Jobs in Invercargill & Southland
Southland contributed 2.0 per cent to national GDP (year ended June 2018), provides 2.2 per cent of national employment and is home to an estimated 2 per cent of the national population.
[Source: Statistics New Zealand data, 2018].
Job vacancies in Invercargill & Southland
Trade Me Jobs - lists a large number of jobs in Southland.
Seek - New Zealand's largest general job website.
New Kiwis - an online programme connecting skilled job seekers (local and global) with New Zealand employers.
Workhere - specifically designed to connect offshore skilled workers and Kiwi expats with New Zealand employers.
Work and Income - jobs available in Southland for Job Seekers.
careers.govt.nz - lists recruitment companies in New Zealand.
Most local newspapers publish jobs available in the area in the Situations Vacant column.
Job search help
Tips for recent migrants | careers.govt.nz - a free service to assist with your job search and prepare you for employment in the local labour market.
Work and Income New Zealand (WINZ) - a government department helping to find employment for residents or those with a valid work permit.
Work Talk | English Language Partners - an intensive, four-week course for confident users of English. Here, you will learn how to prepare your CV, approach employers, and practice for job interviews.
Business networking organisations
Venture Southland - the economic development agency for the Southland region.
Southland Chamber of Commerce - supports local businesses by offering advice, consultancy, training and networking opportunities.
Venus Network- a business network for women
Volunteering is a great way to gain work experience, meet new people, learn about your community, and improve your English skills.
Organisations looking for volunteers often advertise positions on Seek Volunteer. Have a look to see if there is something available for you.