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Find jobs listed by Work and Income

Find a job website — Ministry of Social Development

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

About 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.

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

Who 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’.

Find jobs listed by employers

Online recruitment tool — Ministry of Social Development

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

About What it's about

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

Who Who it's for

It’s for people looking for work.

Wine, forestry, farming and orchard jobs, training and career information

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.  

About 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.

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. 

Who Who it's for

Anyone looking for a viable career option, training and roles, in the primary sector.

Find jobs working in government

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.

About What it's about

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

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

Who Who it's for

Anyone interested in a career in the state sector.

Find jobs working in Tourism or Hospitality

Go with Tourism — Go with Tourism

Go with Tourism is a government funded initiative to help build New Zealand's tourism and hospitality workforce and educate Kiwis on how successful tourism and hospitality work can be.

About What it's about

Tourism and hospitality is one of the few industries where fun equals success. Build your free online profile on the website and gain access to work experience opportunities, job opportunities, online courses and more.

Go with Tourism offers a match-making approach to job search and recruitment.  Check out their World of Tourism resource designed to show you the endless career pathways available in tourism and hospitality. World of Tourism provides accurate information on what job progression looks like and what skills you need to move on to each step of the career ladder. 

Who Who it's for

You need to be a New Zealand citizen or have eligibility to work in New Zealand and looking for a job in the tourism or hospitality sector.

Join New Zealand Police

newcops.co.nz — New Zealand Police

Join New Zealand Police and help make a difference to make New Zealand the safest country.  

About What it's about

When you’re a Police Officer, you’ll keep improving yourself and proving yourself. You’ll learn to understand your abilities and strengths and know how to put them to the best possible use.

With your fellow Police Officers, you’ll make a positive difference to the lives of people around you. Together with our communities, you’ll help keep New Zealanders safe in their homes, on the streets, and on the roads. You’ll enforce the law with courage and compassion, and work with potential victims, whānau, community organisations, iwi, businesses, and other government agencies.

You’ll prevent harm and help make New Zealand even safer for us all. The sense of satisfaction you’ll experience is like nothing else.

Who Who it's for

New Zealand Police encourage applications from anyone who’s got what it takes, regardless of your gender, ethnicity, culture, sexuality, or faith. They’re also very interested in applicants who understand different languages and cultures. New Zealand’s diversity is growing, so bring your background and values to the job.

Above all else, you’ll want to help people in your community. You’ll need to make tough calls, build community networks, and instil confidence in those around you. You’ll understand the communities you serve and identify and examine the problems that lead to trouble.

Find jobs for tertiary students

Student Job Search — Student Job Search

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

About 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.

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

Who Who it's for

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

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