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Situations Vacant

Casual Farm Position

Date published: October 14, 2017

Person required to assist on mixed arable farm and contracting business.

Work involves:
• Harvesting
• Irrigation
• Contract windrowing and baling

Preference for an experienced person.

Must be machinery competent with a strong attitude and willingness to learn.

Ross Tait Ltd

James 027 558 7205
Ross 0274 305 884

COF Vehicle Inspector

Date published: October 14, 2017

Smallbone Isuzu Ashburton are looking for a qualified COF Inspector to join their team.

The successful candidate will be involved in carrying out COF inspections on a diverse range of equipment including trucks, trailers and other registered equipment.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate the following:
• Qualified and NZTA approved COF inspector with full B endorsement
• Prepared to attend technical training as required
• Willingness to work overtime as required
• Pride, passion and urgency in their work ethic
• Excellent customer service and communication skills and
• The ability to work well within a team and independently

Please send your application to

Applications close Thursday, November 9, 2017.

Coolstore Forklift Operator

Date published: October 14, 2017

Talley’s is a successful and well known brand, operating several plants throughout the South Island, as well as having many diversified interests in seafood, frozen vegetables, meat and dairy products.

  • Coolstore Forklift Operator

Talley’s Ashburton has a Coolstore Forklift Operator position available at the Fairton site, located 10 minutes drive from Ashburton. The site runs a 12 hour shift rotation, operating 7 days a week. Rostered 4 days/nights on, 2 off.

Forklift experience would be an advantage but not essential, as full training will be given to the right candidate. Talley’s operate a drug free environment, candidates will be required to undergo preemployment and random drug screening.

Email a copy of your CV with a cover letter to:

or complete an application at the guardhouse on site.

The Fresh Name in the Freezer
www.talleys.co.nz

Transport Industry Cadetship

Date published: October 14, 2017

Ashburton Based

Talley’s is a successful and well-known brand, operating several plants throughout the South Island, as well as having many diversified interests in seafood, frozen vegetables, meat and dairy products.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join the transport industry as a Cadet in our Talley’s Freight division. By following our Cadetship Policy, you will be put through your Class 2, 4 and 5 licences, and be required to visit other Talley’s South Island sites and learn their transport procedures. This position requires travelling throughout the South Island through the early stages of the Cadetship, and staying away from home for periods of time.

You will need to:
• hold at minimum a class 1 full licence
• have a passion for the transport industry
• have great customer service skills and work ethic
• be punctual, reliable and responsible
• be tidy, organised and well presented
• be able to work unsupervised and complete duties on time
• be able to work weekends when required.

In return we offer the progression through the license classes to obtain your Class 5 licence, modern vehicles and equipment, good hours of work and a great, busy working environment.

This is a great opportunity to start an exciting career in the transport industry.

If this role interests you and you have the qualities mentioned above, please apply with a CV via email to:

or post to Talley’s Driver Position,
PO Box 244, Ashburton.

Applications close 5pm, 30th October 2017.

The Fresh Name in the Freezer
www.talleys.co.nz

Class 5 Driver

Date published: October 14, 2017

Fixed term position, November to February (Ashburton based)

Talley’s is a successful and well-known brand, operating several plants throughout the South Island, as well as having many diversified interests in seafood, frozen vegetables, meat and dairy products.

We have a fixed term position available for a Class 5 Driver to operate one of our Class 5 curtain sider units, carting mostly bulk bins of frozen peas on our local transfer run between the hours of approximately 2pm through to 12am each day.

You will need to:
• hold a Class 5 full licence
• have great customer service skills and work ethic
• be punctual, reliable and responsible
• be tidy, organised and well presented
• be able to work unsupervised and complete duties on time
• be able to work weekends when required.

In return, we offer modern vehicles and equipment, good hours of work and a great, busy working environment.

If this role interests you and you have the qualities mentioned above, please apply with a CV
and two current references via email to

or post to Talley’s
Driver Position, PO Box 244, Ashburton.

Applications close 5pm, 30th October 2017.

Director

Date published: October 14, 2017

Ashburton Contracting Limited (ACL)

Expressions of interest are being sought from people to join the board of Ashburton Contracting Limited (ACL). Share your successful senior business management background and strong financial skills in a leading civil contracting business in Mid Canterbury. This role provides the opportunity to demonstrate your ability to contribute meaningfully at Board level. Ideally the successful candidate will have had previous governance experience as a Deputy Chairperson or Director.

