Find work now

Connect with places where you can look for work now.

Find a job website

Ministry of Social Development

Search for jobs on Work and Income’s ‘Find a Job’ website.

What it's about

Work and Income have a wide range of jobs available through employers they work with. You can search on their ‘Find a Job’ website to find one that’s right for you.

Who it's for

It’s for people looking for work. You don’t have to be on a benefit to use ‘Find a Job’.

What it offers

Once you’ve found a job you like, you can contact Work and Income. They’ll help link you directly with the employer.

Online recruitment tool

Ministry of Social Development

Search for jobs using Work and Income’s online recruitment tool.

What it's about

Find jobs that employers have listed and connect with them directly to apply.

Who it's for

It’s for people looking for work.

What it offers

You can find the right job in your region.

Opportunity Grows Here

Ministry for Primary Industries

If you’re looking for work, there are opportunities in Aotearoa New Zealand right now.  Our vineyards, forests, farms, orchards, and seas have roles for everyone – from immediate jobs and careers, to training and taster courses to get you started.  

What it's about

Our farmers, growers, winemakers, and fishers helped keep the country working through COVID-19 and will be essential to New Zealand’s recovery. And you can be part of it. We need people with a range of interests, skills, experiences, and backgrounds.

Who it's for

Anyone looking for a viable career option, training and roles, in particular New Zealanders unemployed as a result of COVID-19.

What it offers

There are jobs available across New Zealand in our food and fibre industries. These include farming (dairy, beef and sheep), food processing, wine producing, forestry, seafood, and horticulture. There are some available right now, while others offer taster and training courses before you start. While there are seasonal jobs, many may be the start of a long-term career with opportunities to grow and advance.  

It’s not just opportunities in rural or labour based roles. There are roles in science, technology, business management, logistics, animal welfare, marketing, research and development. Roles cover a wide range of exciting work and career options. Many you may not have thought of. 

Jobs.govt.nz

Department of Internal Affairs

A career in the New Zealand State sector offers you the chance to work on a diverse range of rewarding opportunities.

What it's about

Organisations within the New Zealand State sector may advertise their vacancies on this website.

Who it's for

Anyone interested in a career in the state sector.

What it offers

Stay up to date with the latest job opportunities across the New Zealand State Sector.

Work the Seasons

Ministry of Social Development

Look for seasonal work on the Work the Seasons website.

What it's about

You can explore thousands of seasonal work opportunities for free.

Who it's for

It’s for people looking for seasonal work.

What it offers

People looking for seasonal work can search for jobs using a range of filters, for example, location, hours and industry.

Student Job Search

Student Job Search

Student Job Search (SJS) provides a unique service, connecting tertiary students and employers throughout New Zealand. 

What it's about

SJS helps enrolled and recently graduated tertiary students get the work experience and finance they need to make it through their studies and into the workforce.

Who it's for

Anyone studying or intending to study at an NZQA recognised tertiary provider in New Zealand.

What it offers

You can apply for jobs throughout the country through the SJS website and app.

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