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.
Port Taranaki is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Marine division as a qualified deck hand on Port Taranaki’s company vessels. This is a progressive role that offers the successful candidate ongoing training and guidance in order to eventually provide cover for Launch and Tug Operations across roles of Deckhand, Engineer or Master.
Key responsibilities will include assisting the safe and efficient navigation of Port Taranaki operated vessels during in-harbour Tug manoeuvres and Launch Pilot transfers while taking responsibility for Deck operations under the Master’s supervision. You will also be required to provide relief to cover leave within the Marine team where required.
We are looking for a candidate with a high level of commitment to company culture, safety and values, who is capable of promoting a spirit of teamwork and cooperation in the Marine department and across the company as a whole. A proven ability and confidence for working on the water is a must. You must also have the ability to work flexible working hours – day and night shifts will be required.
To be successful, candidates will present with:
A MEC 5/6 qualification, SRL/ILM and Marine Radio Operators certificate is desirable.
Applications must include a CV, cover letter and application for Employment form.