Planning Enthusiast Wanted!

Otago, Waitaki

A rare opportunity has emerged for a senior planner to lead the team planning the sustainable development of the beautiful Waitaki District, including the historic town of Oamaru. Waitaki District is located on the east coast of the South Island, between Christchurch and Dunedin. Its main town is Oamaru, described by Lonely Planet as New Zealand’s coolest town. The district extends from the Southern Alps to east coast beaches (via the Alps2Ocean cycle trail) and from the Dunedin city boundary in the south to the mighty Waitaki River to the north. As Planning Manager, you will manage a highly-skilled Planning team, experienced in all planning processes at Council. You will be managing resource consenting activities so that development takes place in a manner that sustains our economy while valuing and protecting Waitaki’s distinctive natural and built environment. You will: • Have a relevant tertiary qualification in planning • Have several years’ experience in district planning • Be customer focused • Have excellent management, communication and leadership skills with a wide range of people This position will appeal to a progressive person who cares for the community and appreciates our unique natural and built environments. If you are keen to work in a high energy environment and live in a beautiful district, apply today. Further details can be found at www.waitaki.govt.nz. Enquiries regarding the role can be made to Neil Jorgensen, Assets Group Manager, 03 433 0300. For more information on Oamaru and the Waitaki district visit www.visitoamaru.co.nz. Applications close midday Monday 12 June Applications should be marked ‘Confidential’, include a completed Applicant Declaration form (found at www.waitaki.govt.nz) and addressed to: ‘Planning Manager Vacancy’ HR Advisor Waitaki District Council Private Bag 50058 Oamaru 9444 Or emailed to vacancies@waitaki.govt.nz P: 03 433 0300 W: www.waitaki.govt.nz

Customer Service Representative

Otago, Waitaki

30 hours per week.Going beyond the levels of expectation, we aim to inspire and delight Flooring Xtra customers with an exceptional experience, delivering a flooring solution they will be proud to showcase. The Role of Customer Service Representative: Customer Service Representatives (CSR) work primarily in the showroom. At Simpsons Flooring Xtra, our customer service representatives provide quality professional customer service that consistently meets or exceeds our standards of excellence and expectations. The position is pivotal in creating the sale. What will set you apart from the rest? 1. The capacity to think about, engage and lead the customer. 2. Being organised, particularly when things may not go quite right. 3. Capable of building relationships and trust with all people involved in the business. 4. Being an effective communicator and problem solver across both function and form. 5. Able to demonstrate work to high standards. 6. Understand the importance of time and money. If you feel this sounds like you, we would welcome your application by sending your resume and covering letter to: rossw@simpsonfx.co.nz Applications for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Applications close on Friday 2 June 2017.

Waitaki Valley lifestyle awaits you

$580,000

Otago, Waitaki

Buyer enquiry over $580,000 plus GST (if any). An absolutely delightful setting in a highly desirable location is where you find this 1.7475 hectare property with views, sun, privacy plus full of character and an established vineyard. The Waitaki Valley boasts this unique home built of Oamaru stone and renovated tastefully throughout. Five double bedrooms, ensuites, a beautiful elevated vintage bath, separate office, laundry, three toilets plus an additional room attached to double garage which can double as tourism accommodation. Options are only bound by your imagination here - Alps 2 Ocean BnB, Airbnb or simply make your own boutique wine. The kitchen hub delivers with large benches, bi-folding windows to the entertainment courtyard plus is spacious and flows beyond the living space to decks and private landscaped lawn area. An entertainers delight for family and friends is the large courtyard with large stone slab table, open fire - highly functional all seasons including the divine night sky landscape in evenings. The property is embraced by bespoke river stone fences blending with the landscaped easy care grounds providing privacy, yet presenting elegance and a vintage style. This is a lock and leave property. The external sheds, good water supply, solid fencing and good soils provide scope for self sufficiency or become that destination place with the Alps 2 Ocean trail only minutes away plus you are in the Waitaki playground of water skiing, boating, fishing (salmon and trout), skiing or simply relaxing and enjoying your slice of kiwi paradise. Oamaru to the East is 56 kilometres away, Central Otago a two hour drive, Dunedin to the South two hours with Christchurch three hours North. This really is a lifestyle to suit everyone. Open Homes will feature throughout the deadline with appointment viewing also welcome. Here lies a change to really enjoy life. Come discover this property. Agency Reference : 553306

