Situations Vacant

Branch Manager Ashburton
(Full Time)

Date published: January 23, 2019

New Zealand’s oldest Building Society, is experiencing rapid business growth and is looking to fill a management position. Due to relocation of the current Manager within the NBS network, we are seeking someone who has a positive attitude, displays excellence in customer care and has the ability to function well under pressure.

The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate:
• Current or recent experience in a management role
• A history of proactive customer service
• The ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Effective participation in a team environment
• Development and management of a learning culture for all employees by coaching and mentoring staff
• The ability to develop and execute integrated relationship and credit strategies that are aligned with the society’s business plan
• The desire and ambition to grow NBS’ market share in the Mid Canterbury Region

If you believe you possess the above qualities and would relish the challenge of working for NBS, then please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter by Monday 28th January to: Abbie Cook


Date published: January 19, 2019

Full Time Positions

We are a locally owned organisation that is committed to serving the community, and who is dedicated to ensuring our customers receive unbeatable service and quality products. We offer a fun and fast paced work environment, where your contributions are encouraged and valued.

You will be honest and reliable with a good level of fitness and if you are really passionate about a career in the retail food sector, and have a creative flair – we would like to hear from you.

Opportunities available:
• Butcher
• Delicatessen 2IC
• Butchery Labourer
• Checkout Supervisor

Previous experience in a similar position is required, but ongoing training will be provided – including the opportunity to undertake industry specific training in nationally recognised qualifications. All positions will include one weekend shift.

Apply in the strictest confidence by email to: 
or mail your covering letter and CV to:
Human Resources Manager, Ashburton New World,
PO Box 444, Ashburton 7740.

Overseas applicants must hold New Zealand citizenship, New Zealand permanent residency or a valid New Zealand work permit.

Hinds Mechanical Services

Date published: January 19, 2019

Hinds Mechanical Services are looking for a mechanic, preferably with a warrant ticket.

Hours are Monday to Friday 8am – 5.30pm.

Contact Ian on 021 0290 5347 or at


Date published: January 19, 2019

We have positions available selling into the Ashburton, Selwyn and Timaru Districts. Each position will sell into our news and community Apps within each specific District, delivering great local content and news to local residents.

These exciting new advertising platforms, enable local clients to promote their businesses effectively, through animated banners and business listings.

The skills required for this position include:
• Great knowledge and passion for all things sales and customer service
• Cold calling and office experience
• Good level of English, both verbal and written
• Organised and confident
• A great personality and enjoy dealing with people

In return, we will provide you with an attractive base salary and uncapped commission structure.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and a current New Zealand driver licence.

If this is you, please send your CV and cover letter to:
Desme Daniels, General Manager PO Box 77, Ashburton 7740
Or email

Applications close Thursday, January 31, 2019.

Real Estate Sales Consultants
Two positions

Date published: January 19, 2019

New Year, New Start and we have a great opportunity for you!

First National is a well established name in the field of real estate.

We are currently experiencing ongoing growth and success and we have exciting opportunity for two experienced Real Estate Sales Consultants to join our team in the Ashburton office to help to give our clients the best service we can.

We don’t want to be the biggest team in town we just want to have the best.

If you think working in a high profile office with excellent systems and a management team that is on deck to help you make this your best move in 2019.

Give Mark a call, 100% confidential – 027 442 2281.

Permanent Senior Healthcare Assistant

Date published: January 19, 2019

  • Full Time

Who can work all shifts and can cover over weekends is required at Cameron Court Rest Home.

Contact the office on 03 308 8534 between 9am and 3pm Mon-Fri.

Applications close on February 1, 2019.

Laundry Operator

Date published: January 19, 2019

Wrights Drycleaners Apparelmaster require a Laundry Operator for our Industrial washroom.

This is a full time position Monday-Friday with Saturday mornings during the summer.

To be successful you must be:
• Physically fit as the job involves heavy lifting and repetitive tasks.
• Capable of prioritising work, reliable, common sense, honest and a team player.
• A can-do attitude is required.

You will be joining a great team where we are focused on always meeting our customers requirements.