For more information please visit our website. www.ashburtondc.govt.nz/careers

Applications close 9 November 2017.

EANC Cleaner

Date published: October 14, 2017

Full time

Our established team requires another member who is a reliable, enthusiastic and motivated cleaner to join our EA Networks Centre team.

To find out more about this vacancy and what the Ashburton District Council has to offer you – go to our website. www.ashburtondc.govt.nz/careers

Applications close on 16 October 2017.

People and Capability Officer – Payroll

Date published: October 14, 2017

Fixed Term, 12 Months

In this parental leave position, you’ll embrace our payroll process becoming our resident expert. You’ll quickly learn the legislative and contractual parameters and apply them to ensure our fortnightly pays to employees, councillors and contractors are accurate.

Whilst prior payroll experience or a human resources qualification are preferable, you’ll also need to be focused, have an ability with numbers and strong organisational skills. Manage your time well and you’ll also have the opportunity to participate in other human resource functions such as recruitment, health & safety, training and organisational development.

For more information about this position, and what the Council can offer you – check out our website. www.ashburtondc.govt.nz/careers

Applications close 30 October 2017.

Alcohol & Other Drug Health Promoter
(32 hours per week)

Date published: October 14, 2017

ACADS has a position available for applicants who have a passion for reducing alcohol and drug related harm in our community.

In this role you will be working autonomously and need to have an innovative approach whilst being familiar with project development and implementation.

You will also need to possess planning and organisation skills. You will bring with you excellent presentation skills along with great communication skills and be computer literate.

Experience within the education sector, social work, mental health or settings based health promotion is preferred. It is important that you have a strong commitment to health and well-being and can work as a member of the public health team and you hold a full drivers licence.

For further information contact:
ACADS 03 308 1270
Applications should be addressed to:
The CEO ACADS
PO Box 596, Ashburton 7740
or e mail to:

Applications close November 1, 2017.

3 Drill Crew Positions Available

Date published: October 11, 2017

We are looking to set up another crew for our JT922 drill rig (Directional Drilling Co NZ Ltd).

We work on a wide range of HDD jobs such as power, sewer and water including irrigation schemes.

We are looking for suitably qualified professional staff to join our team. Positions available are as follows:
1. HDD Driller for JT922 rig
2. Locator for Ditch Witch location equipment
3. Labour for drill crew

If you have the skills and motivation to work within a growing business and have the ability to work well within a team,
then please send your application and CV to:

before 5pm October 26, 2017.

Youth Justice Worker

Date published: October 7, 2017

Safer Ashburton has been successful in obtaining new contract funding through Oranga Tamariki – The Ministry for Vulnerable Children, to employ a Youth Justice Worker. The worker will be responsible for the delivery of the Community Youth Programme, Supervision with Activity and Supported Bail, all programmes that fall under the “Fresh Start” package of youth justice services.

»» Are you passionate about improving life outcomes for young people?
»» Do you have experience in working with, and alongside, young people?
»» Are you skilled in working with hard to reach young people with multiple complex life experiences?
»» Are you a skilled communicator with excellent relationship management?
»» Do you have excellent organisational and time management skills?
»» Do you have a knowledge of and commitment to strength based processes?
»» Do you have knowledge of and a commitment to delivering culturally responsive services?

If you can answer yes to these questions we would love to hear from you. This is a hands on position supporting some of our most vulnerable young people helping them to achieve positive life outcomes. You would be part of a wider team of individuals who are passionate about improving outcomes for young people and would be given the privilege of playing a significant role in the lives of young people across our district.

This position is for 40 hours per week and covers the Ashburton District.

The successful candidate will have to be able to work in a flexible manner as some work will be required outside of what might be considered normal business hours.

For further information and an application pack please contact Mary Bailey at Safer Ashburton:

44 Cass Street, Ashburton,
03 308 1395

Applications close Thursday, October 26, 2017

DAIRY FARM ASSISTANT

Date published: October 7, 2017

Position available to assist milking 500 cows and general farm duties.

54 Bail rotary cowshed.

Accommodation available.

Drivers licence essential.

Must be eligible to work in NZ.

Please contact Andrew:
027 351 3252

Part-time Position Available

Date published: October 7, 2017

CALTEX ASHBURTON

  • Part-time Position Available

Part-time & weekend work

The person we are seeking must be honest, reliable, and be team players who have great customer service skills.

