Be part of the team at Aurora Energy. Pursue your next career opportunity with us.

Join the team at Aurora Energy, New Zealand's seventh largest electricity distribution business! We are in a period of substantial investment and with that comes exciting development opportunities!

What's more, you will get to work in some of New Zealand's most spectacular landscapes in Central Otago, Queenstown Lakes and Dunedin!

We offer a wide range of roles from planners to electrical engineers to network controllers and project managers!

We are an employer who recognises and supports international talent as well as domestic applicants.

Our Values

Aurora Energy is on the journey of embedding a company culture aligned with our staff-developed values.

These values guide us in the way we work.

Values

Health and Safety

Safety is a top priority and value at Aurora Energy.As an electrical distribution business, our people need to manage and control risks associated with a very hazardous form of energy and everyone’s safety and welfare is a top priority to us.

For this reason, pre-employment checks are required as part of our recruitment process, which includes a criminal check, and pre-employment drug testing.

Wellbeing

Aurora Energy has a strong focus on staff wellbeing, primarily through our Employee Wellbeing Action Group.

This group organises regular wellbeing related activities, notably including free weekly fruit for all employees, exercise groups, lunch and learn sessions and social events.

Employee Benefits

Employees at Aurora Energy are entitled to 10 days sick leave, have the option of purchasing an extra week's annual leave and receive an extra 1.5% KiwiSaver contribution after one year of service.

Future Opportunities

We have a wide range of career options at Aurora Energy. If you would be interested in joining us, we’d love to hear from you. You can register your details for any future opportunities.

Current Vacancies

Digital Communications Specialist (Fixed Term)

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

*Exciting opportunity for a digital communications expert *18-month fixed term * Dunedin-based – working across the Otago network more...

Aurora Energy - Dunedin City - Otago

We are now looking for a Digital Communications Specialist to join our small, busy team. Reporting to the Manager – External Relations, the role will be responsible for providing a coordinated approach to Aurora Energy’s online and social media channels to deliver information, communicate and engage with our customers and stakeholders.

We’re in a major phase of network renewal that touches nearly every part of the community. This is a fixed term positon for 18 months (negotiable) as Aurora Energy carries out consultation with electricity consumers on its future investment plans.

We’re looking for a savvy social media practitioner with a strong understanding of how to connect with audiences and create great digital experiences. You will need to be a skilful communicator with a track record in proactive communications to external audiences, able to engage effectively and clearly and relate well to others. If that sounds like you, we want to hear from you.

Aurora Energy is New Zealand’s seventh-largest electricity distribution company, supplying power to 90,000 homes, schools, farms and businesses in Dunedin, Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes.

We see diversity as a strength and welcome applications from anyone who has what it takes, regardless of gender, ethnicity or background. 

 If you think you are a good fit for the role click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application.

 

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Advertised: Jan 18, 2019

People and Capability Advisor

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

• Variety of generalist HR & project work • Co-design & implement progressive HR practices • Flexible working hours / part-time options available more...

Are you looking for your next challenging assignment or development opportunity?

Aurora Energy is a relatively new employer, having separated from Delta 18 months ago. This has presented us with a unique and exciting opportunity to work on developing a positive organizational culture from the start and to take a fresh approach in developing HR frameworks, policies and practices.

We are looking for a talented HR professional to join our team to support implementation of the people strategy and tactical plan. Depending on your background and interests there is flexibility to work on a range of strategic initiatives in areas such as learning and development, performance management, remuneration and rewards.

As well as contributing to and leading a variety of interesting projects, the successful candidate will also assist in providing HR services within a fast growing organisation in an environment of ongoing change, presenting an excellent development opportunity.

Flexible working hours and/or part-time hours would be considered for the right candidate.

Our ideal candidate will have the following attributes

  • Sound generalist HR experience with a strong knowledge and skill base in learning and development.
  • Excellent people skills with demonstrated success in building relationships and working collaboratively
  • A friendly, approachable and positive personality
  • The ability to identify and understand business requirements, research and analyse options, design, and implement HR solutions.
  • The ability to write and prepare professional documents
  • Self-motivated and delivery driven

For more information about the role refer to the attached position description or for a confidential discussion please contact Mark Olsen, Human Resources Manager on 021 433 594.

We see diversity as a strength and welcome applications from anyone who has what it takes, regardless of gender, ethnicity or background.

Aurora Energy is New Zealand’s seventh-largest electricity distribution company, supplying power to more than 88,000 homes, schools, farms and businesses in Dunedin, Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes. We're in a major phase of network renewal that touches nearly every part of the community.

To learn more about Aurora Energy please visit our website: www.auroraenergy.co.nz

 

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Advertised: Jan 16, 2019

Communications Manager - Fixed Term Contract

DUNEDIN CITY - OTAGO

We are looking for a communications professional who will support our engagement with the community during a phase of major network renewal more...

We are now looking for a Communications Manager to join our small, busy team. Reporting to the Manager – External Relations, the role will be responsible for the effective delivery of the corporate communications, media relations, brand and sponsorship functions.

We’re in a major phase of network renewal that touches nearly every part of the community. This is a fixed term positon for 18 months (negotiable) covering a secondment as Aurora Energy carries out consultation with electricity consumers on its future investment plans.

We’re looking for a seasoned practitioner with a strong track record in proactive and effective communications who can hit the ground running. You will have had at least five years’ experience in senior public relations, media and communications. You will need to be a lucid thinker, able to engage effectively and clearly, relate well to others and be unafraid of meaningful change. If that sounds like you, we want to hear from you.

Aurora Energy is New Zealand’s seventh-largest electricity distribution company, supplying power to 90,000 homes, schools, farms and businesses in Dunedin, Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes.

We see diversity as a strength and welcome applications from anyone who has what it takes, regardless of gender, ethnicity or background. 

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Advertised: Dec 22, 2018