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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.

Plant Operators

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

Description Employing over 1200 staff in 13 locations across New Zealand, C3 Limited is a market leader in New Zealand's port related product and cargo handling, adding value to our clients businesses by providing solutions to their transport and logistics needs. Due to business growth our New Plymouth branch is looking to hire reliable and experienced Plant Operators for both permanent position and casual positions. The roles involve operating heavy machinery such as high stackers to load and unload logging trucks in our log yard at the port. The work also involves loading log vessels which can occur at any time over a 24/7 week and as a result you must be flexible with your work hours at times due to shipping schedules. Forestry experience would be advantageous however training can be provided for the right candidates. You may be required to demonstrate your abilities in the form of a practical pre-employment assessment as part of the selection process. Essential requirements for the position are: Experience in operating pivot steer log loaders & high stackers A minimum Class 2 licence with W endorsement A strong focus on Health and Safety An ability to work to deadlines Flexibility and reliability If you enjoy responsibility and working as part of a team, then we would like to hear from you. As part of C3's commitment to health & safety the successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment medical as well as a drug and alcohol screen. Applications close 25 January 2021.

Qualified Teacher (BestStart Pacey Ave)

Full Time | Education & training | South Taranaki District

Description BestStart Pacey Avenue is a beautifully presented childcare centre with a team of Teachers who are committed to providing a home-like atmosphere for our tamariki. Our centre philosophy is "Let the uniqueness of the child guide our work" which means to us that we focus on children's individual strengths, interests and needs to guide our planning. We are a small, centre with seperate spaces for infants and toddlers and for preschoolers. Our team is experienced and supportive with flexibility to meet a work/life balance. We have a real passion for relationships - including children, families and teachers. We are placed in a quiet street with easy access to the local park and HUB sports fields. Due to a promotion and also an increase in occupancy, we are looking for an enthusiastic and nurturing teacher to become part of our team. Someone who has good knowledge of planning and assessment and has strong relationships with children and families. We are flexible with working hours and could accommodate a part timer if necessary. Why be a teacher with BestStart? Supportive, caring environment to grow in Career advancement opportunities We help you continue to grow your knowledge by offering ongoing PLD opportunities that best suit your needs. As a company we have a large range of offers for our teaching team such as discounted childcare, health insurance, accessing your sick leave immediately, mentoring for teacher's registration and so much more, including PD second to none! If this sounds like you, then don't hesitate to apply online today!

Qualified Teacher (BestStart Inglewood)

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

Description Due to an increase in occupancy, BestStart Inglewood is looking for TWO qualified teachers. We are an established centre set in the heart of our community and have community at heart. Our centre vision 'Weaving the kete of tomorrows community together' is about connecting children to the richness of our locals and all our people have to offer. In this fantastic teaching role, you will be working alongside a diverse group of Kaiako with a great team spirit. We enjoy having fun and love getting our hands dirty. Our new Teachers will hold a Level 7 ECE qualification with a current practicing certificate and with curriculum knowledge. You will be self-motivated and able to identify opportunities for growth and development. We're seeking applicants that have a passion for creating safe, fun and supportive learning experiences and environments! We are committed to providing you with ongoing professional development to ensure you and your career are being well looked after. Our teachers enjoy many wonderful benefits including a competitive salary, accessing your sick leave immediately, paid teacher registration and first aid, free medical insurance and uniforms, subsidised childcare, paid meetings with a home cooked meal. These are full time, permanent positions. If you're passionate, love to have fun AND have what it takes to live our centre philosophy and vision - we would love to hear from you! Please click "apply now" to submit your CV and cover letter online.

