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Contact centre officers needed in Ellerslie

Are you passionate about helping people?

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is seeking motivated and adaptable contact centre officers who can hit the ground running and help deliver services for their clients.

You’d be working in a fast-paced environment, performing complex, varied, and high-volume work using multiple IT systems. 

MSD would provide professional training and development. 

Applications close on Sunday 25 April at 10pm.

Apply now (external link)

Construction Jobs in South Auckland

The construction industry in Auckland is booming and employers are now recruiting for civil, trade and construction-related jobs.

Jobs available in South Auckland range from entry level to skilled workers.

Roles available now include:

  • general construction labourers and hammerhands
  • concrete workers
  • traffic controllers
  • machine operators (diggers, moxy dump trucks, rollers, etc)
  • scaffolders
  • insulation installers
  • roofers
  • Class 2 and above drivers
  • yard and storepersons.

Manukau Jobs and Skills Hub can connect you to employers and jobs that match your skills and interests. It can also help you create a CV.

To apply for a job or find out how to get started in the construction industry or related trades, email 

More Auckland jobs

Looking for other work? Check out Find a Job, Work and Income’s recruitment website.

Find a Job is for anyone looking for work – you don’t have to be on a benefit. If you find a job you’re interested in, contact Work and Income to be put in touch with the employer.  

Visit Find a Job (external link)
Study and Training

Free trades training

Free construction industry training is available for Ministry of Social Development job seekers. 

The work-based trades training teaches basic carpentry and helps job seekers get ready for work.

You’ll receive mentoring and whanau ora support, and be working with experienced, caring trainers and mentors.

Find out more (external link)

Choose your course

Whatever level you’d like to study at, you can find a course to suit you in Auckland.

Click on the link below to find the field of study and type of qualification to interest you. Qualifications range from certificate level 1-3 to doctorates.

Find your course now (external link)
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Business mentoring

Business Mentors New Zealand is an independent not-for-profit organisation that matches experienced business people as mentors with small business owners.

A one-off registration fee of $295 plus GST can give up to a year’s access a mentor who can help you develop your business and develop yourself as a business owner.

Find out more (external link)

Inland Revenue seminars

Inland Revenue offers seminars across Auckland to support businesses.

In the Introduction to Business seminar, you can learn about different types of business structures, record keeping, and how income tax and provisional tax work for businesses.

In the GST Workshop, you can understand who needs to register for GST, how to register, how to keep records and how to file GST returns.

Find out more (external link)

Careers advice

Free career advice is available in the Takapuna and Papakura Connected centres.

Meet with a career advisor who can help with your career plan.

Details are:

Takapuna Connected centre

Papakura Connected centre

Civil construction workshops

Have you considered a career in the civil construction and infrastructure industry?

The industry offers:

  • above average wages in the trades
  • a secure industry that can give you a trade qualification
  • rapid progression in your earnings and your career.

Bring your CV and drop into a civil construction workshop at the Waitakere or Takapuna Connected centres to find out more.

The Waitakere civil construction workshop will be held every Thursday from 10am to 12pm at Waitakere Connected, Work and Income employment centre, 36-44 Sel Peacock Drive, Auckland.

For more information, email

The Takapuna civil construction workshop will be held every Thursday from 2pm to 4pm at Takapuna Connected, Work and Income employment centre, 519 Lake Road, Takapuna.

For more information, email

The kids

Youth employment days

Are you a young person looking for work?

Come along to a youth-focused employment day any Wednesday at 9am, 11am or 12pm at Mangere Work and Income service centre, 93 Mascot Avenue, Mangere.

Bring your mates or whānau with you to find out how Work and Income can help young people into employment.

Drop into your local Connected centre without an appointment to find out about how government agencies can help you find a job, training or business support.

City Centre

MBIE Jobs and Skills Hub
Level 1
16 Kingston St
Auckland Central 1010

Queen Street

MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
Level 3
450 Queen Street
Auckland 1010


MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
Unit 1, 40-42 Mayfair Place
Auckland 1072


MBIE Jobs and Skills Hub
2 Kaipatiki Road
Glenfield 0629


MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
519 Lake Road
Takapuna 0622


MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
36-44 Sel Peacock Drive
Auckland 0610


MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
93 Mascot Avenue
Auckland 2022

Manukau Central

MBIE Jobs and Skills Hub
Level 2
21 Putney Way
Manukau Central 2104


MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
20-22 Queen Street
Papakura 2110

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