New Zealand has 5000 Job Openings, Salary around 100K Pesos, No Placement Fee

According to POEA, New Zealand is currently in need of 5000 plus skilled workers and laborers that has work experience related to construction, and farming in 2017.

Salary range from NZD 2,400 (Php 89000) to NZD 3,520 (Php 131,000) depending on the worker’s field of specialization. There is no placement fee.

The 5000 job openings for New Zealand comprises of carpenter, mason, farm workers, drivers, scaffolders and a lot more. POEA announced that these skilled workers will be utilized to rehabilitate the part of New Zealand that was hit by an earthquake in 2011 (6 years ago).

List of In Demand Jobs in New Zealand as of September 2017 (source: POEA)

  • Name of Position – Number of Vacancies
  • Carpenter – 1,928
  • Mason – 499
  • Farm Worker – 427
  • Fitter Type / Tech – 397
  • Scaffolder – 361
  • Driver – 329
  • Pipefitter / Worker – 309
  • Machine Operator – 226
  • Painter – 201
  • Laborer – 167
  • Auto Tech – 100
  • Total Available Jobs – 4944

Image credits to ABS-CBN News Youtube channel

Carpenters can earn a monthly salary of NZD 2400 or Php 89,000. Mason, laborers, machine operator, driver can earn monthly salary of NZD 3520 or Php131,000.

In the Philippines, Manpower agencies hiring for New Zealand consider applicants that have local and overseas work experience.

There is an advantage if the applicant has at least 3 years work experience overseas because they have knowledge or expertise in operating modernized equipment.

Watch the Video below from ABS CBN News Youtube Channel:

According to Philippine Association of Service Exporters Incorporated (PASEI), they call all the previous employers of respective applicants’ due to strict requirements in work experience. PASEI also told that the whole hiring process will take 3 months to complete.

Aside from a very appealing monthly salary, there is also no placement fee for newly hired workers. After working in New Zealand for one year, skilled workers can also lodge an application to NZ immigration so they can bring with them their family.

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15 comments… add one
  • Kim Doren

    Good for the Filipino skilled worker

  • Samson quirante

    Mason tile setter with 10 years experience

  • Hulner sereno

    Duct installer and duct fabricator with in 10 years experience

  • s. sivathondan

    i want to do job like a farm work im do very well

  • linabel d mercado

    i love to work in farm.

  • Bert Accad Ikan

    where is the agency that i can apply?
    what age limit?
    im interested to apply in New zealand?

  • alex o. caderma

    I had smaw certificate and nc11 certificate I’m interested new zealand, onboard exp. is a oiler almost 15years

  • Jennifer

    Wish. I want to work in New Zealand. For farm worker, diary farm, housekeeping.,facrory worker.

  • chel

    i love to work on new zealand as factory worker, farmer or housekeeper any available jobs ihope i can find one thank you

  • BemboAlcaraz

    I want to in new Zealand as a.painter,laborer. Mason,waiter, catering service,cook,assistant carpenter.factory worker.i wish I can find one

  • BemboAlcaraz

    I want to work in new Zealand .maybe construction worker.prepared of laborer ,,painter ,factory worker

  • Lama Aba-a Jasma

    I want to work in New Zealand if there is available as factory worker, office assistant, household worker. Thanks hope to hear from you.


  • Clifford

    I have different work experiences with exellent records. I worked as a sea navigator/ 2nd officer in the international waters in 6 years.
    3 years part time driver
    3 years freelancer as a sales agent in realty
    3 years experience in carpentry


    I am a practicing sales and marketing expect with both local and multinational working and a carrier farmer as a vocation

  • Jonathan umipig Bugaoan

    I want to work i new zealand farmer/driver

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