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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.

Housekeeper - Full Time or Part Time

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

Description New Plymouth’s leading luxury boutique hotel the King & Queen Hotel Suites is looking for a housekeeper to join their exceptional team. You will clean hotel rooms from studios to suites with a team of motivated colleagues. You'll need to be able to work fast and control quality at the same time. A basic level of fitness is required. The successful person will have the following skills and attributes: High attention to detail and an eye for cleanliness A friendly, positive and fun personality Can work well in a team and independently Available to work on Saturdays and Sundays Previous experience in housekeeping is preferred but is not essential Hours and days: 2 - 5 days per week. Weekends essential. 9am - 3pm each day approximately. Let us know what hours and days you would like to work and we'll create an opportunity for the right person. This is a fantastic part time or full time role for someone who enjoys a hands-on job, has commitment to high standards and is looking for a new challenge. If this sounds like you then drop your CV into the hotel or send a copy to mailto:daniel@kingandqueen.co.nz Application details Apply online for this role or contact Daniel Fleming for more information.

Casual Lifeguard

Contract | Sport & recreation | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Do you love making a difference in your community? Do you enjoy being in a customer service environment? The Todd Energy Aquatic Centre in New Plymouth is a thriving and much valued community facility. We are looking for a Casual Lifeguard to join the centre's fantastic team. You will be assisting other Lifeguards with the day-to-day functions of the Aquatic Centre, carrying out lifeguarding duties and ensuring a safe and enjoyable environment that drives repeat visitation. You will need your Comprehensive First Aid Certificate and Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate. Holding, or working towards, your New Zealand Certificate in Aquatics Pool Lifeguard, Level 3, would be an advantage. As part of the recruitment process you will be required to undergo a swim test. The pool is open 5.30am - 8.15pm Monday - Friday and 7am - 7pm weekends and public holidays (closed Christmas Day), therefore you must be available to work on a seven day roster. New Plymouth District Council plays a key role in supporting community well-being, the economy, the environment and the overall quality of life in the New Plymouth District. Our Council vision is to build a lifestyle capital, and being part of our team means you will help make our district a better place to live and to work. At New Plymouth District Council, we embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference. We aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $21.15 - $22.05 per hour. 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 If you thrive on being in a customer service role, in a vibrant and energetic environment then we would love to hear from you. Applications close on Friday, 29 January 2021.

Assistant Duty Lifeguard

Full Time | Sport & recreation | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Do you love making a difference in your community? Do you have exceptional communication and people skills? Are you an experienced lifeguard looking for your next challenge? The Todd Energy Aquatic Centre in New Plymouth is a thriving and much valued community facility. This permanent, full time, role is key in assisting with the provision of staff supervision and customer service to all pool users, ensuring a safe and enjoyable environment that drives repeat visitation. As an Assistant Duty Lifeguard, focused on developing your career, you will demonstrate leadership skills whilst assisting the Duty Lifeguard in mentoring other lifeguards. You will deliver a range of day-to-day operational activities along with poolside supervision and carry out water chemical tests. The successful applicant will have the ability to communicate with all age groups across the community and adopt a positive, flexible approach to their work. To be successful in this role you need to be an experienced lifeguard with a Comprehensive First Aid Certificate and Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate. A Swimming Pool Water Treatment qualification is desirable, however not essential as full training can be provided. As part of the recruitment process you will be required to undergo a swim test. The pool is open 5.30am - 8.15pm Monday - Friday and 7am - 7pm weekends and public holidays (closed Christmas Day), therefore you must be available to work on a seven day roster. New Plymouth District Council plays a key role in supporting community well-being, the economy, the environment and the overall quality of life in the New Plymouth District. Our Council vision is to build a lifestyle capital, and being part of our team means you will help make our district a better place to live and to work. At New Plymouth District Council, we embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference. We aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $43,992 - $46,742. 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 If you want to take your leadership skills to the next level, enjoy championing customer service and working with a vibrant and energetic team, we would love to hear from you today! Applications close on Friday, 29 January 2021.

