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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.

Hammer Hand

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

Experienced Hammer Hand / Builders Labourer We are currently accepting applications from experienced hammer hands and or builder's labourers for an immediate start position. To be successful for this role you must have a: Proven track record of your experience in the construction industry Full clean drivers licence is essential with your own reliable transport Outstanding work ethic with a desire to deliver a high-quality service Positive, enthusiastic can do attitude with a strong focus on health and safety If you feel you have the required skills, please apply in person to Janette Thompson at Adecco Personnel, 27 Devon Street West with a copy of your CV and photo ID.

Plumbing,Gasfitting & Drainlaying Apprenticeship

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

Businesses in the Taranaki region are looking for plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying apprentices right now. This is a real career opportunity for practical, motivated, dedicated people who thrive on a variety of work. There’s a lot to learn, so what better way to do it than on the job – earning while you learn. Apply to be a Masterlink apprentice and we’ll place you with an experienced host business committed to seeing you become an excellent tradesperson through real life, hands-on training. On successful completion of your 4.5-5 year apprenticeship, you will gain a National Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying. As a Masterlink apprentice, you will be: set up with basic safety gear and a starter tool kit given an annual allowance for overalls and boots earning a steady wage while getting onsite training paid when you go on a series of 1-week block courses during your apprenticeship provided with a Masterlink mentor to support you throughout your studies – keeping you on track to qualify backed by a trusted and well-known organization – Masterlink is 100% owned by Master Plumbers. dyslexia friendly We are the only apprenticeship scheme in NZ that specialises in the plumbing industry and we are proud of the high number of our apprentices who successfully complete their qualifications. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency and be living, or planning to live, in the Taranaki region. Building (including labouring) or plumbing experience is preferable. People with other relevant hands-on, practical, outdoor work experience will also be considered. You need to be physically fit and hold (at least) a clean restricted NZ drivers licence with the ability to drive a manual. Successful candidates will undertake a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and Masterlink assessments. Visit our website or talk to our Recruitment Coordinator, Kate Williams, for all you need to know about the benefits of Masterlink and how the apprenticeship works. After applying, our initial response will be via email so please look out for this in your inbox or junk mail. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Contract | Other | South Taranaki District

Forklift/Telehandler Operators Forklift and Telehandler Operator wanted for upcoming petrochemical project commencing November 2019. To be successful you must have: US 10851 Forklift OSH approved 3 yearly US 23637 Telehandler Be available to work at short notice Be able to work on their own and within a team environment Hours of work will vary, Monday to Sunday, so you will need to be flexible and work to shifts, early starts and late finishes will be part of the role, rain, hail or shine If you have the skills and experience required, please apply in person with a copy of your CV to Adecco Personnel, 27 Devon Street West, New Plymouth.

Process Workers with packing experience

Contract | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

To be successful in your application you will need the following: Two Work References Great Work Ethic & Reliable Good Personal Presentation Health and Safety Awareness Be Physically Fit Be Drug Free Candidate must have a minimum of Restricted Licence and their own transport as well as be able to pass a drug test & pass the induction process If this sounds like you please apply now by sending your CV with colour copies of your licence or tickets. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Brick Layers Required

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

Two Working References Great Work Ethic Good Personal Presentation Health and Safety Awareness Be Physically Fit Be Drug Free Candidate should ideally have their own transport and be able to pass a drug test. If this sounds like you please apply now by sending your CV with colour copies of your licence or tickets. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Service Technician- Electrical (Bridge Street)

