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A seafood processing factory in Riverlands, Blenheim is looking for someone to work as a mussel opener.
This is a hands-on role that requires someone with an eye for detail and who is quality conscious. Experience in the food industry is an advantage but not essential as training will be provided.
This position is full-time, working day shifts (6am-2.30pm) and night shifts (3.45pm-12am) Monday to Friday with some Saturday work required. This position begins in September.
A seafood processing factory in Riverlands, Blenheim is looking for someone to work as a Grader Machine Operator.
In this role, you'll be operating the grading machine which will involve:
The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role, have great attention to detail, and be able to work unsupervised and in a team. Holding a forklift license and OSH certification would be an advantage but is not essential.
This position is full-time, working Monday to Friday with some Saturday work required.
If you’re trawling the internet for a job now, you can catch one at the top of the South Island.
On the water, on the road or in a plant, the Nelson Tasman and Marlborough regions currently have jobs in the seafood industry.
The industry offers a range of roles, options for flexible working hours, a stable and secure income, and opportunities to advance within the industry.
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.
Plantation forests in Marlborough and other parts of New Zealand are expected to grow in value over the next 15 years, giving strong employment opportunities to qualified workers.
To get into the forestry industry, you could study forest operations or forestry management at Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology.
There are also industry training courses for people who are already in the forestry industry and want to gain more skills, or for employers wanting to upskill their staff.
This industry-recognised programme focuses on gaining the introductory skills and experience needed to work in the viticulture industry with an emphasis on safe work practices.
Students will learn practical tasks to gain an entry-level role in the viticulture industry and skills and knowledge to contribute safely and effectively in the workplace.
This qualification complements NMIT’s New Zealand Certificate in Cellar Operations (Level 3) and will give an understanding of the practices and skills involved in both viticulture and winemaking.
Whatever level you’d like to study at, you can find a course to suit you in Marlborough
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.
This IRD workshop is a hands-on interactive session where you learn to complete a cashbook and GST return. It is ideal for sole traders, partnerships and other small businesses.
This workshop covers:
When: Thursday 5 August, 1.30pmWhere: NMIT, 85 Budge Street, Blenheim
Are you starting a business?
This IRD workshop provides support for those wanting to start a business, come and learn about:
They'll provide you with an overview of the IRD website and introduce you to some of their key tools and resources. This will make it easier to manage your tax obligations.
When: Thursday 9 September, 10am Where: NMIT, 85 Budge Street, Blenheim
The Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network makes it easier for businesses to access support to help them innovate and grow.
Marlborough Chamber of Commerce partners with Nelson Regional Development Agency to deliver the RBP programme.
Through the RBP, businesses can get training to improve their business management skills, seek support for research and development, and have one-to-one mentoring.
A round table discussion facilitated by Garth Nowland-Foreman from LEAD Centre for Not For Profit Leadership. The topic this month with be ‘A Problem of Purpose’.
When: Wednesday 4 August, 5:15-7pm Where: Wesley Centre, 3 Henry St, Blenehim
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.
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
11 Alfred Street
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Last modified: 29 April 2021