If you are interested, please apply to
The Manager
Caltex Ashburton
Phone (03) 307 0011
Or send C.V to
Caltex Ashburton
PO Box 58, Ashburton 7740

SALES PERSON

Date published: October 7, 2017

BedsR Us Lazboy Gallery is a locally owned national franchise specialising in selling Sleepyhead beds and Lazboy lounge furniture.

We are looking for a motivated sales person to join our dedicated sales team.

Hours are Tuesday to Friday 9.30am to 3pm, Saturday 10 am to 4pm.

Applicants must be pleasant and trustworthy, have competent communication and computer skills and be able to work confidently unattended.

Fitness is important as heavy lifting is required.

Please apply in person with CV at:
Mitre 10 Complex
Moore Street, Ashburton
Phone: 03 550 7000
or email:

Teacher Aide Positions

Date published: October 7, 2017

Ashburton Borough School require three energetic, empathetic teacher aides.

Two full-time positions and one part time to start early term 4.

Full time teacher aides must be available 8.45am-3pm Monday – Friday.

Part time position to relieve during breaks.

After school employment may also be possible.

Experience preferred but not essential.

Please reply to:
Sam Winterbourn
Ashburton Borough School
Phone 307 8529
or email

Applications close October 20, 2017.

Herd Manager

Date published: October 4, 2017

Required for 303 Ha dairy farm. The farm is well set up with a 60 bail rotary shed, milking 1000 cows, we are located at the base of Mt Hutt.

Applicants should have 3 years experience in NZ dairy farming. The role requires you to have a good understanding of cowshed practice, animal health issues, pasture management as well as general day to day farming practices.

We require someone that is hardworking, able to communicate clearly, self motivated and work as part of a team. Tractors skills are required.

Ag ITO is encouraged. Must be eligible to work in NZ.

Must hold a full driving licence and be able to pass police and drug checks.

On farm accommodation available.

Applications close 30/10/17.

Please send CV to:

Herd Test Opportunities – Ashburton

Date published: October 4, 2017

Our vision is to improve prosperity and the productivity of our farmers; and we want great people to join us on our journey.

  • Herd Test Opportunities – Ashburton

• Get out on farm and enjoy the country
• Full training, no previous experience necessary
• ‘Can do’ attitude could turn job into a career

At LIC we value the NZ farming industry and are proud of our successful contribution to this sector. We’ll do whatever it takes to support and grow our farmer community – our customers are key to how we do business.

Seasonal roles from August – May
• Technician – set the farmers up with all the right equipment for a successful herd test

You will have strong communication skills and be driven to deliver exceptional customer service. Need to be reasonably fit to handle and set up equipment and have a current full driver’s licence. Hours are variable to accommodate farmers.

For more please contact Field Team Leader Tracey Rhodes 027 415 4000.
careers.lic.co.nz

Meat Process Workers

Date published: October 4, 2017

Silver Fern Farms Recruitment Expo
Where: Grosvenor Hotel Timaru, 26 Cains Terrace, Timaru Central
When: Saturday, 14th and 28th October 2017
Time: 9.30am – 2pm

We are employing Process Workers at our Pareora processing plant. Trainees or experienced persons are welcome.

Positions available: learner boners, boners, knifehands, slaughtermen, slaughter assistants, packers, general labourers, freezerhands etc.

So, if you are looking at a new career or a change and enjoy working in a team, have a “can do” attitude, keen to learn and not afraid of hard work, we would like to meet you.

A team from Silver Fern Farms Pareora will be conducting interviews & brief medicals on the day.

Silver Fern Farms is committed to maintain a drug & alcohol free work place. Pre-employment drug testing is mandatory.

Come along to the Recruitment Expo to be considered for a position.

Please bring photo I.D (passport, driver’s licence) and copy of work visa details if applicable.

www.silverfernfarms.com

EXPERIENCED MACHINE OPERATOR

Date published: October 4, 2017

Grant Hood Contracting is an award winning Ashburton based family business that has been operating for 15 years.

We pride ourselves on our excellent staff management practices and training with opportunities to gain additional licences.

A high priority is placed on Health and Safety.

Our company requires the following to join our team.

Experienced Heavy Machine Operator.