Mechanic / Fabricator required for busy workshop

Full Time | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description Trundles Automotive is a very busy automotive workshop based in central New Plymouth. We are seeking another mechanic / fabricator or automotive extraordinaire to join our team due to excessive workload. We are no ordinary workshop. Aside from WOF, generally servicing and repairs, we also have an onsite dyno and a large portion of our work comes from out of town for performance and suspension modifications such as turbo and clutch upgrades. We design and manufacture our own products. Common day to day jobs include: Turbo upgrades Heavy Duty clutch upgrades Fitting bullbars and winches Suspension upgrades WOF, servicing, general repairs. Tyres Custom builds (decks and boxes) Pre-assembling suspension Manufacturing and fitting stainless snorkels Diagnosing ECU faults Injector testing and much more. We are New Zealand importers / distributors for big brands like HPD, Dobinsons, Profender, Xrox etc. The workload will be greatly varied and will suit someone who has creative flare, can think outside the square and ideally has a knowledge / passion for the motorsport / 4x4 industry, although not necessary. We are looking for a team player who is honest and reliable, you must have a good attitude and be willing to learn. Qualification and / or current WOF authority would be great but not necessary. Unfortunately due to the nature of the work and workload this is NOT a position for an apprentice / entry level position. A good work history will be favorable. Relocation assistance may be available for the right applicant. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Application details Apply online for this role or contact Claire Trundle for more information.

Health Care Assistant | Chalmers Home

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

Description About the Role As a Health Care Assistant, you will be responsible for providing support to our residents in their daily living and social requirements. You will also encourage residents maintain their independence and make decisions about themselves as part of the Eden Alternative. Your key responsibilities will be: Deliver the highest standard of personal cares to every Resident Support and encourage elders to maintain their independence and make decisions about themselves Assist and support the activities of daily living in a way that meets the Eden principles and the Domains of Wellbeing Provide assistance when an emergency occurs Take instruction and delegation of the Registered Nurse. Ensure resident's needs are attended to effectively and in a timely manner This is a permanent vacancy. The shifts are: week one | Monday (0800-1330) and Tuesday (0800-1330) week two | Monday (0800-1600), Tuesday (0800-1600) and Wednesday (0800-1600) and Saturday (0800-1330) What's in it for you? As a learning organisation, you will be provided with full training and support in your role. Enliven may facilitate you gaining a qualification in Health and Wellbeing through Career Force! You will also have the opportunity to be part of a not for profit service specialising in the support of older people. Enliven offers staff a supportive environment, ongoing education and career opportunities. About Us Enliven is a not-for-profit service providing aged residential care to older people in the lower half of the North Island. We believe older people should remain connected to their community and live stimulating and fulfilling lives. All our homes embrace an elder-directed model of care called the Eden Alternative. About You As well as a passion for the wellbeing of older people, you will be enthusiastic but patient and well organised with great interpersonal skills and sense of humour. You will share our values of empathy, compassion, and respect. A commitment to Enliven's Eden philosophy of care is a key component of this role. In addition, you will have: Careerforce Level 2 Health and Wellbeing Certificate or working towards one Minimum of 2 years' experience in aged care in New Zealand Ability to work in a team environment Good written and documentation skills Basic computer skills How to Apply: PLEASE APPLY VIA OUR WEBSITE -- To discuss the role or for more information, get in touch at or contact Jennifer Darby on 06 969 0030 Please note: please apply only if you have the legal right to work in New Zealand As a healthcare provider, Enliven operates a 'Smoke Free' policy onsite. Applications close 27 January 2021 Application details Applications Close: 27-Jan-2021 05:00 PM Apply online for this role or contact Presbyterian Support Central for more information. Advertisement

Recycling Labourers

Contract | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description We are on the hunt for refuse/recycling workers for our clients New Plymouth site - positions starting immediately! Inductions will take place this week. This is a fast pace role, requiring a good eye for detail, and stamina as you will be on your feet for the majority of the shift. Full training will be given. To be considered for these roles you will need to meet with the following criteria; Flexible and reliable with work hours. Able to be on-call for starts at short notice. Available for early morning starts (from 7am). Can provided two work-related references. Have your own independent, reliable transport. Provide two forms of ID (Drivers Licence and Birth certificate or current passport). Pass a pre-employment drug test. If this sounds like you and you are physically fit with an excellent work ethic then please apply online to Megan O'Keeffe or phone 06 968 4510. Working as One Application details Please click Apply Now to apply for this role or to register your interest.

