Casual NKTT Superintendent

Listed 8 days Ago
Port Taranaki Limited
Transportation and Logistics

Port Taranaki, as the only deep-water harbor on New Zealand’s west coast, is strategically important to the economic development of the Taranaki region. We are on the lookout for a Tanker Terminal Superintendent on a casual employment basis at the Newton King Tanker Terminal (NKTT). This terminal serves the Petrochemical industry and is a major contributor to the Taranaki economy. It handles a wide range of petrochemical products and bulk liquids including crude oils, methanol and LPG.

Our ideal candidate would have five years experience in the Petrochemical industry and preferably Maritime or Tanker Exposure with a working knowledge of the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals. They will also be able to demonstrate their leadership experience and strong ability to collaborate and coordinate in a team.  In return, we offer a positive team culture that provides variety in an environment that supports both your professional and personal development.

Key responsibilities include liaising with ships’ masters, port users and staff to ensure the Tanker Terminal operates efficiently. You will be part of a team who is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining safe operating procedures and systems relating to NKTT operations, and ensuring Port Taranaki practices are compliant with the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals. This role will also support our Permit Office, Operations Planner and provide operational support in the role of alternate Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO), assist with emergency procedures and act as Incident Controller where required.

This casual role involves day and night shifts so a flexible approach to working hours is essential.

Other key capabilities we'll be looking for are:

  • Forward thinking and able to work unsupervised
  • Strong written communication and good interpersonal skills
  • Software skills (specifically the Microsoft suite)
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to developing strong working relationships with all Port customers, suppliers, team members and wider Port staff
  • Ideally you will have solid experience in planning and permitting
  • PFSO qualification and experience in the Common Permit to Work system would be advantageous but not essential

Port Taranaki is a leading contributor to health and safety within the region.  In this role you will have the ability to demonstrate leadership in health & safety, to own and driving safety initiatives with a focus on continuous learning and improvement.

Apply online now.  Applications now closing 23 July 2022  -  however please don’t delay, as we will begin reviewing applications before this date. 

All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a criminal convictions check (CCH) and must already hold the required residency status to work in New Zealand. Candidates must also be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (1st and 2nd dose) and hold a full NZ driver’s license.  


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