If you are looking for a career in telecommunications in the Cook Islands, then Bluesky is the place to start. As new technologies are developing every day, our staff have the opportunity to work in a fast paced environment and to be constantly learning. What’s more – by introducing and supporting new technology, our staff make a real difference to the lives of all Cook Islanders by connecting them to each other and to family and friends all over the world. Our customers are very important to us – but because they are spread over some 2 million square kilometers of sea and land, we need people who can think outside of the box to develop solutions unique to the Cook Islands. We also need our staff to be passionate about technology so they can share what they know with our customers. Because our business is all about communication, working for us means you’ll need to have great communication skills and ideally be able to communicate in both Cook Islands Maori and in English. Working for Bluesky offers you the opportunity to build a great career in the telecommunications field. Whether you want to be a technician, an engineer, a customer services representative, a sales representative, someone who balances the books or even a Postal officer - then Bluesky is the place to start looking.
Benefits of Working at Bluesky
Bluesky aims to be a great employer. As well as providing terms and conditions that aim to be some of the most favorable in the Cook Islands, we provide our staff with a number of other benefits including a work uniform that enables you to promote the Bluesky brand with pride.
Rewards and Recognition
A minimum hourly rate that is above that of the Cook Islands minimum rate and that is reviewed on an annual basis. Market related remuneration that recognises the specialist technical skills that many of our staff have. An annual review of your performance with increases in salary and/or bonus payments based on your performance. Staff recognition – each month we recognise staff (either individuals or teams) who have either demonstrated outstanding customer service or who have made a significant contribution to improving the way we do our business. Recognition may be given in a number of ways e.g. special recognition from the Executive, cash payments, vouchers etc.
Bluesky Products and Services
Because our business is all about providing access to telecommunications we believe our staff should have the opportunity to use our products and services.Staff have a great benefits entitlement based on position scale.
Every member of staff is provided with the Bluesky Uniform to wear at work. We aim to refresh our uniform every two years to ensure it is up to date reflects a professional image so that you can proudly promote working for Bluesky. For our Engineering and Outer Islands staff, we also provide wet weather and safety gear appropriate to their roles.
Getting Fit and Staying Healthy
We support our staff to develop a healthy and well balanced life style through a range of opportunities to participate in sporting and lifestyle activities. We:
have a staff gym available to all our Rarotonga based staff to use free of charge
encourage and sponsor staff to participate in a range of sporting events e.g. Corporate Vaka, Business House Golf, indoor netball, volleyball.
Celebrating and Having Fun
We like to celebrate special events. Each year we celebrate Bluesky birthday with a special function and a small gift for every member of staff. At Christmas we have two parties – one for all our children and the other for staff and their partners.
We regularly look for opportunities to negotiate with our suppliers for our staff to be able to access discounts (on production of your staff identity card). This means you get the benefit of our purchasing power. Currently discounts include:
Special interest rates on home and personal loans, higher interest rates on term deposits and investments rates, and free transactions to your savings account – all at the ANZ Bank
From time to time, special offers from local Tourism operators such as opportunities to stay at resorts on special occasions at a discounted rate.
In some circumstances we assist staff to purchase their computers/laptops by providing interest free loans that need to be paid off within 12 months.
Tickets to Sporting and Cultural Events
One of the benefits of our Sponsorship Programme is that we aim to secure free tickets to the events we sponsor such as Te Maeve Nui and the Rugby 7’s. We distribute these tickets to staff by way of special draws or fun staff competitions. Current Vacancies