Full Time | Engineering | South Taranaki District

• Permanent role • Ongoing training and development • Shift pattern – 4 days on & 4 days off The opportunity: As an Electrician at our Bridge Street Site, reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader, you’ll be a key member of the Maintenance Team. With a focus on Health and Safety and maintenance best practice you’ll use your solid electrical experience to navigate through changing work priorities and plan and implement preventative maintenance initiatives particularly around our specialised packing equipment. Your forward thinking, drive and ability to achieve results will benefit you here too, as you’ll have plenty of scope to drive continuous improvement on equipment and process reliability with some of the industry's leading edge automated technology. A natural at coping with change, you’ll be capable of reacting to unplanned breakdowns and troubleshooting issues as they occur. Additional areas of focus may include instrumentation services for the site and maintenance of PLC equipment, motors, and control loops This role operates on a shift roster – 4 days on & 4 days off What you will bring and develop: • You will need to be a registered electrician with a current practising licence. Other beneficial skills and experience include: • Experience with PLC systems • Knowledge of CMMS, MEX, or SAP • Exposure to a fast paced packing or automated environment • Experience in general maintenance functions such as equipment repair, failure analysis to root cause and preventative maintenance in an industrial environment Our Story We’re proud of what we do and the goodness we create every day, from our farms to more than a hundred countries around the world. With high tech equipment, dedicated and passionate teams and your safety in mind, this could be just the start to building a rewarding career at Fonterra - apply today! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Full Time | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are looking for a trade qualified Automotive Technician. The ideal candidate will be strong with diagnostics, You MUST be WOF certified (Authorised Vehicle Inspector) as you will be performing WOF inspections on a daily basis. The role would suit someone who can work unsupervised, has experience on a wide range of vehicles and enjoys working in a small team environment. Air Conditioning experience would be an advantage. We are looking for a motivated technician who has a can-do attitude and can work with speed and accuracy. References and previous employment history required. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. All enquiries and applications with CV to Dave Huzziff 0274402453 or 06 7583777 Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Support Worker - Taranaki

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

Access Community Health is a division of Green Cross Health and is a leading healthcare provider in New Zealand. We specialise in home-based healthcare and support, and have been at the forefront of community health since the 1920s. Our dedicated teams of nurses and support workers care for over 20,000 people across New Zealand to live independently in their homes and communities. Our clients are the elderly, people with disability and those recuperating from illness or injury in the home. Our support workers are caring people with a commitment to providing the best possible support to our clients, and giving them the assistance they need to live independently in their homes and communities. We are looking for Support Workers in the Taranaki area who are flexible with their time and can work weekends, early mornings and evenings. Experience preferred but not essential; training will be provided Must be available to work every weekend, varied hours Preferred National certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 2 (min) Must have reliable transport and a current Full NZ drivers licence Responsibilities Complex Personal care - including hoisting, showering, dressing and grooming Household Assistance - Cleaning, meal preparation and shopping Supporting rehabilitation and independence in the home and community Providing a friendly and supportive service to our multi-cultural client base Requirements Genuine commitment to on-going training in national NZQA certificates Absolute honesty, reliability and integrity Eligibility to work in New Zealand If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to you, please apply via Trade Me, or by sending your CV to Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Processing Officer, On Call

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

Processing Officer | New Plymouth - On call If you lead an active lifestyle and love all things fitness, then this could be the perfect role for you! New Zealand Post have on call opportunities available at our Taranaki Operatiosn Centre, in Smart Road. These are hands on roles, where you get to be amongst other fit and fun people working towards a common goal. We are looking for motivated people to join our team with a positive outlook and a great work ethic. We work hard as a team, where getting to know your colleagues and having fun on the way is all part of the role. As a Processing officer, you are critical in ensuring our customers' parcel is sorted, processed and dispatched correctly to be delivered on time. In this role, you are part of the engine that drives the New Zealand Post business, directly contributing to our customers' experience. From a supportive team environment, to training development opportunities we can deliver you an awesome career! We are looking for great people who are: Available to work On call (as required) between Monday - Saturday 2.00am - 5.30am keen for extra shifts between 3.30pm - 6.30pm if required Natural team players that enjoy working as a team to put our customer's first Comfortable in a very physically demanding role Accurate with an eye for detail. Do you get job satisfaction from getting things right first time to a high level of quality? Good geographical knowledge of New Zealand We also love to recognise success - it's part of our culture. Teams regularly get together to celebrate successes, special occasions, events or just have fun. At New Zealand Post, we know what values we hold and the exciting direction we are taking our business. Alongside the opportunity to work with an outstanding team, our permanent employees enjoy a wide variety of benefits including: Access to discounted health insurance plans for you and your family Special rates on fantastic holiday home accommodation around New Zealand Reduced banking service fees, rates and packages through our partners Full use of a Wellness portal to help you lead a long, happy and healthy lifestyle An Employee Assistance programme to support you when you need it Your opportunity starts right here. Submit your application today! For more information about careers at New Zealand Post visit For more information have a look at the following link https: All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory drug test and security check. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

