Yards Person

Location: Invercargill, Southland
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: 200179540_1599263785
Salary: NZ$20 - NZ$24 per hour

AWF have a great opportunity for a superstar to join our clients growing business. Our client needs someone who is able to think on their feet to deliver great service, this is a new role for them which has come about through their continued growth.

As a yards person within our clients business you'll work autonomously to ensure the yard remain tidy, safe and efficient. You'll be responsible for delivering great customer service to all walk in customers as well as phone and internet customers.

You'll need a great way with people and have basic knowledge around timber, you'll need to be able to retain information to understand stock levels and also communicate with the sawmill team to submit orders. Our client also has a finishing division for selling finished wood products and so there is most certainly a lot for you to learn about.

About our client

Our client is a local timber company that does everything when is comes to timber including; forest management, harvesting, milling, and finishing. As a small operation they want to ensure they're servicing their local community as best as possible and giving them end to end service.

What's in it for you

This role is temporary and there is potential for it to become permanent for the right person.

On offer is the chance to work in a growing local business and receive competitive payrates in line with your experience.

As part of AWF's great workforce you'll be paid weekly and get all the benefits inline with NZ law; annual leave, kiwisaver etc. You'll also be provided with all PPE and have the chance to grow within this role should you wish to and should you be the right person

What you need for this role

We need someone who can think on their feet and work efficiently to ensure that customer needs are met. You will need to be able to speak to people to understand their needs and offer them great solutions for their requirements.

You will need to be able to communicate well and a high level of the english language will be needed, basic computer skills will also be needed.

The products are at times heavy so you will need to be physically fit and able to lift upto 25kgs.

Mostly you'll need to be easy to get along with and highly organised. You will be responsible for elements of the yard so if you're afraid to pick up a broom then you need not apply.

In addition you'll need the following

- A full New Zealand drivers licence with F endorsement and forklift OSH certificate (class 2 preferred)

- The right to work in New Zealand and relevant documentation to prove it.

- The ability to pass pre-employment checks including; drugs, alcohol, criminal history and ACC history

- A current CV with contactable references

If this sound like you then give Dylan at AWF Invercargill a call on 03 214 0388 or apply below.

You can also apply by coming into our AWF Invercaragill office at 19 Yarrow Street or sending your cover letter and CV to dylan.rigby@awf.co.nz