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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.

Site Manager

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

Well-established and expanding contractor of choice looking for an experienced Site Manager to be based in the New Plymouth region. Large-scale commercial and government projects Career development opportunities Competitive salary and excellent work culture Our client is a leading construction contractor with a strong history in NZ. They pride themselves on their award winning commercial project work, and due to high demand for their services they are in need of a solid Site Manager to look after a range of projects in the New Plymouth region. As Site Manager with our client you will be working across a range of construction projects, a number of these government builds. Skills and experience needed: 5+ years’ experience in a Site Management or Foreman role with a construction contractor (NZ experience a plus) Strong understanding of H&S legislation Excellent subcontractor and people management skills Demonstrable experience managing sites for large scale commercial projects Trades background and/or relevant industry qualification Strong work ethic and results focused In return we offer a position within a tight knit team of highly dedicated team of experienced construction and project management professionals, with exposure to challenging and innovative projects. With the company in growth mode there is plenty of opportunities to develop your career further too! Remuneration is highly competitive and will be based on your experience, between $80-90k. If you are an experienced Site Manager and looking for your next opportunity in the New Plymouth region please get in touch to discuss this position or click Apply Now. To apply send your CV to quoting reference ASN64793. For more info call Sam Phillips on 09 951 5010

Project Manager

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

Our client is a leading construction contractor with a strong history in NZ. They pride themselves on their award winning commercial project work, inclusive company culture and diverse workforce. As Project Manager you will be working across a range of exciting projects across the government and private sectors. The majority of these will be projects with values ranging from $10-20m, although there will also be a number of smaller re-clads and refurbishment projects as well. We are looking for: Commercial construction experience across a range of sectors in NZ At least 3 years’ experience as Construction Project Manager Relevant industry qualification(s) and/or strong trades background Proficient with Microsoft software - MS Project essential Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong relationship management experience Prior experience on re-clads and refurbishments for commercial enterprises Excellent work ethic and ability to manage a number of different projects at once In return we offer a position within a tight knit team of highly dedicated team of experienced construction and project management professionals, with exposure to challenging and innovative projects. Remuneration is based on experience, but is expected to be around $80,000. If you are a Project Manager and looking for an opportunity to work for a leading NZ contractor on large scale commercial projects get in touch now. To apply send your CV to quoting reference ASN64792. For more info call Sam Phillips on 09 951 5010.

Team Coach - Registered Health Professional

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

Summary We’re looking for an inspirational leader to join our Pathways Taranaki adult and youth residential respite services team, as a Team Coach - Registered Health Professional. You will ensure the efficient and effective use of resources for the team while fostering innovation and improvement in order to ensure our service offering is the best it can be. This role is full time, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00 pm based in New Plymouth. Pathways Transforming mental health and addictions through fostering strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities. The Team You’ll be reporting to the Service and Relationship Manager and leading a team of 7 Support Workers. This is a residential service working in adult and youth respite, supporting people with a lived experience of mental health. You will provide regular coaching and be focused on inspiring every member of your team to exceed their personal best in everything they do. You We are interested to hear from experienced leaders who have a current registration as one of the following; nurse, occupational therapist, social worker or Dappanz registered practitioner, and the ability to support and inspire a team. As well as having great leadership and people skills, you’ll also have demonstrated the ability to work well with other services such as DHBs, PHOs, and the wider community and social sector. 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 supporting, coaching and mentoring your team You’ll have experience and a qualification in health, management or a related discipline 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! Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now. APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5.00pm, Sunday 1 July 2018 To view a full position description, please copy and paste the following link into your browser: Please contact Shane Smith, Service and Relationship Manager on 027 233 1690 if you have any questions. For further information, visit our website 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 Vulnerable 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.

