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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.


Full Time | Construction & Roading | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

ICL Construction is one of Taranaki's leading construction firms. Our diversity allows us to undertake work across the North Island. We are a company who appreciates it takes great people to build great projects. By bringing your unique knowledge and experience to the ICL team you will be vital to assisting in the development of great projects, a satisfied clients and your own personal sense of purpose and satisfaction. Constructing both traditional and design and build projects, using steel, concrete and timber, across multi-storey and technical construction projects, we are a contractor that adds value to our clients and consultants from conception to completion. Having operated in and around Taranaki and the wider North Island for over 25 years we are a contractor that is a respected industry name and a workplace of choice with experienced and career minded construction professionals. Due to an ongoing increase in current workload together with further confirmed contracts, we are excited to expand our specialist construction team. We specialise in all types of Construction, undertaking projects in nature ranging from Small & large Maintenance projects through to Multi-million dollar developments of $20 + Million. Extended abilities and added advantages of owning our very own Pre-stressed & Precast Concrete manufacturing yard and workshop, we provide concrete products to a range of clients across New Zealand. SPECIALISTS IN: Maintenance & Jobbing works Residential Construction, Additions, Alterations & New Homes Commercial Construction Industrial Construction Hospitality & Heathcare Retail & Fitouts Petrochemical & Oil & Gas Works Precast Concrete including pre-stressed Components Underpasses & Bridges Civil Construction Structural Steel Fabrication & Erection & Much more. The ideal candidate will take the lead on either single larger projects or by having sole responsibility for multiple projects. You will work closely with the Quantity Surveyors, Health & Safety Advisors, Site Foreman & Leading Hands as well as have control of the sites financial reporting and progress. You could find yourself working on a diversity of projects from industrial and manufacturing, retail, hotels, to education facilities, and commercial office projects. Bridges & Underpasses to Precast & Pre-stressed Concrete manufacturing. The Role: To be considered for this position you need to have: Significant project management experience in both new build and refurbishment / fit out - end to end involvement Project experience ranging from negotiation and design phase through to post construction reporting Confidence on a range of projects sizes from $10,000 - $20 million Excellent communication skills at all levels both written and verbal Sound technical ability and professional attitude The ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects at once and ensure the continuity of work Comprehensive knowledge of computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project The ability to read and interpret building and site plans, and specifications The ability to prepare and maintain project schedules The ability to lead and manage staff including subcontractors Full driver's license Assist Quantity Surveyors & Estimators with tender submissions. Be able and willing to mentor, junior project managers and quantity surveyors Be able and willing to mentor and teach apprentices, site supervisors and foreman. The Opportunity: With a significant and ongoing project pipeline, you will find diversity and variety in the future, not to mention job security. Our company prides itself on our exceptionally high quality and value adding service. This is proven through our repeat business and yearly growth and expansion. The office atmosphere is relaxed yet filled with a team of motivated individuals who work hard and enjoy life outside of the office. This position will require an applicant with the tenacity and determination to be one of the best Project Managers in the region. If you have excellent organisation skills, ability to deal with pressure, not to mention strong communication and leadership qualities, then this is the next role for you. You will be one of the companies Senior management personnel. What you get in return: A competitive salary will be negotiated with the successful candidate - it's up to you to make it happen! This is a great company with a culture for success. With a positive approach and a vast range of experience in their ranks, this is a great company to work with and an excellent arena in which to enhance your skills. Vehicle, Phone, Fuel Card, Health Insurance + Added Benefits are also available to a suitable candidate. *** All applications will be treated as confidential, We are available for interviews after hours as may be required*** Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Tower Painters

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

Opportunity to work for a stable company Competitive salary Opportunity to travel Fitzroy Engineering are to undertake project and maintenance services including painting works, blasting and associated works; mainly on high voltage transmission towers, across Australia and New Zealand. Due to the growing demand for these services we are looking to employ experienced Tower Painters. If you're looking for an exciting job with great opportunities and would like to be part of our growing company, then we'd like to hear from you. For individuals to be considered for these permanent roles they will need to meet the following criteria: 3+ years experience as a Tower Painter, tradesperson &/or supervisor (qualifications to be provided) A good work ethic based on safety, quality and productivity Motivated with high levels of personal responsibility A proven ability to work in a team environment Work Safely at Heights - competency Tower Rescue Pole Top Rescue Available to work on rostered work programmes throughout Australia and potentially in New Zealand. Fitzroy Engineering and many company clients actively participate in a drug and alcohol monitoring regime which includes random testing.