Registered Counsellor or Therapis

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

We are currently seeking an experienced, professionally registered counsellor or therapist for 2 days per week to provide one to one and/or group counselling for palliative care patients, their families and whanau. This may occur at our in-patient unit (Te Rangimarie) or at the patients’ residence. The role includes the delivery of our six-week Bereavement Support Group and Carer Education Programme which are each run twice annually or more as required. The ideal candidate will have: Tertiary qualification that provides eligibility for registration with an appropriate professional body, i.e. NZAC, NZCCA, ANZACATA, NZAP. - Full professional membership of an appropriate governing body, i.e. NZAC, NZCCA, ANZACATA, NZAP. - Current practicing certificate. - Ability and commitment to work cooperatively as part of a multidisciplinary team. - At least 3 years post study counselling experience. - Experience in development and delivery of both therapeutic and psychoeducational groups. - Have a genuine interest and confidence in the ability to work with death and the dying. - Knowledge of the principles of grief work, crisis intervention and mental health. - Ability to connect with a wide range of people with diverse life stories. - Full, clean driver's license. - Excellent computer literacy. Benefits to you - Being part of a dynamic team who are passionate about the work that we do. - A rich diversity of work colleagues and clients. - A supportive workplace. - Having the privilege of walking alongside others at a challenging time in their lives. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Stacey Marshall directly: 022 081 5800 or email: stacey.marshall@hospicetaranaki.org.nz Please ensure your application is addressed to: Stacey Marshall, Support Services Manager, Hospice Taranaki Inc, P O Box 5122, New Plymouth 4343. Or via email: stacey.marshall@hospicetaranaki.org.nz Your application must include a copy of your CV, a completed Hospice application pack and a cover letter stating why you are interested in this role and how your skills and experience fit this position. Application is available from our website: (please copy into your search engine)... https://www.hospicetaranaki.org.nz/how-can-i-help-or-donate/work-with-us/ pack includes: Job Description * Application form * Police Vetting Form * Health Questionnaire Applications close 5pm, Sunday 14th February 2021. 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 a counsellor? Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with? Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence? Have you completed a qualification in counselling?

Class 4 - Concrete Truck Drivers

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 business with their Class 4 Driver Recruitment needs as they lead into 2021 with their usual workload which is on the increase Responsibilities will include: •Delivering and managing concrete to various sites •Complete paperwork with the collection/delivery of concrete •Ensure safety standards are maintained •Daily pre-start checks on the vehicles •Adhere to Health and Safety at all times Experience required: •Class 4 license with Road ranger experience •Strong commitment to HSE responsibilities •Excellent communication both verbal and written •Previous experience in concrete industry is advantageous •Customer service focus If you have an outstanding attitude and are a team player, then we would like to hear from you. We welcome suitable candidates who are looking for a secure position with a supportive team. Please send a CV now to Wayne Gower or call for a confidential chat. wayne@gowerconsultancy.co.nz or 027 499 2797 The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?

Roofer

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

PAE (New Zealand) is a market leader in facility management and operational support services throughout New Zealand. We are seeking an experienced Roofer who has proven experience in a commercial environment. Ideally the person would be trades qualified with additional Heights Certificate, Elevated Work Platform and Permit Receiver training. This role has a high degree of autonomy – your jobs will be allocated to you so you must plan and then implement. Other requirements: Self-starter Ability to build strong positive relationships onsite with PAE and client staff Aptitude for working at heights Fit and physically capable Experience in designing, measuring, making and fitting all flashing types The work will be interesting and varied, covering a wide range of maintenance duties across our client’s site. PAE will look to invest in further training and development as required to help you further develop and be successful in the role. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment health assessment which includes a Drug & Alcohol test, a Ministry of Justice Criminal Records check and hold New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand Work Permit. Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

