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Full time Positions Available

canrecruit are currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Assembler; Wigram Location; Potential to lead to a joinery apprenticeship; Monday to Friday 0730-1600
  • Frame & Truss Fabricator; Rolleston; Ongoing role; Monday to Friday 0730-1600; Nail gun/hammer use
  • Pick Packers; Hornby Location; Ongoing Role; AM or PM Shifts
  • General Labourers; Hornby location; Ongoing role; 1400-0000 Monday to Friday; leading Australian and New Zealand manufacturer and marketer of premium branded garage doors and automatic openers for residential and commercial use

To register your interest email Petra at:

Summer Holiday Jobs

Adecco have a range of available jobs available for students / school leavers during the summer holidays.

Phone Nigel on 341 5846 to register your interest

Summer Holiday Work

Naki Labour Hire will be visiting CBHS on Thursday 4 November 1.20pm – 2pm in F2 to talk about the current employment opportunities available.

If you are looking for part-time/full-time employment over the summer break come along and listen and perhaps secure yourself a job for the holidays.

Volunteering Opportunity-Off the Wall Graffiti Programme

Organisation:  Christchurch City Council Off the Wall Graffiti Programme

Location:         All areas

Category:        Practical Help

Hours:             Flexible (weekly commitment at time that suits the volunteer)

‘Adopt an Area’ within your community, and maintain it on a regular basis to ensure it remains graffiti-free.  As an ‘Adopt a Spot’ volunteer, you get to decide on what area/asset you would like to adopt – it could be a nearby alleyway, fence or building.  All resources will be provided.   For this role, go to:, or check out ‘volunteer opportunities’ at

Full-time Vehicle Grooming position


A full-time vehicle grooming position exists with an Automotive panel and paint repairer. Duties include grooming vehicles that have been repaired and general work around the workshop.  There may potentially be an panel and paint apprenticeship opportunity in the future for the right candidate.

Applicants should possess positive work habits, a can-do attitude, a genuine interest in motor vehicles and have a current driver licence.

If this sounds like you, see Mrs Reiha in Careers for further information on how to apply.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship opportunity

Scarlett Hydraulics Ltd is one of New Zealand’s largest hydraulic companies providing international hydraulic solutions for the Agriculture, Construction, Forestry, Marine and Power Generation industry sectors since 1984.

Scarlett Hyraulics have an apprenticeship opportunity for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer with their Hornby branch.

The successful applicant will work alongside senior tecs undertaking all types of hydraulic service work, fault finding and repairs, both on-site and in the workshop. The goal, to be part of the on call roster team and participating in installations and commissioning on international projects.

Applicants ideally will be good with their hands, practically minded, keen to learn, hardworking, and have achieved NCEA Mathematics level 2.

Interested students are to send a copy of their CV to

Fonterra Apprenticeship Opportunities


Fonterra Apprenticeship applications are now OPEN for the following disciplines:

Applications will be open from Monday 30th August and close Sunday 19th September.

The Fonterra Apprenticeship Programme offers many benefits that come from being part of the world’s largest dairy exporter and New Zealand’s largest employer.

What we’re looking for

You’ll demonstrate passion for the chosen trade through your extra-curricular activities including any related project work with friends or family, getting involved with community groups or voluntary work, club sports, part-time jobs or any relevant work experience.

We have a few requirements you’ll need to enter the programme:

  • NCEA Level 2 Maths OR
  • NZQA Level 3 Certificate in relevant area
  • For Electrical only, you’ll need NCEA Level 2 Physics
  • Minimum Restricted Drivers Licence or Full

Your positive attitude and strong work ethic is the perfect starting point on this apprenticeship journey. Working in such a fast-changing environment means you’ll be adaptable to new processes and have the opportunity to use new machinery and technologies.

A willingness to drive your own learning throughout this programme will really make the difference, you’ll be able to think on your feet, have a tech-savviness about you and be confident with numbers.

CLICK HERE to view the Fonterra Apprenticeship flyer or CLICK HERE go directly to Fonterra’s Apprenticeship Careers page.