Woodspan PLT Panels Sales Manager

Full Time | Sales | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Want to take a lead position in developing a brand new business for Taranakipine within the rapidly expanding off-site construction market using engineered wood products? Over the past two years we have identified and developed a market opportunity based on delivering parallel laminated timber (PLT) panels to the construction industry. Our first product is a floor panel system; factory ready for direct installation into a building. Taranakipine is looking for a driven individual who will develop market leads from customers (architects, engineers, builders, developers) taking initial enquiries for our PLT panels through to order confirmation, then delivery. The measure of success for this role is rapid year on year growth of Taranakipine’s Woodspan PLT panel business. Based in New Plymouth, Taranakipine is a producer of engineered timber building products supplying to NZ and international customers. We start with the raw log and manufacture all steps through to the finished product. The role: • Develop sales leads directly with the construction industry. Work with them in building design to ensure Woodspan PLT Panels can be specified in plans • Be the first point of call for all customers enquiries providing both commercial and technical responses • Take confirmed orders, coordinate through manufacturing ensuring delivery on time as per specifications • Further develop and maintain our design and installation guides • Be part of the marketing and product development programs • Position based in New Plymouth The person: • Self-motivated, accurate, full of initiative, and a flair for developing new business • Proven interpersonal and communication skills • Extensive experience working in the building and construction industry • Passionate about building with engineered timber products • Technically competent on all things “buildings” – systems, standards, IT, engineering, fire, acoustics … • A relevant tertiary qualification would be ideal To apply for the role or seek further information contact Damon Jacobsen; or 027 2249113.

Scale A Teacher Year 5 & 6

Contract | Education & training | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Full time. Fixed term. Start date 28 May 2018 End date 14 December 2018 Owing to promotion an opportunity exists for the right person to join our dedicated and collaborative staff team. Successful applicants will be NZ Registered, and an enthusiastic proved classroom practitioner with the ability to engage, inspire and extend our learners. Please send your CV with covering letter and the names of two professional referees to: Mike Clarke Principal West End Te Kura O Morere Bonithon Avenue New Plymouth Phone 06 758 9331 Applications close MIDDAY Monday 30 April

Principal / Senior civil engineer (CPEng)

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

BTW Company is looking for a civil engineer with NZ experience (CPEng or eligible) to be based at our New Plymouth office. BTW Company Ltd is a multi-disciplinary firm based in New Plymouth. This senior role would ideally be suited to someone with a high level of autonomy, is degree qualified and eligible for chartered professional status. Typical technical skills for the ideal candidate include land development, including soils and environmental aspects. The successful applicants will join BTW's engineering team and will be part of our larger organisation of Surveyors, Planners, Engineers and GIS specialists. The position offers tremendous professional development opportunities and great camaraderie in a very modern and progressive working environment. BTW offers excellent remuneration with flexible work hours.

Healthcare Assistants needed in New Plymouth

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

We have vacancies available for Healthcare Assistants in elder care during weekdays and weekends within our client's facilities, If you: Have a warm, friendly and caring disposition Have had NZ experience working as a Healthcare Assistant Then we would love to hear from you. In return we offer: Competitive rates of pay, paid weekly and on time. On-going training and further development of your care giving skills On-going support To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to or call 06 222 0003, thank you. Come and join our friendly and supportive team today!! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Tamariki Ora/Well Child Nurse 0.80 - 1.0 FTE negotiable

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

The purpose of the position is to offer a screening, surveillance, education and support service to all New Zealand children and their family/whānau from birth to five years. It will assist families/whānau to improve and protect their children's health. The position will deliver services that will contribute to flexible Whānau Ora outcomes. This role is suited to: Registered General and Obstetric Nurse or a Registered Comprehensive Nurse with appropriate scope of practice The ideal candidate will have experience or is able to demonstrate: An understanding of community networks with respect to Well Child Tamariki Ora and their family/whānau in Taranaki An ability to deliver each of the three components of the Well Child Tamariki Ora National Schedule as described in the Well Child Tamariki Ora National Schedule Handbook (2002); Health Protection and Clinical Assessment; Health Education and Promotion; and Family or Whānau Care Support Knowledge of applicable regulations governing clinical practice/legislative compliance Knowledge of Taranaki Tikanga; Excellent computer skills, and be familiar with all Microsoft applications; Excellent communication skills—both written and verbal; The ability to work under pressure in a busy and challenging environment; and Proficiency in using Microsoft Office and electronic devices A full clean NZ Driver Licence Applications close: This is an ongoing vacancy, applications will be reviewed as they are received Please visit our website to download an application pack and email completed applications to You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

Carpentry Tutor/Academic Staff Member

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

WITT is a tertiary education organisation which prides itself on its student success and quality learning environments. Our trade's team at WITT is a group of skilled tutors who are passionate about their trades and the future of those trades in Taranaki. We are looking for a full time, fixed term carpentry tutor to join our trades teaching team at WITT. Applicants will need to be a qualified carpenter, with five years' experience. We are looking for someone who; Has experience as a foreman of a site Has experience running a build from start to finish Enjoys working with a range of ages and skill levels Possess basic computer skills Has a good attitude to Health and Safety in the Workplace. It is desirable that you would; LBP would be an advantage have experience in a teaching and learning environment and have demonstrated an innovative approach to delivery For more information regarding the key responsibilities of the position please review the Role Description which can be found here at In return we can offer a supportive work environment, a collaborative team approach, excellent professional development opportunities and the chance for you to make a difference in those within Taranaki. If you are an effective communicator and who is able to support, guide and motivate students in the course of their studies and would like to become part of our WITT team please complete a WITT Application for Employment form from our website and submit your CV and covering letter to This is vacancy number 18076. Applications close 9 am, Wednesday, 25 April 2018.

