Forklift Operator
Port Otago
Dunedin, Otago, NZ
4d ago
  • Full Time
  • Application Closes 27 May 2022
  • Otago - Dunedin
  • Transportation Worker
  • Port Otago Group’s business comprises a regional container terminal, bulk port activities, cruise (on hold) and property investment and development.

    We service South Canterbury, Otago, and Southland, working with customers to streamline their supply chains. Our culture is hands-on, safety focused and encourages continuous improvement.

    We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Forklift Operator to join our Supply Chain division on a permanent fulltime basis within our Port Otago Warehouses.

    This is a permanent annualised hours seasonal role where employees will be engaged on the basis that they will work no less than 1900 hours per annum.

    Being on annualised hours gives you the possibility to enjoy a few months of paid time off during our quiet season after completing all 1900 hours of work.

    Hours will predominantly be Monday to Friday, with some weekend and shift work depending on shipping and distribution schedules.

    Legislation requires that this position needs to be performed by someone who is vaccinated against Covid-19.

    Where is the position based?

    Port Otago has four warehouses Port Chalmers, Sawyers Bay, Mosgiel and Dunedin Cold Stores and you need to be prepared to work any shift at any of these sites, while handling various different products such as Fish, Dairy and Timber.

    Is this role for you?

  • Do you genuinely get the importance of health and safety in the workplace?
  • Do you have a current full driver’s license with F (Forklift) endorsement)?
  • Are you a good communicator written and verbal?
  • Are you fussy? Do you like to do a really good job?
  • Do you like being part of a busy team that has to work together to meet deadlines?
  • If you answered yes to these questions, we’d love to hear from you.

    What are some benefits of the job?

  • Contribution towards relocation costs up to $5k to Dunedin are on offer for our successful candidate.
  • Opportunities for upskilling and career development
  • Health insurance paid for you and your partner and dependent children (valued at $3,400pa)
  • Superannuation matched up to 7%
  • Heads up

  • A full clean NZ Drivers licence is essential
  • Legislation requires that this position needs to be performed by someone who is vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • A high standard of safety - not afraid to speak up
  • You must be able to pass Ministry of Justice, ACC checks and a medical which includes a drug and alcohol test as part of our recruitment process
  • Random drug and alcohol testing
  • We welcome a diverse team; therefore both men and women are encouraged to apply.
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