District Manager - Hawera

Full Time | Banking, Finance & Insurance | South Taranaki District

Responsibilities Autonomous role based in our small Hawera Branch Develop or build on your existing sales & leadership experience Competitive package includes a car and company benefits The Opportunity As part of our commitment to expanding our presence in rural New Zealand, we are currently looking for an experienced sales professional to lead and be the face of our Hawera Branch across both rural and commercial divisions. As the face of this region, you will be responsible for building and maintaining strong business relationships within a portfolio of clients and internal stakeholders You will report into our Regional Manager and this role will have 1 direct report. If you consider yourself a passionate and driven broker or have a passion for sales, this is a great opportunity to step into next! Rewarded with a competitive salary and generous bonus earning potential, a company vehicle and with backing from the strong Aon brand, this role could be a lucrative opportunity. With plenty of opportunity for growth and career advancement across the Aon network, you will be able to develop a successful career within a fast-growing global business. Additional responsibilities for this role include: Responsibility for growth, retention and financial targets of the branch Effective account planning Providing a consultative approach around technical, managerial, product and educational support Ensuring retention and growth of existing portfolio through the provision of superior and consistent client delivery Identifying and driving new business activity that leads to the overall growth within the branch. Strategic planning to ensure continued success. About you To be successful in this role you will display: Proven experience in a similar role where you have led a small team is preferred, but we are open to people wanting to take the next step Proven sales insurance experience would be advantageous Ability to engage with senior stakeholders and build strategic relationships Strong team player with the ability to work collaboratively and assist others Good organisation, planning and strategic skills - can do attitude Innovative approach with a strong solution focus. If you are looking for a career move that will ensure you keep building on your leadership capability and have proven industry experience, we would like to hear from you. Your technical business acumen and commitment to developing and mentoring staff will see you thrive in this role. About Aon At Aon, we provide colleagues with the support to make a positive impact together with ongoing opportunities for development, including the support of a team which will continually inspire you to achieve the best. We currently have approximately 850 employees in New Zealand. Globally, we have an employee base of 50,000 people, working across 120 countries. This allows us to build the best teams and gather the best thinking from around the world to deliver quality solutions and service locally. Aon is an equal opportunity employer and we invite you to be part of an organisation that has a diverse workplace, values continuous learning and supports many charities and environmental initiatives.

Executive Assistant

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

Tihei mauri ora e te motu. He karanga tēnei ki te waonui a Tane e pa ana ki te kaimahi hou kei raro i te korowai a Parininihi ki Waitotara. Parininihi ki Waitotara (PKW) is a Māori Incorporation based in Taranaki, Aotearoa. Managing a diverse asset portfolio, PKW oversees 20,000 hectares of some of the most productive dairy land in the world, as well as a range of other interests, including crayfish, forestry and commercial property. With a business approach committed to innovative and sustainable asset and land management, PKW protects, manages and invests in shareholders' assets for future generations. PKW are seeking an experienced and talented Executive Assistant to provide high-level support to the CEO and to the PKW committee of management including prioritising and organising events and meetings, compiling briefing material, taking and distributing minutes, preparing and reviewing communication and correspondence and maintaining effective systems for document management. This role will also be responsible supporting the Executive Leadership Team in providing accurate, confidential secretarial, administrative and reception services. In addition the EA will provide back-up support for other roles within corporate services including specific organisational responsibilities. Applications are invited from those who can demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, a high level of integrity and professionalism, strong organisational ability to optimise and prioritise conflicting demands and good analytical skills and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding and empathy with aspirations for Māori economic development and of tikanga Māori. Preferred candidates for this role will have a 3+ years' experience in providing executive support to senior leaders/governance boards. This is a full time, permanent position however a job share strategy maybe considered for exceptional candidates. Applicants can request a copy of the position description via email to humanresources@pkw.co.nz. Please apply via the seek website. Applications for this position will close on Wed 3rd February at 5.00pm.

Cleaner Part-time

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

PAE is one of New Zealand's fastest growing and most successful facilities management and operations maintenance contractors which has FM contracts within the New Plymouth region. We are actively recruiting for a part time cleaner in the Stratford area to start immediately who is client focused and who is able to deliver a high standard of cleaning to meet our requirements. Applications are invited from persons who have the following: Proven commercial cleaning experience including buffing Keen eye for detail An understanding of Health and Safety Good communication skills Be physically fit with a clean and tidy personal presentation Successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment health assessment, a Ministry of Justice Criminal Records check and must have New Zealand Citizenship or Residency. If this sounds like you, then please apply today by submitting your CV and cover letter. Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Support Worker

