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TOP RATES PAID FOR EXPERIENCED FORKLIFT OPERATORS

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

We are seeking experienced Forklift Drivers (with F and OSH) for various roles that we have on behalf of our clients.

For these positions we are looking for someone who is:

  • Physically fit, on and off the forklift.
  • Experienced forklift driver with appropriate endorsements.
  • Good basic Math and reading.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Detail focused and efficient.


To apply please send your CV and a Cover Letter to Kristyn on kristyn@personnelplacements.co.nz,
or call me on 03 688 8367.

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General Labouring roles available now

Wednesday, May 25th, 2022

We have multiple vacancies requiring reliable labourers, you don’t need to be a gym buff but mid-level fitness will be needed.

Good hours – Monday to Friday so the weekends are yours to enjoy.

If you are keen to work and earn some $$ then get in touch with me ASAP to learn more about these roles.

Please send your CV to kristyn@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me on 027 688 8300 to chat about what might be available.

** Please note, Ministry of Justice background checks apply and you may be required to undergo a Pre-Employment Drug test **

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RECEPTION MATERNITY COVER – PROFESSIONAL OFFICE

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

Our client is a well respected Timaru accounting firm whose amazing Receptionist is off to have her first baby! She supports the team in the office as well as incoming clients by being the “window into the business”, monitoring and prioritising calls, supporting the admin function with any overflow, and low level accounts when required.

You will have the following skills:

  • Professional front desk appearance and manner both in person and over the phone.
  • Well developed administration skills, with competence in WORD and EXCEL.
  • You will be confident working your way around basic accounts with accuracy

As well as the following attributes:

  • Prioritisation and multi tasking are a given for you
  • Calm under pressure
  • Enjoy variety
  • The ability to “stay the distance” for the duration of the contract.

If you have some Xero skills, even better but not necessary for the right person.

Please apply with a COVER LETTER and CV in WORD format to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz.

All applicants must have a current, legal right to work within New Zealand and be prepared to undergo an MoJ check.

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Forklift Operator

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Our Timaru client specializes in producing and supplying ingredients for the pet food industry globally. They are looking for a temp forklift driver.

  • Short term role, with potential to be ongoing.
  • Pay rate is up to $27/h for the right person.
  • Monday – Friday, 6am – 4pm or 8am – 6pm (can be flexible)

For this position we are looking for someone who is:

  • Physically fit, on and off the forklift.
  • Experienced forklift driver with appropriate endorsements.
  • Good basic Math and reading.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Detail focused and efficient.

The role is a short term role, in Timaru. To apply please send your CV and a Cover Letter to kristyn@personnelplacements.co.nz, or call me on 03 688 8367.

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Short Term Labourer Wanted!

Friday, May 13th, 2022

Our Timaru client specializes in producing and supplying ingredients for the pet food industry globally. They are looking for a general labourer.

  • Short term role, with potential to be ongoing.
  • $24/h for the right person and skill level.
  • Monday – Friday, 6am – 4pm or 8am – 6pm (can be flexible)

For this position we are looking for someone who is:

  • Physically fit.
  • Able to work at pace.
  • Able to carry 20kgs with ease.
  • Detail focused and efficient.
  • A clean worker who likes to keep a tidy work place.

To apply please send your CV and a Cover Letter to kristyn@personnelplacements.co.nz, or call me on 03 688 8367.

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Furniture Removalist / Driver

Friday, May 13th, 2022
  • Start ASAP for the right person
  • Monday to Friday work with the very occasional Saturday
  • Great team culture

Class 2 licence is preferred but not essential, however you will need to be a good driver with patience and good driving habits. This is a customer driven role and you will be providing services to your own customer base. Therefore, you will need to be a professional person with good people skills. You will also need to be have a reasonable level of fitness as you will be loading and unloading the products yourself.

There is heavy lifting involved and does require you to pitch in with the team uplifting household removal items. If you have

  • A Full, Clean class 2 Drivers licence
  • Determination to make the role yours
  • A confident and safe driving style
  • A good level of strength and fitness

We would love to hear from you.

You will be subject to a Ministry of Justice check. Our client has an Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace.

Please send your CV through to me at lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call me on 021 3660621 to discuss this opportunity.

