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Traffic Management Operatives - Taumarunui

  • Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

Downer New Zealand is a leading provider of integrated services.  Our Traffic Management division has a steady track record for delivering a high standard of care for our communities and for offering our people opportunities for growth. We are recruiting experienced and developing TMO professionals to join our whanau, deliver to project plans, and get home safely at the end of each day.

Are you good with directions, signs and enjoy being outdoors? This could be the perfect opportunity for you.

As a Downer Traffic Management Operative (formerly known as a Traffic Controller), you will assist with Temporary Traffic Management under the direction of a Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS). Ultimately you will work to ensure the safety of your crew and the public through clear and accurate direction of traffic. You will also:

  • Help with sign and cone placement and pack down
  • Assist with stop/go activity
  • Driving duties
  • Assist with general tasks to help your crew achieve project plans and targets


This is primarily a Monday – Friday, full time-permanent position based out of our Taumarunui depot and involves occasional weekend and night work.

About you:
Ultimately, we are looking for individuals who are willing to learn and develop a career with Downer. Along with your outgoing attitude and commitment to safe workplace practices, you will have a Full NZ Driver’s License, be physically fit, and confident communicating with the public. Its preferred that you’ll hold a Traffic Management Warrant, but training is on offer for the right candidates.


We also have STMS opportunities available, if you are a Traffic Management pro, we want to hear from you!

Perks & Benefits

Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive pay rate, the tools of trade required to deliver the excellence we are known for, and a whole lot of extras such as merch, clothing, boots, PPE.

We pride ourselves on our socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, which includes Zero Harm. You will receive ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to be industry-leading and your career opportunities limitless in an organisation the size of ours.

Because we are all about relationships creating success, we offer our people a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners. You will receive extensive discounts and perks across a huge number of sought-after multinational brands, think banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty more! 

Come and join our team of 10,000!
Want to know more about what it is like to work at Downer? Then head to our People Site people.downergroup.co.nz or apply & check out our other great opportunities at www.downergroup.co.nz reference #593755. If you want a little more info before you hit apply, drop in to your local depot or email Recruitment.Advice@downer.co.nz.   

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

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