Situations Vacant

New World Ashburton

Date published: January 23, 2021

Bakery Packers
Checkout Operators
Delicatessen / Seafood Assistants
Days and hours to be discussed at an interview To apply: email your application to – or complete an application form which is available at customer services

Apprentice and qualified painter

Date published: January 23, 2021

We are needing an apprentice/trainee (training provided) & a qualified painter to join our award winning, supportive company.
• Must be reliable/punctual
• Work well in a team
• Have high standards & pride in
what you do
Pick up an application form from 15 Grey Street or apply to

Monitoring and Enforcement Officer

Date published: January 23, 2021

With a broad range of enforcement activities, no two days will be the same. On any day you could be checking swimming pool fencing compliance, completing Building Warrant of Fitness Inspections, ensuring land use complies with the Resource Management Act and District plan.
You’ll need to be able to demonstrate experience in a similar role whilst also having refined relationship building and communication skills to ensure you gain buy in from our customers.
For more information about this role, and what the Ashburton District Council can offer you – see our website.
Applications close Wednesday, 27 January 2021.

Safer Mid Canterbury

Date published: January 23, 2021

Safer Mid Canterbury provides a range of child, youth, adult and family community services across the Ashburton District. We are a non-profit organisation that has been operating as a charitable trust for more than 25 years, providing free and confidential services that focus on a healthier, stronger and safer community for all. Due to the retirement of two staff and increased workload we currently have three vacancies available.
Youth Support Worker
Are you committed to supporting young people to reach their potential?
• Do you have experience in supporting young people individually and in group environments?
• Do you have experience in developing, overseeing and assessing personal client plans?
• Do you have an understanding of the needs of young people and how to address these?
• Do you have a knowledge of and commitment to strength based processes?
This is a full time role 40 hour per week position that would see you providing intensive support to young people with behavioural / low level mental health needs. The role involves the development of person client plans and supporting young people over a three month period to achieve their goals within the plan.
School Attendance Officer
• Are you committed to supporting young people to reach their potential?
• Do you have experience in supporting young people and their families?
• Do you have experience in developing, overseeing and assessing personal client plans?
• Do you have an understanding of the needs of young people and how to work with clients and families who may be reluctant to engage?
Able to build relationships with schools and other social service providers?
Do you have a knowledge of and commitment to strength based processes?
This is a part time 16 hour per week position over school term (approximately 44 weeks per year) that would see you taking referrals from schools for non-attending and non-enrolled students.
The role involves assessing the barriers to engaging in education and finding the right support for students and families to address these needs.
Receptionist / Office Administrator / Personal Assistant
• Are you welcoming and warm with a caring non-judgmental personality?
• Have great computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office and well versed in using social media?
• Have experience in providing administrative support?
• Have excellent written communications skills (which includes the ability to proof read documents)?
• Have strong attention to detail?
• Open to a role that has a wide array or of administrative and office duties?
This is a full time 37.5 hour per week position that would see you carrying out a wide array of office duties and providing administrative support to a range of services areas within our organisation.
All positions will require staff who:
• Are sensitive to, and accommodating of, cultural and individual differences
• Are able to maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Have a commitment to, and understanding of, the Treaty of Waitangi
• Have a passion for, and commitment to, providing non- judgemental services and supports to vulnerable people
• In return we offer a family friendly, professional work environment with the ability to make a real and significant difference to the lives of people in our district.
To apply for a position please go to the careers page of our website to download an application form and to view the position descriptions. Please follow all instructions on the application form.
Please call us on 03 308 1395 if you require further information.
Applications close Friday the 12th of February 2021

The 2021 harvest season

Date published: January 23, 2021

Hilton Haulage began trading in Washdyke Timaru in the late 1960s with 20 staff. Having been on a significant growth journey, we now have numerous locations spread throughout New Zealand. We operate over 280 trucks, and we move and store a multitude of products across our storage network.
The 2021 harvest season is approaching, and we need to dig up some new talent to help us tackle the crops. This season we will have V-Bin truck and trailer units and drivers based at Pendarves (North East of Ashburton). The fixed term will run from mid-March to mid-May, these dates are weather, and harvest depended.
If your application is successful you will find yourself carting potatoes to storage sheds or onions to a local packaging
shed. You will be on a rotating roster of one week of day shift (Monday to Saturday) followed by one week of nightshift (Sunday to Friday). This is a flowing harvest season therefore flexibility with day and night shift will be required.
If this sounds like you then please email or contact Chris Newton on 027 564 9448.

