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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.

Registered Nurse - Te Puna Waiora

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

0.8 FTE (64 Hours per Fortnight) Rostered Rotating Temporary Position - until 17 February 2019 We are currently looking for a suitably qualified Registered Nurse to join the Acute Inpatient Mental Health Unit at TDHB for a temporary position. This role will work rostered shifts within the unit covering morning, afternoon and nights including weekends and public holidays as required. Suitable candidates will preferably have acute mental health inpatient experience and have well established mental state and risk assessment skills. Experience using talking therapy techniques and proven de-escalation skills is preferable The successful candidate will also have a current and valid Annual Practising Certificate with NZ Nursing Council and a current Drivers licence. If you are interested in the position please "apply online" from this page. Click here for a full job description For further enquiries please contact Hayley Scott on (06) 753 6139 or email Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Registered Electricians

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

The team are looking for self motivated, punctual people who have a good positive attitude and excellent communication skills to join our clients "Electrical Installation and Service Company". We offer the successful applicants an opportunity to work in a wide variety of work situations, which will enable them to gain a multitude of electrical experience across the electrical trade. The successful applicant must have; NZ Electrical Registration with a current Practicing License Hold a Current, Clean Full Drivers Licence High standard of workmanship with good trade skills Ability to work unsupervised, also as part of a team Be Physically Fit Be able to pass a Drug Test if required Applications from third & fourth year apprentices would be considered, provided there is a genuine reason for leaving your current employer. All enquiries will be treated in strictest confidence. 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.

Housekeeper/Room Attendant

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

Quest Apartment Hotels is the largest and fastest growing serviced apartment operator in Australasia with a network of over 150 franchised properties across Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. For over 25 years Quest have provided convenient locations, reliable standard and flexible living conditions for the extended stay corporate traveller who comprise approximately 80% of our client base. Quest is now one of the top 15 serviced apartment providers in the world and is widely recognised as the market leader of serviced apartment accommodation in Australasia. Quest New Plymouth is a 4.5 star, 40 room property located in the centre of the city. Quest New Plymouth is now seeking Housekeepers/Room Attendant to join its enthusiastic and successful team on a part-time and full time basis. We'd also be interest in hearing from Executive Housekeepers as well. The position involves providing housekeeping and room attendant services for apartments and cleaning common areas to ensure the presentation of the property in accordance with the high standards of the Quest Brand. Previous experience in housekeeping and Qualifications in the hospitality, travel or tourism industries would be highly regarded. Successful applicants will be required to demonstrate: 1. Can do, responsible, and flexible approach to work. 2. Excellent communication skills and a friendly customer service demeanour keen eye for detail and excellent organisational skills. 3. Strong time management skills with the ability to meet targets. 4. Strong focus on workplace safety working knowledge of OH&S standards. 5. You must be able to work day shifts including weekdays, weekends and public holidays. Physical fitness is important. To apply please email your resume to- Management team at Quest New Plymouth Email: Ph: 067585483 Applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand. We look forward to receiving your application…!! Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Blaster / Painter Opportunities!

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

Competitive rates Employment security Progression opportunities Fitzroy Engineering Group Limited is a leading New Zealand heavy engineering company with specialist capabilities in the design, fabrication, painting and maintenance for a number of projects including: oil and gas, petrochemical, forestry, marine, structural steel and commercial buildings. We are in the process of further expanding our South Taranaki Service centre to meet the demand of existing clients and future workload. ? Accordingly, we have several permanent opportunities' available for Painters/Blasters. If you are experienced and currently looking for a new opportunity, then we'd like to hear from you. We are looking for individuals who meet the following criteria: Relevant trade qualifications and/or relevant experience. Versatile skills and adaptable to a variety of work. A strong health and safety focus. The availability to work extended hours when required. Whilst based in New Plymouth, your work will take you to various sites around Taranaki.

Forklift/Telehandler Operator

Contract | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Forklift and Telehandler Operators wanted for upcoming petrochemical project commencing early October Good $$$$$, plus overtime 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, hale or shine Don't wait, apply today as these positions won't stay vacant for long!!! 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.