Coastal Dream on 7.14 Hectares

$499,000

Otago, Waitaki

Amazing opportunity to own a beautiful coastal farm-let with unlimited options. Cosy insulated solid brick home which features centrally located log burner with heat transfer to all three double bedrooms, original rimu flooring and bathroom with separate toilet. Excellent indoor/outdoor flow. The sun drenched kitchen opens out to the front deck with sea views, then through the open plan lounges out to the large rear deck with outdoor oven. Laundry and mud room lead out to the double garage and wood shed. Completed by expansive gardens with a small orchard, veggie garden and greenhouse. A fully fenced property with established tree shelters and ample sheds including stables, shearing, tool, machinery and hay sheds, plenty of troughs and a watercourse. This farm-let sits on some of NZ's most scenic coastline, with only a five minute walk to the beach. Enjoy catching paua, fishing, surfing, watching seals, dolphins and penguins. It does not get much better than this. This property ticks all the boxes, only approximately five minutes to Kakanui and 15 minutes to Oamaru you have the seclusion of the country side and the convenience of town. Do not miss out on this rare opportunity, call now for a viewing. Serious inquiries only. Agency Reference : 554615

Rugby Coach

Otago, Waitaki

North Otago Rugby is seeking applicants for the following coaching role in the 2017 Representative season: North Otago Development Team (Heartland B Team) If you are passionate about North Otago Rugby and want to positively contribute expressions of interest should be addressed to: Jason Forrest c/o North Otago Rugby PO Box 102, Oamaru, New Zealand Email: jason@northotagorugby.co.nz Applications close on Friday 26th May at 5pm

Love at First Sight!

$679,000

Otago, Waitaki

For Sale $679,000 inclusive of GST Amazing value and scope on the A2O trail! You will fall in love with this 42 acre stunning mountain view property 25 minutes to town with two houses and subdivision potential. This as new beautifully landscaped Oamaru stone house is a mix of casual elegance and simplicity that never goes out of style. The natural Oamaru stone exterior delivers quality design with sophisticated elegance and timeless allure. Beautifully positioned to make the most of spectacular views and sun, wooden decks, country kitchen, ranch doors, and entertaining areas provide year round indoor outdoor flow. The two car garage is perfectly positioned with access to the back porch, separate toilet, laundry and kitchen while the open plan lounge/dining takes in the stunning views from ranch sliders. The beautifully appointed master bedroom opens through ranch doors to a private wooden deck. A generous sized full bathroom and two additional bedrooms complete this family home while a wood burner and HRV system insure you are warm and cozy even in the depths of winter. The second home is a charming original well-loved farmhouse, an eclectic mix of eras, in great condition for its age, painted in cheerful colours and tucked away through a garden gate in its own private setting with separate garage. Use this as the ultimate guest house, convert into accommodation for the Alps to Ocean Cyclist, reinstate the hazelnut plantation (approximately 1,300 trees), Helpx workers accommodation, or lease the farmhouse and two car garage, rentals are scarce in this area! The farm-let comprises of 14 paddocks fully fenced with electrics, a regular fertiliser and weed schedule, shelter belts for stock, a concrete block wool shed with implement shed, six bay hay barn, cattle yards plus plenty of standing firewood. One allocation on the Tokarahi water scheme with three storage tanks. A fantastic opportunity and a new price great value at $679,000 including GST and plant! Agency Reference : 554624