Electrical HV/LV 2IC

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

If you are currently working in the electrical industry and are keen to become part of a dynamic and forward-thinking business – this is the role for you. We are seeking an HV/LV 2IC Electrical Fitter/Linesman to join our friendly, high performing team based at our New Plymouth branch. If you can hit the ground running, work on the tools as well as alongside the Branch Manager to assist with; pricing contracts/help with design and successfully run the office when the manager is away, then you are just what we are looking for. At NPE-Tech we pride ourselves on being a modern company with fresh ideas and we are looking for likeminded people to join our friendly, high performing team. The ideal candidate would hold a linesman/electrical ticket and have the motivation, drive and vision to one day run their own office. We are a company that pride ourselves on making timely and informed commercial decisions and we don’t get bogged down in red tape, and we are looking for people that can do the same. Reporting to the Branch Manager, the role will consist of, ordering materials, overseeing projects, provide technical support & design to your team, assist our estimator with pricing contracts. Ensuring all work is completed efficiently, to a high standard, on time, on budget and taking sole charge when the Manager is away. If this sounds like you and you are ready to step up to the next level then we want to hear from you. To be successful in this role, we are seeking the following skills and attributes – • A current full clean NZ drivers licence • Trade Qualified, Powerco approved preferred, but not essential • Experience in managing/growing existing clients and winning new business • Customer focused • Provide technical assistance to minimise unnecessary downtime • Knowledge and experience of management reporting • Self-motivated and possess a good work ethic • Ability to work well within a team environment and independently when required • Great people management skills with the ability to grow a team • Excellent problem-solving skills, sound industry knowledge with the ability to be safety focused at all times • Honest, punctual and reliable • Well presented at all times. Additional information - • This is a full time permanent role • We can offer a rewarding electrical career in a location with a lifestyle that is hard to beat. • A friendly fun team • Remuneration will be discussed upon successful application. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to shine & climb the ladder of success. If you think this is your next step on the ladder, please forward your resume to Jenni Temple Applicants for this position must have NZ residency. If you are keen to find out more please email: Jenni Temple HR Manager NPE-Tech Ltd PO Box 289 New Plymouth 4340 Email: "Taranaki like no other" Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Diesel Mechanic

Full Time | Automotive | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are currently looking for an experienced heavy diesel mechanic to join our small team in our work shop. The job is based solely on servicing our own fleet of trucks, utes and machinery. Some light engineering experience would be an advantage but not essential. This is a sole charge position and we are looking for someone who is capable of carrying out a wide range of tasks and who is punctual and reliable. Remuneration package dependant on successful applicant. Email your CV to or call (06) 7581931 to enquire. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Registered ECE/Primary Teacher

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

We need a fun and enthusiastic person who is a registered ECE or primary qualified teacher for 30-35 hours per week to join our friendly team at YMCA Taranaki Childcare Centre. We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate teacher to inspire and be part of a great team who is passionate about delivering and maintaining a high standard of education and care for children. Our ideal new team member will have: • An approved early childhood or primary school teaching qualification. • A current practicing certificate. • A commitment to providing a high standard of learning experiences and care. • A calm and caring nature. • Collaborative team player and great role model. • Energetic and a sense of humour. • Strong understanding of programme planning, self-review and assessment. • Competent at Learning Stories. • An excellent communicator (written and verbal). • Display a high level of initiative. • Flexibility to work rostered hours between 7.00 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday. YMCA Taranaki Childcare is a Community Childcare Centre licensed for 49 children. At YMCA Taranaki we will provide you with Training and on-going Professional Development. A job description is available on request. This vacancy will remain advertised until a suitable candidate has been appointed. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Plumbing,Gasfitting & Drainlaying Apprenticeship

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

Businesses in Taranaki 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 four-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 (and we also take care of the training fees) 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. With a 95% apprentice qualification success rate, Masterlink gives you the best possible start to your plumbing career. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency and be living, or planning to live, in the the Taranaki region. Building or plumbing experience is essential. 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 intial response will be via email so please look out for this in your inbox or junk mail.

