Traffic Management Operative

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Palmerston North
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  • Closing Date:06 Mar 2024


Our Traffic Team is growing and looking for new Crew Members! This is a great entry level position to join the NZ's roading and infrastructure specialists.  

Grow and develop in a supportive team 
Progress to STMS level – paid by us!
Competitive hourly rate
Brand new PPE gear (that’s your own personal protective equipment)

About the Role
Your role will be to coordinate and control traffic, keep traffic flowing safely by watching, setting up barriers, signs and cone to provide safe workspaces for your colleagues.  You’ll also help pedestrians and answer questions from local residents. In this role you will be working 40 hours per week Mon-Fri and have the flexibility to work additional hours/days as required.

What you’ll bring to the role

A safety-first attitude – for yourself, your team and the public
Traffic Controller Qualification (desirable)
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

About Us

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 dependants.

Building better roads for safer journeys 
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How to apply

Interested? Click Apply and provide a current CV.

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

We welcome your individuality. We are enriched by so many nationalities, languages, religions, customs, and lifestyles. We are proud of our diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger.