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): 8

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

Democracy Services Advisor

This is an exciting new role and opportunity for a talented professional to join our Democracy Services team.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6582872 | Closing Date: 19 May 2024

Team Leader - Environmental Health

Are you looking to work with an organisation that focuses on professional development, work life balance and is genuinely passionate about ensuring the safety of our communities? Think different - Think Tasman!

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6581759 | Closing Date: 12 May 2024

Health & Safety Co-ordinator

If you are the sort of person who loves working with a team of people who work to a clear purpose and have safety at the forefront of everything that they do, you'll love this role!

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6579521 | Closing Date: 08 May 2024

Infrastructure Project Manager

Great perks, great job and great people!

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6577136 | Closing Date: 02 May 2024

Water Engineer

Join us to create a future where sustainability and opportunity converge. As a crucial part of the Tasman District Council, you're not just an employee - you're a vital contributor, shaping the culture of our community. Apply now!

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6575504 | Closing Date: 26 Apr 2024

Environmental Monitoring Officer

Bring your practical can-do attitude and experience in data collection to the Environmental Monitoring team. Great job, great people and great perks!

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6569696 | Closing Date: 28 Apr 2024

Senior Consent Planner

We're proud to be Tasman District Council, and we genuinely believe in developing our people and providing them with all the tools and opportunities needed to succeed. Starting salary range for this position is $100,000 - $110,000 + individual benefits.

Location: Richmond | Job ID: 6569450 | Closing Date: 23 Apr 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 Policy, Environmental Information (Hydrology, Resource Science and Biosecurity), Information Services 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 CommunitiesCareers | Resilient River Communities (