Current Roles

Take the next step in your career journey

When you join us, you’ll find that the great set of skills that you bring to the table are just the beginning. Napier Port believes in offering all of our staff the opportunity to develop their careers and set their sights as high as they can go.

We also believe in recognising and rewarding all of our team members for the part they play in our success. That starts with a competitive salary and extends to a great range of staff benefits.

If you would like to join Napier Port, you can find out about our latest vacancies below.  If the right role for you isn’t on offer just yet, please register your interest and you’ll be the first to know of any openings.

Napier Port offers a wide range of benefits to its employees, including:

  • discounted health insurance with Southern Cross
  • a customised superannuation scheme
  • access to an Employee Assistance Programme through EAP Services (Hawke’s Bay)
  • an onsite gym (open 24 hours a day)
  • onsite massages
  • yearly mole map checks and flu vaccinations
  • fresh fruit in break rooms
  • annual uniform allowance

Our focus on Health & Safety at work includes regular wellbeing initiatives to support our people’s mental and physical health.

Our staff also enjoy a range of local discounts and special rates in local businesses across Hawke’s Bay.

Napier Port prioritises the safety of all our people in all areas of our business.

In order to ensure our staff can meet our high safety standards, we carry out a range of pre-employment checks. These include, but are not limited to:

  • A full drug test
  • A Ministry of Justice criminal justice check
  • A medical (the extent of your medical may vary depending on your role)

You may also be asked to complete psychometric or proficiency testing prior to being accepted for a role.

We also conduct regular drug and alcohol testing for all employees on a randomised basis throughout the year.

Class 5 Truck Driver (Casual)

Listed on Wed, 24 Apr 2024 16:42:29 GMT

Ever wanted to work at Napier Port with the flexibility of a casual role? What about driving trucks?
Location: Napier, Hawkes Bay
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We operate lots of impressive equipment here at Napier Port, from small forklifts right up to the biggest trucks in town. We’re looking for casual truck drivers to join our team for the season, working together to keep the cargo flowing and Hawke’s Bay connected to the world.

Truck Drivers are responsible for transporting containers from the port to the off-site Depot at Thames Street, as well as onsite bulk cargo transfers.

Key priorities for the role include:

  • Transporting containers to and from Napier Port/off site Depot at Thames Street
  • Provide service delivery to customer and product care standards
  • Safety – support a Just Safety Culture

About you:

  • You will be skilled and experienced in operating truck and trailer units
  • You will hold a Class 5 Driver License
  • You will have excellent work ethic
  • You will be a good communicator
  • You will have the ability to follow instructions and processes within a timely and safe manner.

The port operates 24/7 so the successful candidate will need to be able to work a range of shifts across all hours.

If you are interested in this role, complete an online application today.  

Applications close on Thursday 25th April 2024.


Listed on Wed, 24 Apr 2024 16:42:29 GMT

Ever wanted to work on some of the port’s largest machinery?
Location: Napier, Hawkes Bay
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As a Crane Technician, you’ll play a vital role in keeping the cargo flowing and connecting Hawke’s Bay with the world.

The Crane-Services Team provide technical services and support to our mobile harbour crane fleet. This fleet is critical, front line equipment and a key contributor to our operational success. We’re looking for a Crane Technician with an electro-mechanical focus and who has a broad range of experience across industry.

About you:

  • You will be proficient with complex electrical and or mechanical systems, preferably within an industrial or heavy plant environment.
  • Experience with industrial PLCs is valuable.
  • Experience with digitally controlled electrohydraulic or hydromechanical systems 
  • Ideally, you’ll be a registered electrician or hold heavy engineering qualifications
  • Your background may be within the automotive industry or a similar discipline 
  • Be a positive member to the team and be an excellent communicator.
  • As a self-starter, you’ll actively seek opportunities for continuous improvement.

Key responsibilities:

  • Timely and accurate acquittal of day to day maintenance activities.
  • Responsiveness to crane breakdowns/failures.
  • Support maintenance of mobile plant as required.
  • Form key relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Support a positive team culture that prioritises health and safety.

The successful candidate will be comfortable working at heights and will be available to work an on-call roster which may include weekend and public holiday work.

Applications close on Wednesday 24th April 2024. 

Must have current eligibility to work in New Zealand.