The role

See more about the role below, including the responsibilities and skills we are looking for.

Digital Workplace Engineer

Richmond, New Zealand

Reference: 6342446

Permanent position, Full-time


Are you an IT systems and infrastructure professional looking for a change?

  • This is an exciting full-time position in our growing Information Services Department, based in Richmond.
  • This position takes an active role in the delivery of all IT Systems for Council, as well as contributing to the Organisational Digital Strategy and the Information Technology Roadmap.
  • Base salary + 7% benefits + 3% KiwiSaver/Superannuation + Health Insurance + Birthday Leave
  • Relocation assistance if outside of the region

The role

The role involves a mix across both IT infrastructure and business systems, being project work, administration, integrations and troubleshooting. Working alongside your IT peers as well as into the wider business groups and council staff for BAU and IT projects. You will share responsibilities for administering and supporting Council-wide information systems in a hybrid environment.

About you

We are looking for a technically competent person with knowledge and experience of the Microsoft 365 and Azure ecosystems. Traditional Windows Server core technologies and Microsoft server applications is a must. Knowledge and experience across common networking hardware and a hypervisor platform is important. You will have a tertiary qualification in Information Technology / Systems, and a minimum of 3 years' experience in a Digital Workplace Engineer role or similar.

You will be enthusiastic, organised, methodical, self-managing and have excellent communication and people skills. You'll also have a high level of motivation, and the ability to work independently while also being a team player.

The Perks

Tasman is a region with an expanding economy and postcard worthy beaches, lakes and national parks. The region offers those with a passion for the outdoors an envious variety of activities right on your doorstep including an abundance of wineries, craft breweries, vibrant artisans, world-class mountain biking, and much, much more!

We offer attractive relocation assistance, a generous benefits package to suit your preferences, flexible working from home arrangements, and a paid day off on your birthday! We even have multiple office locations to choose from, Richmond, Motueka or over the hill in Takaka, Golden Bay.

If it's time for a change, to be situated a stones' throw from the beach or the river, within a forward-thinking unitary Council - Think Tasman and apply online now!

In return, we offer a great team to work with, ongoing professional development, a variety of challenging and interesting work.

If you're looking for a fast-paced role in a fantastic team, apply now!

For more information call the People & Wellbeing team on 03 543 8988.

Applications Close: 13 Jun 2023

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 mid June 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). 

If you're an Engineering student interested in a Rivers Engineering career/Summer Student position, check out this website for more information - Careers | Resilient River Communities (

  • 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.