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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.

Welder / Fabricator

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

Mount Insulation & Sheetmetals is an established company based in Inglewood, near New Plymouth. We have a broad range of Industrial and Commercial customers Successful candidates will have the following skills: Be a fully competent welder fabricator Experienced in all forms of welding including MIG, TIG, Arc, etc Position is largely workshop based with some site work. Ability to make items from engineering drawings and sketches. Be a problem solver with a can do attitude Hold a clean and valid New Zealand Driving Licence Forklift licence would be an advantage but not necessary Be prepared to travel and work in other areas of New Zealand if required Be a team player who is reliable, versatile, and wants to be part of an established company Be prepared to work overtime as required. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Healthcare Assistant

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

This fast paced, varied and people orientated role will see you providing a high standard of basic nursing care to residents under the supervision and support of a Registered Nurse. This position is rostered at 70 hours per fortnight. You will need: Previous aged care experience Good communication skills (both written and verbal) Empathetic and passionate Team player with a friendly, constructive attitude. Flexibile availability. Passionate about aged care What we'll offer you in return: Ongoing support towards your professional development Supportive team environment Access to our staff benefits scheme For a copy of the Job Description visit

Telecommunications Operator

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

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth Casual, as and when required The Call Centre is seeking applications from enthusiastic people to join our Team. The Telecommunications operator is responsible for providing a three shift, 24 hour operational service for the multiple incoming phone calls as well as providing after hours and emergency communications support to other departments. Ideally you will: Have excellent communication and Customer Service skills. Have experience with computerised phone systems, in particular Zeacom and DuraPage, would be helpful but not essential. Be Computer literate. Be a dedicated team player with a willingness to learn new skills. Have experience working with a high and varied work load including emergency situations. Have the ability to work under pressure. Full training of procedures will be provided to the successful applicants. Applicants must be able to work all shifts including night shift. In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region's amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic, coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,100 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector. Click here for the job description. If you are interested in this position please "apply online" from this page. Application close on 25 August 2019. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Accounting Officer - Accounts Payable

Contract | Accounting | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

6 month, fixed-term. We are looking for an outstanding Accounting Officer to join our Business Services team on a fixed term, part time basis. You will be responsible for the following: •Payment of all suppliers within agreed timeframes •Training of staff on purchasing procedures and systems •Purchase card maintenance and reconciliation •Supplier reconciliations •Suspense account reconciliations (general ledger) •Ensure all IRD requirements are met - GST/Withholding tax To be successful in this role you will have experience in information and accounting systems and purchasing processes. At NPDC we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $45,545 - $49,505. 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 have the above qualities and would like to be part of a friendly, energetic team, you may be the person we are looking for. Applications close on Friday, 23 August 2019.

Transmission Planner - 2 Year Fixed Term

Contract | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

First Gas Limited transports natural gas from Taranaki to fuel growth in New Zealand’s industrial, commercial and residential sectors. With over $1.4 billion of infrastructure assets, we provide critical transport services and vital energy market flexibility through our Ahuroa Gas Storage field. It’s not all about numbers and gas, we also like to have fun! First Gas has a focus on work life balance with an active social club and promotes team building and interaction across the business. The Candidate: Do you have, or are you working towards, a relevant tertiary qualification in an engineering or technical discipline? Are you willing to learn and adopt new processes? Are you a data loving excel super star? Are you a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a natural ability to build relationships? Do you rate your oral and written communication skills highly? If you can tick all the above boxes, then Asset Management experience would be the icing on the cake! The Role: The fixed term role is based at our Head Office in Bell Block and reports to our Asset Planning Lead within the Asset Planning Team. You will be supporting the development and application of Asset Management Plans, Risk Management Strategies, short and long-term technical work programs and CAPEX and OPEX expenditure workplans. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your Asset Management skills, with an emphasis on Continuous Improvement. Your work will be varied and challenging, with a wide scope of project opportunities. You will be interacting with all areas of the business including our team out in the field. You will be pivotal in helping us to optimise and maintain the safety, integrity and performance for First Gas’s assets. Come and join a vibrant and exciting team and help us redefine best practice and our offering to the wider business. Attached is a Position Description, which outlines all the technical and experience requirements for this role. We offer on the job training and lots of support so, for the right candidate, we can adapt and evolve this to maximise your strengths. Note: If you apply for this position via Seek you will receive a follow up email advising you that some additional information is required and providing a link to follow. The additional information required is the completion of the downloadable Application Form to be found at the bottom of the linked page. Applications close: Wednesday 28 August, 5:00pm Applications Close: 28-August-2019 For a copy of the Job Description visit