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Labourer/Digger Operator

Friday, April 22nd, 2022

Labourer Wanted in the Water Industry

  • Our client is New Zealand’s go-to company for water treatment, reticulation and maintenance services. People enjoy working for them because no two days are ever the same and the opportunities are limitless. The role will involve physical labour and heavy lifting and a Level 4 Reticulation qualification will be offered to the right person.

Skills & Experience

  • Great attitude and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Full Class 1 license essential and Class 2, W,T,R desired but not essential.
  • Must be physically strong, fit and self-motivated
  • Ability to work overtime when required
  • Good work ethic

You will need to undergo a Pre-Employment Drug test and a Ministry of Justice Check Please send in your CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or call 027 3660621 to enquire about this amazing opportunity.

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EXPERIENCED CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT BASED IN TIMARU, SOUTH CANTERBURY

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Our client is a long established and respected Timaru accounting firm with a stellar reputation who has offered full accounting services and advisory to South Canterbury business both large and small, for many years.    They pride themselves on their ability to partner with their clients and give them the financial advice, support and vision that they need to succeed.

Due to continued growth they are on the lookout for a New Zealand experienced Chartered Accountant who is able to complete a range of general processing work for their valued clients.  Applicants will need to be a NZ qualified CA with 2+ years PQE min. You will have processed accounts to Accountant level in a commercial business environment and have an affinity and understanding for this work. You will enjoy liasing with your strong business portfolio. This would be an ideal opportunity for an individual who has a passion for accounting and wishes to advance their career in a team environment with a great culture.. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business advisory and related solutions
  • GST preparation & filing
  • Payroll processing
  • Annual accounts preparation
  • Income tax return preparation

Applications are invited from individuals who thrive in a deadline driven environment, who have great time management skills and who enjoy working with a range of people, businesses and cultures.  Experience using Xero, Cash Manager, MYOB and other Financial Accounting Software would be an advantage.  Attractive compensation is available to the successful candidate.

You must currently be legally able to work in New Zealand permanently on an ongoing basis and you must have New Zealand experience in accounting.  Any applicants who do not fit this criteria will not be considered. 

To register your interest in this position, please email your CV to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz with a Cover Letter. 

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WANT TO GET STARTED IN A STORES ROLE ……..

Monday, April 11th, 2022

We are seeking invested, energetic individuals with at least basic maths ability to work in permanent, contract and temp roles within stores in a variety of industries. We have found more often than not, that candidates who show reliability, flexibility and workplace ethics, often find themselves being retained in a permanent positions, and we have a few positions who are likely to result in permanent roles.

You should display the following attributes:

  • A team player who is proud of their work
  • Attention to detail and good mathematical ability
  • Previous Warehousing or Inward/Outward goods experience preferable, but not necessary.
  • Pride in the quality of your work
  • Physical fitness
  • You will be well presented, clean and tidy
  • F/OSH is an advantage however willing to train the right person

If you consider yourself to have the above qualities, please give us a call!

In order to be eligible to apply for this role, you will need to have a current, legal right to work within New Zealand.

Applicants will be subject to MoJ and ACC checks and must be drug and alcohol free.

Please send your CV and Cover letter to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz

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ACCOUNTS TO TRIAL BALANCE ??????

Monday, April 11th, 2022

We are seeking Xero and MYOB experienced candidates, experienced in accounts at least to Trial Balance who is able to come in and keep our clients “ships steady!”

You will be confident in your offering and a real team player. You will enjoy spread-sheeting and possess attention to detail.

You must have NZ accounting experience and a current legal right to work in the country.

Attractive rates are offered, dependent on experience.

A Ministry of Justice check will apply.

Please attach a Cover Letter and CV in WORD format and send to jo@personnelplacments.co.nz

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Commercial Cleaning/Pest Control Technician Role

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

This is a fabulous opportunity for a mature minded person who would like to develop a career in the commercial cleaning/pest control arena. You will be out and about on the road, no day will be the same, and work will be at different locations around the South Canterbury region.

The skills and attributes required are:

  • Attention to detail
  • Hard working
  • Honest and reliable
  • Flexibility – hours are 8am start with variable finish times due to the nature of the work and travel. Days of work are Monday to Friday, with occasional weekends and on-call at times

The minimum licence requirement is Restricted, however Full is preferred. Your licence must be clean with no charges pending. As you are going into residential homes and businesses, our client has a minimum double vax mandate. MoJ and ACC checks will apply, a drug test may be requested.