Training will be provided.

To apply for this position email a covering note along with your resume to:

Cleaner Position – Day shift, New World

Date published: January 16, 2019

We are currently seeking a cleaner to join our team to ensure our store presentation is at its best each day.

You will be responsible for upholding our high standards of presentation, cleanliness and hygiene and you will assist in maintaining laundry services to the fresh foods teams in the store.

Honesty, reliability and a ‘can do’ attitude are vital and you will take pride in what you do.

A good level of fitness is required.

This position is for 30 hours per week. Days and hours of work will be discussed at an interview but this role will include one weekend shift.

Please apply by email to:
or drop into our store and leave your cover letter and current CV.

Overseas applicants must hold New Zealand Citizenship, New Zealand Permanent Residency or a Valid New Zealand Work Permit.

Teacher Aide, Lauriston School

Date published: January 16, 2019

We are looking for two Teacher Aides to join our friendly team at Lauriston School, located in peaceful rural surroundings just 20 minutes northwest of Ashburton.

You will work alongside dedicated and passionate teachers, supporting our students with their learning. A teacher aide qualification and/or previous teacher aide experience would be an advantage.

Hours of work be between 3-4 hours a day, Monday to Friday and are to be negotiated between 8.40am to 2.40pm, during school terms.

Please submit your letter of application, indicating:
• your suitability for the position
• work history to date
• names and contact details of two referees
• preference for hours of work
• and include any other information you think may be relevant.

  • Your application can be emailed to:
    Colin Brodie, Principal 
  • Applications should be received by 5pm, Thursday, January 24, 2018.

Farm Worker

Date published: January 12, 2019

We are seeking a person to assist us with general farm duties on our arable property.

The duties will include tractor and truck driving on farm, harvest, and general farm maintenance.

The position will be for an initial period of three months with potential for more.

Please contact Martin on 027 431 3444.

Office Administrator, Stuart Tarbotton

Date published: January 12, 2019

Cates Grain & Seed is seeking an experienced Office Administrator to join our existing team.

The role will be based in our Ashburton offices with the key focus being to provide support for management staff, support and back up for our current office staff, office administration including data entry, answering incoming calls and general administration work.

The successful candidate will preferably have experience with accounts, administration, data entry and have an excellent attention to detail with documentation.

The successful candidate will also have a positive friendly attitude, strong customer service focus, excellent phone manner and the ability to work in a collaborative team.

This is a 5 day per week permanent part time role from 9am to 3pm (negotiable).

Applications, including a current CV, close on Friday, February 1, 2019 with:

The Manager
Cates Grain & Seed Ltd
P O Box 337, Ashburton 7740
Email –

All applications or expressions of interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Farm Assistant

Date published: January 9, 2019

Required to help run a 200 ha dairy farm in Ashburton.

The farm is very well set-up with a 50 bale rotary shed.

We require someone with experience, someone, who has the drive and desire and ability to progress.

Applicants must have at least two years’ experience on a NZ dairy farm.

Must hold a full clean drivers licences and must be a NZ resident and able to pass police and drug checks.

Single man’s accommodation available.

Please send CV to: 

Teaching Principal

Date published: January 9, 2019

Our school is seeking a passionate, forward thinking and dynamic leader to commence Term Two, 2019.

Our new leader will:
• Be able to balance the role of teacher and manager
• Be an excellent communicator and build excellent relationships with key stakeholders
• Live our school values and embrace our vision
• Be a positive role model for our students
• Have skills and recent successful experience in the key areas of school management
• Foster the rural and family-orientated nature of our school
• Be innovative, energetic and committed

For an application package please contact:
Shane Cochrane,
Board of Trustees Chairperson

Applications close Friday, February 1, 2019.

Heavy Frabicator/Engineer

Date published: January 9, 2019

We are looking for an Experienced Engineer to help with Manufacturing Truck bodies, trailer chassis and stainless steel fertiliser spreaders.

Please apply with cover letter and CV to:
Engineering Repairs (2012) Ltd
14 Watson Street, Ashburton

or phone 03 308 1506