion and promote a strong process safety framework through effective management of critical risks. Identify and manage the execution of strategic initiatives to deliver continuous improvement to Powerco's safety and risk management. You will also manage external consultants to deliver technical expertise to the business in best practice in managing health and safety risks. As a great communicator you will build effective relationships across the organisation to develop next evolutions of Health and Safety risk management processes and the future skills that the business will need. You will manage our HSE and Quality internal/external assurance programme to identify gaps between work imagined and work done. We're a place where things get done, where no one is a cog in a wheel; we all contribute and celebrate success together. Your career to date will show that you have a delivery focus, high attention to detail and have always kept up with training and development in your profession. Once you're on-board we will continue to help you stay at the forefront of safety and risk as part of HSEQ. As a safety and risk professional with a good amount of experience under your belt, you'll bring with you a passion for process safety and a strong commitment to continuous improvement in Health and Safety and Environmental Management Systems. Plus, your experience from working within sector will mean you're equally comfortable looking and analysing data and then presenting in the boardroom or in the toolbox meeting. Application details So you see. We think people matter. And that's why we'll invest in you, support you and help you create the career you're looking for in a business that wants your views. So if you're ready to build a first-rate name for yourself in our industry, let's talk. Applications close Friday, 29 June 2018.

Team Leader - Riparian

Full Time | Government & Council | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

Taranaki Regional Council’s mission is to promote the sustainable use, development and protection of our regions’ natural resources. Our Land Management Officers play a pivotal role in achieving this mission through promoting our riparian management programme; one of the largest soil and water conservation programmes in the country. The role of Team Leader - Riparian is responsible for leading the promotion and implementation of the Riparian Management Programme to achieve soil and water conservation and sustainable land and water use. This role requires the ability to effectively lead, mentor and develop the capabilities of staff within their team to provide the necessary information, advocacy, and enforcement to achieve behaviour change by landowners. You will be a leading contender for this interesting and challenging position if you have; An appropriate tertiary qualification. A good understanding of riparian/land management including relevant work experience. Leadership and motivational skills. Proven staff management skills, including directing day-to-day activities, performance management and reviews. Excellent communication and liaison skills, particularly the ability to foster community and individual land user understanding of the need to use land resources in a sustainable manner. Effective influencing skills to achieve the implementation of Council’s sustainable land management programmes with particular emphasis on the riparian management programme. A sound practical knowledge of rural activities that will enable you to develop a rapport with land users. Strong computer literacy, including Microsoft and GIS. An understanding of the Resource Management Act 1991 will be an advantage. The work is conducted in all weathers and at times on rough terrain, so good health and physical fitness is essential, as is a clean current driver’s licence for a manual vehicle. Like to know more? Taranaki Regional Council, based in Stratford, offers an attractive workplace in a friendly and supportive environment. More details, including the job description, are available on our website For any further information, please call Karen Smylie, HR Manager on (06) 765 7127. Applications close on Monday, 16 July 2018 and must be made directly through our website The Council is committed to the concept of equal employment opportunities. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Rep Merchandiser - Foods

Full Time | Sales | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Act as the Fonterra ambassador at store level Enjoy a role with autonomy and huge exposure Your impact Reporting to the Territory Sales Manager, we are seeking a full time Rep Merchandiser to be based in New Plymouth to service our key supermarkets in the local area. Your key responsibility is to ensure that frozen and chilled products are available and displayed on the supermarket shelves. You will be following a weekly call cycle and establish strong relationships with store owners and managers. You will also be tasked with: Servicing a variety stores you will effectively merchandise our iconic range of products, which predominantly will include cheeses, yoghurts, ice cream and milk Building strong trusted relationships and excellent customer service to our valued supermarket customers Provide a support role to our Territory Sales Manager in driving sales to ensure Fonterra Brands products stand out and capture the attention of our customers About you You enjoy being active and are physically fit as you will need to lift up to 18 kg of product and are constantly on your feet visiting 3 to 4 stores each day. This is an autonomous role where you work on your own and get the opportunity to establish strong relationships with our customers. We will provide you with all the gear to succeed – company car, mobile phone, tablet and required safety gear will be provided. Skills, experience and attributes: Demonstrate merchandising experience or relevant transferable skills from within FMCG preferred A sound appreciation of sales and the provision of excellent customer service Strong relationship, including and communication skills Excellent planning and organisational skills A proven track record of adhering to correct Health and Safety practice at all times A full clean NZ drivers licence Due the physical nature of this role you must be physically fit and capable of lifting heavy weights of product up to 18 kg Drive your sales career as far as you want to go and join a team with a reputation for structured development opportunities and discover that at Fonterra, the career journey never ends. If you are ambitious, energetic and always looking to step up and go beyond the call of duty, then we want to hear from you. Apply today! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Heavy Machinery Parts Person

