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Our vision is to provide a healthy & safe environment where our people are challenged to grow & develop as individuals and succeed as a team. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity in the workplace.


It is a requirement of Port Taranaki that all employees are permanent residents of NZ with appropriate working visas. We also require all employees to complete a pre-employment medical check, including drug & alcohol testing.

We do not hold curriculum vitaes on file for any future vacancy that may arise.


Senior H&S Advisor

Our current Senior HS advisor has recently been promoted within the organisation and we are now seeking an experienced, energetic and persuasive professional, to help us continue our safety journey.


Port Taranaki has a forward thinking Board of Directors focused on reducing risk and harm, and an Executive Leadership team committed to doing safety differently. Our workforce and stakeholders are also engaged in developing, implementing and operating best practice safety systems.


This role reports to the Head of HR, Safety and Operations and also works alongside the CEO and Executive Leadership team.  The role is varied and busy and will have you involved in leading and coaching all aspects of Health and Safety across all levels of the organisation.


To be successful in this role you will need to;


  • Work professionally with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrate skills in mentoring, advising, engaging and leading.
  • Exhibit proven performance in leading effective safety action and engaging managers, leaders and operators to achieve results.
  • Display experience in driving and delivering hands on health and safety policy, procedures and systems, including data management and reporting
  • Demonstrate drive, energy and a commitment to high standards.
  • Ideally have 5 years’ experience in a similar role with a formal recognised qualification in Health and Safety.

A sound knowledge of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and associated Regulations is essential.


We actively support training and development and there is an expectation that the successful candidate will undertake on-going learning and strive for continuous improvement in this new role. If you like variety, can handle being busy and are keen to lead a team approach, then this is an opportunity you can’t afford to miss.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the above key selection criteria and you are motivated to contribute to the overall success of Port Taranaki then apply online now.


Applications must include a CV, cover letter and application for employment form. To apply for this position you need to apply through the QJumpers website HERE


Applications will close 5pm Monday 7th August.


If you have any questions or would like a copy of the Position Description, please email Kelsey at


Note: Any offer of employment is subject to a full medical.


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  •   Port Taranaki Limited
        Port Taranaki Centre
        2-8 Bayly Road
        PO Box 348
        New Plymouth 4340
        New Zealand
  •   +64 6 7510200
  •   +64 6 7510886

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Port Taranaki is centrally located on the west coast of the North Island and is one of New Zealand 's key import and export ports.

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