Why work at Tasman District Council?

Welcome to the heart of Tasman, where community strength is fuelled by the passion of our people. As a crucial part of the Tasman District Council, you're not just an employee – you're a vital contributor, shaping the vibrant tapestry of our community. With over 400 employees, we boast the structure and processes of a large organisation, but the culture and feel of a smaller, close-knit community. As one of the six unitary councils in New Zealand, we uniquely combine the responsibilities of a regional council and a district council under one roof, fostering end-to-end decision-making and service delivery.

Our dynamic environment offers diverse projects and opportunities for active engagement, flexible working arrangements, and a personalised benefits package. At the council, we are a community of individuals united by a shared vision of building great communities through the strength of great people. Enjoy a balanced work-life with ongoing professional development and a supportive team that genuinely celebrates your successes. We all work together to create a future where sustainability and opportunity converge, and where every day is a chance to thrive.

Read more about the roles we have at Tasman District Council and what they entail:

If you love the sunshine and the great outdoors, the Tasman District provides plenty of opportunity for you. From hiking, mountain biking, camping and hunting, through to horse trekking, boating and fishing, you name it, it can be done in Tasman.

With three national parks – Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes, and Tasman's Great Taste Trail on your doorstep, there’s plenty of opportunity to explore the best parts of the region. Where you can sit back and relax at one of the many great restaurants, wineries, cafes, beaches and parks in the region.

To learn even more about our beautiful region, head to Live, Work & Study - NelsonTasman.NZ

Building great communities through employing great people. Will you be one of them?