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Traffic Controller

  • Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

About the role:

It is exciting times in Queenstown with massive maintenance and capital work projects underway that will change the face of this region. We have a traffic controller position available as part of a wider team that creates safe and effective worksites for our construction crews.

If you believe in safety first, are keen to work, learn and get your career and this region moving, this could be the position for you.

About you:

Along with your positive attitude, commitment to quality and a supportive and safe workplace, there are a few other essentials to what we are looking for:

  • A Class 1 full New Zealand license required and an interest in learning to drive small trucks
  • Show us you are willing and able to fit in with our enthusiastic and competent team – In return we will provide you with the needed skills, training and certifications!
  • Hold strong planning and problem solving skills with the ability to deal with unexpected events
  • If you can commit to work Monday – Friday with the flexibility to work weekends and on call then we really want to hear from you!
  • Willingness to learn a range of other skills for when Traffic Management work is quiet, especially in winter. This may include street cleaning, drainage maintenance, sign maintenance, driving grit trucks and the wide variety of other tasks that our team undertake

What Difference can Downer offer you?

Working for a progressive and stable organisation, Downer offers more than just the basics you'd expect from a large organisation. Our benefits are designed to develop the whole person, at home and at work - trust us when we say we’ve got you covered. Here’s just a brief insight into some of the many things we can offer you:

  • A competitive hourly remuneration package
  • Enjoy flexible working, as we take work-life balance so seriously we have a Flexible Working Policy
  • An employee recognition programme which celebrates and recognises our people
  • Career development opportunities & a dedicated personal development plan
  • All the tools of trade you need to perform successfully your role including PPE, clothing, and merch
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners - you will receive a great range of corporate discounts and benefits across banking, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, gym memberships and more
  • We also encourage our people to participate in community volunteering initiatives and pay for the time you spend helping to make our community better with Downer's volunteer leave
  • A Socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, that includes a Zero Harm tolerance

You will love being a part of the Downer lifestyle, come and see for yourself why, as we continue to build our future! Literally.

About us:

At Downer, our purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport Services business unit is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.

We are big picture people, operating under a model that pushes beyond the here and now. We design, build, and sustain the projects we work on, whilst also developing innovative solutions to the world’s leading issues around sustainability, where we are recognised as global leaders.

We remain at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people and having the courage to challenge the status quo. Our people are experts in their fields, influencing and shaping our future.  This is an exciting opportunity for you to join us as we continue to engineer and construct a better tomorrow for generations to come.

How to bring your Difference to Downer:

If you are interested in the work that we are doing to make New Zealand better and want to take your career to the future with us, then we want to hear from you. Hit the Apply Now button to fill out an application form and upload your CV. 

If you would like to learn more about us, the work that we are doing, and the difference we are making to the communities we work in then head to our website to find out more  https://www.downergroup.com/case-studies

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.

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