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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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Total Record(s): 10

Business Analyst (Value Stream)

Looking for the best of both worlds? Want to be in an influential, hands-on Information Services role but also live in the Tasman District and enjoy the climate and lifestyle on offer in this region?

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5702164 | Closing Date: 15 Nov 2021

Regulatory Support Officer

We are looking for an organised, digital savvy and customer focused person to join our Regulatory Team based in Richmond. Could this be you?

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5694827 | Closing Date: 07 Nov 2021

Building Technical Officer (Processing)

Are you a qualified Building Consent Processor or computer savvy Builder looking for a change?

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5688662 | Closing Date: 03 Nov 2021

Customer Services Officer

Are you an energetic and enthusiastic individual committed to providing excellent customer service?

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5687756 | Closing Date: 01 Nov 2021

Asset Information Specialist

Opportunity to make a difference and lead change in Council to enable better and smarter optimisation of asset data.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5683289 | Closing Date: 03 Nov 2021

Consent Planner (Senior, Intermediate or Graduate)

Plan your future and help us to plan ours.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5683271 | Closing Date: 30 Jan 2022

Senior Community Policy Advisor (Fixed Term - 30 Sep 2022)

Seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in our local community?

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5682074 | Closing Date: 01 Nov 2021

Library Assistant - Motueka Library

Do you enjoy helping people as much as you enjoy reading and talking about books?

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5678474 | Closing Date: 24 Oct 2021

Senior Resource Scientist/Engineer - Rivers and Coast

Are you an experienced Resource Scientist/Engineer, with a desire to use science and engineering methodologies to manage and protect our District's environment?

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5667467 | Closing Date: 31 Oct 2021

Team Leader - Environmental Data

Lead a team providing expertise in environmental data analysis, management, and security.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 5663036 | Closing Date: 24 Oct 2021

Other career opportunities

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). 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, 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.