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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.

Retail Sales Opportunities - New Plymouth

Part Time | Retail | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

New Plymouth, Part Time Join Resene and be part of an iconic New Zealand brand that offers trade and retail customers award-winning paint and wallcoverings. We have the innovation, the training and the opportunities for you to take your career forward. By offering our customers quality products and advice we ensure they come back to us – time and again. You will develop these strong partnerships, guiding customers and helping them achieve their desired finish. If you have the right attitude and an interest in this area, we’ll give you full training that includes the nationally recognised New Zealand Certificate in Retail and Business provided by Service IQ. You’ll be part of our Resene ColorShop team, which includes some great benefits. This position is predominantly part time Saturday and Sunday, with additional hours as required, including Public Holidays. It should be noted that this position requires some heavy lifting. Become part of the team and apply today with your CV and Cover Letter.

Qualified Teacher (BestStart Lemon St)

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

If you fancy a rewarding role working alongside a supportive Centre Manager and a fantastic group of teachers - look no further! Here at BestStart Lemon Street, we are one family. Our beautiful environment includes a kiwi big-backyard and a peaceful atmosphere that feels like your home away from home. If you have a passion for natural environments and sustainability - this is the place for you! When you come onboard you'll be excited to help us grow vegetables, collect eggs from our chickens, care for our live-in animal friends, and use natural materials to offer real and tangible experiences for play! As our new teacher you will be passionate, dedicated and have respect at the forefront of your philosophy. You will also bring: - A commitment to working in collaboration with parents/whanau - An ECE teaching qualification Bed/Dip (ECE) level 7 or above - A strong understanding of Te Whariki - A commitment to ongoing development and working with staff/ parents to achieve ongoing improvement through innovation and change If you can tick all of the above, we would love to hear from you! At BestStart, we are committed to providing you with ongoing support and professional growth. We'll continuously invest in your learning through Professional Development, hands-on induction and mentoring programmes and ongoing PLD opportunities. Our teachers enjoy many benefits including a competitive salary, free medical insurance, uniforms and subsidised childcare. To apply please submit your CV and Cover Letter online today, or for further information please phone Amanda Morgan on 021 623 337. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Stores Person

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are seeking applicants for a Storeman/Customer Service Representative who is a team player, can hit the ground running and strives for customer satisfaction. Do you have experience in a stores environment, a positive attitude and a good understanding toward Health and Safety in your working environment? Our Client is a leading supplier to the building trade and prides themselves on outstanding customer service. The company is all about building and supplying just about everything a builder needs - from frame and trusses and power tools to the kitchen sink. Some of your daily tasks will include: Loading and unloading orders/supplies Processing sales and data entry Providing excellent customer service Picking materials per requirements To be successful for the role you will need to have a current OSH Forklift certificate and current Class 2 License. Have good communication skills both written and verbal and a high attention to detail. You will also need to be physically fit as some heavy lifting may be involved. If this sound like you then please apply online or apply in person with your CV and current licenses to Adecco Personnel, 27 Devon Street West New Plymouth The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre employment drug screen

ARBORIST

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

ARBORIST We are offering a full time position for a fit, healthy and positive team player who enjoys working outdoors, to join our Arboriculture crew in Taranaki. Ideal Person;  Arboriculture Level 3 or 4 qualification  Minimum 3 years’ experience  Full drivers’ licence with confidence in driving manual vehicles  Excellent communication and PR skills  Excellent time & self-management skills  Drug free lifestyle with a positive attitude toward health & safety If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you

Regional Waste Minimisation Officer

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

Are you looking for a career where your work can drive sustainability in the community? Then this is the role for you! We are looking for a passionate individual to help Taranaki move towards zero waste! In this role you will coordinate our regional approach to waste minimisation, through providing education, advocacy and technical expertise to the Taranaki region, working alongside our motivated resource recovery teams from the three district councils. You will be knowledgeable in best practice waste minimisation and equipped to review and assist with implementation of Council waste plans, and the Regional Waste Strategy, to ensure forward planning and future proofing for our region. You will also plan and implement various education or behaviour change programmes, and provide advice to key stakeholders such as schools, businesses and community groups. Report writing and data analysis will also be some of your talents. Ideally, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification and knowledge and understanding of applicable legislation, including the Waste Minimisation Act 2008 and Resource Management Act 1991. You will likely have strengths in building relationships within the community and key stakeholders, a strategic and collaborative approach to developing and implementing new initiatives and be known for your ability to successfully advocate and promote objectives. This role is based at NPDC where 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 $66,412 and $72,314. 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. 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. Applications close Friday, 30 August 2019.

