Current Vacancies

​​​​​​Environmental Assistant

Full Time, Permanent - Taumarunui office

Council is now seeking a high quality administrator to support and further develop our Environmental services for the three water activities; water supply, waste water and storm water.


The position requires excellent time management and interpersonal skills.  Reporting to the Environmental Manager and working closely with Council's contractor Veolia Water Services the role involves:

  • Attending meetings, taking minutes, preparing presentations
  • Report preparation
  • Responding to customers, including organisations e.g. Health, Horizons, Plumbers.
  • Updating Facebook and Council website
  • Assisting with procurement and tender processes

We expect you to be technologically savvy, with a high level of literacy and great document formatting skills, a clear and confident communicator who looks for process improvement and efficiencies.

You will need to be highly organised and able to seek out and follow up on work in a proactive manner.

Most importantly, you'll need to be the right fit for the team and their values - bright, unflappable, great sense of humour, with a genuine desire to muck in and help out.

If you are able to demonstrate the ability to undertake these tasks and have the personal attributes we require, then we would love to hear from you.

This sound like you?

For a full job description and application form please see Forms and Documents below.

Applications close Thursday 31 August 2017​

Any further queries please contact Jackie van Zijl, Human Resources Manager.

P: (07) 895 8188

Registrations of Interest for upcoming vacancies

Council welcomes Registrations of Interest from anyone who may be interested in positions that come up in the future. ​If you are interested in having the work-life balance most people only dream about, in one of the most beautiful and diverse locations in New Zealand, with an employer that is determined to grow your career and treat you and your family well, then we invite you to complete an Application Form (see below) for any position you are seeking.

Send email to Human Resources or call via any council office.


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