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Make a difference with your next career move

Thanks for your interest in working for the Tasman District Council. All applications for our current vacancies are captured online – 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: At this time we are only considering applicants who are New Zealand citizens or who are currently residing in New Zealand.

Total Record(s): 5

Customer Services Officer - Richmond

Due to an internal move, we are looking for a full-time (40 hours per week) Customer Services Officer to join our great Richmond team.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5228477 | Closing Date: 11 Oct 2020

Team Leader - Building Consents

We are looking to build on our existing strengths and are on the hunt for the right person to take over the leadership of our Building Consents team responsible for processing around 1800 consents annually.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5224625 | Closing Date: 19 Oct 2020

Technical Lead - Building Assurance

Our Building Assurance team are proud contributors to the growth and development within our region. Right now we are looking for a building professional to join them as Technical Lead - Building Assurance.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5217434 | Closing Date: 14 Oct 2020

Building Officer - Compliance

We are a progressive Building Consent Authority with great people, great support and great tools. If you're looking for an interesting and challenging role in a fantastic team, apply now!

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5202017 | Closing Date: 02 Oct 2020

Consent Planner - Subdivision Approvals

The Tasman region is thriving and this is a fabulous opportunity to join our team to assist us in our resource consenting role as a Unitary Authority.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5201843 | Closing Date: 01 Oct 2020

Other career opportunities

Summer students

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). Recruitment for Summer Students begins in early July. All applications must be submitted online via the vacancy on our Vacancies page between 1 July and 31 July each year.

This year we have vacancies in Engineering Services, Environmental Policy, Environmental Information (Hydrology, Resource Science and Biosecurity), and Regulatory (Compliance Monitoring and Harbourmaster).


  • Why Tasman?

    Climate and lifestyle are two of the major factors for people choosing to live and work in the Tasman District. Building great communities through employing great people. Will you be one of them?

  • What's in it for you?

    Ample learning and development opportunities, flexible working options and a benefits package to suit your preferences - just some of the reasons to join our team.

  • Meet the team

    Knowing about the people you are going to be working with is a critical part of selecting your next job – we understand that. So, come and meet some of the people in our team.