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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 Person - Taranaki

Full Time | Sales | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Due to our rapid growth in the Taranaki region we are looking for a successful sales career person to represent our Russells brand in this region. Industry experience is a 'must have' for this role. We will provide the successful candidate with a full in-house training programme of our systems and technical processes. Key Requirements: • Very strong and successful sales experience background • The ability to demonstrate the requirements of strong customer focus • Can demonstrate very good mathematical skills • Excellent computer skills • Problem solving skills; ability to ‘think outside the box’ • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral • Excellent organizational skills and time management • The ability to build and grow strong business relationships • A clean full drivers licence Your core role will be to assist clients with the selection of custom made drapes, blinds and other soft furnishing in their homes. You will work with a great team of people who are dedicated to success and providing our customers with superior service and high quality products. We also offer a safe working environment, full training, a competitive remuneration and commission structure. You will also be provided with a company vehicle, an extensive curtain and blind sampling range plus laptop and mobile phone. If you would like to be part of supportive, hardworking team and have the required skills then this the role for you. Applications close: 31 October 2018 Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Casual Support Workers

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

Summary Do you enjoy working in the mental health and addiction field? Are you working towards a level 4 qualification in mental health and addiction support work, already have one or be willing to work towards this? If so and you would like to work in a changing environment that is both challenging and rewarding, then this may be the job for you. We have a variety of casual positions, as and when required in our Taranaki residential, mobile and respite services. We are looking for down to earth individuals who have a good sense of humour, integrity, honesty, reliability and flexibility. Casual roles are to cover leave for permanent Support Workers, the hours of work are not regular and are offered when they become available. The shifts offered are: Awake night shifts: 11.00pm - 7.30am AM shifts - variable PM shifts - variable As a Support Worker you might be kept busy supporting people with budgeting and independent daily living skills or attending appointments and advocating for people. You might be assisting people to connect with their communities. You’ll need to be prepared to support our clients to do whatever it takes - cleaning, cooking, gardening, personal care or helping out with everyday household tasks. Pathways Transforming mental health and addictions through fostering strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities. The Team You’ll be reporting to the Team Coach and joining our Taranaki Pathways team, working with Support Workers who all have the common purpose to support people experiencing mental illness. You If you have a caring nature, work in a recovery focused way, are able to provide medication support and have impeccable attention to detail then we would love to hear from you. You must hold a current full driver’s licence Do you hold a current first aid certificate or are you willing to obtain one Applicants must hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent. Alternatively, you will commence study towards this within six months of starting your employment with Pathways. This needs to be completed within two years of commencement. Pathways offers significant support for support workers to complete this study. To work in respite/acute services applicants must hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent or be currently studying towards this qualification or a recognised equivalent. You’re a communicator - the sort of positive person who loves working with people Able to be flexible and available for varying shifts The Benefits In addition to our new competitive hourly rates, you can look forward to having a great team around you working in an organisation that believes in its’ purpose. You will be part of a supportive work environment where work life balance is encouraged, people are valued and new solutions are the norm! Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now. APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5.00pm, Thursday 19 July 2018 To view a full position description, please copy and paste the following link into your browser: Please contact Kirstin Hicks, Team Coach on 027 567 6931 if you have any questions. For further information, visit our website Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply. **All new appointees into Pathways require background checking. Under the requirements of the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.

Enrolled Nurse

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

At Summerset we are here to bring the best of life to our residents. To do this, we know we need to take care of our people to form a team who are strong enough to care, operate as one team, and strive to do their best. We have an exciting role for an experienced Enrolled Nurse to work in our New Plymouth village. Reporting to the Care Centre Manager, this position will work under the direction of our Registered Nurses and with Caregivers to deliver excellent clinical care in a warm and caring manner to our residents within our care apartments. We are looking for someone who has experience working in aged care, hospital and rest home level. You will have empathy and a good understanding of the unique needs of the elderly. You will have excellent communication skills both orally and written, be able to contribute to nursing assessments, care planning and the implementation of that care. You will also assist residents with their activities of daily living, administer medications and undertake nursing care appropriate to their scope of practice. Working on a full time time basis, minimum of 60 hours, maximum of 75 per fortnight. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

General Manager

Full Time | Executive & General Management | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

