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Traffic Management Operatives Christchurch

  • Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Fixed Term

The road to your future starts here:

As a Traffic Controller, you will ultimately work to ensure the safety of public road users and your crew as they undertake civil construction and road maintenance works, by giving clear and accurate direction of traffic. We will support you with all the training and certifications you need to grow your career with us. This is the best way to get your foot in the door within the Civil Construction industry. No matter where you want go, the only thing stopping you will be your ambition. This is the perfect opportunity to join a fun team and make some great friends as you grow and develop your career and earn a great income!

About you:

Ultimately, we are looking for individuals who are:

  • Flexible & Reliable 
  • Willing to learn & grow your career 
  • Possess a positive can-do attitude
  • Committed to safe workplace practices
  • A Full Class 1 NZ Driver’s License

These are full-time permanent positions that will require you to work nights and weekends. You will also be required to work away from home from time to time (all your travel as well as allowances will be covered).

You will be a part of a team that designs, builds, and maintains 25,000kms worth of roads in Aotearoa. With over 150 years of projects and knowledge under our belts, our position is strong, and our vision is innovative and future focused (just like your career once you join us). We are building sustainable communities that you can be proud to say that you have been a part of producing.

Perks & Benefits

Working for a progressive and stable employer, 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:

  • Permanent position, 80 hours + per fortnight plus additional night shift and weekend rates!
  • Competitive remuneration packages, overtime rates, allowances, job security and weatherproof pay – that means guaranteed full-time permanent pay regardless of being rained off!
  • Free access for you and your immediate family to mental health & counselling services!
  • An employee & whanau recognition programme that celebrates and rewards our people and their whanau for the value they bring!
  • A management team that will support your growth with a dedicated personal development plan that is reviewed quarterly, empowering you to take ownership of your career trajectory!
  • Regular training, including gaining further tickets and licenses and access to over 50 training programmes!
  • The latest and greatest tools of the trade our people require to successfully perform in their roles! 
  • All employees have access to 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!
  • Supporting our people financially to nominate local causes, charities, and organisations that need a helping hand with our Downer Donate initiative!
  • A dedicated Corporate Social Responsibility team who provides holistic wrap-around support to our people who need it!

We are focused on creating a vibrant community of belonging that pursues diversity, builds inclusion, and creates more equitable opportunities for everyone. You will love being a part of the Downer community! Come and see for yourself what makes us different, as we continue to build our future! Literally.

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 and

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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