Volunteering Opportunities for Senior Students

The following volunteer roles may be of interest to senior students who can find more details by going to ‘volunteer opportunities’ at the website,

Organisation: Canterbury Triathlon Club

Role:              Event Marshalling

Location:        Lyttelton

Date:              Sunday 5 September

Category:       Sports

This event (running and cycling) will be held at Corsair Bay.  The role will be to marshal corners/turns for participants – no prior experience required and specific time commitment will be confirmed.  An opportunity to be support by being involved at grass roots level with a sporting event.  .

Organisation: Canterbury Triathlon Club

Role:              Event Marshalling

Location:        Southbridge

Date:              Sunday 26 September

Category:       Sports

This event will be held in Southbridge (30-45 minutes from Christchurch).  The role will be to marshal for participants – no prior experience required.  You will be required to be on site from approximately 8.30am to approximately 11am on the day of the event.  An opportunity to be involved and support at grass roots level a sporting event.

Glenda Martin
Outreach Manager

Volunteering Canterbury
301 Tuam St
Christchurch 8011
Registered Charity no. CC20249

Telephone 03 366 2442


Lifeguard positions Christchurch City Council



This is the perfect opportunity to join our Aquatics team and to take your love for customer service to the next level. If you’re enthusiastic, enjoy generating new ideas, have a great sense of humour while maintaining your professionalism, then we can’t wait to see you poolside.

Excellent service is one of our top priorities and you’ll share our vision, making sure every customer who enters our facility has a great time with their family and friends and leaves with a smile on their face. You’ll be a natural when it comes to problem-solving and thinking on your feet, and you know how to be a part of great solutions.

You’re responsible, professional and enthusiastic and ready to make an impact on our customers. To be successful, you will be a capable swimmer and have the ability to stay calm in busy and pressured situations. You’re a responsible individual and have the skills to communicate with a diverse range of customer groups. Training on all the technical aspects of the job will be provided to the successful candidates.

We want to hear from you if you can demonstrate the following:

  • Work well in a collaborative team environment.
  • Attention to detail with great observational skills.
  • Passion for the community.
  • Friendly and enthusiastic

We’re excited to hear about what makes you unique and how you’re going to build effective relationships when you move into this role. If you are constantly acting and thinking with the customer in mind and you’re motivated to succeed, we want you!

Here’s your opportunity to join our successful aquatics team who are passionate about Christchurch residents getting more active, more often.

Important information regarding the process:

  • Should you be successful at progressing, you will be required to take our swim test and interview from 11 to 13 August 2021
  • If successful through the interview process you will be required to undertake two full days of lifeguard training followed by a lifeguard assessment to gain your formal Pool Lifeguard Qualification before you start your role. This will be provided to you by the Christchurch City Council. The course will be held on 6 to 7 September with the assessment day on 14 September.
  • Before the Lifeguard training assessment date you will need a Comprehensive First Aid Certificate

Lifeguards positions available – 
please ensure you state the position(s) of interest in your application form

Position 1 – Jellie Park, Full-time Fixed-term (Sept ’21 – April ’22), Rotating Roster

Position 2 – Graham Condon, Fixed-term (Sept ’21 – April ’22), (32 hours), Mon 5am-1.30pm, Tues 5am-1.30pm, Wed 5am-1.30pm, Thur 5am-1.30pm.

Position 3- Taiora QEII, Permanent 32 hours, Mon 1-9.30pm, Thurs 9.30am-6pm, Fri 5am-1.30pm, Sat 8am-4.30pm

Position 4 – Taiora QEII, Permanent 32 hours, Wed 1.30-10pm, Thurs 1-9.30pm, Fri 1-9.30pm, Sat 12-8.30pm

Position 5 – Taiora QEII, Permanent 8 hours, Saturday 7am-3:30pm

Position 6 – Taiora QEII, Permanent 4 hours, Sunday 7am-11am

Position 7 – Pioneer, Permanent 8 hours, Saturday 8am – 4.30pmPosition 8 – Pioneer, Permanent, 8 hours, Saturday 9am – 5.30pm