For 20 years, the Hearing Dogs NZ charity has created lifelong partnerships that match highly trained Hearing Dogs with people who suffer hearing loss. A hearing dog brings independence, safety and support to a deaf person. It can be – and often is – life-changing. The successful candidate will have significant personal charisma and credibility, including excellent communication skills in a range of forums, and a willingness to communicate in a publicly visible role. A tendency for action, innovation and a proactive approach in the development of an organisation. The intellectual breadth to manage both the financial and non-financial goals and aspirations of the organisation. Candidates should demonstrate the following: Strategy development and implementation Experience of defining, managing and driving major change programmes and implementing new operating models Financial management within a tightly controlled environment, requiring careful cost and cash flow management A sound understanding of event management, fundraising, sponsorship and marketing issues, both developing and converting revenue opportunities Stakeholder relationship building Management of a diverse group of interests, preferably within a publicly visible environment Developing solid and productive working relationships with Trustees Inspiring people leadership Change leadership and management Commercial Acumen with a track record of success Business management/ leadership An understanding and empathy for the hearing impaired and wider disability community within New Zealand. If you are interested, please email your CV to: by Friday 2nd November 2018. Visit for more information about our Charitable Trust.

Process & Mechanical Engineers

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

WorleyParsons is recognised as New Zealand’s leading provider of design, build and maintenance services for industry. We provide the career challenges, project scope and professional opportunities you simply won’t find anywhere else. We are seeking Process and Mechanical Engineers with 2 -5 years’ experience who are committed to safety, quality and customer focus, who have experience in process engineering in an industrial or energy environment. The variety and working environment you’ll experience each day means that you’ll have plenty of room to grow. You’ll be working for a technology-driven company that actively looks for opportunities to train and upskill staff, and you’ll be working on an assortment of projects, from large team projects through to small scale tasks. To be successful in this role you will need a combination of technical expertise, analytical problems solving skills, an aptitude to influence change, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with clients, contractors and colleagues. Pragmatic candidates with site experience, project engineering and multi discipline knowledge are preferred. This opportunity would be based in our New Plymouth office, where you really can have a great career and enjoy the best lifestyle New Zealand has to offer. Interested applicants should apply through our website before 11 November 2018. Our goal is to develop and most importantly retain the people who share our vision and strategy. To help us achieve our vision and yours, apply now.

Marine Pilot

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

Unique opportunity for a Master Mariner Career and lifestyle Dynamic region It's no secret that Taranaki is a legendary destination in which to live, work and play. The region’s famous surf, parks, iconic walkways, major events calendar with the mountain at your door-step makes it a perfect place to call home. Now there is a way for you to enjoy all the benefits and take advantage of a unique career opportunity with the Port Taranaki team as a Marine Pilot. Port Taranaki plays a critical role in the economic development of Taranaki with exports from our port contributing more than $1.5 billion to the New Zealand economy. Our executive team is focused on strengthening our competitive position and to assist us with the delivery of our strategy we are seeking a Marine Pilot to join our team. The key responsibilities of this role include: Providing safe, competent and efficient pilotage through Port Taranaki Supporting and contributing to the development and assessment of marine related procedures, staff training and quality improvement initiatives Participate as a senior member of the leadership team to ensure service provision is improved and adapted to meet customer requirements We are committed to developing a visible safety and health culture of continuous improvement to support our vision of ‘safely home every day’ for all. We anticipate you will bring fresh eyes into the organisation to help us continuously improve our safety and regulatory performance. A successful candidate will: Have a Class 1 Master Mariners Cert. STCW 95. Demonstrate experience within a senior seagoing position. Utilise excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to grow trust-based relationships with all stakeholders and customers Have the ability to work under pressure and within a team environment Work flexibly within agreed shift patterns in support of the Marine team. Cultural fit is extremely important to Port Taranaki, so whilst you will be a highly experienced professional, you will also be someone with an engaging personality and values that are consistent with the vision of Port Taranaki. If you can demonstrate that you meet the above key selection criteria and you are motivated to contribute to the overall success of Port Taranaki then apply online now. Applications must include a CV, cover letter and application for employment form. If you have any questions please email Kelsey at Applications close 5pm 26th October 2018. For a copy of the Job Description visit