Operations Analyst

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

At Wells Instrument and Electrical Services, we are working hard to position ourselves for a bright future. Our well-established family owned New Zealand business is recognised as a leading service provider in the revenue metering and field services sector. We are continuously striving to modernise, renew and improve the way we operate while remaining true to our core values and purpose. The Operations Analyst role is vital in our organisation’s goal to enhance our operational model and continuously improve our capability, performance and outcomes for customers. What we are looking for You will have a proven ability to analyse, document and communicate the extent of problems, potential solutions and opportunities in an operating/services environment. You can prepare and deliver insights and recommendations based on analytical methodologies and ensure solutions meet business needs and requirements and that risk is managed. You will understand and use quantitative skills to interpret data and provide valuable insight on the performance of projects and develop reporting systems to streamline information and analyse data as required by the management. Great communication skills are a given as you will be the liaison between the operations and technical teams, working with the business to gather and define requirements of a system to improve productivity and performance. You will be a quick learner and an agile thinker You will have a relevant tertiary qualification and analytical experience in a related services sector or IT/Commercial background. What you will be responsible for Working closely with Management, IT, Field staff and Back office and using your experience and analytical techniques to provide clarity of operational and commercial issues and opportunities and the need for improvements and change. Working with specific teams to design and implement the system/process changes. What’s on offer A competitive remuneration package The opportunity to work with great people in an inclusive environment Good on-going development opportunities The chance to grow your skills and make a true impact on the organisation If you feel this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and CV. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Chicken process workers wanted NOW!!!

Contract | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are seeking applicants for a number of chicken processing vacancies, from Egg Collection on Farms, Catching live birds for delivery to the factory, to Chicken Processing and Nightly Cleaning of the factory. Candidates must be available for an IMMEDIATE START and be prepared to work shifts, 40 hours plus a week, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend work available. Applicants must be able to: Produce valid forms of ID - Drivers License, Birth Cert or Passport Complete a basic numeracy and literacy assessment Provide two contactable referees Be punctual and achieve a high attendance level $16.75 per hour for the first 40 hours worked Monday to Friday, Overtime applies to all hours worked above 40 hours, plus weekends. These roles will involve a pre-employment health assessment that includes a drug test. For the right persons these roles could turn into full time permanent positions. Please apply in person with your CV to Janette Crow Adecco Personnel Ltd 27 Devon Street West, New Plymouth. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Part Time | Education & training | All Taranaki

If you want to take charge, work for an organisation highly respected by teachers and loved by children then apply today! The ideal person will be seeking a part time role with flexible working days, ideally with the ability to work full time one week and have the next week off. This is a job share role with a current employee, we are open to discussing arrangements with the successful applicant. If you have a passion for working with children, an interest in health and education and our children's well-being then this ad might be the beginning of a great relationship. We're offering you the chance to work closely with communities in Taranaki and build relationships with teachers in the region. We'll help you develop your teaching skills further and working with us enables you to retain your teacher registration. Working closely with a giraffe children love is a bonus! Be recognised as a specialist teacher and enjoy being part of a focused professional development programme Work autonomously and take charge Motivate others to reach their potential Life Education Trust is embarking on an exciting period, setting our sights on being a leading education provider in NZ. We're working with the best advisors to ensure we're at the forefront of education in NZ, and so we're looking for a motivated, innovative and talented teacher to be part of this journey. As the local face of Life Education, your ability to build relationships with local schools and understand them as the customer will be key to successfully meeting their needs and ultimately assist with their children's learning. You will also have strong organisational skills, enabling you to plan each term in advance, maximise your teaching time and achieve our goal of reaching every child, every year. The successful applicant will be a qualified teacher, with full registration and a current practicing certificate and be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of the NZ curriculum. It is also advantageous if the applicant has work experience outside the classroom and education sector to help demonstrate relationship management skills and practices working with a regular client base. But above all, we're looking for a passionate teacher who wants to make a difference to the children in Taranaki. You'll work with a group of local volunteers to set and achieve annual goals. You'll love a challenge and the rewards that come with working in a not for profit environment where your contribution and success is easily seen. "Working for Life Education is a unique opportunity for quality teachers to hone their skills, learn motivating practices and develop their knowledge in a different teaching and learning environment." "The investment in my development such as Inquiry Learning, Teaching as Inquiry, Effective Planning, and creating a professional portfolio has been invaluable and I am definitely going to take the many skills that I have learnt, back with me into the school classroom. I have learnt so much and I honestly believe that had I not had these opportunities, I would not have been offered a job in a management role at a school, one I visited regularly as a Life Ed Educator." Jess Spencer, Auckland Educator 2007-15. After being in New Zealand for more than 25 years and teaching 250,000 children a year, chances are you already know us, don't let the chance to work for us slip by! For a job description and more information please go to

