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

ICE Electrical is a 100% New Zealand owned company, focused on delivering high end electrical services to commercial & industrial clients in the North Island. This is your opportunity to be involved in a local company that values its people, works hard and has fun along the way, so a positive and self motivated approach is essential. We are looking for a motivated and driven individual to join our New Plymouth based team as an Electrician. The ideal person will be a Qualified Electrician with at least 3 years experience. You will be able to diagnose and identify solutions to ensure our customers are looked after to the highest standard. You will also be a team player who can work under pressure. The successful applicant will need to be able to deal with customers in a professional manner and work to a high standard unsupervised. The ideal candidate will need to posses: Eligibility to work in NZ A current NZ Electrical Practicing License. Strong computer, written and oral communication skills Valid and clean NZ Drivers license Be self motivated and able to work unsupervised Be fit and healthy, and be capable of carrying out a wide range of work Our strengths lie in our people and our ability to provide our customers outstanding service and a proactive solutions based approach. Ice Electrical offers a great opportunity to enhance your career with a progressive & forward thinking company. Due to the nature of our customers, the successful applicant will need to undergo drug testing and pass a high security level police vetting. Aspects of role include: Be available for possible shift cover Plan new or modified installations to minimise waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance and deliver well-ordered, safe and reliable wiring, consistent with job specifications and local electrical codes Prepare sketches / diagrams detailing location of wiring and equipment, and/or study and interpret wiring diagrams or floor plans / blueprints as required, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings and flooring Measure, cut, bend, thread, assemble and install electrical conduit inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas Pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes Splice wires by stripping insulations for the terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires together and applying tape or terminal caps Connect wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment Test continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components with a variety of testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and busser and oscilloscope Observe functioning of installed equipment or system to detect risks (hazards), defects and need for adjustments, relocation or replacement Repair faulty equipment or systems Supervise, direct and train workers to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures Any other such tasks / duties as required by management from time to time Participate in an on-call roster, providing 24/7 customer support. Health and Safety Specific Responsibilities Report any risks (hazards), accidents / incidents / near misses, pain and discomfort, safety observations and equipment damage/maintenance requirements via PeopleSafe or directly to your Manager as soon as possible Complete assigned tasks in PeopleSafe within required timeframes Wear protective clothing and equipment as and when required Maintain good housekeeping practices to prevent injuries and improve work organisation Carry out regular vehicle inspections and complete assigned vehicle and equipment checks Actively participate in all pre-start, toolbox and Health and Safety meetings Prepare and/or assist in preparing Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s) Work Method Statements (WMS’s) and Site Specific Safety Plans (SSSP’s) for tasks and projects Participate in accident / incident and near miss investigations involving people and property as requested Participate in annual health monitoring NOTE: The key responsibilities listed are not intended to provide a comprehensive description of the role. From time to time the role will also be asked to contribute by performing tasks as required in support of the team. Such other activities will be discussed and mutually agreed upon. 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 electrician? Do you hold a current electrical licence? Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

Team Leader and GPI Coordinator

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

The Role 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday working from our Taranaki office as the General Practice Coordinator (GPI) along with leading a small team of LinkPeople Housing staff. This is a people-focused role where your approachability, responsiveness and genuinely caring personality will shine. You’ll work in partnership with other agencies, including our partner organisations in the health and social services space, to develop supportive peer relationships and collaborative service delivery. Your role is to support people who use DHB mental health services to transition to the care and support of their GP. You will do this by integrating and engaging them to the services and agencies that will make this transition successful. In addition, you will also be the Team Leader for LinkPeople in Taranaki. Our dedicated housing team will thrive under your leadership, as you harness their talents to place people in housing, link them to community agencies and provide support to sustain a tenancy. You’ll seek opportunities to engage staff through effective coaching and ongoing development while creating a team culture where achievements are celebrated, and fun occurs spontaneously. You You’re looking to advance your career stepping into a leadership role and have proven clinical skills and a relevant qualification in health, management or similar and broad knowledge of the Taranaki health sector, in particular the NGO and community sectors. Proven skills and experience in leading successful projects or initiatives preferred. A critical thinker and creative problem solver, your proven ability to develop and sustain positive relationships across a range of networks will be complemented by outstanding communication skills and attention to detail. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and a full New Zealand driver’s licence is also essential. The Benefits In this role, you can look forward to flexible work arrangements, extra leave, subsidies for school holiday childcare and 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! Closing Date: Friday 29 November 2019, PLEASE NOTE we will be shortlisting throughout the recruitment process and the advert will close once the position has been filled. Position description: Contact: Jim Gallen, Service and Relationship Manager on 027 565 3055 if you have any questions. For further information, visit our website **All new appointees 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.