Project and Consulting Work

Full Time | Accounting | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

You will be the key point of contact for clients, in managing and carrying out the projects. In addition to the variety of projects you will manage, you will also work with a range of client industries. Our owner / operator business clients need the support of our HR, Marketing and IT teams, as well as financial, so you will consult with a variety of business functions. You will need A high level of technical accounting knowledge 5+ years experience working in an accounting role A natural ability to mix with a variety of people CA qualification preferred but not essential Professionalism, customer service, quality and a passion for what we do are key foundations to our success. With a focus on top quality work, a high level of technical accounting knowledge, and an ability to build long lasting and effective client relationships, you will have a rewarding career with us. For a confidential conversation, please call Amy Sutherland on 027 472 5360. Amy Sutherland Staples Rodway Taranaki

Trade Centre Sales Assistant

Full Time | Retail | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Full time position Potential career opportunities (both locally and abroad) Be part of a progressive and growth focussed organisation Who We Are: Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. The company manufacture products under well-known brands such as Sherwin-Williams®, Wattyl®, Solagard®, Valspar®, and many more. The Role: This is not your average sales role as your customers will be skilled tradies with a long term relationship with our store and products. They are a great bunch of people but they're busy and want to get on with things, and so it's up to us to give them great advice and the best service possible. Reporting to the Store Manager, you will attend to customer queries and orders, process sales accurately (cash handling/EFTPOS), assist in the tinting and mixing of paint and help safely load goods on to their vehicle. You will also perform regular stock takes, stock replenishment, unpacking and storing of inward goods as well as ensure a clean and tidy store environment. We have a lot going on at once so we are looking for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, who can remain calm under pressure and work well with the team to achieve our goals. About You: We pride ourselves on our customer service and this means going the extra mile, so this is an ideal opportunity for someone with experience in a customer-facing role. A strong passion to help customers, good communication skills, high attention to detail and a commitment to safe work practices will see you succeed in this role. Paint, retail or hardware industry experience is highly regarded (but not essential) as we will train and help you to learn all about our products. You will need to be physically fit as there is manual handling/lifting involved and being comfortable in working within a trade environment is a must. What you'll get in return: We offer a competitive package including annual incentive and the opportunity to further develop your skills whilst working within a supportive environment as part of the Sherwin-Williams Team. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there's a place for you at Sherwin-Williams where you can thrive and Let Your Colours Show!

Halal Slaughterman

Contract | Manufacturing | Stratford / Central 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. 'Inspirational Food created by Passionate People' 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. Halal Slaughterman required We are currently looking to employ a back-up Halal Slaughterman to work within our Beef processing operation based in Dargaville. To be considered you must: Have New Zealand working rights Be a practicing member of the Muslim faith Qualified halal slaughterman and/or have the ability to meet eligibility requirements to obtain halal qualifications Physically fit and have a positive, hardworking attitude Strong interpersonal and communication skills If you have any questions please contact us! 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.

Meat Process Workers 2018 - 2019 season

Contract | Manufacturing | Stratford / Central 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. 'Inspirational Food created by Passionate People' 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 the 2018 - 2019 season starting November- June/July 2019 at our Hawera Beef processing plant, for day and afternoon shifts. 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 Silver Fern Farms - voted by Readers Digest as most Trusted Food Brand - 2016 Entry level positions and full training given Positions available in both Primary and Secondary Butchery departments We will put you through training to work towards obtaining qualification L3 Meat Processing Certificate in your first season! 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. Taranaki - best place to work and buy a house in NZ 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.

Class 2 Local

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

Gower Consultancy Services is committed to providing superior services to a wide range of high calibre clients across NZ. All our clients and candidates are well supported by trusted systems and processes along with a team that knows its business and enjoys working in it. We are excited to be assisting a leading NZ wide business with their Class 2 driver recruitment here in New Plymouth. This role will start out as a temp position with the possibility that for the right candidate the role could go permanent. We are looking for the following: Class 2 Full license Previous transport experience Fit and strong as some heavy lifting is required Outstanding customer service Ability to learn and follow company policies and procedures Be able to work unsupervised as well as part of a team Understand and follow H & S procedures We welcome suitable candidates who are looking for a secure position with a supportive team. Please send a CV now to Wayne Gower or feel free to call me for a confidential chat. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Fitter Welders - Fabricators

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Pace Engineering Ltd is a leading Taranaki Engineering company with an excellent reputation as an employer and supplier to industry. The company is privately owned with values and standards to match making the company an excellent place to work in a city and province with an enviable lifestyle. We have a number of vacancies in our fabrication workshops for skilled and experienced staff performing a wide variety of activities. If you have what it takes, a can do outlook and high standards of workmanship, we would like to hear from you. All applications will be treated in strict confidence or look for us on Facebook. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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