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Current Vacancies

Here you'll find current vacancies at Ports of Auckland. You can also submit an expression of interest if there is no current vacancy available or suitable.



Platform Engineer

The focus of this role is to build and maintain the various infrastructure platforms that support the Ports application portfolio with an aim to ensuring the stability and integrity of the platforms. You will also monitor and troubleshoot issues along with providing training and documentation.

For more information or to apply for this role, contact Nidhi Bahuguna from AbsoluteIT on 09 302 5310, Thomas Gemmill at Salt on 09 869 2573 or Neil Frandsen at 920 on 022 561 7788.


Safety & Wellbeing Co-ordinator

To provide accurate and specialised support to the Safety and Wellbeing team and organisation along with ensuring the formal permit system is adhered to by all relevant stakeholders effectively controlling high risk work activities.

For more information or to apply for this role, contact Amanda Stringer at EdenFX on 09 424 8367 or Gemma Forrest at H2R on 09 368 7300.

Solutions Developer

The focus of the role is to provide development, support and BAU to POAL over a number of different applications. There is a strong need for interfacing internally and externally.

For more information or to apply for this role, contact Nidhi Bahuguna from AbsoluteIT on 09 302 5310 or Jess Stowers at Robert Walters on 09 374 7300.


Infrastructure Engineer

You will manage and implement works to maintain, upgrade and develop the Port infrastructure.  You will be managing internal and external designs, tenders and construction.

For more information or to apply for this role, contact Hamish McLean at RobLawMax on 09 951 5011 or Johnny O'Rouke at Franklin Smith on 09 281 2862.

Casual Stevedores (Lashers)

We are now seeking applications for Casual Stevedores (Lashers). As a Lasher the primary task will be to lash and unlash containers aboard ships that come in to the Port, this is a manual task and requires the ability to undertake heavy lifting.  As we operate 24/7, 365 days a year, shifts may fall over weekends, holidays and nights. With current operational demands shifts are predominantly available on nights and weekends. Shift lengths may be from 3 to 12 hours depending on customer requirements.

Our Values form the basis of the Ports of Auckland culture, guiding our behaviour and thinking, providing focus and a sense of direction. They underpin everything we do. We expect that those who are offered and accept the opportunity to work with us will do so in a way consistent with Our Values.

To be considered for this role candidates must be:

  • Physically fit
  • Committed to health and safety
  • Committed to meeting customer requirements
  • Prepared to work flexible hours, including weekends and night shift
  • Have basic communication skills, including written
  • Eligible to work in New Zealand

A full class 1 driver's license will also be advantageous to this role.

Applicants will be required to:

  • Undergo a medical, which includes passing a drug and alcohol test. Employees are also subject to random drug testing.
  • Complete a criminal history check
  • Pass a fitness test

Please note: Casual employees are engaged as and when required and there is no expected or implied continuity of employment.

To apply please download the application form below and submit along with your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. We will only be in touch if you are shortlisted.