Drivers Wanted

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

At Symons Transport we are renowned for our modern, safe and well presented fleet and our family values. We are also very proud of our Taranaki origins. We pride ourselves on providing high level, efficient bulk liquid transportation to some of New Zealand’s largest companies. Our fleet, driver training and dedication to the highest HSE & Quality standards are hallmarks of our growing company. We are looking for experienced staff who are safety conscious and are able to comply and uphold the client and company safety requirements at all times. DG Tanker and Flat deck roles available for the right applicants. Skills required: • A well-presented team player with a positive attitude • Safety conscious and customer focused • Food Grade Tanker experience an advantage • Class 5 Linehaul/Tanker experience • HPMV 58T experience an advantage • Excellent communication and written skills • Able to use Smartphone for dockets, pre-checks and audits • Ability to work shift work • DG and Bulk Handlers licences an advantage We offer: • The highest quality, well presented trucks • Competitive remuneration with incentive schemes • Variety of work A supportive employment environment Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Carpentry Tutor

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

We are looking for a positive, energetic, enthusiastic person with a construction trade qualification to fill a fulltime role to teach our carpentry programmes. The ideal person will use their construction knowledge and experience to prepare students for higher level training or work in the construction industry. To be considered for this role you will need: A relevant construction qualification and industry experience. The ability and desire to work with, motivate and teach young people, who may need support to succeed. An opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people Manage learner progress toward completion of their qualifications Be flexible, enthusiastic and positive. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Organiser Events

Full Time | Marketing, Media, Creative & Comms | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Puke Ariki, New Plymouth's integrated museum, library and visitor information facility continues to set a new benchmarks in knowledge and cultural heritage service delivery. The Visitor Experiences Team is seeking to recruit a full-time Organiser Events person who will be responsible for: •organisation and delivery of events relating to the Puke Ariki and community library based programmes •collaboration with relevant teams, you would be working towards engaging the community through events that are themed around the temporary and long-term exhibitions; important cultural / educational / national programmes and relevant contemporary issues •supporting the delivery of a coordinated events programme across all of Puke Ariki and responsible for maintaining the Puke Ariki events calendar and ensuring that appropriate resourcing is allocated •ensuring the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective public events for Puke Ariki. To be successful in this role, you will have: •preferably at least two years experience in event organising within the gallery, library, archives and museum sector •competence with computer packages including the MS suite •budget planning skills are desirable •great communication skills, both oral and written •an understanding of cultural diversity, tikanga and the Treaty of Waitangi and how they relate to the Museum / Library environment •the ability to work outside of usual business hours including evenings, holidays and / or weekends as required •the ability to multi-task under pressure •the 'can do - will do' attitude •a track record in delivering events with highly positive outcomes •a desire to work in a collaborative and learning organisation, with a strong community focus. If you are interested in joining the team at Puke Ariki, are physically fit and have the energy and enthusiasm for sparking the public's excitement for culture and heritage events, then we want to hear from you! 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 between $56,536 - $61,408. 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. Applications close Thursday, 21 June 2018.

Marketing Coordinator

Full Time | Marketing, Media, Creative & Comms | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

At Professionals Real Estate, we boast a team of hard working, friendly professionals who are passionate about achieving amazing results for our clients. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced person to join our team as Marketing Coordinator. In this role you will be responsible for monitoring and implementing the direction of our brand with ongoing marketing, social media and administration duties. This will include managing our marketing campaigns and budgets, working to media and print deadlines and providing ongoing support to our sales team. You will be working with a close-knit team who support and encourage each and every achievement. Culture in our business is paramount and you will need to be able to fit with the team. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • The ability to liaise with colleagues, customers and media/print suppliers • Strong administrative skills • Excellent attention to detail, organization and time management skills • Good level of Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite skills – Photoshop, In-Design, • Social media experience/strategy • The ability to work within a high paced team environment Previous experience working in a similar role would be an advantage, but most important will be your abilities, experience and the knowledge you can bring to the role. Please apply with your CV and covering letter by 5pm Friday 22 June 2018 to: Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Kitchen Superstar

Part Time | Other | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We require an organised team player to work in our busy kitchen. The successful applicant will be required to make sandwiches, be a great home baker, and do food prep. The applicant will also be required to do the dishes, sweep the floor and take out the rubbish. The days of work are Thursday and Saturday, with an early morning start. More shifts will be available as other team members take leave. Immediate start! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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