Instrument Technicians and Industrial Electricians Wanted

Full Time | Oil & Gas | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Taranaki Instrument Services Ltd aims to be the first choice for Electrical measurement and control solutions to the Oil and Gas Industry. We seek to employ the best people and to obtain the best work in our industry. We are looking for Instrument Technicians and Industrial Electricians to join our busy team Applicants should have: NZ registration Oil and Gas experience A commitment to providing a professional service The ability to work in a team environment Able to take responsibility and work unsupervised. applicants for this position should have a NZ residency or a valid NZ Work Permit. Permanent and Contract Positions available. To apply: Click APPLY button below and attach your cover letter and CV For queries: phone (06) 7552211 view our website All enquires treated with confidence.

Associate Trustee

Full Time | Accounting | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Public Trust is New Zealand's largest trustee services organisation. We are proud of what we have achieved over the last 140 years' and we are passionate about helping thousands of families and businesses look after what is important to them. By putting our customers at the centre of what we do we help our customers preserve the present and secure their future. We provide specialist advice on a full range of estate planning services including; legal, financial, investment, trusts and estate protection. We have spent the last few years transforming our business to ensure we have effective tools in place that enable our employees to be a trusted advisors through the lifetime of our customers. About our Trustees Based across New Zealand, our Trustees connect with customers to understand their needs and provide appropriate solutions. They help our customers manage their family assets, wills, estates and trusts in order to plan for their future. In this varied role, the Associate Trustee will deal with customer's face to face, work on files and provide administrative support to our Senior and Principal Trustees. This is a unique opportunity that requires someone with a high level of empathy, commercial acumen and exceptional customer service skills. What we need from you: Previous experience in accounting, administration or banking Experience in a trusts, legal, finance or insurance environment Excellent verbal and written communication Strong interpersonal skills Exposure to basic accounting concepts would be advantageous What we can offer Public Trust are taking the lead on educating New Zealanders on the importance of planning for their future. In order to do this we need people who are self-motivated, positive and that genuinely want to make a difference. You will receive learning and development through our internal Learning Pathways programme and training that will provide you with the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to help continue our transformation. If you are interested in this role, apply now. For any queries please email us at (Please note: Applications must be submitted online and will not be accepted via email). To view the job description and apply online, visit us at and enter the job code 24082SEK. Applications close Friday, 26 October 2018.

Field Staff - Horticulture

Full Time | Agriculture, Farming, Forestry & Fishing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic person to take on the role of Field Staff - Horticulture. In this role you will be responsible for assisting the delivery of the work programme/schedule for horticulture activities. You will have experience in horticulture and a mechanical aptitude, while placing importance on health and safety practices. You'll also have a clean driver's licence and the physical capability associated with the nature of this type of work. At the New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. We have 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. If you are a team player with a 'can do - will do' attitude and are keen to have a direct impact on making the district look great, this could be the position for you! Applications close on Wednesday, 24 October 2018.

Family Planning Doctor

Part Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | Stratford / Central Taranaki District

Exciting opportunity to contribute to the work of Family Planning Our Vision - Equity, Access and Choice Leading provider of sexual and reproductive health services ABOUT OUR WORK Family Planning is New Zealand's leading sexual and reproductive health service provider. We believe everyone should have access to quality services and information so they can make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health. ABOUT THE ROLE We have a position available for a Medical Practitioner to provide services in the area of sexual and reproductive health. This role is offering 12 hours of work each week and is based in our New Plymouth clinic. The successful applicant will have the following: Registered Medical Practitioner with the NZ Medical Council. Experience in sexual and reproductive health. Able to communicate effectively, particularly with young people. This role would suit a doctor looking to extend their knowledge of sexual and reproductive and women's health. Full training will be provided through Family Planning's continuing medical education programme. FURTHER INFORMATION Family Planning has a commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi. We are an EEO employer and a registered charity. For a position description, application form and details on Family Planning's philosophy, please visit our website at and follow the 'About' link. Applications close on Sunday 4 November 2018 TO APPLY: Send your completed application from, CV and cover letter to

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