Applying with us is very easy

Simply complete your personal details below, then answer our questionnaire which is specific to this vacancy. Your answers to the questionnaire will enable us to process your application faster. At the very bottom of this page please upload your resume and a covering letter or supporting documents if relevant. We accept files in PDF, .doc or .docx formats, under 2MB.

You need to be aware that we are consulting with staff regarding a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for staff. Under the policy, from 17 January 2022, only those workers who are fully vaccinated (i.e. have completed an NZ Government recognised course of COVID-19 vaccination) will be able to carry out work at Napier City Council premises or represent Napier City Council in public.

As such, you need to be aware that if this policy is confirmed then you will be covered by this requirement and you will need to confirm your vaccination status by providing a copy of your vaccination certificate.

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Application Form

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1. Advertising Avenue:
Where did you hear about this position?

2. Residency:
Which best describes your residency status?

3. Appeal:
Please write a short statement why working for the Napier City Council, in this role appeals to you.

4. Experience:
Which of the below have you had experience with?

5. Availability :
Are you available to work the hours as advertised - ie 42.5 hours per week, generally Monday to Friday.

6. Qualifications:
Do you have an Agrichemical Handler (Growsafe) Certificate?

7. Drivers Licence :
Do you have a full (current) drivers licence?

8. Licences:
Do you have any other licenses? If yes, then please list.

9. Other:
We are really looking for someone who is willing to get stuck in, is fit and active and above all is reliable and motivated to do a great job. Tell us why we should consider you.

10. Current Employment:
Are you currently employed by Napier City Council?

11. Safety equipment and clothing:
Are you prepared to wear and use any safety equipment and clothing that may be required?

12. #1 Medical:
Do you suffer from any condition which may affect your capacity to safely and effectively carry out the duties and tasks required in the job you have applied for? (This may include a chronic medical condition, medication, back injury or back strain etc).

13. #2 Medical :
Have you ever suffered from any gradual or overuse injuries, which might be aggravated by the requirements of this job? (eg, RSI, OOS, (Occupational Overuse Syndrome), including tendonitis, carpel tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, etc)

14. #3 Medical :
Do you have any known allergy/sensitivity to any substance?

15. #4 Medical:
If you have answered yes to any of the medical questions, then please give brief details.

16. Medical Testing Consent:
If offered this position, you may be requested to undergo a basic medical assessment and/or tests, at Councils expense, to assess your capacity to safely carry out the tasks required in the job. This may include eye tests, hearing tests, etc Would you consent to a medical assessment, which will include Drug testing, and to the results being communicated to the Council (on a confidential basis)?

17. #1 Criminal Convictions:
Have you ever had a custodial (eg imprisonment, corrective training, borstal) sentence for a criminal offence?*

18. #2 Criminal Convictions:
Under the "Clean Slate" Legislation you may be entitled to answer "No" to the following question, even if you have criminal convictions. It is your obligation to determine if you meet the criteria of the "Clean Slate" Legislation. Refer to the Department of Justice or their website for further information. Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offence?

19. #3 Criminal Convictions:
If you have answered yes to any Criminal Conviction questions, then please give brief details.

20. Criminal Convictions Declaration.:
If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, further information will be requested at interview. Please be aware that failure to disclose or declare information, or provision of false or misleading information may result in your employment being terminated if your application is successful. Part of the recruitment process is seeking a copy of your criminal record from the Ministry of Justice, regardless of whether you have declared convictions or not. I have read and understood the above Criminal Convictions declaration

21. Declaration:
I declare that to the best of my knowledge the information supplied in this on-line application process and in any resume (CV) provided is correct. I understand that if any false or deliberately misleading information is given, or any material fact suppressed, I will not be accepted, or if I am employed, my employment may be terminated. I further understand that any offer of employment, if made, may be conditional on obtaining a full clearance through the Company's pre-employment background checking process. I have read and agree to the above declaration.

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