Hinds School Office Secretary / Office Administrator Permanent part-time position

Date published: January 20, 2021

The Secretary/ Office Administrator is a varied sole charge role empompasing office administration, principal assistant and personnel duties; finance, payroll, school communication, and front person of our school. The Office Administrator plays a key role in supporting staff, students, whanau and Board of Trustees to enable the smooth and professional running of our school.
The successful applicant will have a proven ability to
● work collaboratively and independently with strong time management,
● have strong interpersonal skills and foster relationships,
● possess initiative, flexibility and maintain confidentiality,
● possess computer and online social media skills,
● enjoy a challenge and diversity of a job and have a willingness to learn, adapt and grow into this position.
The successful applicant will be expected to
● Know our students and whanau and ensure they are all valued
● Be the front person of our school, and part of a collaborative team
● Enjoy learning and education
● Manage school financial systems, and Novopay payroll,
● Manage school promotion and communication
● Have some flexibility with hours to cater for busy periods
Up to 30 hours per week Monday to Friday during the term with some flexibility to work as required during the school holidays (up to 4 weeks during term breaks).
If you think this position is for you, please forward your CV and covering letter outlining your financial, administrative and PA experience and what you can offer Hinds School. If you would like further information or to visit our school please contact principal@hinds school or contact Vicki on 027 258 8798. Please send your application to  
Applications close Friday 10th February 2020


Date published: January 20, 2021

We are currently looking for a machine operator with 2 or more year’s experience to help us with our busy slurry & muck spreading business.
If anyone is interested please email
Check out our FB page MATT LOVETT SLURRY


Date published: January 20, 2021

We are looking for an Experienced Engineer to help with Manufacturing truck bodies and fertiliser spreaders.
Please apply with cover letter and CV to:
Engineering Repairs (2012) Ltd
14 Watson Street, Ashburton
or phone 03 308 1506


Date published: January 16, 2021

We are looking for a talented individual to join our team at the Talley’s Fairfield Farm. Talley’s Farming is a new division of Talley’s Limited based 10 minutes North of Ashburton, across the road from our existing Ashburton site.
Reporting to the Farm Supervisors this role will provide an opportunity to work with our Stock, and Cropping and Cultivation teams. Meaning no two days will be the same, and a variety of tasks will be offered including animal welfare, shifting stock, and driving our modern fleet of tractors and equipment.
The successful candidate will have:
• Attention to detail and take pride in completing tasks to a high standard
• Stock and animal husbandry skills
• Tractor operation experience (in particular, large horsepower tractors) including cultivation, drilling, Spraying, fertiliser spreading, and crop harvesting.
• Modern technology and GPS knowledge
• Basic computer skills and record keeping
• Class 5 licence (would be an advantage)
• General farm maintenance skills
• A can-do attitude
• Initiative and the ability to operate independently
• The ability to multi-task and adapt to ever-changing priorities

In return we can offer:
• A challenging but rewarding work environment
• Opportunity for individual growth
• Competitive starting remuneration rates depending on experience
• Plus on Farm housing available if required

Applicants will need to be legally entitled to work permanently in New Zealand. If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, please apply online now at and include a cover letter and a copy of your CV, or alternately contact Geoff Roberts on 0274879867.

Painting Tradesman, Painting Apprentice, Interior Plasterer Wanted

Date published: January 16, 2021

You must:
• Be reliable
• Have good communication skills
• Be able to work in a team
• Have pride in your work
We have an opening for qualified painting and interior plastering tradesmen and a
painting apprentice, to join our team. We can provide good remuneration, varied job sites and training for a trade that will provide you with many career opportunities.
Please call into our office on Bremners Road to pick up an application form or email

OPERATIONS MANAGER- Senior Management Role Mid-Canterbury

Date published: January 16, 2021

AMP (Ashburton Meat Processors Limited) is one of the largest employers in mid-Canterbury, providing primary and further processing services to a number of significant local and national customers in the NZ domestic market.
We pride ourselves on our delivery of consistent service and are committed to applying a system of continuous improvement in every aspect of our operation. We are currently looking for capable, driven people to join our senior management team in two newly created Operations Management roles.
Operations Manager – Primary Processing
Operations Manager – Further Processing

Reporting to the General Manager, the scope of these roles is broad, and incorporates all activities from production scheduling and labour planning, to management reporting and leading systemic improvement projects.
These roles require absolute discipline, superior organisational skills and the ability to effectively prioritise the competing demands inherent within a senior operational management role. The remuneration package on offer reflects the importance of these roles within our business.
For a person who seeks a role with significant autonomy and accountability for achieving results, these roles present an unparalleled opportunity.
To discuss the role further, contact Sheryl Kelly on 0274-454-664 or to request a position description or submit your application, email Amanda Morley at
Applications close 7 February 2021.

TimeBank Coordinator

Date published: January 16, 2021

Connecting Mid Canterbury Charitable Trust is looking for an organised, community-minded, people-person to coordinate their initiative; Mid Canterbury TimeBank.
Launched in October 2017, the TimeBank helps people to ‘connect, contribute & belong’ and put the 5 Ways to
Wellbeing into practice.
The 25 hour per week role involves:
• Managing the day to day running of the TimeBank
• Supporting people to connect with others through exchanges and events
• Organising events
• Managing volunteers
• Updating members, social media & websites
If you are passionate about Wellbeing – both at an individual and community level, and relate well to people of diverse backgrounds then request the full job description from:

Applications close January 31st 2021

Cleaning position available

Date published: January 16, 2021

12-14 hours per week (approx 2hours per evening for 6 days)
Duties includes vacuuming, mopping, bathrooms, dusting and windows (general housekeeping chores for our pre-schooler’s day home)
Applicant must be honest, trustworthy and be able to work Independently
Police vetting and references are required
Please email CV by 22nd January 2021 For more information or full job description contact Centre management on

Office Manager – Seed Processing Business

Date published: January 16, 2021

Norwest Seed Processing is a fully integrated, independent, progressive family seed company.
The Opportunity
Based at our office, 30 minutes from Ashburton and less than 10 minutes from Methven, the Office Manager will provide a
key support role to the Directors and Plant Manager. The responsibilities will include; general administration duties, invoicing and accounts payable, managing and updating recording and reporting software, assisting with seed sampling and testing, H&S and HR administration and anticipating customer needs and exceeding their expectations.
Your Skills and Experience
You will be an organised person with the ability to manage your work to meet deadlines and have strong attention to detail and a commitment to high work standards. You will also use your excellent communication and relationship building skills to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction. Experience of a similar Office Management role is important, we are happy to train you in the specifics of seed processing.
What you’ll get in return
You will receive a competitive salary, training and support and the opportunity to work in a small and positive work environment that is constantly evolving.
A full position description can be viewed here:
To apply
Submit your resume and cover letter by email to . Applications
close Monday 1st February 2021.

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation

Date published: January 16, 2021

Here’s a great opportunity to join the progressive team at Advance Ashburton and to help make a difference to our community
We are looking for a confident and proactive person that can offer administrative support to our Executive Officer.
Hours are 12-15 per week with flexible days/times and a varied workload.
If you have excellent communication, organisational and time management skills, have strong attention to detail, are a team player, and have good computer skills, then we are looking for you.
Please email your CV with covering letter to or post to Advance Ashburton Community Foundation, P O Box 310, Ashburton 7740, Att: Sandi Wood.
Applications close 29th January 2021.
For more information on Advance Ashburton please visit or search Advance Ashburton on Facebook

Pharmacy Technician

Date published: January 13, 2021

Netherby Pharmacy is seeking a Qualified Pharmacy Technician to join our team.
It is a permanent full time position (part time 25+ hours a week is also an option).
This position requires a responsible and self-motivated person who works well in a team environment and has
excellent people skills.
Experience with Toniq dispensary system is an advantage but not necessary.
This will be a rewarding position in a friendly community pharmacy where we are very passionate about providing excellent customer service.
To apply, please email your CV, cover letter and relevant work references to Grant at


Date published: January 13, 2021

We are looking for a friendly receptionist to join our busy team; we are a large modern practice with 5 clinicians.
You will be well presented, be people focused with excellent computer and communication skills with flexibility to cover
for other staff when required.
Driver’s license and a police check are requirements.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.
Apply in person or email your cover letter
and CV to:
Bernie Jopson
Practice Co-ordinator

Applications close on
Monday 25th January 2021 at 5pm.

Checkout Operators Permanent – Full Time

Date published: January 13, 2021

We are seeking customer focused individuals to join our Checkout team.
You should possess ability and enthusiasm, as you will play an important role within our overall team.
You will be:
• Able to work under pressure
• Self-motivated
• Presented to a high level
• An excellent customer service provider with good communication skills
Key responsibilities include:
• Ensuring that our customers are provided with service to a high standard
• Creating a friendly and helpful environment for customers and staff alike
• Dealing with cash and customer transactions, ensuring accuracy at all times
• Working within Food Safety and Health and Safety requirements
These positions will include a mix of day, evening and weekend shifts.
To apply – please complete an application form, including a cover letter and current CV and leave it at customer services or email details to:

Super Liquor Ashburton

Date published: January 13, 2021

Super Liquor Ashburton is seeking to hire a new staff member to work in our busy bottle store in Ashburton.
The Role
• Inwards goods receipting, un-packing and stocking of both warehouse and retail store shelves.
• Some retail work in store (serving customers, and working at the check-out).
• Able to deliver exceptional customer service experience while monitoring and upholding the store’s legal obligations with respect to
the Sales of Alcohol legislation.
• The applicant will require the highest level of honesty and integrity alongside a team spirit supporting rostered shifts across days, nights and weekends.
What are we looking for?
• Ideally, some previous experience working in a retail or hospitality environment.
• Duty Manager and current Liquor control qualification, or be willing to obtain these promptly.
• Energetic, and physically fit (as you will be required to unpack, lift, move and stock shelves in warehouse and retail store).
• Understand principles of stock control, and rotating of stock through retail store (or be willing to learn).
• Able to operate a forklift (with appropriate experience or qualification).
• Good communications skills, with a passion for customer service.
• A team Player who can work with minimal supervision.
• An appreciation of wine, spirits and beer and general understanding of the industry.
• We also require your commitment in upskilling your knowledge.
What’s in it for you?
Variety of hours
• Competitive hourly rate plus a variety of team benefits including discounts in our retail store.
• A role within a supportive team environment.
• Industry training and development opportunities.
Contact Karyn Leckie – manager
Phone (03) 308-7149 Or call into 266 Havelock Street