Casual Customer Service Representative

Contract | Agriculture, Farming, Forestry & Fishing | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

Stratford An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Customer Service Representative to join our busy team inStratford. About the role: This is an in-store role where you will provide top-quality technical sales advice and service to a range of agricultural/horticultural clients. For the right candidate, this would be great experience and an advantage in applying for permanent roles in future. Duties and responsibilities: Identify customer needs and recommend appropriate products and services Process sales and product requests Assist customers, colleagues and suppliers to answer queries and resolve problems Assist the Store Manager with regular administrative tasks Order, unpack and display merchandise according to company guidelines Skills and experience: Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills Experience in and passion for the New Zealand agricultural sector Previous retail and/or sales experience is an advantage with a strong 'people focus' Good physical fitness as heavy lifting is required Approved Handlers and/or Dangerous Goods certification would be preferred A full, current and clean New Zealand driver's licence is essential (trailer towing would be an advantage) PGG Wrightson is one of New Zealand's leading nationwide providers of products and services to the rural sector. We are helping grow the country through our knowledge, service and expertise. We are committed to growing our employees and we develop leadership and technical expertise at all levels of our company. We provide extensive in house sales and technical training and offer a number of benefits. Apply now or to find out more about working at PGG Wrightson or view other opportunities visit and enter reference number 4783SK. Applications close on Sunday, 29 April 2018.


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

The Todd Energy Aquatic Centre is a thriving and fun-filled facility. As a permanent, full-time, Lifeguard you will provide supervision and customer service to all pool users, ensuring that their visit is not only fun but also safe. We are looking for an experienced lifeguard to join the team to deliver a range of day-to-day operational activities along with poolside supervision. You will ensure a safe environment for all customers in addition to performing water chemical tests. The key to this role is your ability to communicate to all age groups across the community and have a positive, flexible approach to your work. You will be required to have a current First Aid Certificate and a Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate and/or working towards National Certificate in Recreation and Sport - Core Skills or the ability to gain them prior to being appointed. At the New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role with us between $37,961 - $41,311. We have also 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. As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to undergo a swim test. If you thrive on being in a customer service role in a vibrant and energetic environment, then we would love to hear from you!

Finance Administration Assistant

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

Are you an experienced administrator who has some financial/bookkeeping experience and is proficient with Microsoft office especially with Excel? In this role you will provide flexible, effective, efficient and professional administration services in the finance team and across the wider corporate services. It will also provide back-up cover to the Corporate Reception area services. We would like to hear from you if you: Have business and/or health administration or other relevant qualifications Are experienced or are able to demonstrate an understanding of administration within the health sector Experienced with Quality Management Systems or a willingness to learn Have understanding of continuous quality improvement Have excellent interpersonal skills Are able to demonstrate practical understanding of the aspirations and challenges facing Māori communities and have experience in applying Tikanga Māori as it applies in the role Hold a full, clean driver licence Applications close on Monday 30 April 2018 at 12noon Please visit our website to download an application pack and email completed applications to You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position. Visit for further information or contact our reception on (06) 759 4064 for an application pack.

Needs Assessment & Service Coordinator (NASC)

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

Are you an experienced mental health coordinator who is a strong advocate for Tāngata Whaiora and Whānau and want to support their goals and aspirations? In this role you will secure resources for Tāngata Whaiora from a range of community-based resilience, recovery and support-focused services. We would like to hear from you if you: Are a registered health professional with an annual practising certificate Have at least two years experience working as a mental health clinician in a range of settings delivering recovery focused interventions as a member of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team Have proven negotiation skills and the ability to prioritise resources to achieve the best outcomes for Tāngata Whaiora and Whānau Are a strong advocate for Tāngata Whaiora and Whānau and enjoy supporting them reach their goals and aspirations Have the ability to maintain and grow positive relationships with all stakeholders in the community Have a working knowledge of client management systems and the ability to meet reporting standards and deadlines Are able to demonstrate practical understanding of the aspirations and challenges facing Māori communities and have experience in applying Tikanga Māori as it applies in the role Hold a full clean driver licence Applications close on Friday 4 May 2018 at 12noon Please visit our website to download an application pack and email completed applications to You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position. Visit for further information or contact our reception on (06) 759 4064 for an application pack.

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