Current Vacancies

Human Resources Manager
Ruapehu District Council is looking for a sole charge HR Manager that can continue to grow and develop its HR support services to approximately 75 staff. 

The responsibilities will include ER, payroll supervision, generalist HR support to managers and staff, continuous improvement to HR strategies, policies and procedures, along with collaboration across teams throughout the organisation with a view to attaining best practise culture and methodology. 

You will maintain all staff personnel files and also liaise with H&S.  Part of this role will be to recruit for all new council staff and the induction process for new staff recruits.  Your experience will demonstrate a full end to end HR support service and the ability to self manage.  You will be passionate about achieving excellence and a strong HR sustainable process.  This will be supported by appropriate outsourced services such as legal. 

If this sounds like your next challenge, please send in your resume ASAP.

You will find the job description and application form below.


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.


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