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Job vacancy and recruitment websites

An extensive list of job vacancy and recruitment agency websites in New Zealand, and overseas.

New Zealand general job vacancy websites

MyJobSpace.co.nz
A job vacancy site where job seekers can set up a profile and online CV.

Seek
An extensive list of job vacancies from employers across New Zealand and Australia. Also provides an email notification service and career development resources and training information.

Trade Me Jobs
Trade Me Jobs is New Zealand’s most visited jobs site, and provides a wide range of vacancies.

Work and Income job search database
A large selection of current New Zealand job vacancies and general advice.

Workpool
Aimed at connecting job seekers with recruiters. Job seekers can create profiles for viewing, and recruiters can list job vacancies.

Specialist New Zealand job vacancy websites

New Zealand youth, student, and graduate vacancy websites

Defence Careers
Information about joining the Navy, Army or Air Force.

GradConnection
A website that helps graduates to find jobs in Australia and New Zealand.

Student Job Search
Listings of temporary job vacancies for tertiary students.

Maori and Pasifika job vacancy websites

Mahi.co.nz
A Māori-focused employment opportunities website.

Mana Recruitment
An agency specialising in Māori and Pacific employment.

Māori and Pacific Jobs
A jobs board that lists vacancies with a Māori or Pacific focus.

New Zealand self-promotion websites

Green Sky
A website that allows you to promote yourself to employers by creating an online profile describing yourself and your skills.

I'm Looking
An online community that allows employers to connect with job seekers.

JobCafe
A site that matches job seekers' skills with current vacancies in a wide range of fields.

Jobit
An online open job market where people list jobs they need doing, and registered users submit a price for doing the work.

New Zealand job vacancy websites for people with disabilities

Association for Supported Employment New Zealand
Provides links to a variety of supported employment organisations that help people with disabilities.

Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand
Employment consultancy service for deaf people that supports you in your job hunt, including helping you decide on career options and work on your CV.

Ministry of Social Development – Mainstream Employment Programme
The Mainstream Employment Programme provides subsidies, training, and support to help people with disabilities get work in the state sector.

Workbridge
Helps people with disabilities, injuries and illness find work.

Workwise
Supports people with experience of mental illness to choose, get, and keep jobs.

Job vacancy websites for migrants

Seasonaljobs.co.nz
Search for seasonal job vacancies across the country, in many industries.

Seasonalwork.co.nz
A job vacancy site listing a range of short-term work across New Zealand, mainly in hospitality, agriculture and horticulture.

Working in New Zealand
Find information on employers and recruitment agencies relevant to the occupation and industry you want to work in.

New Kiwis
A site that links New Zealand employers with skilled migrants who are eligible to work, and currently live or intend to live, in New Zealand.

Workhere New Zealand
Workhere New Zealand connects skilled migrants and expat Kiwis from around the world to New Zealand-based companies with jobs in demand.

New Zealand regional websites

Able Personnel
A Hawke's Bay general recruitment agency.

Fanselow Bell
A Nelson-based human resources company that helps people find work in Nelson and surrounding areas.

GBL Personnel
A Wellington recruitment agency that specialises in placing people in permanent, temporary and contract positions in the Wellington region.

Otago Daily Times job listings
A database of job vacancies in Otago across a range of industries.

Palmerston North Personnel
A Palmerston North-base general recruitment agency providing a service in the Manawtu

Ryan
A Christchurch-based recruitment company specialising in commercial, industrial and human resources job placement.

Sterling HR Outsourcing Ltd

New Zealand general recruitment agency websites

Adecco
A recruitment agency that allows you to search for current vacancies by region.

Advanced Personnel
A recruitment agency that places people across a range of industries, including engineering, roading, stores/warehousing, and building and construction.

Beyond Recruitment
A recruitment agency specialising in IT, accounting, marketing, communications, telecommunications, engineering and government positions.

Enterprise Recruitment
Enterprise Recruitment is a New Zealand recruitment and human resources agency, servicing all industry sectors

Fosterra
A recruitment firm focussing on providing HR and Recruitment services to South Island-based technically orientated companies

Frog Recruitment
Browse jobs available through this agency including Accounting, IT, human resources, and sales.

Hudson
A recruitment agency operating over a range of industries, including business, IT, and sales.