Medical Receptionist

Otago, Waitaki

We have a part-time position available at Oamaru’s newest GP Practice, Oamaru Doctors, on Coquet Street. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a supportive team environment in which you would play an integral part by making a real difference to our patients. This position would initially be 20 hours a week, with the possibility of an occasional weekend day. It could grow into a full-time position in the near future. The role can be fast-paced and would require the successful applicant to be a team player with a can-do attitude.You would be responsible for greeting and dealing with patients both face to face and over the phone, providing patients with appropriate information, making appointments, invoicing them for services provided, accurately managing our patient database and all general administrative functions required for the smooth running of a reception area within a medical practice. Training on MedTech32, our practice management system, will be provided. Desirable attributes for the successful applicant are: • Excellent communication skills, with a strong customer focus • Lovely phone manner • Responsible, organised and methodical • Computer-literate • Ability to multi-task and cope under pressure • Great attitude, with a sense of humour • Proactive, with an energetic personality • Previous reception and administrative experience would be an advantage If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and cover letter to our Practice Manager, Marie Robins, or via Email to marie@oamarudoctors.co.nz Applications close on Friday, 26th of May 2017. Feel free to check our website: www.oamarudoctors.co.nz

DAIRY FARM RUNOFF MANAGER

Otago, Waitaki

310 hectares rolling farmland with center pivots and a little bit of hard hose 15 minutes south of Oamaru. Family Home. Successful applicant must:Have good work ethics and communication Experienced tractor driving skills for rolling land Agricultural knowledge Feed budgeting skills Good patience with animal handling and animal health knowledge. Please apply by email dandpgillies@xtra.co.nz

District Licensing Committee

Otago, Waitaki

The Waitaki District Council is calling for applications from Waitaki District residents interested in making alcohol licensing decisions. The District Licensing Committee is responsible for determining all alcohol licences and Managers’ Certificates in our district. We are looking for applicants with strong skills and experience, including: • relevant alcohol licensing experience in previous roles • demonstrated knowledge of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and how it is applied • highly developed decision-making skills and investigative ability • demonstrated knowledge of the Hearing process • an understanding of the Waitaki communities and their expectations around alcohol licensing • strong verbal and written communication skills Please note that existing members may apply. Applicants must not have any direct interests in the alcohol industry or alcohol retail business. Applicants will be appointed for a five (5) year term. Successful candidates will be contracted to the Waitaki District Council and cannot be employees of Council. Work will be on an ‘as required’ basis at the remuneration rate set by the Minister of Justice for a term that expires in June 2020. Enquiries can be made to Lichelle Guyan, Secretary DLC on 03 433 0300 or email lguyan@waitaki.govt.nz Applications close 5pm Monday 12 June Useful information, found on Council’s website under ‘Job Vacancies’ (www.waitaki.govt.nz): • Competency Guidance for DLC Members • Position Description – DLC Member • Position Description – Chair, Deputy Chair/Commissioner

Produce Assistant Manager

Otago, Waitaki

We are seeking applications from highly motivated individuals with experience in Produce to join our team at Northside New World. The successful applicant will work closely with the Produce Manager to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department. The key tasks for this role are: • Ensuring an excellent level of customer service • Planning, organising and controlling the day to day operation of the department • Supervision, organisation and training of staff • Ordering and presentation of goods • Complying with Food Safety and Health and Safety requirements The successful applicant will ideally be able to demonstrate: • A proven record in the fresh food industry • Proven supervisory experience and the ability to manage a team • Effective communication skills • Flexibility • An ability to cope well under pressure • Food safety qualifications Northside New World offers a supportive management structure and personal development opportunities. This is an opportunity to progress your career in the supermarket industry. If you believe you are the right person for this position, please register and apply online or submit an application form, available from Customer Services. Northside New World Email: nicola.hollyer@newworld-si.co.nz https://foodstuffs.careercentre.net.nz