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

Summary 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 or helping out with everyday household tasks. This position is permanent, working 20 hours per week in the Taranaki South Mobile Team; Sunday: 9.00am - 3.30pm, Monday and Tuesday: 9.00am - 4.30pm 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 South Mobile Team, working with Support Workers who all have the common purpose to support people experiencing mental illness. You We are interested to hear from people who have a caring nature and work in a recovery focused way. You will have impeccable attention to detail and be able to provide medication support for our people when needed. You must hold a current full driver's license and a current first aid certificate or be 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 You're a great listener, the sort of person who will listen deeply to the people who use our services You're a fresh thinker, using curiosity and imagination to generate new ideas You're energising, inspiring others with enthusiasm and a take action approach You're a communicator, the sort of positive person who loves working with people The Benefits In this role, you can look forward to having a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its' purpose. Be part of a supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued and new solutions are the norm! Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now. Closing Date: Sunday 24 January 2021. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date Position Description: https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/uploads/files/position-descriptions/PW_SW.pdf Contact: Eleasha Coombe -Team Coach on 0272939283 if you have any questions. For further information, visit our website www.pathways.co.nz 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 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.

Office Administrator

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

At Cancer Society Taranaki it’s our vision to be the leading organisation dedicated to reducing the incidence of cancer and ensuring the best cancer care for everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand. We are looking for an energetic, efficient and friendly office administrator to join our dedicated team for 24 hours a week Monday to Thursday (hours to be negotiated) located in our modern New Plymouth building. This is a permanent, part-time position. If you are you passionate about helping people in your community and take pride in providing effective, timely, and accurate administrative support and have impeccable computer skills and class yourself as a legendary multi-tasker – we’d love to hear from you! About The Position: Provide effective, timely, and accurate administrative support to the Centre Operations. Provide administrative support to Fundraising activities and events, to Service Delivery of Supportive Care and Health Promotion, and to Volunteer Services. Coordinate and help deliver front of house services for the Centre in consultation with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure there is a friendly, supportive and informative welcome for every cancer patient and their whānau. About You: Previous administrative experience of at least 2 years Knowledge of cash handling and accounts processes Project support capability for administrative support for activities and events Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and databases Current full NZ driver’s license Understanding of Treaty commitments and responsibilities Punctuality and timeliness with good time management skills Able to work extra hours if required Conflict management and self-management skills Able to work independently and as a member of a larger team Accuracy and attention to detail of any piece of work What We Offer: In return the Cancer Society offers excellent work-life balance, flexible hours, professional development opportunities and is family orientated. You’ll be joining a dedicated and collaborative team where initiative is applauded and a good laugh is shared. Further Information: The Cancer Society is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities and to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi. To download a position description, and application form please visit our website by copying and pasting this link into your web browser:- https://central-districts.cancernz.org.nz/about-us/about-us/vacancies/ Applications close 5pm Friday January 29th, 2021. To apply, please send a covering letter, your CV and completed application form to: chris.franklyn@cancercd.org.nz [link removed] The application form will include these questions: How many years' experience do you have as an office administrator? Do you have experience in administration? Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?

Log Scaler / Measurer

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

Description About the Job Log scaling is an NZQA accredited job, where a structured training programme can gain you a recognised qualification. You don't have to of worked in this type of role before either as training is provided. The Checkpoint where the Log Scalers work is located at the port and is a facility where logging trucks come to have their logs measured and ticketed ready for export. The Log Scaler "scales" or measures each log using electronic scanning technology to an international standard, then barcodes the log and each log is then tracked wherever it is. The Checkpoint is a team environment where the safety of our staff is paramount. The Checkpoint normally operates between the hours of 0500am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday, with the occasional Saturday shift required. Shifts can be up to 12 hours in length and you need to be flexible with working hours as shift times can vary. On offer are casual positions. About you You will be the kind of person who likes to be accurate when taking measurements, with good attention to detail. You will also enjoy communicating with truck drivers and members of your team. This is an active outdoor role that requires you to meet deadlines and also be ok on your feet for most of your shift. You will also be confident operating scanning equipment and preferably hold a full class 1 licence. About us C3 Limited's origins date back to the 1950's when we first started offering port cargo handling services in New Zealand. Today C3 are leaders in a variety of product handling solutions with over 1200 staff in 13 locations across New Zealand. Applications close 25 January 2021.

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