System Engineer/System Administrator Contract Role

Contract | Oil & Gas | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Our Engineering and Planning team are seeking applicants with an engineering, maintenance or IT/system background to take ownership of our newly implemented maintenance system. As well as daily master data changes the successful applicant will be key in process and system improvements. This is a short-term contract role with the potential for extension. About Us Todd Energy is a subsidiary of the Todd Corporation, a New Zealand owned organisation with diverse interests and a strong reputation nationally. We are a leading energy company operating natural gas fields in Taranaki. With our joint ventures, Todd is a major New Zealand gas producer responsible for over 75% of the country‘s hydrocarbon energy production. You can learn more about us at: www.toddenergy.co.nz Our location This role is based in our New Plymouth office a short drive from our McKee Mangahewa and Kapuni Production Stations. Todd actively supports a large variety of community assets including the award winning Len Lye Arts Centre, the Aquatic Centre and supports bringing the globally recognised WOMAD festival to New Plymouth. Visit http://www.taranaki.info/liveandwork/ to find out more about living and working in this stunning location. The Role To be successful in this role, you will have: An engineering or IT degree or relevant industry experience Preferably and understanding of Maintenance and Production Operations Proven experience in systems, ideally maintenance or related Proven ability to interface well with colleagues and contractors set priorities Strong analytical skills A continuous improvement focus with a proactive nature To Apply Please visit Seek or online at: https://www.toddenergy.co.nz/work-for-us/job-vacancies/ Applications close Friday 30 August 2019.

Tenancy Manager

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

Part-time position, 12 hours per week. About The Salvation Army The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865. We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005. The Army has over 3000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer. The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is: caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society. Salvation Army Social Housing (SASH) is a nation-wide Community Housing Provider providing social housing for over 400 tenants throughout New Zealand. Our aim is to provide all our tenants with a warm, dry and safe place to live within a caring community. About the role This is an exciting opportunity to start or continue your tenancy management career in Social Housing. The Tenancy Manager is our frontline contact with our tenants, and your focus will be to encourage and build community, and to help tenants to sustain their tenancies. You will be well networked, and able to link or refer tenants to groups that can provide on-going support for them. You will provide overall tenancy management services on behalf of SASH including all administrative requirements, ensuring that tenants and SASH are complying with Residential Tenancy Agreement (RTA), ensuring tenants are complying with Income Related Rent Subsidy (IRRS) requirements, and following up on any repair and maintenance. Specifically, we are looking for someone with the following qualities and or experience: An ability to provide exceptional tenancy support and service An understanding of social housing Expertise in time management and organisation skills The skills to manage conflict Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written A sound working knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act (preferred) A commitment to the objectives and mission of SASH Applications To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to: HRAdmin@salvationarmy.org.nz Our application form can be downloaded and needs to be included as part of your application. https://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/sites/default/files/uploads/20160808staff_2form.pdf Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance. Closing date Applications close by 12 noon on Wednesday, 28 August 2019. The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society - all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.

