Traffic Management Operative

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Tauranga
  • Job Reference:FCH/27478
  • Closing Date:10 Jun 2023


The Higgins Green Team at our branch in the Bay of Plenty are looking for a permanent full time Traffic Management Operative (formally Traffic Controller) to join the Traffic Management Crew.
  • Grow and develop in a supportive team 
  • Progress to STMS level – paid by us!
  • Competitive hourly rate
About the role:
  • Your role will be to coordinate and control traffic, 
  • Keep traffic flowing safely by watching, 
  • Setting up barriers, signs and cones to provide safe workspaces for your colleagues
  • You’ll also help pedestrians and answer questions from local residents.
What you’ll bring to the role:
  • A safety-first attitude – for yourself, your team and the public
  • Current TC Qualification (Level 1 minimum)
  • Full New Zealand Driver’s Licence Class 1
  • Reliable, punctual, and motivated
  • A good communicator
  • High level of physical fitness
  • A team player
  • Problem solving ability
Higgins is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path with people at the heart of what we do every day. We offer a great working environment, competitive hourly rate, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependents.

Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing along with a health check – you’ll need to be fit for work!

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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