Full Time | Construction - Other | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Opportunity for a technician or graduate surveyor to join a regional office. LT surveys, road topo and design. Road and streetscape setout, general topo, redefs and more. The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? Which of the following CAD software do you have experience with? Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence? How would you rate your English language skills? Are you willing to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol screening?

Graduate/Junior I & C, Electrical Engineer

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

At the end of April 2019, WorleyParsons combined with Jacobs' Energy, Chemicals and Resources (ECR) division, to create Worley. We have almost 60,000 amazing people in around 60 countries across the world covering the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets for our customers. Worley is the leading provider of advisory, engineering, procurement and construction services for new and existing assets. We are invested in New Zealand’s changing ‘new energy economy’. Our fully-integrated service offering helps customers at every stage of the business lifecycle; from early concept planning, project scoping, through enhancements and maintenance, to abandonment and remediation. We provide an environment where you will be challenged but also supported by some of the best discipline engineers in the business. You will be given the opportunity to work on a diverse range and size of projects with no two days being the same. We are seeking a Graduate/Junior Engineer with preference given to those with 1 to 5 years’ experience. We know what makes a good engineer, and we aim to give you the building blocks of a successful career. While the technical learning is important, to really thrive in this environment you'll need to engage and interact well with people, be confident in your own ability, and able to actively manage yourself. Worley is a multicultural organisation which offers flexible working hours and a competitive salary. Join us in New Plymouth and enjoy all that Taranaki has to offer. Our scale is expansive but that is nothing compared to our imagination. If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become. Continue to build your future with Worley.

Area Manager - Taranaki, Manawatu, Hawkes Bay & Gisborne

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

With over 300 employees and around 6,000 volunteers, Blind & Low Vision NZ, formerly Blind Foundation, is New Zealand's leading provider of services and support to people who are blind or have low vision. One of New Zealand's most trusted and iconic Not for Profit organisations, we need a Area Manager - Taranaki, Manawatu, Hawkes Bay & Gisborne to join us in our Service Delivery Team. You will help the organisation achieve our vision of a "life without limits" for New Zealanders who are blind or have low vision. The Area Manager ensures that clients receive a seamless service whilst achieving operational delivery objectives through the effective daily management of their respective offices. This includes overseeing the daily functions of staff, facilities and budget management, as well as applying effective resource utilisation in the planning and delivery of Rehabilitation Services, to deliver exceptional client outcomes that are timely, efficient, effective and cost appropriate. Working closely with the Regional Manager, this position is responsible for operational management across multiple locations within a region (known as a cluster). The role manages, motivates and leads the Service Delivery function by driving a Person Directed Service model and achieving agreed outcomes for client success and organisational excellence as evidenced through service delivery performance targets. Someone with a diverse commercial background would be well suited to the role. In particular, we are seeking someone who is: Results driven with proven experience as an area manager with multi branch experience, including financial control. Business savvy and adaptable with an ability to challenge the status quo. Demonstrated operational service management experience with a key understanding of productivity improvement, financial management and budgeting. Analytical, being able to identify areas of opportunity and improvement and act to implement change. You will be a strong leader of people, able to lead through change and to guide, motivate and develop a team of high performers. This role promises to be both challenging and rewarding! If you believe you have what we are looking for, we would love to hear from you! Please select 'apply' to view the position description and learn more about this exciting opportunity. You will then be able to submit your application directly through our Careers Portal. If you have any questions please contact our Recruitment Team on 09 355 6590. Join Blind & Low Vision NZ Service Delivery Team and see the difference you could make to people who are blind or have low vision. Blind & Low Vision NZ welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages suitably qualified people who are blind or have low vision, or any other disability to apply. Closing date: Monday, 25 November 2019 Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Kaiwhakahaere Ako (Manager Educational Delivery)

