Current Vacancies

Risk Manager
Excited by living in a summer and winter wonderland and helping Council achieve its goals?

The Ruapehu District is a tourist mecca in the centre North Island with many outdoor, cultural and sports pursuits.  It’s communities are friendly and inclusive and housing is affordable.

The Ruapehu District Council’s biggest office is in Taumarunui.  The Risk Manager assists staff to apply good project management and risk management practices, writes policy, advises management and speaks to reports at the Audit and Risk Committee.  While the Audit and Risk Committee sets a work programme for the year, the work is largely self driven. 

The appointee will collaborate across Council so needs some experience of local government, an inquisitive mind and great inter-personal skills.

The foundations have been laid and someone with energy is needed to take the position to the next level.

You will find the job description and application form below.

Applications close​ Friday 4 October 2019.


Executive Assistant

Ruapehu District Council is seeking a motivated team player to join its Executive Group as Executive Assistant to the Mayor and Chief Executive based in Taumarunui. The successful applicant will be a person who enjoys being busy, is self-motivated, flexible and customer focussed.

This is a full time permanent position and requires excellent time management and interpersonal skills. Reporting to the Chief Executive you will provide support to the Mayor and Chief Executive, as well as being responsible for agenda preparation and minute taking. Attention to detail, excellent literacy and top computer skills are necessary, as is the ability to stay calm when things get busy, if this sounds like you then come join our team.

You will find the job description and application form below.

Applications close​ Sunday 20 October 2019.



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