Jobs in Ruakaka and Mardsen Point
If you dream of living the country life, yet have doubts about jobs in Northland – well, we’re here to set your mind at ease.
Marsden Point is an area located within easy commuting distance of both Waipu township and Whangarei city centre, offering a wealth of employment opportunities and a true diversity of work. This bustling economic centre continues to grow every year, and is earmarked for further domestic development in the near future.
An approx 15 minute drive from Waipu village , or an approx 30 minute drive from Whangarei city centre, the Marsden Point area is an employment hub for many local Northlanders; with career options ranging from lab work through to stevedoring.
Here is a brief overview of jobs in Marsden Point and major employers in this area:
Refining NZ Jobs in Marsden Point
Marsden Point is home to NZ’s largest (and only!) oil refinery – the Marsden Point Oil Refinery, now known as Refining NZ. This progressive oil refinery meets around 40% of New Zealand’s energy needs, and is massively safety focused, environmentally responsible, and employee-driven. A constant employer, this ever-growing company creates a wide field of employment for a range of professionals:
- Lab Technician
- Fitting and Turning
- Heavy Welding
- Health and Safety
- Human Resources
The list is endless, as a company, RefiningNZ has naturally evolved an entire career ecosystem. For current job vacancies at Refining NZ, take a look at their dedicated Refining NZ careers website.
Northport Jobs in Marsden Point
Marsden Point is a deep-water port that offers importing and exporting shipping access for the entire Northland region. This port is surrounded by easy-access roading, and boasts substantial back-up land for loading and offloading use. This is New Zealand’s northern-most multi-purpose port, making it the closest and easiest port for most of our international export partners.
The economic activity in and around Northport has spawned a variety of employment opportunities across a wide range of industries – including:
- Crane Drivers
- Log Truck Drivers
- Heavy Vehicle and Transport Operators
- Checkpoint Processors
- Administration Staff
- Logistics personnel
- Health and Safety
You can view current vacancies on the Northport employment website – however be aware that many positions related to this port are required by external companies in a related field – such as log truck driving.
Jobs in Ruakaka Surrounds
Along with the larger companies, there is also a need for support and infrastructure employees. The Ruakaka area is hitting a boom economically, and with the growth in the housing market there is a real need for more employees in every area from hospitality through to roading – take a look at the Ruakaka area on Seek for an updated vacancy list!
Of course, when it comes to searching for that perfect Ruakaka house for sale, goodGround Real Estate are your Ruakaka and surrounds property experts. Our friendly sales team always have their fingers on the pulse of the Ruakaka properties for sale market.
Allow us to help you find your ideal Northland home, contact the team at goodGround Real Estate today!