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

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is one of New Zealand's largest tertiary education providers offering a comprehensive range of certificate to degree level qualifications to New Zealanders of all ages and walks of life. Duties for this role include the planning and implementation of programme delivery; providing leadership, academic management and support to academic kaimahi (staff); being responsible for monitoring of teaching and learning activities for programmes within the allocated geographical area; and ensuring all programmes offered are delivered according to the curriculum guidelines and compliance is monitored following the policies and standards. Applicants will require a Master’s Degree, proven experience working in the education sector and demonstrated experience in staff management. A clean, full New Zealand driver’s licence is required. Skills required for this role include excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent relationship management skills, excellent planning and project/task managements skills along with proven ability to anticipate leadership requirements and provide timely information to support decision making. The ability to understand and converse in Te Reo Māori and an excellent understanding of Māori values, culture and tikanga are expected. Previous applicants need not apply. To apply for this position please register and apply on our jobs site: Enquiries to Reti Kershaw-Hoeta 04 238 4846 or Closes: Friday 15 November 2019

Store Manager

Full Time | Retail | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Lead from the front Working with global leading paint brands Be part of a progressive and growth-focussed organisation The Opportunity: This is not your average store management role as your clients will be skilled tradies with a long term relationship with our store and products. You’ll be responsible ensuring the store operates safely and effectively at all times, delivering outstanding customer service and achieving sales revenue, profit targets and increased market share. Servicing our customers is not limited to foot traffic in store, you will also be expected to phone customers on promotional activity and gain an understanding of their business to proactively anticipate their needs and provide solutions. You will also be expected to maintain visual merchandising and store presentation to the required standards. About You: You will have a strong retail sales background (retail or trade environment) with a proven record of success in a similar leadership role. You are someone who is motivated, energetic and possess a results-driven approach to sales targets and KPIs. A naturally good communicator and relationship builder, you will be working alongside your team in providing exceptional in-store customer experience through a strong leadership of service. You will also possess: Demonstrated level of competence in managing retail store operations Sound working knowledge of safety management and improvement Ability to multi-task, prioritise and work to deadlines Strong skills in people management and customer engagement Knowledge of the paint industry couldn’t hurt either, however, being comfortable with manual handling and working in a trade environment is a must. What you'll get in return: We offer a competitive package including monthly incentive and the opportunity to further develop your skills whilst working within a supportive environment as part of the Sherwin-Williams Team. Who We Are: Valspar is now part of the biggest paint and coatings company in the world, Sherwin-Williams. 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. All applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand Sherwin-Williams is an Equal Opportunity Employer The Sherwin-Williams Company Sherwin-Williams 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 store manager? How many years of people management experience do you have? Do you have experience working towards targets and KPIs? What's your expected annual base salary?

React Developer

Full Time | IT | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Company Introduction Candelic NZ Limited is a young and growing company that designs and develops large format outdoor media displays and software for the DOOH Industry. We are looking to extend our New Plymouth based team as we move more development in-house and start to scale our business globally. Candelic consists of a small but diverse team of engineers and software developers covering a wide range of disciplines from electronic hardware design, embedded firmware, PC Application Software and Cloud/IoT Services. Job Description We are looking for a permanent, full-time JavaScript/TypeScript developer who is proficient with React.js. Your primary focus will be on developing web single-page applications and desktop applications with Electron, utilising well-known React.js workflows. You will ensure that these applications and their components are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and building exceptional products, is of the utmost importance. Responsibilities Developing user-facing applications using React.js, MobX, TypeScript, and Sass Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers Interfacing with REST APIs and IoT websockets to synthesise and store data Skills Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model (TypeScript is a plus) Deep knowledge of HTML and CSS (Sass is a plus) Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles (MobX is a plus) Familiarity with newer specifications of ECMAScript Familiarity with building single page applications Familiarity with utilising and synthesising data from RESTful APIs Experience with common front-end development tools like Babel, Webpack, and npm Proficiency with browser-based debugging and performance testing Knowledge of modern version control practises, ideally with git The ability to write robust, reusable code using DRY principles Knowledge of Electron apps and how they should be built efficiently is a plus Familiarity with web testing frameworks and practises is a plus Qualifications and Requirements Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field would be preferred but not essential 2+ years of experience in front end web development The application form will include these questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? Which of the following programming languages are you experienced in? Which of the following front end development libraries and frameworks are you proficient in? How many years of front end development experience do you have?

