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HGV Drivers in New Zealand Urgently Required - Working Holiday Visa Applicants

It's no secret - New Zealand is a beautiful place. As well as breath-taking scenery, we have great people and a great culture, so it's no wonder that it's consistently ranked as one of the best places to live and work in the world.

New Zealand is in the middle of a trade and construction boom, and we find ourselves struggling to find workers across all trades to meet the demand. New Zealand needs skilled workers across a number of sectors, so even if you are not a HGV Driver, don’t hesitate to visit online at http://skillshortages.immigration.govt.nz/ and see if you have skills to offer.

It can be a daunting task to start life in a new country, but we have been bringing people into NZ for the last 7 years, and we can help in every aspect of relocating. New Zealand Skills In Demand’s clients also have consultants who have also made the move to NZ from overseas, and we have an excellent support network to help make the process as seamless as possible.

We require HGV Drivers from all backgrounds that have their Working Holiday Visa. For more information on whether you qualify for a Working Holiday Visa click here.

 

Ideally, you will be or have:-

  • 1+ years’ experience

  • 100% commitment to Health & Safety

  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug test

  • Proven experience as a HGV driver – Class 5 is a bonus

  • A clean drivers licence

  • 2 work references

  • Excellent communication

  • A good track record when it comes to incidents and accidents

  • Happy to put in ground work when required.

  • Side loader experience is a bonus.

  

In return New Zealand Skills In Demand’s clients offer competitive rates of pay, varied and challenging work, regular hours, as well as long-term opportunities. If this sounds like what you are looking for, please apply today.

1. Email ammar@nzskillsindemand.co.nz with your CV

2. Fill out our free initial evaluation form for us to assess you eligibility for a NZ Visa.

3. Attend a Seminar or Webinar with This is New Zealand

HGV Driver Positions 2018 - New Zealand

 Our partners New Zealand Skills In Demand are seeking licensed HGV Drivers for roles in cities such as Christchurch, Auckland, Wellington and Queenstown.  They offer a free service to place candidates in NZ roles. 

Ideal candidates will have experience operating a wide range of vehicles with gearboxes such as crashbox, roadranger, splitter and synchro. You will need to have a C+E license.These are generally construction industry related, as opposed to long haul, therefore relevant experience will be required. 

In New Zealand, HGV drivers will be expected to get involved in other aspects of work, not just driving. You MUST be prepared to labour as well E.g. digging holes, operating vac trucks, unloading and loading. Some roles for example require 50% driving and 50% labouring. 

A CV is a must. You must also be able to provide written references and an oral reference will be taken as part of the process. 
Starting rate for licensed HGV Drivers in New Zealand is $20 -23 NZD per hour and will increase according to skills, experience and qualifications.  

You will likely need a vehicle to transport yourself to your worksite.

Opportunities are on-going and start dates are flexible – New Zealand Skills In Demand will provide you with relocation assistance including visas, shipping, banking, money transfer and support before you arrive in New Zealand. 

Start the process now: 

1. Email ammar@nzskillsindemand.co.nz with your CV

2. Fill out our free initial evaluation form for us to assess you eligibility for a NZ Visa.

3. Attend a Seminar or Webinar with This is New Zealand

Class 5 Drivers

Has New Zealand been on your radar for a while?

New Zealand Skills in Demand are seeking Class 5 HGV Drivers for permanent roles  in Christchurch, Auckland and Tauranga.

We are currently looking for people with experienced and competent with both Road Ranger Gear box and automatic transmissions.

To be considered for one of these roles, applicants will have:

  • Proven experience as a class 5 driver

  • A clean drivers licence

  • Good references

  • Excellent communication

  • A good track record when it comes to incidents and accidents

  • Happy to put in ground work when required.

  • Side loader experience is a bonus.

  • 5+ years experience is a bonus.

  • You will have an HGV licence for NZ conversion.


A CV is a must. You must also be able to provide written references and an oral reference will be taken as part of the process.

NZ Skills in Demand help you by preparing you and your documents for the NZ marketplace, before putting you forward to willing and able employers at the RIGHT time. This negates the need for you to take a scatter-gun approach with your CV, or (in most cases) having to worry about flying to NZ for interviews. Best of all, they are a free service!

New Zealand is currently experiencing huge growth in our Trades sector so don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to live the "kiwi" lifestyle, get in touch with NZ Skills in Demand today and get started on your journey. 

For more information on these positions, please email ammar@nzskillsindemand.co.nz

If you're interested in working and living in New Zealand please fill out our free initial visa evaluation form today.