Support Worker - Disability (Community) - Taranaki

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

Taranaki - Community NZCare Disability (Community) is looking for committed and energetic people who are passionate about supporting people with disabilities to live great lives in their communities. We have part-time hours working with children or young people in the Taranaki region. Who are we? NZCare Disability is part of Healthcare of New Zealand and provides services to people with disabilities all across New Zealand; our aim being to maximise someone's independence and quality of life. We have part-time hours working with children or young people in the Taranaki region. Healthcare of New Zealand was voted 4th in New Zealand's Top 20 Most Attractive Employers for 2018. What does a Support Worker do? Our Support Workers assist people to live in their own home as independently as possible, and to access services in their community, including the following: Day-to-day support with all aspects of daily life Helping children or young people develop skills for daily living Support and guidance towards independence and positive choices about lifestyle Assistance to access groups and services in their community Supporting leisure activities at home and personal plans to achieve goals Helping people develop and sustain their interests and relationships What are we looking for? A warm and friendly personality, a reasonable level of physical fitness, and the desire to support others A great attitude and desire to support people to reach their full potential Good listening and observation skills Experience supporting children with all aspects of daily living A level of resilience as there will be times when you will need to respond to challenging behaviour What can we offer you? We are committed to our employees and are proud to employ and train the best people in all areas of our organisation. We provide a career pathway for staff through the learning and development framework and offer a range from $19.80 - $25.50 per hour, with the opportunity to progress once you have completed our fully-funded NZQA training and qualifications. So, if you are passionate about providing support to a wide range of people and think you would like a career with NZCare, then we would like to hear from you! Mēnā he tangata ngākaunui ana koe ki te tautoko i ngā momo tāngata, tēnā pea, kei konei he tūranga mōu.Tukua mai tō tono ki NZCare! The right to work in N.Z and willingness to undergo Police Vetting and additional Vulnerable Children Safety checking are essential to be considered for this position. NZCare Disability is committed to ensuring the good health and wellbeing of its staff and the people they support by operating in a smoke-free environment. Click here to view the role description [link removed] To read a copy of our job description and apply - visit our website by pressing the apply now button. Applications close 5pm Friday, 30 August 2019. Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Internal Sales

Full Time | Sales | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Technical Sales / Telephone Sales MRC Global NZ Technical Internal Sales - Engineering Industry MRC Global is a leading global distributor of reticulation products that include pipe, valves, fittings and instrumentation to the Oil & Gas / Energy / Industrial and Commercial markets. Our New Zealand operation has 7 branches that support its customer's activities throughout the country. We are committed to building our team culture and developing our people and have been a finalist in the 'IBM Best Workplaces Awards' 5 times since 2012. Our New Plymouth branch are seeking an internal Technical Sales person to join its team. This position will appeal to someone currently employed in a similar industry or role; but applicants with the right attitude and a desire to learn are also invited to apply. Key Attributes to succeed: + Be able to work accurately to tight deadlines + Sales experience to the commercial and/or industrial sector + A strong technical aptitude and attention to detail + Being able to manage all aspects of the sales process in a professional manner + Ability to work seamlessly as part of a small team environment + Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential + Computer literacy While previous sales experience is an important requirement for this position, MRC Global are committed to the ongoing training of all staff, to ensure that they have an excellent understanding of the products and associated skills that are required for success. We are looking for someone with a positive "can do" attitude. If you are that person, please apply with a hand written covering letter and CV to Brian Crockett via e-mail at brian.crockett@mrcglobal.com or to PO Box 3393 New Plymouth. The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? Do you have experience in a sales role? Do you have customer service experience? Do you have order processing experience? How would you rate your English language skills?

Store Person/Forklift/Loader Operator - New Plymouth (Fixed-Term)

Contract | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

If you're keen to grow your career, there's no better place to nourish it than here. We're committed to providing our people with all they need to positively thrive. So, isn't it time you put your trust in the company that's been trusted throughout New Zealand for over 40 years? To enable smarter farming for a better New Zealand ™ Ka pūkekotia a Rongomātāne, ka poho kererū a Aotearoa We are seeking applications for a fixed-term Store Person to join the team at our bulk fertiliser Store in New Plymouth. This position involves assisting in the yard with forklift and/or front end loader operation, combined with customer service (in person and over the telephone); processing orders; and some office work. This is a full-time role for a four month period and would ideally suit someone who has worked in a warehouse or bulk fertiliser store environment with a computer-based stock management and ordering system. About the role It's a job that's got variety: one moment you'll be helping a customer with their order; the next driving the loader to meet a despatch deadline. You'll need the desire and the ability to pick up our computer system and administrative processes. If you like the idea of an enjoyable career with like-minded people, while contributing to the growth of your local community, this is the perfect place to make it happen. Skills and experience To be successful in this role, you will ideally possess the following: Reasonable physical fitness and be comfortable working in the yard Experience in forklift and ideally front-end loader operation with relevant licenses Customer service experience and be an excellent 'people person' Experience using a computer or be capable of picking up our computer A good telephone manner Have the ability to work as a team and follow instructions How to apply To apply, please click on the Apply Now button or send your CV and cover letter to Marina Appen, HR Advisor, on careers@ravensdown.co.nz Applications close on Sunday, 1 September 2019. Ravensdown is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test. www.ravensdown.co.nz/careers Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Farms Administrator

