Local Vacancies

Build a Birthday is urgently looking for Casual Customer Service Representatives

Build a Birthday is seeking Customer Service Representatives to work as casual staff throughout summer. There is potential for employment to continue during 2021, after school and weekend work.

Requirements are:

  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Have excellent communication skills, able to talk confidently with customers
  • Confident
  • Keen to learn and grow new skills
  • Be able to use own initiative, have a can-do attitude

Students will need to send their CVs and cover letters direct to fay@buildabirthday.co.nz. They will need to say in their cover letter, three reasons why they want to work for The Celebrations Collective and mention they have heard about the application from the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Maungaraki After School Care Seeking 17 year old Students for School Holiday Programme

Mature, 17 year old students sought for a school holiday programme. This would lead into after school care work for 2021. All applicants will need to be police checked.


  • Minimum of 17 years old
  • Mature/sensible
  • Ability to relate to children of all ages
  • Positive and confident attitude
  • Reliable transport

Please apply using this link.

They must mention Amanda Walters from the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce in the application.

Opportunities with Taylor Preston

Taylor Preston are holding regular Recruitment Seminars throughout November. They are looking for people who are:

• Physically fit
• Able to stand on their feet for long periods of time
• Able to pass a drug test and medical
• Reliable

In return, applicants will be offered full time employment, free travel, weekly pay, and essential worker status, so will operate through any further levels of lock down.

Please send CVs to Amanda@hvchamber.org.nz if you are interested in this opportunity.

1st Call Recruitment

There are several positions available for students to obtain temporary work through summer:

  • Freight/Mail Sorters at Seaview
  • Labourers
  • Downers
  • H&M Retail
  • Gilmours pick packers

These positions are throughout the Hutt Valley only.

Applicants do not need a restricted licence, but must have reliable transport. All PPE gear and any training will be provided to the students. There is the potential to pick up further casual work throughout 2021.

Please send CVs to Amanda@hvchamber.org.nz.

Looking for local talent? Get in touch with us here at the Hutt Valley Chamber

If you are a local employer looking for a suitably skilled locals, we would be happy to help you.

If you are looking for a young person in particular, or if you are a young person looking for local employment, get in touch with our Education to Employment Broker, Amanda Walters. She would be happy to talk with you to see how we can assist you. Call Amanda on 04 939 9821.