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Join the team at the maritime gateway for Te Tauihu. Port Nelson is a vital hub supporting the region’s continued economic growth and prosperity. 

Port Nelson is an equal opportunity employer, offering training and career opportunities within a collaborative and positive team culture. 

Take a look at the current positions available at Port Nelson below. If you’re someone who would strive to uphold our “ASPIRE” values: Accountability, Safety, Passion, Integrity/honesty, Respect and Excellence then we want to hear from you.  

Current Vacancies are listed below.  For more information, please call Jacqui on 027 734 0113.

We are an accredited employer with Immigration New Zealand.

Heavy Diesel Mechanic - Plant Equipment

Application Closes: 15 Jul 2022

Location: Nelson

Are you a qualified HD Mechanic with a desire to take the next step in your career?
Great Hours, Work Environment and Culture
Encourage, grow and achieve some major milestones with this strong and stable team.

Data Analyst

Application Closes: 21 Aug 2022

Location: Nelson

•Are you naturally curious? Always look for the meaning...the “why”...behind the numbers.
•Recent graduate with excellent communications skills.

Business Analyst

Application Closes: 21 Aug 2022

Location: Nelson

•Are you an experienced technical or project analyst?
•Looking to work on interesting projects with lots of variety and challenge?

Logs Crane Operator - Stevedoring

Application Closes: 24 Aug 2022

Location: Nelson

*Guaranteed minimum 120 hours per month
*Benefits including Medical Insurance, 5% KiwiSaver and Fitness/Wellbeing allowance

Supervisor (Foreman) - Logs and Containers

Application Closes: 28 Aug 2022

Location: Nelson

* Combine your leadership skills and operational experience
* $42 + allowances, medical and 5% KiwiSaver
* Up to $5,000 towards relocation costs

General Manager Infrastructure, Maintenance and Environment

Application Closes: 31 Aug 2022

Location: Nelson

Outstanding opportunity with a leading regional employer
Significant and diverse asset portfolio
Strategic and leadership focused role

Logs Digger Operator - Stevedoring

Application Closes: 1 Sep 2022

Location: Nelson

*Are you a skilled Digger operator & want a change of scenery?
*$35-$44 per hour, guaranteed min 35 hours

Port Operations - casual opportunities

Application Closes: 7 Sep 2022

Location: Nelson

* Variety, flexibility, get paid as you learn
* $27-$33 + 10% leave calculation (2% above legal minimum)