Kelly
Browse temporary, part-time, and permanent jobs on offer through this agency.

Kinetic Recruitment
Browse temporary, part-time, and permanent jobs on offer through this agency.

Lawson Williams Consulting Group
A recruitment agency with vacancies in a range of industries.

Martin Personnel
A recruitment agency website with current vacancies in a wide range of industries.

Momentum
A recruitment agency with 10 specialist areas, including communications, finance, and bicultural employment.

OCG
A recruitment agency that lets you search for current vacancies in the main centres of New Zealand. Also provides an email address for sending CVs to the agency.

Salt
Salt is a recruitment agency that provides flexible and permanent positions from entry level to management.

New Zealand industry specific job vacancy websites

Arts and media

The Big Idea
Lists vacancies in the creative industries.

Writerfind.com NZ
A site featuring local and international vacancies for New Zealand writers and communications professionals.

Business, executive, and professionals

Alpha Recruitment
A recruitment agency specialising in executive roles.

Connex Recruitment
A recruitment company based in Auckland, specialising in administration staff, sales, finance, customer service, and other related roles.

Greenlight Recruitment
A Christchurch-based job vacancy and recruitment agency that specialises in sales; accounting and finance; office and administration; and insurance.

Rice Consulting
A recruitment agency that specialises in finding staff for other businesses in the recruitment industry.

Sheffield
A recruitment agency specialising in accounting, finance, marketing, sales, human resources, production/technical and general management vacancies.

The Ultimate Recruitment Company
A company that recruits for sales and marketing, support, operations and management roles across a range of industries.

Wheeler Campbell
A recruitment agency that specialises in providing recruitment and human resource advice to organisations throughout New Zealand.

Wholeoranges Consulting
A company that recruits staff for executive, managerial and administrative business services support positions.

Education and social sciences

Education Personnel
A recruitment agency specialising in education vacancies.

NZ Education Gazette
Has an extensive list of teaching vacancies.

Oasis Education Ltd
A Ministry of Education-accredited teacher employment agency, useful for teachers seeking employment in New Zealand (especially Auckland), and schools looking for a teacher (relief or full time).

Engineering, construction, transport, manufacturing and logistics

Agoge Recruitment
A recruitment agency specialising in transport, logistics, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries across New Zealand.

Automotive Employment New Zealand Ltd
A recruitment agency that specialises in automotive recruitment within the New Zealand motor industry.

AWF Group
New Zealand-wide suppliers of temporary staff to industry.

BusJobs.co.nz
A job vacancy site with a variety of roles for people wanting to work with buses.

Campbell and Partners
An agency specialising in automotive and heavy automotive recruitment for sales, parts and service-related jobs.

Career Engineer
A recruitment agency specialising in engineering and technical vacancies.

CRS Recruit
A recruitment agency that specialises in engineering vacancies in Auckland.

Dare Contract Services
A company that specialises in recruitment of engineers in the oil and gas, mining and infrastructure industries.

Engineer Network Group
A recruitment company that advertises engineering jobs in New Zealand, and also in Australia, Africa, and other countries.

Greenlight Recruitment
A Christchurch-based job vacancy and recruitment agency that specialises in logistics.

Inspirec
Inspirec is a consultancy specialising in the recruitment of oil and gas, engineering, and energy professionals throughout Australasia.

IPENZ Job Hunt
The Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) website provides a list of job vacancies in engineering.

JOBsmith
JOBsmith specialises in technical and trade recruitment.

Refocus Recruitment
A recruitment agency that finds jobs for engineers, technical staff, and tradespeople.

Rob Law Max Recruitment
A recruitment agency that specialises in engineering, technical and infrastructure positions throughout New Zealand.

Solutions Personnel
A recruitment agency focussing on the warehousing, transportation and warehousing industries.

Tandr Recruitment
A recruitment agency specialising in engineering, construction, and infrastructure jobs.

Technical Recruitment Solutions
A recruitment agency that specialises in engineering vacancies.

Tradestaff
Supplies temporary and permanent workers to the trade sector.

Farming, fishing, forestry and mining

AgCareers.com
Agricultural jobs in New Zealand and abroad.

Equus Connect
Search for riding and stable jobs in New Zealand, Australia, and the UK in the equine industry.

Fegan and Co
Fegan and Company focus on recruitment for the farming sector.

