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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.
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 HR 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 HR 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.
Please note: At this time we are only considering applicants who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.
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This specialist senior position will make a valuable contribution to our progressive Building Consent Authority full of great people, producing great results.
Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5444558 | Closing Date: 02 May 2021
You will be at the forefront of planning for the needs of our growing community in a changing regulatory environment. You will be able to apply your skills across a wide variety of water and wastewater activities including infrastructure planning, policy, hazard management, and modelling to make a difference to Tasman's future.
Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5442596 | Closing Date: 29 Apr 2021
As a natural communicator, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining collaborative relationships with the community.
Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5442506 | Closing Date: 29 Apr 2021
This is a senior technical specialist position, however, you will also need to demonstrate your capabilities as a positive and supportive leader.
Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5442125 | Closing Date: 02 May 2021
Lead a team who are proud contributors to the growth of our community who put all their energies into providing peace of mind through water supply and wastewater services.
Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5440391 | Closing Date: 25 Apr 2021
Our focus is on developing a progressive Building Consent Authority with great people - will you be one of them?
Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5429675 | Closing Date: 19 Apr 2021
Want a job where you can add value every day?
Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5426456 | Closing Date: 11 Apr 2021
We are looking for motivated person to join our land use team. As a unitary authority we have a vital role to play across the whole resource management spectrum from managing this growth to managing our rivers and beaches.
Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5408714 | Closing Date: 11 Apr 2021
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.
We typically have vacancies in Engineering Services, Environmental Policy, Environmental Information (Hydrology, Resource Science and Biosecurity), and Regulatory (Compliance Monitoring and Harbourmaster).
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.