Finance Business Partner

Full Time | Banking, Finance & Insurance | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

New Plymouth Are you ready to work for an organisation that cares about doing what’s right for New Zealand, continually strives to innovate and consistently ranks as the best NZ bank for customer experience? Are you ready to live the dream Taranaki lifestyle with unbeatable beaches and picturesque Mount Taranaki just 15 minutes’ drive apart, bustling food and arts scene, a world-class events calendar and so much more? Are you ready for an exciting and challenging role working in a dynamic fast paced environment? If you’ve answered yes three times, then hit apply now – TSB has the job for you! We have the exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and detail-oriented technical specialist to join our driven and collaborative Financial Services team, as our CS&S Finance, Business Partner. This newly created role centres on combining your financial control, analysis and financial operations experience delivering insights that will support the Customer Solutions & Service (CS&S) Leadership team in their operational and strategic decision making. Working closely with the Head of Financial Information & Insights and across various key functions, you’ll deliver exceptional outcomes for both customers and shareholder by providing best-in-class financial advice built upon a foundation of financial control, robust analysis, and accurate data. As a true Finance Business Partner, you will: Build a financial reporting framework for the CS&S business including rolling out transfer priced profit and loss reporting at a regional and branch level. Drive improved financial performance by shining a light on margin and profitability at a level of granularity that has not previously been focused on. Ensure the timely delivery of weekly, monthly and ad hoc financial reporting used in business performance monitoring / decision making. Manage the forecasting and budgeting process for the CS&S business, highlighting financial opportunities, risks and insights. Provide key insights and analysis on end to end financials for the CS&S team. Partner with the CS&S leadership team to provide sound financial advice on investment initiatives and supplier relationships. In line with the above you will possess: Highly developed analytical skills and strong commercial acumen. Strong communication skills and ability to influence senior management. Financial services experience, preferably in a banking environment (ideal but not essential). A mind for problem solving using a structured, logical approach and critical thinking skills. CA qualification Hands-on management accounting experience in a commercial environment. Who are we? We’re a 100% New Zealand owned bank which cares about profit for purpose. By working at TSB your contribution directly benefits New Zealanders because the Bank is focussed on doing what’s right for our people, customers and communities. Like our customers, our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re committed to developing and encouraging our people to achieve their goals both inside, and outside of our four walls. We promote inclusion and innovative thinking and pride ourselves on the positive working environment we’ve created. Our commitment to our people has also been recognised as we’ve won the 2019 Consumer NZ People’s Choice Award for Banking four years in a row and the 2019 KPMG New Zealand Customer Experience Excellence Award. So if you’re passionate about helping New Zealanders and ready to get stuck in as part of a team where you’re supported to be your best self…Apply now! Applications close: Wednesday 27th November 2019 For a copy of the Job Description visit For any recruitment queries please contact So join us - a real New Zealand Bank, and together let's help New Zealander's get ahead. Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.


Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Strategic, forward thinking company Huge Growth and Development Opportunity Apply or phone for a confidential chat Entry Level or Experienced Draftspersons Are you looking at moving out of a workshop based role and have solid engineering or trades skills? Do you have strong computer skills and want to move into a Draftsperson role? Do you appreciate being recognised as part of a team rather than been just another number at a desk? So you want to join an industry company who is highly successful and going places? If so then read further! MonkeyToe Group are the only full-service specialists for smart, safe and compliant roof access and plant systems. They design and install their access and mounting systems and have their own manufacturing base in Taranaki (as well as international manufacturing locations including Fiji, Rarotonga, PNG, Australia and Argentina) where their systems are custom-built from marine-grade aluminium. They successfully deliver on a range of projects around New Zealand and have earned a reputation of delivering exceptional service on time and on budget. With their head office in South Taranaki (near Hawera) you would be working with some of best in the business and will be able to grow and expand your career with them. This role has the flexibility of being based at their South Taranaki Head Office or from their Mangere office. You will be involved with a range of duties but mainly including the production of drawings and working on new products and product ranges so 3D Modelling would be ideal or having the capabilities of learning it. Having great computer skills (including Excel) would be required as well as having the right attitude and if your values match theirs and you want an opportunity to move into design/ drafting they will provide the relevant training needed. General duties will include: Drafting designs and drawings from preliminary calculations and concepts Managing the drafting duties of small to large scale projects Experience on the tools carrying out practical work is highly recommended and you would also need to be versatile in your work as you could at times be required to go to various sites to carry out site measurements. You will be creative and able to think ‘outside the box’, be keen to explore new ways of drafting and have a genuine appetite for change and growth. Only those with the current legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this position. Please apply to this advert is strict confidence or contact Bruce Jordan at NES Global Talent on 021 247 7311 for further information. Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients. Bruce Jordan +64 6 758 6329 Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button below. Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

