Careers at Orion

Orion is a great place to work and there are a lot of opportunities to join the Orion whānau, if you are keen to register your interest, apply for jobs or search all vacancies, keep an eye on our careers site.

Opportunities in the Asset and Spatial Intelligence team

The future of Orion's Asset and Spatial Intelligence team is looking bright, we have a number of new and exciting roles to help us grow in this space. Here's what our Head of Asset and Spatial Intelligence, Andrew Chalmers has to say.

Our Compliance and Regulatory team is expanding

Orion’s Regulatory and Commercial team is expanding and there are some great opportunities to join the team. Regulatory and Commercial are responsible for pricing, pricing structures and ensuring regulatory requirements are met.  The team also maintain relationships with key major customers.

We recognise that our people are critical to the success of our business and we are committed to providing a caring work environment that enables professional and personal growth. You'll have plenty of opportunity to learn and progress your career at Orion. We actively encourage people to continue with their training and we have a wide range of roles. You won't have to sacrifice your personal and family life to get ahead here - we firmly believe in a balanced approach to work.

Hear what we're looking for from Orion CE, Nigel Barbour

We surprised our Chief Executive, Nigel Barbour with a question about the qualities we are looking for in new staff, here is his off the cuff answer about what we need from new team members joining the Orion whānau.

We're a diverse team of committed and talented people with a high calibre of qualifications, experience and skills. This is a workplace where we seek to continuously improve and look for new and smarter ways of doing things.

Working at Orion means you can

Be in control of your growth and development

  • Access to career development and coaching with Zest People.
  • Variety of learning and development options includingleadership development and coaching.
  • Support to attend professional conferences.
  • Mentoring, coaching and industry connections throughTe Whāriki and LUMO364 collaboration platforms.​

Enjoy time off for you and your family

  • Access to our holiday house in Hanmer — a premium South Island tourist destination.
  • Access to Electric Vehicles from our vehicle pool to use on weekends.
  • Additional annual leave after 5 years and options of unpaid leave and purchased leave.

Work in the way that suits you and other Orion benefits

  • We support you in choosing how you work, when you work and where you work, to be able to balance your work  commitments with your family and lifestyle.
  • Orion branded soft shell jacket for those chilly Canterbury days.
  • Working from home equipment.
  • Free EV charging.
  • Banking package discounts.   

Keep healthy, fit and well

  • Wellbeing subsidy — up to $650 bi-annually towards health expenses.
  • On-site flu vaccinations.
  • Access to Occupational Health nurse.
  • 20% CCC leisure centre discounts (pool, gym, or a combination of both).
  • Subscription to Tracksuit Inc — health and wellbeing application and resource with various wellbeing discounts
  • available.
  • My Days — 3 days per year to support wellbeing.
  • E-bike use.
  • Ergonomic workstations.
  • Southern Cross insurance discount.

Feel safe and supported

  • Supportive parental leave provisions.
  • Access to Employee Counselling Programme.
  • Diversity connect groups and Diversity and Inclusion Council.
  • Gender tick accreditation.
  • Maori language and culture development.
  • Relocation support for new starters.