Household Assistant

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

An exciting opportunity to join our dedicated team as a Household Assistant on a casual basis at Telford Lifecare, New Plymouth. We are Heritage At Heritage Lifecare, we provide residential aged care services and facilities throughout New Zealand to over 2,500 people. As a trusted aged care provider, our successful growth has stemmed from the ability to nurture and grow environments that feel like home - promoting inclusion, interaction and strong community values. Respecting individuals, both residents and staff, is the foundation stone on which Heritage Lifecare has been built. Why work anywhere else Telford Lifecare is a 53-bed care home and hospital with a 16-unit village, located in the Taranaki city of New Plymouth. The region has stunning scenery, picturesque parks, coastal walkways, and the majestic Mount Taranaki - making it a popular place to work, live and raise a family. It is an attractive lifestyle with beaches close by, few traffic woes, affordable housing, the beautiful Pukekura Park, and many great amenities -including cafes and schools. Why would you want to work anywhere else? The Opportunity Our Household Assistants are responsible for helping our residents at Telford Lifecare enjoy a better everyday. We only want the best for our clients and are seeking a caring, empathetic professional. This is an opportunity to work in an environment where career pathways and positive work ethics are important. Applicants are required to: Proven experience cleaning to a high standard, preferably also with laundry experience A good general knowledge of cleaning equipment and products Attention to detail Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Availability for shift-work (AM, PM, Weekends). Eligibility to work in New Zealand If you want to work for one of New Zealand's largest and most progressive aged care employers, we would like to hear from you. We review applications once received. Hence, interviews could take place before the closing date of this advertisement. If this role appeals to you, we would like to hear from you as soon as possible to increase your chance of an interview. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Qualified Carpenters - New Plymouth

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

Are you an experienced and qualified Carpenter looking for new opportunities with a progressive modern company? Livingstone Building are growing and winning some exciting new commercial projects in Taranaki Region and we need to add you to our team of motivated and valued staff. We can offer you competitive rates, allowances, job security and career progression. You will work on varied and interesting projects where you can build your skills and experience while working with Livingstone to build excellent buildings for our clients. The right applicant will have: Proven construction industry skills and experience vRelevant trade qualifications Great communication skills The willingness to travel and stay away if needed Full tool kit including nail guns

Heavy Transport Fabricator

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

McCurdy Trucks require new team members to join our busy award winning Truck and Trailer repair Dealership’s. We represent the best brands in the market and cover the entire Taranaki region with our three branches located in New Plymouth, Bell Block and Hawera. We are the Taranaki agents for Southpac Trucks (KW & DAF), Truckstops (Volvo & Hino), Cummins engine company, and Isuzu Master Truck dealer for Taranaki, Wanganui and King Country. Our New Plymouth branch requires fabricators/welders/engineers to carry out new deck and body building plus general R&M transport repairs on trucks and trailers. Truck experience and an understanding of transport body building will be an advantage. You will be required to: - Carry out structural repairs and/or modifications to trucks and trailers - Fabricate new decks, bins, toolbox's, crane set ups, tractor unit set ups and general body work. - Make modifications and adaptions (Square peg to round hole!) - Understand the pressures on the transport industry and be willing to exceed expectations to get our customers back on the road. Our team are a hard-working bunch and go the extra mile. If you are too you will receive: - A wage negotiated on experience and talent - Fulltime hours from 7:30am, with plenty of overtime at overtime rates - Great opportunities for training and experiences with our franchise brands - Up skilling and experience - A modern, clean and spacious workshop and staff facilities. You must be able to pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol tests. We have a great company run social club with family events and team catch ups. Subsidised health insurance may be available, conditions apply. For more information on us, please visit or If you're located elsewhere in New Zealand we are here to help and make the move to our great province easy. Please send a cover letter stating why you would suit this position and your CV to: Or McCurdy Trucks PO Box 3243 New Plymouth 4341 Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and be currently located in New Zealand. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Chef de Partie

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

Looking for a new opportunity to expand your skills and passion for food? After a flexible roster with competitive pay? Look no further, we are searching for a Chef superstar to join our team! At Snug Lounge, New Plymouth’s relaxing bar and chic cocktail lounge, we serve delicious Japanese style food from a Yakitori grill. We are looking to find a special individual, someone who has a real passion for food, the hospitality industry, our products and our service standards. If you are looking for a position that can offer great career opportunities, love working with a dedicated, fun team and feel like the below sounds like you, then we want to hear from you! Snug Lounge is on the hunt for a Chef de Partie to join their team. A day in the life: Ensure the smooth operation of the kitchen whilst ensuring the profitable running of the department Preparation of menu items following recipes taste testing and evaluating food before service Ensure use of high-quality ingredients and ensure business and safety standards are followed Stock management and ordering, maintenance The ideal person will have: One to two years minimum 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. In return: We offer a competitive salary, 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 Delicious food Epic work stories Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Cafe Assistant - Taranaki Base Hospital (Casual)