FRENZ Recruitment
A New Zealand-wide farming employment agency specialising in the dairy sector.

Friday Offcuts
Weekly job advertisements for forestry and wood processing jobs in New Zealand and Australia. 

New Zealand Conservation Jobs
A website that advertises job vacancies in the conservation industry.

PickNZ
Pick NZ gives you access to seasonal and full-time work opportunities in the horticulture industry.

Government, law and safety

Localgovernmentcareers.govt.nz
Job vacancies and advice on careers in local government in New Zealand.

Jobs.govt.nz
The New Zealand Government's job vacancy website.

The Johnson Group
A specialist recruitment agency for policy analysts, policy managers and other government professionals.

Health and community

Association of Salaried Medical Specialists
A searchable database of senior medical and dental vacancies in New Zealand.

Au Pair Link New Zealand
An agency specialising in the placement of au pairs in New Zealand and overseas.

Castle Recruitment 
Castle Recruitment specialise in recruiting healthcare professionals for temporary and permanent employment for hospitals, rest homes, retirement villages and private care facilities.

Carefinder
Register for jobs in childcare, pet care, home tuition, house-sitting, gardening and elderly care.

Do Good Jobs
A website that lists jobs in the not-for-profit, charity and community sectors.

Execucare
A recruitment company for voluntary groups, charities, and not-for-profit organisations.

FIT
A site that lists job vacancies in the New Zealand health and fitness, sport and recreation, and spa and beauty industries.

Frontline Health New Zealand
A job vacancy website specialising in health jobs.

Geneva Health
A recruitment service that lists health jobs in New Zealand, Australia, the UK and the Middle East.

HealthJobsNZ
Recruitment website that lists public and private health care vacancies. Allows you to sign up for job alerts.

Health ProfessionalNZ
A recruitment agency specialising in health jobs.

Jobatory
Search for jobs in the health care sector.

Kiwi Health Jobs
Search and apply for jobs in the public health sector. Candidates can deal directly with employers.

KiwiOz Nannies
A company that fills childcare vacancies in Auckland.

Kiwis STAT
A medical recruitment company for locum doctors and allied health professionals, offering short and long-term placements in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.

Lanz Recruitment
A New Zealand recruitment agency specialising in the placement of health professionals.

Life Recruitment
A recruitment agency for nurses, qualified social workers, locum doctors, home care and community support workers.

Medacs Healthcare
A recruitment agency specialising in health sector jobs.

NZLocums
A free recruitment service from a not-for-profit medical recruitment organisation. It specialises in general practitioner (GP), and nurse practitioner vacancies in rural towns. 

Psych Recruitment Ltd
A specialist recruitment agency focusing on employment opportunities in psychology, corrections and mental health.

Hospitality, tourism, recreation and retail

Adventure Jobs New Zealand
Employment vacancy listings for the adventure tourism and outdoor industry.

Frontline Retail New Zealand 
A job vacancy website that lists retail jobs.

HospoNews
Search hospitality job vacancies.

Hospotrade
A website that advertises hospitality vacancies from around New Zealand.

Hospoworld Resourcing
Recruitment agency website that lists hospitality and tourism vacancies.

Information technology and telecommunications

Candle New Zealand
A recruitment agency site specialising in the information technology and communications industry.

Comspek
A contract and permanent recruitment consultancy working with IT and telecommunications professionals.

Geekzone
An online technology community with an extensive job listing section.

Pinnacle Recruitment
An organisation providing a list of vacancies in the information technology and technical electronics sector.

Potentia
Find jobs in the information technology sector.

Searchworks Ltd
A recruitment agency specialising in IT and software engineering jobs.

Voluntary work

English Language Partners New Zealand

Teach English to adult migrants and refugees in New Zealand.

Go Overseas
Search for international study and volunteer opportunities.

Refugee Services
Volunteer opportunities to help quota refugees as they begin to settle into their new communities in New Zealand.

Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind
Details of voluntary opportunities with the Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind.

Volunteer Services Abroad (VSA) Aotearoa New Zealand
A list of current vacancies for volunteer work abroad.

Volunteering New Zealand
Information about volunteering in New Zealand, including details of local volunteer centres and jobs available.

Working Abroad
Volunteer, professional and casual vacancies in more than 150 countries.