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

Tihei Mauriora, he karanga tēnei ki te Ao nui a Tane e pa ana ki ngā mahi hou kei raro i te maru o Parininihi ki Waitotara. Parininihi ki Waitotara (PKW) is a Māori Incorporation based in Taranaki, Aotearoa. PKW own 20,000 hectares of some of the most productive dairy land in the world and have a range of business interests, including: dairy farming, crayfish, forestry and commercial property. PKW is an innovative, sustainable and successful business and the kaitiaki of our Shareholders’ assets for future generations. The PKW Group, includes PKW Farms LP, Taranaki’s largest dairy farmer with active business interests in dairy and dairy support, beef and livestock trading. The Partnership comprises 20 dairy and dairy support farms, covering around 4,000 hectares with 80 kaimahi and/or contractors supporting the farming operations. The PKW team are driven by their vision of “He Tangata, He Whenua, He Oranga – sustaining and growing our people through prosperity”. Therefore, Māori values and customs underpin PKW’s environment and practices. A recent review of our Farms entity has resulted in this newly established role within the PKW Farms team. Applications are now invited from those who have proven ability to provide comprehensive administrative support services to the Farms business to achieve the objectives of its multiple Dairy and Dairy Support Units, and complimentary Drystock Units. The Farms Administrator will report to the Business Support Manager and will provide best practice business support services including comprehensive, confidential administration to the Farms Leadership Team (GM Ahuwhenua, Business Support Manager and Business Managers) and the wider Farms Team. Key responsibilities of the Farms Administrator include: Business Support Services (planning, data collation, reporting and administration) Farms Administration Corporate Recording and Reporting Livestock Management Reporting Feed, Pasture and Production Reporting Events Coordination Relationship/Stakeholder Management Organisational Responsibilities Applicants will have a knowledge of farming with a strong administrative background and will ideally have worked in an agricultural/agribusiness role for a minimum of three years. It is essential that candidates have NCEA Level 3 or higher and at least a Level 3 Business Administration Qualification (or equivalent experience) and a sound knowledge in the use of MS Office Suite. Those considering this position must also have genuine empathy towards supporting Māori aspirations for economic development with an understanding of Māori structures and tikanga. Applications will close on Wednesday the 4th of September 2019 at 5.00pm. For the role description go to the PKW website and to request an application form contact Jacqui King directly at humanresources@pkw.co.nz The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? How many years' experience do you have as an administration officer? Do you have experience in an administration role? Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with? What's your expected annual base salary?

Class 2 Truck Driver

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

Metro Performance Glass is New Zealand's leading supplier of glass to the building industry; we pride ourselves on our commitment to quality and service, focusing on our customers' needs and our ability to lead the market. We are looking for an experienced and reliable truck driver who has good knowledge of the Taranaki region to join our team in a full time role at our site in New Plymouth. Responsibilities and Duties To be considered for this role you will need to following: A solid driving track record- Clean and current Class 2 license Be well presented- Have excellent communication skills Excellent customer service skills Our drivers play an integral part of our business as they are responsible for not only the delivery of our products, they also load and unload their trucks ensuring our product arrives on time and in excellent condition. Qualifications and Skills As the nature of the role requires the handling of glass and heavy lifting, you will need to be physically fit. You must also be flexible in your hours of work and willing to work overtime. Benefits and Perks In return for your hard work and can-do attitude we offer a competitive remuneration package which includes medical insurance and uniform; as well as regular hours and the stability of working for a market leading organization. If you are looking for a change in direction and have the experience required, we would like to hear from you! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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