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Land Management Officer - Riparian

Contract | Government & Council | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

• Achieve change, get results! • Strong influencing skills required to achieve behaviour change 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. We are currently recruiting for a Land Management Officer, fixed-term for three years.The role of Land Management Officer (Riparian) is responsible for implementing the Council's riparian management programme and auditing the results. This role is focused on achieving change and getting results by convincing land owners to fence and plant land along the banks of watercourses with the aim of protecting and improving water quality. Additionally, auditing riparian plans to ensure they comply with any new regulations will be a major component of the role. This requires a proactive, confident approach to building relationships and using your superior influencing skills to achieve annual fencing and planting targets while also ensuring compliance with Council policies. To be successful in this role you will need to possess the following skills and attributes: • An appropriate tertiary qualification • 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 the Council's sustainable land management programmes with particular emphasis on the riparian management programme • A willingness to undertake compliance auditing when required • 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 very 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 www.trc.govt.nz For any further information, please call Karen Smylie, HR Manager on (06) 765 7127. Applications close on Monday, 6 July 2020 and must be made directly through our website: www.trc.govt.nz/council-jobs The Council is committed to the concept of equal employment opportunities.

Senior Librarian

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

Puke Ariki has a national reputation for their joint library, museum and research centre situated in New Plymouth. Presently we have an exciting opportunity for a full time permanent Senior Librarian position to join the team at the Puke Ariki Central Library. We are looking for a person who understands how the changes in society, technology, and education impact the work that libraries undertake. Reporting to the Puke Ariki Library Lead and working alongside the three other Senior Librarians, the purpose of this role is to assist with the development and delivery of programmes and services at Puke Ariki and oversee the day to day operations of the library. Your specific portfolio responsibilities will include leading, developing and empowering the team in collection management, working with the Collection and Digital team and the Library Leadership team to implement projects and fostering an environment of continuous improvement. You will model best practice in customer service and be an excellent communicator with the ability to motivate team members. You will demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning and improvement in order to respond to the community and their changing needs. In addition to professional knowledge of the library and information sector you will bring to this role planning and self-management skills. Puke Ariki Library is open seven days a week serving a diverse range of customers and a rotating roster system will mean that some late night and weekend work will be required. You will ideally hold a relevant tertiary qualification, professional library/information qualification and/or LIANZA professional registration, and will have previous experience in libraries. 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 $54,149 - $60,035. 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 on Wednesday, 15 July 2020.

Digital Librarian - Systems

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

Puke Ariki has a national reputation for their joint Library, Museum and Research Centre situated in New Plymouth. If you are a dynamic thinker and want to play a significant role in building, supporting and developing our digital presence, then read on! We have an exciting opportunity for a Systems Librarian to work in the Digital, Collections and Access Library team. You will work closely with the Digital Librarian who is also based in the Collections, Digital and Access Library team, and ttogether these two positions will strongly align Puke Ariki Library and community libraries to meet new digital directions and services required by the 2019 Library Strategy. Your role will include supporting the library management system (through the Kōtui consortia) producing regular statistics, contributing to developing the online catalogue and e-collections, desktop support of hardware and software used at Puke Ariki Library and the community libraries and investigating new and emerging technologies. Reporting to the Collections, Digital and Access Library Lead the purpose of this technical role is to: •lead and contribute to the digital direction of library services to meet the growing needs of digital services and support of increasing technological solutions •guide and coordinate the configuration of the library management system (Kotui) to meet process requirements. •administer the use and relevance of the online library databases •produce statistical reports from library systems to inform decision making •assist with the increasing demands in providing digital experiences for customers. •support staff and customers in the use of digital systems and platforms •contribute to training and programming activities. The skills/qualifications required for this position include: •A recognised library qualification (specialising in digital services) or a qualification in a related field such as IT •A thorough working knowledge, administration and configuration of Library Management systems and experience in administering online library databases •Ability to produce statistics from library systems, using statistical reporting software •Web administration and ability to configure the Library Online Catalogue (OPAC) •Experience with RFID library systems, MARC and RDA cataloguing, online ordering and EDI Invoicing •Some programming and/or coding experience (desirable) •An understanding of content management systems and advanced Microsoft Office skills •Knowledge and awareness of new and emerging digital technologies and trends •Knowledge of developing collections in digital formats •Excellent communication and customer service skills 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 $67,740 - $73,760. 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 on Monday, 13 July 2020.