Labourers for Shut Down Work

Contract | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description We have a contract to supply staff for a global oil and gas company who have a variety of roles available at any one time. We are proud to be a supplier of staffing solutions to this client as they work on many interesting projects within the regions. In this instance we are looking to place Ground Support Labourers into positions which will require a 6 week period away from home; starting early Feb we are anticipating sending staff to Auckland and Whangarei. Travel and accommodation will be organised by our client. Experience in shut down work is an advantage Can follow instructions and work alone if required Able to work 12hr days/nights Ability to lift up to 25kg at regular intervals Must be prepared for zero tolerance drug/alcohol testing Reliable and committed to the job Requirements to work for OneStaff: Strong & physically fit ID required; Passport OR NZ Birth Certificate & Driver's License Pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol test Must have reliable transport CV, Relevant Certificates or License (i.e. forklift or site safe passport) We are inviting your application online, but if you wish to discuss this advertising in more detail please contact Megan O'Keeffe on 06 9684510 or free from your cell 0800 1 78233 Working as One Application details Please click Apply Now to apply for this role or to register your interest.

Senior Chef de Partie and Junior CDP (2 positions)

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

Description A day in the life: (after a Surf? a walk along the foreshore? a run through the park ? or sleep in and a 5 min drive to work !!) Ensure the smooth operation of the kitchen whilst ensuring the profitable running of your section and over all food department , in conjunction with the Head Chef. Preparation of menu items following recipes, taste testing and evaluating food before service While working with others to ensure this standard is meet Ensure use of high-quality ingredients and ensure business and safety standards are followed Stock management, ordering and maintenance Controlling services from start to finish Ability to over see two menus during a service The ideal person will have: Min 3-4 years experience working in a commercial kitchen Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control and costs A passion for hospitality Willingness and desire to work as part of a busy team To achieve the same goal. In return: We offer a competitive salary/ wage, ongoing development and opportunities A fun, friendly and positive work environment where you’ll make a bunch of new mates A flexible roster Training A clear career path with opportunities for advancement In the future for the right person, Make the Move, Get out of the rat race !! Fresh start for 2021 !! Move to the best regional city in NZ !! Sun Surf and Mountain , Its truly is the best Province in NZ !! (Temp accommodation can be arranged for the right candidate ) Application details Apply online for this role or contact Zac Jackson for more information.

Creative Cook

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

Description We are on the search for a cook to join our Chaos family. We are a busy daytime cafe in the heart of NPs CBD and have been a favourite of the locals for over 17 years. We have a wide range of cabinet foods, with something to suit every taste and diet, plus a large breakfast menu offering. If you love to bake, cook and create then this position might be perfect for you! Cheffing qualifications are not a necessity in this role, as long as the applicant has solid knowledge, skill and a passion for cooking. Passionate home bakers please apply. The role will include baking cabinet items, sweet and savoury, menu preparation and service, general cooking and kitchen duties and good banter. Our current head chef has been with us for 10+ years and has worked her way up the ranks, starting as our dishie many moons ago. So we are always willing to offer further training to the right applicant. A strong work ethic, ability to be fast on your feet, love working in a fast paced environment and ability to have a good laugh is required. Application details Apply online for this role or contact Kerry Vosseler for more information.

Hammerhands with Landscaping Experience

Contract | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description We have a reputable landscaping company looking for Hammerhands with previous hard or soft landscaping experience for immediate starts. To successfully apply for this you will all, if not most, of the below: Experience building fences, retaining walls, decks and planter boxes Have previously done work with concreting, paving and footpaths Preferably have your own tools Previous experience working in landscaping MUST be able to pass a drug test Have a minimum of Restricted licence and reliable transport to work Application details Applications Close: 13-Feb-2021 05:00 PM Apply online for this role or contact Naki Labour Hire for more information.

Experienced Hammer Hands

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

Description We are looking for keen Hammer Hands who take pride in their work for a reputable building company. These roles can lead in to full time work. To successfully apply for this role you will need: To be able to use a variety of hand & power tools Have your own tools Confidence in boxing, framing, truss work, timber shoring etc. (Not all required but preferred) Previous experience in building MUST be able to pass a drug test Reliable transport to work Candidate must have a minimum of Restricted 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. Application details Applications Close: 13-Feb-2021 05:00 PM Apply online for this role or contact Naki Labour Hire for more information. Advertisement


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


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