Please send your Cover Letter and up to date CV to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz

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LABOURERS – PORT, SCAFFOLDING, FACTORY WORK

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

Personnel Placements specialise in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the South Canterbury region, but more than that, we look to place the right candidates with the right client to increase your chances of long term work.

We are currently looking for hard working individuals who are available for a range of temporary / permanent assignments with immediate start.

The work will be in a range of industries such as:

  • Factory Labouring
  • Port work
  • Scaffold labouring
  • General Labouring
  • Process Operators
  • Osh and F Endorsed

In order to succeed in many of our assignments, you will have strong communication skills, and you will be physically fit and able to complete manual handling and heavy lifting duties. The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team is very important.

Successful applicants will need to:
-Pass a pre-employment drug test
-Have a commitment to Health & Safety in the workplace
-Be physically fit and able to do heavy, manual labouring

Whilst most of these roles are based in South Canterbury, it would be beneficial to have your own transport, and a current, clean licence.

To register your interest, please send your details through to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz stating your availability and the type of work you are looking for. YOU MUST BE LEGALLY ALLOWED TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND

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

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LIGHT LABOUR, HEAVY LABOUR – WE HAVE JOBS FOR YOU

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

We have a range of clients seeking reliable, physically fit labourers, whether it is heavy or light labour – no matter who you are, we have a job for you. It may be that you are looking for pocket money a few days a week or a month, or you might want a longer term role – we have them all. Remember that a good temporary employee can often become permanent!

The work will be in a range of industries such as:

  • Factory Labouring
  • General Labouring
  • Port Labouring
  • Osh and F Endorsed

In order to succeed in many of our assignments, you will have strong communication skills, and you will be physically fit. For our heavy labour roles you will be able to consistently complete manual handling and heavy lifting duties. The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team is very important.

Successful applicants will need to:

  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Have a commitment to Health & Safety in the workplace
  • Be physically fit and able to do heavy, manual labouring consistently
  • Have a high level of reliability and absolute commitment to the role that we provide you with

Whilst most of these roles are based in South Canterbury, it would be beneficial to have your own transport, and a current, clean licence.

Personnel Placements specialise in temporary and permanent placements in a range of industries within the South and Mid Canterbury region, but more than that, we look to place the right candidates with the right client to increase your chances of long term work.

To register your interest, please send your CV and a Cover Letter to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz stating your availability and the type of work you are looking for. YOU MUST BE LEGALLY ALLOWED TO WORK IN NEW ZEALAND

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CASUAL LIGHT LABOUR CONTRACTS

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

Not all labouring roles need to be heavy – we can offer roles within factory and stores environments that need a degree of fitness, but not always brute strength! These roles will appeal to a wide variety of people wanting casual work.

However you do need to be:

  • Reliable
  • Honest
  • Flexible
  • Committed to undertake the assignment that you have agreed to
  • Fit
  • Drug and alcohol free
  • Conviction free for the past 8 years, with no pending charges

In return we offer you the option of ongoing casual work to suit your schedule, and a weekly deposit in your bank account should you choose to work that regularly. I would love to hear from you so call Lisa Forbes on 03 688 8367 or you can email me at lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz.

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ABRASIVE BLASTER TIMARU – EXPERIENCED OR TRAINEE

Thursday, February 10th, 2022

Are you …

  • Drug free and able to pass a drug test?
  • Hard working and eager to learn?
  • Physically fit with good upper body strength?
  • Conscientious, punctual and respectful?
  • Able to work long hours, and away from home for periods of time?
  • No long term illnesses or injuries

Do you …

  • Have experience abrasive blasting or painting?
  • Have an old fashioned work ethic
  • Have a bit of work and life experience under your belt
  • Have your own reliable transport, preferably with a full Class 1 Licence, however those with an R licence may be considered.


We have an excellent opportunity for someone who is ready to make the move from a ‘job’ to a ‘career’, and along with that, the opportunity to gain trade related qualifications and earn really good money! The role is a longer term temporary role, however if after time you are demonstrating a good work ethic, it may become permanent

My client is looking for someone to join their team of Abrasive blasters/Painters. The successful candidate will be working across a number of industries, including working away from home from time to time (up to two weeks away) and regular maintenance on fishing boats.

This is a business with a great commitment to their staff. They are wanting an experienced person however willing to take someone under their wing and give them the training and guidance to make them a success in this role if you are the right person for them. Prove yourself as an asset to this team, and you will be rewarded very well.

