Service Technician within the Petroleum Industry

Otago, Waitaki

The role would involve dealing with service stations, unmanned fuel sites, oil facilities and Electrical installation of new/upgrade builds. The work and locations are varied and would span both electrical and mechanical repairs, maintenance and installation on all types of fuel and oil equipment plus general electrical work.

Skills required:

  • Hold a current NZ Electrical Practicing Licence with hands-on electrical experience
  • Have a mechanical background and enjoy keeping equipment operational;
  • Experience in the fuels industry would be ideal, but training will be provided;
  • Hold a clean full NZ Drivers Licence;
  • Have great customer service skills and enjoy exceeding customer expectations;
  • Be proactive, independent and use good judgement;
  • To have a working style that promotes a safe working environment;
  • To be fit and healthy and able to complete our pre-employment medical and drug screening;
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills;
  • The ability to work in a sole charge operation, with remote support;
  • Available for immediate start

We offer:

  • Guaranteed 40 hour working week plus overtime;
  • A competitive hourly rate;
  • A company vehicle;
  • A focus on Health and Safety;
  • All PPE & on-site training

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and a covering letter to

GIS Specialist, System Administrator and Support

Otago, Waitaki

Based in the beautiful Waitaki District, we are looking for an experienced GIS Systems Administrator who revels in data, analysis and system administration to support and enable Waitaki District Council to deliver exceptional customer service.

You will be part of a busy information systems team and focused on supporting the business with spatial information, whilst enhancing and developing GIS. You will also be a champion for spatial data and the Councils Geographic Information Systems.

You will bring:

  • The ability to work well both independently and collaboratively
  • Great technical writing skills and the ability to clearly communicate about technical issues with non-technical people
  • The ability to research, learn about and implement new technologies

If you have great GIS skills and are results focused we would love to hear from you. This job is situated in a district full of artisans, renowned for its amazing limestone architecture with great cafes, some of New Zealand's best restaurants. Not to mention the fantastic outdoors opportunities, including Aotearoa's longest national heartland cycleway (The Alps 2 Ocean) and the fabulous Waitaki Whitestone Geopark.

Enquiries can be made to Suzanne Butler, Information Systems Manager (03) 433 0300.

Applications close 12 August 2020.

For a position description or to apply online, visit Council's website:


Otago, Waitaki

Any interest — great or small

If you want to develop hockey within North Otago through our Small Sticks programme, then we would love to hear from you!

We require someone that is organised, friendly, con?dent and approachable to share the love of hockey with the North Otago children.

The hours are part time and can be ?exible. This role has plenty of scope for growth and would suit someone who is passionate and wants to make this position their own.

Please see the North Otago website for the job description and application information

Field Representative

Otago, Waitaki

North Otago Pastoral is a leading provider of products and services to the rural sector in North Otago and part of South Canterbury. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic sales person to join our busy team at Oamaru.

About the role:
This is an on-farm role where you will provide top quality technical sales advice and service to our many clients. As a Sales Representative you will be involved in the day to day management of your client calls. You will have a keen interest and passion for the agricultural sector and your ability to relate well with clients and colleagues is important.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The ability to identify client needs and recommend the appropriate products and services.
  • Process sales and product requests, assist clients, colleagues and suppliers to answer queries and resolve problems.
  • Assist the store manager with regular administration tasks as required.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven computer and administration skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Previous retail and sales experience an advantage.
  • Good physical ?tness as heavy lifting may be required.
  • A full current and clean New Zealand drivers’ licence.
  • Forklift licence would be an advantage.

We are committed to providing our employees with extensive technical training and offer a number of bene?ts including retail buying privileges.

Apply in writing including your C.V. and covering letter. Applications close 14th August 2020.

Post to North Otago Pastoral Services Ltd,
PO Box 199, Oamaru, or


Otago, Waitaki

Ritchies Transport Holdings Ltd, is New Zealand's largest privately owned bus company

Hiring Now - Drivers - Casual

We are looking for applicants that have:

  • Class 1 licence
  • Got a Passenger endorsement, if not we can help you with this licence
  • Seeking extra income?
  • Fancy a challenge?
  • Do you enjoy driving?
  • Training can be provided
  • Work locally with local people.
  • A clean driving record
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • A chance to work for one of New Zealand's biggest family owned and run companies.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please APPLY NOW! Send your CV to: Or phone 03 688 7300


Otago, Waitaki

Due to the retirement of our cook of eight years, this position is now becoming available.

If you are an organised, physically active person with high standards in both food and hygiene, who enjoys a challenge, this may be for you.


  • The ability to provide tasty, nutritious, homely meals to our 45 plus residents.
  • Food Safety Certi?cate preferred
  • Minimum of two years commercial cooking experience required
  • Experience in aged-care cooking would be an advantage
  • Ability to lead a small team to achieve a great result
  • Ability to think on your feet
  • Ability to accept change on a regular basis
  • Some weekend work is required

Please apply in con?dence with your CV and two references to:

North Otago Ditching and Baling

Otago, Waitaki

Mechanic - full time

Applicants must have:

  • Ability to service machinery & to work unsupervised
  • Light engineering skills
  • Understanding of agricultural business
  • Excellent customer service skills

Permanent/Seasonal Drivers

Variety of positions available including Balers, Wrappers, Trucks, Tractors, Ag work, Excavators, Bulldozer & Mechanical.

Applicants must have

  • Machinery operators relevant licenses.
  • Some experience required
  • Maintenance with servicing skills would be of bene?t
  • Minimum class 2 licence

These roles offer an exciting chance for someone to join an established local business that services a vast area. Bring your energy, motivation and willingness to learn new skills and be part of an enthusiastic and experienced team.

Apply in writing with CV by emailing

North Otago Tennis Development Officer

Otago, Waitaki

(6-month contract)

North Otago Tennis is looking for a self-motivated driver individual to undergo the role of development officer/administrator for the North Otago Tennis club. This role would organise the North Otago competitions, work with the junior coach to facilitate tennis within schools, apply for funding and communicate with our stakeholders through social media and our website.

The successful applicant would need to be confident, organised, a team player and passionate about the growth of sport. This role would require 10-15hrs Per week.

If this sounds like you please email a CV to or phone (0274) 034-091

Deliverers wanted

Otago, Waitaki

Deliverers wanted for newspaper and circular distribution in Oamaru.

Are you over 11 years, honest and reliable? Would like to earn money while keeping fit?

Please contact Peter:

WANTED! Plumber/Gasfitter

Otago, Waitaki

We are pleased to be looking for more staff to join our Oamaru branch.

At Foleys, we really look after our staff and offer competitive pay rates too.

For more info and to apply, please contact Sam on 0220430140.