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Palmerston North CBD
There are jobs to be found, whether you are a highly educated professional or just starting out in your working life.
Palmerston North has excellent employment opportunities and
unemployment is low.
Job-seekers have plenty of opportunities in Palmerston North. In
fact, we need you!
In particular, highly qualified specialists are needed in our
educational and research institutions and our public hospital.
Check vacancies at the Palmerston North City
Council (external website)
We are working towards being one of the best workplaces in New
We need all kinds of people to fill the vacancies in our
area. Here are some good ways to look for a job.
Read the Situations Vacant advertisements in Palmerston North's
newspaper, the Manawatu Standard, especially on Saturdays, Mondays
The Manawatu Standard (external website)
Look online for jobs. You might find several hundred jobs in
Palmerston North listed.
Palmerston North Jobs (external website)
employment, tips, careers (external website)
Jobs (external website)
If you are having trouble finding a job you can contact an
employment agency. Register with the agency and they will use their
contacts to try to find you a job.
Outsourcing (external website)
North Personnel (external website
Palmerston North Personnel Blog (external
Settlement Support (external site)
Before applying for a job, prepare a curriculum vitae or
resume. Many employers also ask for references and evidence of
qualifications. References must be in writing if you were last
employed outside of New Zealand.
Tips for writing a resume (external
read all about employment and training opportunities in New
Zealand (external website)
Statistics New Zealand's Quick Stats about work in
the Manawatu - Wanganui region (external website)
Interesting fact: the most common occupational group in our
region is "Managers".
Not enough detail for you? The Department of Labour has
all the facts and figures.
Read the Labour Department Annual Report on the
Manawatu & Wanganui area (external website)
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