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Debarking Operations Assistant

Trainee or Experienced

Whangarei, New Zealand

Reference: 5969621

  • On the job training
  • Secure, full-time, permanent position with competitive pay
  • 4 shifts off to enjoy work/life balance
  • Room for career advancement and upskilling

Situated at Northport on the Whangārei Harbour, Northland Debarking's 1.1-hectare operation is 100% owned by Eastland Port, part of the Tairāwhiti-based infrastructure company Eastland Group. We work hard to create a thriving culture where employees feel valued and rewarded for their contributions. We offer competitive pay, long-term career opportunities, exceptional staff benefits and wellbeing programmes, petrol subsidies, and more.

Are you looking for a role where you can learn new skills? Or perhaps you're experienced and keen on a fresh opportunity?

If you're considering a change in career, or love working around logs, this could be exactly what you're looking for. As an Operations Assistant you'll:

Be taught how to operate our debarking machines. Discover how hydraulics work. Learn about the forestry industry. Assist with plant maintenance. Ensure the health and safety of yourself and the wider team. Support the smooth and efficient 24/7 operation of our plant.

You'll be working a shift roster of 12-hour night shifts, four on, four off, with a small team that will become like family.

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

Show us you're a fit team player, with great communication skills and a reliable work ethic. In return, we'll invest in your training and give you a great start in a new career. Apply now.


Applications Close: 30 Jun 2022