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Skilled Labourer

Advertiser: Horizons Regional CouncilMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
9 Jan 2019
Location
Manawatu, Rest of Manawatu
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Trades & Services, Labourers

Skilled Labourer

About Us 
The Horizons region extends over 22,000 km2– from Ruapehu in the north and Horowhenua in the south, to Whanganui in the west and Tararua in the east. It’s a landscape as vast and varied as the over 240,000 people who call it home. At Horizons Regional Council we work to make our Region a great place to live, work and play.

The Role
This full-time permanent position is based at our Kairanga depot. As a skilled labourer, you will be responsible for various manual tasks, operation of light plant and equipment, maintenance of flood control and drainage assets, plant and structures. In addition, you will assist our engineers with the inspection and reporting on the condition of the infrastructural assets within the area. 

About you

To apply for this position you will:

  • Love the outdoors
  • Enjoy completing physically demanding tasks
  • Be reliable and punctual with good communication skills
  • Have knowledge of the Health and Safety legislation with a commitment to safety
  • Hold a current drivers’ licence

If you can bring passion and enthusiasm to work then look no further, we have the training and career progression to provide you with a great opportunity!

Why you should apply
When you join us, you can look forward to a rewarding career full of opportunities to develop along with a positive and supportive work environment. We do this through:

  • Strong focus on employee health, wellness and wellbeing
  • Flexible family friendly work environment
  • Positive health and safety culture
  • Capability development programmes that enable advancement into leadership roles, along with skill development across different functional jobs; and
  • A supportive and social work environment where enduring friendships and collegiality develop.

Applications close at 5.00pm Sunday, 27 January 2019.

For information on this role, including a job description and application form, go to the Vacancies page of our website http://www.horizons.govt.nz/careers or contact us on Freephone 0508 800 800

About Us 
The Horizons region extends over 22,000 km2– from Ruapehu in the north and Horowhenua in the south, to Whanganui in the west and Tararua in the east. It’s a landscape as vast and varied as the over 240,000 people who call it home. At Horizons Regional Council we work to make our Region a great place to live, work and play.

The Role
This full-time permanent position is based at our Kairanga depot. As a skilled labourer, you will be responsible for various manual tasks, operation of light plant and equipment, maintenance of flood control and drainage assets, plant and structures. In addition, you will assist our engineers with the inspection and reporting on the condition of the infrastructural assets within the area. 

About you

To apply for this position you will:

  • Love the outdoors
  • Enjoy completing physically demanding tasks
  • Be reliable and punctual with good communication skills
  • Have knowledge of the Health and Safety legislation with a commitment to safety
  • Hold a current drivers’ licence

If you can bring passion and enthusiasm to work then look no further, we have the training and career progression to provide you with a great opportunity!

Why you should apply
When you join us, you can look forward to a rewarding career full of opportunities to develop along with a positive and supportive work environment. We do this through:

  • Strong focus on employee health, wellness and wellbeing
  • Flexible family friendly work environment
  • Positive health and safety culture
  • Capability development programmes that enable advancement into leadership roles, along with skill development across different functional jobs; and
  • A supportive and social work environment where enduring friendships and collegiality develop.

Applications close at 5.00pm Sunday, 27 January 2019.

For information on this role, including a job description and application form, go to the Vacancies page of our website http://www.horizons.govt.nz/careers or contact us on Freephone 0508 800 800

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