Heavy Diesel Mechanic

Full Time | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

New Plymouth We are seeking an experienced Diesel Mechanic at our branch in New Plymouth. About Intergroup: Intergroup Limited is New Zealand's Infrastructure / Industrial & Coatings Services specialists with more than 35 years' experience. We are 15 branches Nationwide and employ more than 500 people. We do everything from pipeline inspection and repair, to drainage maintenance, hydro excavation, liquid waste management, specialist industrial and marine services, ultra-high pressure water-jetting and more! About the job: Reporting to the Workshop Manager, in our New Plymouth depot, your primary focus will be ensuring our fleet is serviced on a regular basis, fault finding, as well as repairs and diagnostics on an array of first class equipment and trucks. What you need: You will be a highly motivated NZ trade qualified mechanic with a few years' experience with heavy transport/equipment under your belt. To be considered suitable for this position, you'll need: A relevant trade qualification A minimum of 3 years' heavy vehicle trade diesel trade experience A current NZ drivers licence (preferably class 2/4) To be prepared to attend out of hours break downs The ability to work independently unsupervised to produce a high standard of workmanship The ability to work on a range of jobs, including trucks and an assortment of stationery engines To be workplace health safety and environmental conscious A "can do" attitude Strong time management skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team As our organisation is a drug/alcohol free company and safety is our first priority, additional criteria would be passing our pre-employment drug/alcohol tests and the completion of reference checks. In return we offer a very competitive hourly wage and opportunities in this expanding organisation. So if you're up for the ride apply TODAY! Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early. No expressions of interest from recruitment agencies please.

Registered Nurse - (PTE) Radius Thornleigh Park

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

Exceptional People Exceptional Care About the Role As a Registered Nurse you'll be completing assessments, patient care plan, provide care and evaluate outcomes of care for patients and their families, monitor change to patient conditions and behaviours, reassure and educate families, administer medicines and assist residents with daily activities. (48 hours per fortnight) Some duties but not limited to: Maintain accurate, up to date documents Direct peers of possible side effects of medicines Monitor residents and initiate treatment in an emergency Skills and Experience 1+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse in New Zealand A current New Zealand Annual Practicing Certificate Computer literate with concise reporting skills The flexibility to work on a rostered shift basis About the company We are a New Zealand owned and operated company, Radius Care specialises in health and aged care for the elderly and disabled. 22 locations nationwide, employing over 1500 staff and providing professional aged care for more than 1700 residents. We are one of the leading health care providers in New Zealand. Benefits Immigration NZ accredited employer Benefits and discounts via our staff app with over 40 retail outlets! Free Indemnity insurance for enrolled and registered nurses The Employee Assistance Programme Long service payment Transfer to any of our 22 locations Apply now!

Experienced Class 4 Drivers

Contract | Transport & Logistics | South Taranaki District

We are looking for Experienced Class 4 Drivers for different roles in South Taranaki. To successfully apply for this role you will need: To hold a Class 4 or 5 Licence with a minimum of 2 year's experience Two Work References Great Work Ethic & Reliable Good Personal Presentation Health and Safety Awareness Be Physically Fit Be Drug Free Candidate must have a full 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.

