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Careers at Meridian

At Meridian, we value people. And not just some people – all people. We embrace different ways of thinking, living and working, because we believe diversity benefits us all. It makes our capabilities even stronger. So, no matter who you are, you’ll find it a great place to work.

A great place to work

Our people are our biggest asset and key to our success. That’s why we do everything we can to attract and grow people who are committed to our purpose and contribute to a positive, high-performing workplace culture.


Check out our current job listings which includes roles at Meridian Energy, Powershop NZ and Dam Safety Intelligence:

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Just starting out your career?

Kickstart your career in the electricity industry with our intern, apprenticeship, and graduate programmes. Gain on-the-job experience with New Zealand’s largest renewable energy generator.

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How Meridian Group is different

We support and value all of the different experiences and views that our people bring. It’s important that we bring our whole selves to work and create a working environment in which everyone can thrive. Together, we’re better.

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Working sustainably

From our wind farms and hydro stations to offices across the country, we’re committed to operating as a sustainable business. We believe it's the only way forward for the future of our environment.

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“I love my mahi because it encourages me to bring my full self to work every single day, while promoting an environment that not only empowers diversity, but celebrates these differences and their importance to a more inclusive world.”

Victor Fraga - Senior Portfolio Manager



As part of being a great place to work, we offer our employees a range of great benefits and enhanced employment provisions – making life better for you and your whānau. Check out just some of our employee benefits:

  • Flexi working

    Flexible working options and competitive remuneration packages

  • Dog friendly

    Dog friendly office*

  • Discounted energy

    Discounted energy with Meridian or Powershop

  • Parental leave

    Generous parental leave policy

  • Kiwisaver

    Matched Kiwisaver contributions up to 4%

  • Additional leave

    Option to purchase additional leave**

  • Wellness benefits

    Wellness benefits like free counselling and flu jabs

  • Health insurance

    Free Healthcare cover**

  • Employee share plan

    Employee share plan**

  • Life income protection

    Life and income protection insurance**

  • Community engagement

    Community engagement and volunteer opportunities

  • Paid leave

    Three days paid company leave between Christmas and New Year

*some locations only
**permanent employees only

“I enjoy working with a great team of people, developing Meridian Energy's next renewable energy source. My mahi is both challenging and rewarding and the company has a great set of values.”

James McArthur – Renewable Energy Engineer

Typical application process

Ready to apply? If you’re wondering what to expect, our application process usually goes like this:

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If you'd like assistance with any part of this process, or you would like to talk with someone about making the process more accessible, please reach out to us on and we'll be more than happy to help.

Current vacancies

Check out our current job listings which includes roles at Meridian Energy, Powershop NZ and Dam Safety Intelligence.

“I feel a strong values connection between my values and those that Meridian believes in as a corporate. I love that we follow shared behaviours (be a good human, be in the waka and be gutsy). It’s real stuff; walking the talk. That makes me happy! I love working in an environment where I can be busy, get stuck in, and be trusted to do great work.”

Tui Wagstaff - Business Support Manager