Building great communities through employing great people. Will you be one of them?

How to apply

Thanks for your interest in working for the Tasman District Council. All applications for our current vacancies are captured online below – simply click on the role that’s of interest to you, and then hit the ‘Apply Now’ button. You’ll also find the job description for the role there too.

If you’ve made the decision to apply, you’ll need to complete the application form and attach copies of your CV and cover letter. So have those prepared in advance to make things easier – saved as a PDF is best.

Please note: Applicants should hold working rights in New Zealand before applying for a role.

Total Record(s): 6

Health & Safety Advisor

Are you passionate about creating a safe and secure work environment?

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6614603 | Closing Date: 09 Jul 2024

Governance Manager

We are seeking an experienced manager to lead the governance and democracy services team.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6614258 | Closing Date: 10 Jul 2024

Administration Officer - Compliance

Looking for your next step in your administrative career? The Tasman region is thriving and we require an experienced administrator who will complement our Compliance Team.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6613253 | Closing Date: 30 Jun 2024

General Counsel

New leadership position and pivotal role in shaping and driving our legal strategy to support the Council's goals and community needs.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6610436 | Closing Date: 04 Jul 2024

Water Resources Analyst

Bring your Water Analyst experience to a passionate team to ensure the Tasman region and its communities continue to thrive!

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6600491 | Closing Date: 23 Jun 2024

Experienced Resource Consent Planners

Calling expressions of interests for Consent Planners at various levels across a variety of areas. Come and join us!

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6582959 | Closing Date: 25 Dec 2024

What to expect after you apply

Once the vacancy closes you'll be contacted within 7 days as to whether or not your application has been successful.  If you've been shortlisted for an interview, you'll be contacted by one of the People & Wellbeing team to arrange a time to come in and meet with some of the team. 

We typically only do one interview, however depending on the seniority of the role or the role itself, we sometimes require two interviews.  For mid-senior level and team leader/manager roles, you may also be required to undertake psychometric testing.

In your interview, there will be a member of the People & Wellbeing team, the Hiring Manager and either their Manager or one of the senior member's of their team.  Our interview questions are predominantly behavioural and skills-based.

Summer Student Internships

Every year we employ a number of Summer Students across the Council to work for a period of 12-16 weeks over the summer months (mid-November to February). This is a great opportunity to gain work experience in your field of study. Recruitment begins in mid June. All applications must be submitted online via our Vacancies page between mid June and 31 July each year.

We typically have vacancies in Engineering, Environmental Information (Hydrology, Resource Science and Biosecurity), Information Services and Regulatory (Compliance Monitoring).

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