Operations Manager

Full Time | Construction - Other | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Wide Span Sheds is Taranaki’s leading sheds provider. They are reknown for their ‘No Compromise Steel Building Solutions’ across the rural, dairy, lifestyle property, commercial and industrial sectors. An exciting opportunity has been created for an experienced Operations Manager to bring their leadership, management, sales and business development skills to this new role. You will be an integral part of a small, but experienced and driven team, and will contribute to the successful daily running of the operations. You will also be responsible for developing and implementing growth strategies in collaboration with the Owner/Director. Key to the continued success of the business is your ability to lead and motivate a team, maintain exceptional client relationships, ensure that best practice and quality workmanship is delivered whilst demonstrating a strong commitment to health and safety compliance. Our ideal candidate This is a diverse and busy role that requires a commercially astute all-rounder that can provide strong leadership, technical direction and sales success in a competitive market. To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following attributes, skills and behaviours: At least 10 years management experience Experience in working across diverse channels in a business – Operations, Sales, Staff and Subcontractor management A reputation for building a highly productive and capable team with a strong team culture focused on delivering work of excellent quality Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to build and maintain relationships Have strong business aptitude and experience in developing and implementing growth strategies Confident working with advanced software and design tools with the ability to read and understand business plans Have an eye for detail and sound experience in project management and control Experience in the commercial construction environment is advantageous, but not critical If you are looking for that enviable lifestyle in which you can live, work and play – Taranaki is the region for you, and Wide Span Sheds is a two-year-old company growing rapidly in an exciting sector of the building industry. To find out more about this opportunity download a copy of the position description or call the Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Recruitment Team on 06 757 3155 to discuss the role in confidence. Submit your interest online by completing the online application from and attaching a copy of your CV and cover letter telling us why you would be the perfect person for the job. Applications close 29th November 2019 For a copy of the Job Description visit Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Taranaki Recruitment Consulting Team P: 06 757 3155

Rehabilitation Support Worker - New Plymouth

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

Rehabilitation Support Worker - New Plymouth Who we are HealthCare NZ is the leading provider of community-based Home support, rehabilitation, nursing and mental health services across New Zealand. We are committed to providing support, respect and dignity to all New Zealander's enabling them to have greater independence and quality of life in their own homes. What's the role about? We are looking for a relief Support Worker to help care for a client who has suffered a spinal injury. The successful candidate/s will be assisting them to participate in meaningful activities in the community, support daily living, mobility needs and help them to achieve their independent goals - for us it's about making a difference to the quality of life for the people we support. We're looking for people with the following skills: Empathy for others, and the genuine desire to help people Experience supporting people with physical and intellectual disabilities (not essential for all roles) Good communication skills Must be able to work: Tuesday 9.30am-4.30pm, Thursday 10am-8pm, alternative Saturdays 11am-4pm A positive attitude towards personal learning and development of new skills Ability to adapt to various situations while still providing excellent support Preferably hoist/mobility support experience Full driver's licence required Working for us As a company we are committed to our employees. We're proud to employ and train the best people in all areas of our organisation and we enjoy a vast degree of diversity within our staff teams. We provide career pathways for staff through the learning and development framework and offer a pay rate from $20.50 to $25.50 per hour depending on qualifications. So, if you are passionate about providing support to a wide range of people and think you would like a career with Healthcare NZ, 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 Healthcare NZ. Please bear in mind all applicants must be a NZ resident/Citizen or have a valid NZ work permit. 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 on Monday, 25 November 2019. Right to live and work You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

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