MRI Trainee

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

Taranaki Base Hospital Permanent, Full time We welcome applicantts from a residential Medical Imaging Technologist for a highly sought after trainee position in MRI.This position will commence as soon as possible and will involve full time commitment to study and attendance at a remote training facility for academic tuition. The remainder of the training will occur in the department under the tutelage of our highly experienced MRI technologists. This role is designed to be a 2 year training role moving into a fully qualified position. Taranaki District Health Board have a 1.5T Siemens Magnetom Syngo, which is scheduled to be upgraded in the next couple of years. We have 3 fully qualified MRI technologists, who rotate through general x-ray too and 1 MRI assistant. This role will be required to work in general at times post qualification. We are looking for an applicant with: excellent communication skills a high standard of patient care enthusiasm and passion MRI the ability to work efficiently in our busy department You must be able to show a commitment to full time study and the ability to manage between practical (work commitments) and academic demands. The successful applicant must be highly organised with a strong focus on patient care. This role would be suited to an MIT who is prepared to work hard and will demonstrate a number of the TDHB values in their everyday work life. For further enquiries, please contact Leonie Bullock MRI team leader -Leonie.Bullock@tdhb.org.nz or Sarah Caswell, Radiology Manager -Sarah.Caswell@tdhb.org.nz To view the position description please click here. Application close 12 July 2020. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Consultant Psychiatrist, General Adult

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

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth Permanent, fulltime Have you considered coming to New Plymouth to join our Mental Health and Addictions Service? A permanent vacancy exists for a motivated and experienced Psychiatrist to join our team of 13 other Psychiatrists and will work with a dedicated team of medical, nursing and allied health staff primarily caring for people in an integrated setting with complex needs requiring specialist mental health services. This position will work with the North Community Mental Health Team located at Taranaki Base Hospital. This role will include a mix of outpatient clinics, inpatient clients and crisis assessments. The Taranaki District Health Board Mental Health & Addiction Services provides a wide range of specialist services: Acute Services: 23 bed inpatient unit (4 beds in IPC), crisis team, home based treatment service, high and complex needs community supported rehabilitation service with 4 beds. Adult Mental health: 3 community teams, Tui Ora kaupapa Maori community mental health team and specialist services such as maternal, eating disorders, DBT, early intervention. Child and Adolescent mental health services. Mental health services for Older people. Alcohol and Drugs Click on this link for more information about our Mental Health Services: http://www.tdhb.org.nz/services/mental_health_services.shtml As part of the MHAS Adult service you will be expected to: Provide consultant services to people requiring specialist care. Interact daily with other departments. Mentor junior medical staff and teach medical students attached to the service. Have the ability to work in a range of settings i.e. inpatient, outpatient and community settings inclusive of crisis work. Cover for colleagues in their absence. Participate in an on call 1:10 roster. 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. Click on this link for information about living and working in Taranaki: http://www.taranaki.info/visit/home.aspx The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,100 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector. Click here to view the position description. If you want to make an application click on "Apply Online" from within this page. For further information, please contact Charles Hunt on Email: Charles.Hunt@tdhb.org.nz Closing date for applications is 6th September 2020 however we may appoint prior to this date and close the vacancy Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Medical Officer, Anaesthesia - Provisional Fellow

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

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth Fixed Term for 12 months (negotiable for a 6 month tenure) Full time, 1.0 FTE Looking for an opportunity in a provincial rural setting Want to prepare yourself for independent practice The Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care is looking to recruit a Provisional Fellow that will provide you the opportunity to; Get exposure to the range of practice of a consultant anaesthetist in a rural hospital Contribute to the department of anaesthesia and critical care quality assurance activities with specific focus on the challenges unique to rural and regional hospitals. The roster will consist of 6 clinical sessions covering a range of specialties, as well as preassessment clinic, duty anaesthetist sessions and acute pain rounds. The fellow will undertake two non-clinical sessions per week within which they are expected to spend time continuing their professional development and providing education for junior members of the department. Teaching and support of junior trainees is an important part of the job so the Fellow will supervise registrars. We run weekly teaching sessions that are based on preparing the registrars for the part one exam. The fellow can contribute to some of these sessions. They can also be involved in teaching theatre staff during monthly education sessions. The fellowship will help prepare the candidate for independent practice so they will be assigned to some lists by themselves. During these cases they will receive support from the duty anaesthetist. The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,100 staff) operating in the exciting, changing health sector. 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. Click on this link to see more about our region: http://liveandwork.taranaki.info/ Click here to view the position description. Click here to see a poster of Taranaki Base Hospital. To make an application click on "Apply Online" within this page. For more information contact Dr Joe Taylor, Consultant Anaesthetist, +64 0211 821 045 or email: Joe.Taylor@tdhb.org.nz Closing date for applications is 31st July 2020, however we may appoint to this position prior to the closing date. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Electrical Trades Technician/Tutor Support