Please submit your up to date CV and Cover letter to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz

All applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment drug testing and a Ministry of Justice Check. Those without a current legal right to work in New Zealand will not be considered.

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Experienced Glazier/Aluminium Fabricator

Thursday, February 10th, 2022

We have to local clients who treat their team like family and like to reward effort, expertise, loyalty and longevity – this is your opportunity to become part of their valued team! Full confidence assured for all applicants.

They are seeking:

– An experienced tradesman either in glazing or someone with a building or fabrication background who is
used to fitting glass.
– You will be able to undertake the measuring, cutting, and fixing of glass of all shapes and type, and you
will be able to glaze sashes, doors, and different framing.
– You will also be able to carry out retro fit double glazing, wood and aluminium; measure and fit showers and
balustrades.

This team is a close knit team and you will need to be a team player who gets on well with your managers and colleagues, and of course, enjoy and show courtesy to your customers.

A clean licence and your own reliable vehicle is important, and you will need to be drug and alcohol free. MoJ checks and drug testing will apply to the successful candidate.

YOU MUST HAVE A CURRENT, LEGAL RIGHT TO WORK WITHIN NZ.

Get in touch now for a confidential, no obligation chat, by applying with your CV and Cover letter to jo@personnelplacements.co.nz.

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Skilled Hammerhands or DIY’ers Keen to Learn more!

Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

We are looking for 2 x skilled builders/hammer-hands and 2 x fit labourers who love DIY, ideal role for the home handyman, or those who enjoy working with wood and want to learn more within the industry. You don’t have to be a qualified carpenter, you just have to possess common sense and take initiative when needed. This is an immediate start with a great remuneration for the right people.

Hours as below:

  • Monday 8.00am – 6.00pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6.30am – 6.00pm
  • Friday 6.30am – 2.00pm

You will possess a good work ethic, be totally reliable and be willing to undergo drug testing and a Ministry of Justice check.

This is a very secure role for experienced builders or hammer-hands and a gateway into the industry for suitable labourers. Don’t delay and miss out – call me now!

Send your CV and Cover Letter to lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz, or call me on 03 688 8367.

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Permanent Class 2 driver!

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Our client requires a Class 2 Driver with an immediate start for the right person. You will need to be clean-cut and presentable as you will be dealing with customers face to face on a daily basis. If you have your Class 2 Licence but do not have a lot of experience our client is willing to dedicate time for full training.

We are looking for a Superstar all-rounder who is happy to combine driving with some labour, you need to be physically able and capable of lifting.

There is the opportunity to move into a leadership role further down the line and oversee the day to day running of the crew on your job site. You need to be a forward thinker and lead the way with a good positive attitude. Trouble shooting and identifying issues are key attributes our client is looking for.

You will need to have a Clean Licence, be fully vaccinated and prepared to undergo a Drug screening and Ministry of Justice background check.

If this sounds like you then please apply asap to me at lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or 0273660621

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Class 2 & Class 4 – Permanent roles available

Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Our client is searching for their next couple of Superstar Drivers to join their team. You will be joining an established company with a great culture. Full training will be given on the job

You must have:

  • A clean Class 2/Class 4 license
  • Demonstrated driving experience
  • Physically fit, honest and reliable
  • Good customer service skills, happy to help load and unload when required
  • Compliant with all health and safety policies and procedures

You will need to undergo MoJ and ACC checks and be drug free. Drug testing may apply.

Contact me today to learn more about this role lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz;  027 366 0621

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SHORT & LONG TERM LABOURING ROLES AVAILABLE!

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

We have multiple vacancies for labourers ready to start work now! Short and long work available. Some shift work and nights available

4.30pm – 10.00pm – Monday to Friday
6.00pm – 2.30pm with the possibility of extra hours – Sunday to Thursday with every 2nd Friday
7.00am – 5pm physical labouring roles, must have a good level of fitness and strength – Monday to Friday

Also looking for 2 superstars to work at the front line with customers, you need to be able to interact well with customers, mathematically clued up and have a degree of fitness as there will be some lifting involved. Bonus if you have your Forklift licence or be open to getting your licence. This is likely to be a Permanent role for the right people.

Please email me on lisa@personnelplacements.co.nz or 027 366 0621 as soon as possible and let me know which role you are interested in.