New Vale - Ohai Coal is a privately owned company operating out of Waimumu and Ohai in Southland, New Zealand. We're a relatively small mining organisation with a highly skilled team, capable of handling our entire operation in-house.

We care about our people and the environment we work in, priding ourselves on setting industry benchmarks for health, safety, efficiency, and sustainability. We're also committed to conducting business in accordance with the highest ethical standards, and you will be required to understand and comply with our policies, guidelines, and with respect to the governing laws, if you work for us.

We employ people in a variety of roles, with low turnover, however occasionally opportunities will arise.

See our current vacancies below. To apply for a career with New Vale - Ohai Coal, please email your CV and covering letter to: indicating your area of interest.


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  • Operators

  • Supervisors

  • Workshop

  • Processing

  • Extraction

  • Surveyors

  • Geologists

  • Administration

  • Marketing

  • Human Resources

  • Transport

  • Electricians

  • Mechanics

  • Trades People

  • Laboratory