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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, register your interest and you’ll be the first to know of any openings.

All Napier Port staff enjoy access to discounted health insurance with Southern Cross.

Napier Port staff have their own customised superannuation scheme. You can read all the details about the Ports Retirement Plan here.

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 staff and customers in all areas.

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.

Current vacancies

Class 5 Truck Driver

Listed on Sat, 4 Apr 2020 12:56:19 GMT

We're looking for Class 5 truck drivers to join our team for our peak season
Location: Napier, Hawkes Bay
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  Napier Port is the gateway for goods flowing in and out of Central New Zealand and is at the heart of the Hawke’s Bay economy. We are driven to find better answers for our importers and exporters by leveraging technology, innovation, and the capability of our people.

At Napier Port we’re passionate about the safety of our people and are committed to all people going home safely every day. We also believe in offering all of our staff the opportunity to develop their careers and allow them to set their sights as high as they can go.

Due to peak season demands, we are currently seeking casual Truck Drivers to join our team in April. 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
  • Receiving and transporting bulk cargoes from rail to warehouses on port
  • Transporting bulk cargo between warehouses onsite at the port
  • Provide service delivery to customer and product care standards
  • Safety – support a Just Safety Culture

The successful Truck Driver will be skilled and experienced in operating truck and trailer units, holding a Class 5 Driver License. They will have excellent work ethic, good communication skills and 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.