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Traffic Controller / Temporary Traffic Management

Are you looking for an entry-level, diverse, hands-on labouring role?

Are you fit, able-bodied and reliable?

Can you work outside in all weather conditions?

If you said yes to all of the above, then we have a role for you!


Take up the infamous Stop/Go (lollipop) paddle and become a TC/TTM worker providing direction to roads users and maintain a safe working environment throughout various roadwork locations in the area of Dunedin.

To be successful in this role you must be resilient to work in all weather conditions, communicate well with others and able-bodied with ability to perform a range of physical tasks.

When performing tasks, you will be working within a tight-knit team and under the direction and supervision of the worksite supervisor.

You will be trained how to operate radio communication equipment, how to manage various scenarios involving road users, whilst adhering to workplace health & safety guidelines.

We're offering a lot of variety of work, full on-the-job training, and the opportunity to become a certified TC/TTM worker (complete a 1-day course).

To apply for this role, you must be legally entitled to work and currently reside in New Zealand (overseas applications will not be considered).

Your duties will include:

  • Communicate with team members to maintain the flow of road user traffic
  • Talking to the public, explaining the roadworks being carried out
  • Navigating vehicle traffic and pedestrians around work sites
  • Perform labouring tasks including setting up road signage, road cones and vehicle barriers

What's in it for you:

  • Immediate start with an opportunity for ongoing employment
  • A foot in the door with civil construction
  • Become a certified Traffic Controller (TC) / Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) Worker
  • TC/TTM course(s) scheduled 30-31 August 2022
  • Opportunity to network and meet other people, in a supportive environment

What we're looking for:

  • New or experienced TC/TTM worker(s) wanted
  • Motivated, reliable and strong verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and adhere to health and safety guidelines
  • Flexibility with rostered shift start times & working at various locations across Dunedin
  • Restricted or Full Class 1 Drivers Licence and personal transport

If you like sound of this opportunity and you fit the above criteria, then apply today!

Call Goodwin or Nicola at Select Recruitment on (03) 477 0873, or come and visit us at 330 Moray Place, Dunedin Central (just opposite Countdown supermarket).

To apply you must be a New Zealand (NZ) Resident or have a valid NZ Work Visa, be willing to undergo a Drug and Alcohol Screening Test along with a Ministry of Justice criminal background check.


Vacancy ID: 200223432

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