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

WITT is a tertiary education organisation which prides itself on its student success and quality learning environments. We are looking to recruit full-time fixed term Electrical Trades Technician/Tutor Support to be part of our trade's team. You will be part of an energetic, engaging and professional team that will fully support not only the students but also your own development. You will need to be a highly effective communicator and who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies. Key Tasks for this role include: Carry out all the general electrical work such as testing and repair in the trades department Carry out fault finding procedures and necessary repairs to equipment Ensuring equipment is repaired and maintained Providing support to the electrical tutors Being proactive in Health and Safety. We are looking for someone who: Has a full electrical registration with a current practicing certificate Knowledge of the industry Is competent with technology and databases has excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to people of all ages is able to undertake evening work if required For more information regarding the key responsibilities of the position, please review the Role Description which can be found here. In return we can offer a supportive work environment, a collaborative team approach, excellent professional development opportunities and the chance for you to make a difference in the Taranaki community. If you are an effective communicator who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies and would like to become part of our WITT team, please complete a WITT Application for Employment form and submit your CV and covering letter to hr@witt.ac.nz. This is vacancy number 18041. Applications close 9am, 5 March 2018.

STMS

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

We have an awesome opportunity for an STMS to join our New Plymouth team, possibly on a casual basis to begin with. You will be required to carry out support traffic management services for our tree service operations. You will need to be able to liaise with tree crews, the public and other contractors to achieve the best outcome. You will: Have excellent organisational and forward planning skills Be able to work flexible hours when required Have a strong Health and Safety work ethic Have a good level of fitness and be a team player with a positive attitude. Ideally hold a current HT licence, minimum of Class 2 Be drug free What we can offer you: A safety culture that is second to none A great team to work with A fantastic opportunity to advance your career path within the company and across New Zealand The best tools to do a great job in a safe working environment The opportunity to start work immediately We are an alcohol, drug and smoke free company who hold safety as our key priority. Successful applicants are required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol test.

Regional Waste Minimisation Officer

Full Time | Government & Council | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Are you looking for a career where your work directly benefits the community you live in? Then this is the role for you! We are looking for a passionate individual to provide education, advocacy and technical expertise to the Taranaki region on the region's waste minimisation programme, in conjunction with Stratford and South Taranaki District Councils. You will be knowledgeable in best practice waste minimisation practices and equipped to review and assist with implementation of Council waste plans, and the Regional Waste Strategy. You will also plan and implement various education initiatives and provide advice to key stakeholders such as schools, businesses and community groups, demonstrating your ability to increase community engagement and build strong relationships. Report writing, data collection and analysis will also be some of your talents. Ideally, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification and knowledge and experience in applying applicable legislation, including the Waste Minimisation Act 2008 and Resource Management Act 1991. You will likely have a background in the waste industry and/or a local government context and you will be known for your ability to successfully advocate and promote objectives. At NPDC we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. We have 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. We can offer you this amazing opportunity in the Taranaki region - recently voted the 2nd best region in the world to visit by Lonely Planet. New Plymouth combines a vibrant, bustling and safe city centre with easy access to amazing natural resources. Whether it's the great surf, climbing our majestic mountain, walking hundreds of kilometres of track or strolling along our award-winning coastal walkway, New Plymouth has something for you. So if you're tired of the rat race and want to enjoy a ten minute commute, and a laid back lifestyle combined with a challenging and rewarding career, this is the role for you. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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