We are looking for someone who is:
• Experienced in operating heavy machinery, with at least 2 years of proven experience
• Physically fit and able to work as part of a team
• Self motivated, with strong work ethics and is reliable & enthusiastic
• Takes pride in their work and in company equipment
• Drivers Licence, Class 2-4 – WTR endorsement

Successful applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment medical and drugs screen.

All enquiries will be treated confidentially.

Phone Carolyn on 027 209 6410
Or Post CV to: 192 Racecourse Road, Ashburton
Or email to

OSCAR Assistant Supervisor

Date published: October 4, 2017

The Ashburton Borough School OSCAR Programme has been operating a very successful After School and Holiday Programme since 2004. We have an excellent staff who pride themselves on providing high quality care for Primary aged students in the Ashburton community.

The Programme offers a wide variety of activities in line with the OSCAR philosophy of being child focused, allowing for choice of activities, in an informal and safe environment that encourages children to accept new challenges.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated person who has a proven commitment to providing quality child care and demonstrates the ability to relate well to children and work collaboratively with colleagues. This position supports the existing Supervisor and will be required to closely support the daily planning and running of the Programme.

The successful applicant would have to be available to work after school hours and be part of a roster during the school holidays. Hours and conditions are negotiable to the suitable candidate.

Are you someone who:
• has experience working with children;
• can communicate effectively with other staff members, children, parents/caregivers and visitors;
• Be able to follow organisational practises of the School and OSCAR Programme;
• an ability to relate to children from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures;
• be adaptable to the varying needs of students;
• has relatable skills which may include sports, music and the arts

If this sounds like you, apply with a current CV
and a brief cover letter describing how you would be
an exceptional Assistant Supervisor for the OSCAR Programme
by Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 3 pm.

Email address
For more information you are welcome to call:
the OSCAR Programme on 027 302 3030 or 3078529 Ext 819.

SOUTHERN RUGBY CLUB

Date published: September 30, 2017

Applications are currently open to submissions of interest for Coaches and Managers for Senior, Senior B and Under 18’s for 2018 Season.

Have a good core group of players in each grade.

Very supportive and well-resourced Club and Committee behind you.

Help with finding work and/or accommodation if required.

Any player enquires also welcome.

Contact Club Captain Darryl Oldham 027 202 5896
Email  

by Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A great way to meet new people at your local, thriving Country club

www.southernrugby.co.nz

Youth Health Centre Coordinator

Date published: September 30, 2017

Safer Ashburton works in partnership with the Ashburton Youth Health Trust to employ and manage a person who coordinates and is responsible for the day to day running of the Youth Health Centre.

»» Are you passionate about improving health, well-being and social outcomes for youth?
»» Do you have experience in working with, and alongside, youth?
»» Do you have experience in service coordination?
»» Are you a skilled communicator with excellent relationship management?
»» Do you have excellent organisational and time management skills?
»» Do you have a knowledge of and commitment to strength based processes?

If you can answer yes to these questions we would love to hear from you.

Your role would be to develop, promote and coordinate the service along with developing inter-agency collaboration and partnerships to achieve better health outcomes for youth. This position also involves a high degree of hands on work with young people.

This position is for 20 hours per week and is based in Ashburton.

For further information and an application pack please contact Mary Bailey at:
44 Cass Street, Ashburton
Ph: 03 308 1395

www.saferashburton.org.nz

Applications close Thursday, October 19, 2017.

Pea Truck and Harvester Drivers

Date published: September 30, 2017

Talley’s Ashburton is looking to employ truck and harvester drivers for our upcoming pea harvest, starting early to mid November.

  • Truck Drivers

A class 2 or 4 licence is preferable, to operate our company owned late model pea trucks to and from our factory located in Fairton, however there will be an opportunity for the successful applicants to be trained in gaining a class 2 or 4 licence.

  • Pea Harvester Drivers

You will need to hold a minimum of a class 2 and heavy wheels endorsement on your licence, however for the successful applicants full training can be given to obtain these.
Experience would be an advantage, although not essential.

In return we offer you modern equipment, good wages with the opportunity for overtime, and a busy working environment.

If either of the above roles interest you, apply in writing to:
Talley’s Group Ltd,
PO Box 244, Ashburton – Attn: Pea Harvest
Truck Driver or Pea Harvest Harvester Driver,
or email

Applications close Tuesday 24th October 2017.