IS Service Desk Analyst

Full Time | IT | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

New Plymouth Are your key qualities: Energy Drive A bubbly personality Great phone manner and listening skills Ability to solve problems Interest in technology Along with strong motivation to ensure quality outcomes for customers contacting the Service Desk team? If this sound likes you, we want to hear from you. About the role You will provide first level IT support to the organisation by being the first point of contact in our Service Desk team. You will also assist in developing procedural documentation and liaising with service providers while also ensuring all IS support calls are responded to in a professional timely manner. If you have top notch customer service skills and love solving problems you're the type of person we want to hear from. Delivering fantastic service to our customers (staff and contractors), and keeping them informed is one of the main function of this role. The other main function is to fix technical issues related to the end-user environment (Laptop, Mobile phone). This is a perfect opportunity to improve technical skills in a highly complex environment This role is part of a large team that thrives on working together to help all parts of the business. The person we are looking for will have the following: IT proficiency or Interest (e.g. MS-Office, MS-Windows, Citrix etc) Excellent communication and documentation skills Great relationship building skills with the ability to interact at various levels across the organisation and with external customers/contractors Ability to follow process and consistently meet deadlines Proven problem solving skills Open to continuously learning new applications and software environments (change) Applications close: Sunday, 3 November 2019. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Project Manager

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

New Plymouth Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to enhance your career? We are looking for an experienced project manager to support our electricity team by providing strong works management with a dedicated drive for improvement on key business processes. Main accountabilities include completion of works on time and to budget, reporting on works - both financial and physical progress, and ensuring all required documentation is provided at completion of each project. You will require the following: Minimum five-to-ten years knowledge and experience with electrical distribution networks with regards to network maintenance, operation, construction and/or design. In-depth knowledge of overhead construction required. Contract management skills. An understanding of commercial contracts and the practical application of the terms of those contracts Strong commercial/financial acumen Excellent project management skills with a reputation for on time, on budget delivery in a professional services environment. Good attention to detail and a professional attitude You will have the following: In depth knowledge of electricity industry legislative requirements. A consistent application is essential Excellent communication, report writing and documentation skills Great relationship building skills with the ability to interact at various levels across the organisation and with external customers/contractors Strong planning and organising skills Demonstrated and effective negotiation and influencing ability Proficient with MS Word, Excel and MS Project Effective time management skills Applications close Friday, 1 November 2019. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Executive Assistant to Chief Executive and Mayor

Full Time | Office & Admin | South Taranaki District

Voted by Lonely Planet as the second-best region in the world to visit, Taranaki certainly has plenty to offer to its visitors, but it's also a fantastic place to live. The South Taranaki District Council (STDC) is seeking to appoint a skilled Executive Assistant to work with our Chief Executive and new Mayor. We are looking for someone who can provide the full range of administrative and secretarial services, arrange civic functions, handle customers and liaise with our elected members. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to respond to changing workloads and priorities while maintaining flexibility. It would suit someone who can anticipate the needs of the Chief Executive and Mayor, has great organisational flair, is detail oriented, self-motivated and able to handle confidential information with discretion. A high level of integrity and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the organisation is required, as is the ability to complete a high volume of tasks with minimal guidance or supervision. A proven track record as an Executive Assistant in a corporate environment is essential. The South Taranaki District Council offers a proven "Best Place to Work" environment and the chance to join an energetic and progressive workplace. We employ people with a 'Can Do' attitude who want to work for a united organisation with a strong sense of family that is proud to serve its communities. If this role appeals to you, head over to our website where you can access the background information and job description for the role. If submitting an application, please ensure you provide a covering letter outlining your skills and experience for the role along with your most current CV. Applications close at 4 pm on Wednesday, 6 November 2019.

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