Contract | Hospitality & Tourism | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Compass Group is the world’s largest Food and Support services provider, and one of the largest Hospitality businesses in New Zealand. We are looking for an enthusiastic Casual Café Assistant to work at our site in Taranaki Base Hospital (New Plymouth). This is a Casual role (with the potential of becoming permanent for the right candidate) where you will be working across Monday to Sunday. You will also be able to cover annual and sick leave (as and when required). In this position you will be responsible for providing superb customer service and making consistently outstanding coffee for our customers. You will also be assisting with basic food preparation, cash handling, including sandwich production, and with general café and cleaning duties. Our Perfect Candidate? • Highly motived, reliable and honest, with high standards in personal presentation. • A multitasker, organised, hardworking, with a friendly, helpful and smiling outgoing personality and a ‘can do’ attitude. • Ideally will already have some experience working in a similar environment with barista skills and hold a food safety certificates (Unit Standard 167 & 168) or be happy to be train for one. • Will have knowledge of cash handling and eftpos • Will have superior customer service skills but, most importantly, will demonstrate a passion for great food, customer service and quality. Compass Group is an organisation that’s proud of its great people. We believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent and offer many diverse opportunities for career advancement! If this sounds like you – Click ‘Apply’ Now!! For further information about this role or for any recruitment queries please contact Yasmin Khan ( Great People, Real Opportunities Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Healthcare Assistant IMMIDIATE START! New Plymouth

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

Do you want to be paid well for your hard work, including additional rates for weekends and night work, while keeping all your entitlements? Do you want the flexibility at work with the possibility of working up to full time work? Do you want employer support at any time of day? Do you want quick processing in the recruitment process? We have work available RIGHT NOW! Senate Nursing Bureau is New Zealand's leading and largest aged care agency, we take great pride in this with our dedicated office team working around the clock. Our staff are our priority. Having hundreds of staff throughout all of New Zealand and growing daily, many of whom work full time hours. Normally we can process applicants within a day once an interview is scheduled. We specialise in providing all kinds of healthcare professionals to our clients in rest homes and hospitals within the community. This includes registered nurses, healthcare assistants/caregivers, support workers to name a few. We are the preferred supplier for many of our clients meaning we get the shifts first! As a Senate employee you call the shots of when you want to work and how much work you'd like, meaning you can work as little or as much as you wish. If you'd like to become a member of our awesome Senate team the ideal skills and experience needed are; Experience working as a healthcare assistant or caregiver in NZ hospitals or community at a hospital level of care.(or hold a applicable qualification with experience overseas) Be reliable, motivated and have a warm, friendly and caring disposition dedicated to helping the elderly, vulnerable adults. Be confident in first aid, manual handling and infection control. Current certificates beneficial however not essential (be willing to attend our next training session) Reliable transport In return Senate will offer Excellent rates of pay, including extra allowances for weekend and night shifts, paid weekly. All other benefits Holiday pay, sick leave, days in Lieu, Kiwisaver entitlements etc Flexibility of hours, possibility of up to full time. Opportunity for ongoing training and career development. 24/7 support, our phone lines are always open to speak with one of our friendly consultants. To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to Marah at or call us on 06 222 0003 We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you! Senate Team Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Multi Domestic - Rhapsody

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

At the Ultimate Care Group we promise to care. We provide our residents and their families with exceptional care delivered by our remarkable people. At Ultimate Care Rhapsody we are a family. We are looking for dedicated, reliable people who have a passion for working with the elderly. We are looking for someone to work part time in the role as multiple domestic. We are seeking knowledgeable and hard-working staff members to add to our excellent team, who will perform to create above and beyond the requirements, as we want only the best for our Residents and our people. This is a multi-purpose role covering three areas of domestic services to the facility and residents covering the following functions: Kitchen Hand: - Providing kitchen support to the Kitchen Manager/Cook and team members' ensuring all Kitchen Hand duties are carried out in a professional manner at all times. To assist in the provision of delivering nutritious and attractive meal services for residents, that meet all food hygiene regulations. Laundry Operator: - Providing laundry services for the facility and residents, ensuring all laundry duties are carried out in a professional manner at all times. Domestic Cleaner: - Providing domestic/cleaning support to the Facility Manager and team members' ensuring all domestic/cleaning duties are carried out in a professional manner at all times. To assist in the provision of a high level of cleaning meeting the standards required by the Facility Manager. At the Ultimate Care Group we understand that we are providing a home for our Residents and we are absolutely focused upon the provision of exceptional care. If you want to join our exceptional team of excellent people, apply today. #wepromisetocare. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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