Salient. Special Salient Issue. Careers Information Week. 1961
An architect in the Ministry of Works is engaged in the design and erection of a multitude of buildings ranging from housing to universities and from hospitals to post offices.
There are vacancies for both young men and women as:
Architectural Draughting Cadets. Appointments are available to applicants with University Entrance (or a better qualification), in the university centres of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin. Cadets are required to study part-time at the local university for the Architectural intermediate Examination, and on completion of this examination will be eligible for selection for a bursary to enable them to attend the School of Architecture at the University of Auckland with a view to qualifying as Architects.
Appointments are also made of boys and girls who desire to make a career in Architectural Draughting alone.
Quantity Surveyors' Assistants. Appointments are made from those with School Certificate to the various District Offices of the Department. Quantity Surveyors' Assistants are required to study with the view of becoming qualified Members of the Quantity Surveyors' Institute of New Zealand.
Vacancies at an appropriate salary also exist for Architects, Architectural Draughtsmen and Quantity Surveyors who have the necessary qualifications.