Join Us: Lead our Joinery Team

An exciting opportunity exists for a skilled person to lead our talented and innovative joinery team. DStevens is seeking a Joinery Manager to deliver high quality and enduring construction, joinery, and interior projects across Gisborne.

We are searching for a self-motivated, hard-working, team player who is passionate about quality joinery design and craftsmanship, with a strong interest in developing our people. As our Joinery Manager you will be responsible for undertaking on-site measuring, competitive tendering and project planning; while also providing guidance and effective technical solutions to our team. In this role you will have the opportunity to work alongside our construction and interiors teams in the design and delivery of bespoke kitchens, bathrooms, renovations and new-builds for our residential and commercial clients. 

The ideal candidate will have strong design and joinery skills and be able to easily collaborate and communicate with our project teams and clients. The successful applicant must be eligible to work in New Zealand and will be required to undergo a full reference check.

If you have the following attributes, skills and experience, we would love to hear from you:

Ideal Attributes

  • An enthusiastic and collaborative approach.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • High level of thoroughness and attention to detail.

  • Quick and adaptable learner.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Have communication and technical skills appropriate to your level of experience.

  • Hold certification as a Qualified Joiner, or equivalent.

  •  Experience with on-site measuring, competitive tendering and materials procurement. 

  • Excellent CAD skills (preferably 20-20 Design, training provided) 

Get in touch with us

If you have these qualities and would like to play a key part in our exciting projects and develop your career within an excellent culture and cross-disciplinary team, please send a cover letter and your CV to

About DStevens

We’re an innovative team with a focus on built excellence. Our projects benefit from the close integration of construction, joinery and interiors that we offer our clients. For 64+ years our teams have delivered a range of high-profile commercial, residential, education, healthcare and retail building projects across Gisborne and the wider Tairāwhiti region.

At DStevens, we have a strong team culture and offer a flexible, inclusive and exciting working environment with excellent career support and development for our people.