Contract | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We have an exciting opportunity for a position based in New Plymouth for a heavy machinery parts person. The company is involved with many facets of the trade but do specialise in some areas. The company is a well-known identity in New Zealand with a reputation for being a quality service provider and of course their product is second to none when it comes to specialising. Some prerequisites for this role will be as follows, Experienced Parts Person or Exposure to automotive/engineering parts A great set of customer service skills both internally and externally Have a sound knowledge of computerisation and data entry Reliable and enthusiastic about work Have an understanding of engines and machinery in general Good with your hands, some part assembly required Works well under pressure, understands a workshop environment A selling mentality would be an advantage in this positionOur client is prepared to consider applications from those who have had exposure to parts and parts ordering. Maybe you have worked at a part time level in another role and are enthusiastic about learning and building knowledge in this part of the industry. Remuneration will be based around experience in the trade and will be discussed at interview. If you have an interest in parts and accessories then please apply on line outlining your experience and include your CV. You can contact Mike on 06 968 4510 for further information. This role involves a variety of tasks from counter and phone service, part identification and matching, stock control and data entry, working in conjunction with the workshop and breakdown teams. 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. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Service Hub Administrator

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

Due to our success in securing additional service provision opportunities, we are looking to fill positions within our busy New Plymouth office. If you are a great team player who possesses excellent customer service and computer skills, we invite you to enquire about the positions we have available in our Service Hub. The Wells Service Hub strives to provide excellent services and support to both our external and internal clients. Largely involved in the energy sector, Wells provides various Revenue Metering services activities for most of New Zealand's energy providers. Joining our Service Hub Team could see you liaising with our clients at an operational level, scheduling appointments with our clients' customers or assuring the quality of and processing our field collected data. These full time office based positions would require you to have excellent customer-focused people and phone skills, intermediate to advanced skills in the Microsoft Office suite, a keen attention to detail and an A+ goal driven attitude. Experience in a busy office based team is preferred but not essential as training will be provided. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

I & E Technician

Full Time | Oil & Gas | All Taranaki

If you are an experienced I&E Technician and you are motivated by overcoming challenges and working in a dynamic environment, then we want to hear from you! You You’ll have solid hands-on experience in oil and gas plant operations and would now like to break into new challenges. You enjoy working as part of a diverse team and you have a drive for continuous improvement. Your primary focus is I&E maintenance but you have knowledge of mechanical maintenance work. Us We are Todd Energy a subsidiary of the Todd Corporation, a New Zealand owned organisation with diverse interests and a strong reputation nationally. We have been a leading oil & gas explorer in New Zealand for over 70 years and in conjunction with various joint venture partners, have ownership of a number of facilities that are responsible for over 80% of New Zealand's hydrocarbon energy production. You can learn more about is at Location Our McKee Mangahewa and Kapuni Production Stations are located not far from our New Plymouth office. Taranaki was recently voted 2nd best region in the world to visit in a recent survey by Lonely Planet. Visit to find out more about living and working in this stunning location. The Role We are looking for an experienced I&E Technician who has a strong background in production operations to support our busy Maintenance teams. Suitable applicants must have: I&E Trade Qualification, NZCE or equivalent At least 5 years’ practical experience in onshore upstream oil and gas field production and maintenance operations Proven production Instrument and Electrical maintenance expertise Strong familiarity with the broader elements of asset management, including work planning and budget management, and facilities engineering Sound understanding electrical regulatory and compliance standards and HSE management Good understanding of related mechanical maintenance trades Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills alongside well-developed numeracy and verbal and written communication skills Ability to drive issues and proactively influence others with sound technical reasoning Motivated, self-starting, independent individual with high level of initiative and attention to detail Ability to execute work plans to meet business needs and targets Supervisory and leadership experience would be advantageous. Applications close 5pm, Thursday 28 June 2018.

Multi-Skiller Operator

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

The Company Fulton Hogan is a family business, and when you become an employee, you become a part of the family. A company is only as good as its employees, which is why when you join Fulton Hogan, you are offered a wide variety of professional development and support, in order to reach your career goals. Being a civil construction company, there are multitudes of opportunities to be a part of new and exciting roading and/or structural projects that are essential to keeping New Zealand on the road! The Opportunity With a huge amount of investment going into the Taranaki region, the West Coast is being viewed as the ideal place to grow and develop professionally whilst enjoying a work life balance. We are currently hiring an experienced Multi- Skilled Operator to work within the following areas; drainage, culvert installs, slip clearance, pavement. The Candidate The following skills and attributes are also required: Class 4 Licence as a minimum, class 5 preferred; Proven experience in operating excavator, loader, roller, grader, under mount tractor preferable; Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; Heath and Safety awareness. The Benefits Along with a strong focus on career progression, Fulton Hogan also offers medical insurance for you and your family after 18 months along with a wide variety of retail discounts. There is a strong family culture within the business with social activities and we firmly believe in a work life balance. So if you’re wanting to be spoilt with numerous recreational activities that are on your doorstep and looking for extremely affordable housing, express your interest today! Click the “Apply Now” button to attach your CV and Cover Letter. All successful candidates must under-go and pass a pre-employment medical and drug screen prior to employment.

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