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Vacancies

Carterton District Council is a vibrant, hard working council who strive for excellence. Recruiting new employees for our team is coordinated by our Human Resources department.

Current vacancies are listed below:


POSITIVE AGEING STRATEGY COORDINATOR

Are you passionate about making Wairarapa a great place for kaumātua/older adults to live?

The three Wairarapa District Councils are looking for a motivated self-starter to help prepare for our rapidly ageing population. In the next 25 years, we expect the number of Wairarapa residents aged over 65 to increase to nearly 1 in 4 residents, and we want to ensure we meet the changing needs of our community.

Your primary responsibility will be the delivery of the Councils’ Positive Ageing Implementation Plan developed from the Wairarapa Region Positive Ageing Strategy. This will include providing advice and support to staff of the three councils, influencing decision making to take account of the needs of older people, supporting community groups that represent our older population, and advocating within the councils and the wider community for initiatives that enhance the well-being of our older population.

You will be professional and highly organised with proven skills in community engagement and project management.

You will also have the ability to take ownership of tasks, work independently, and maintain effective working relationships.

This position is for a fixed term of 1 year based in the Community Services Team at Carterton District Council but will also be accountable to the South Wairarapa and Masterton District Councils.

The role is for 20 hours per week. We are open to flexible working hours.
A copy of the job description is available here.

If you think that you’ve got what we want, please send your covering letter and C.V. to Casey Spencer, Democratic Services Coordinator at casey@cdc.govt.nz

Applications will close at 5.00pm on Friday the 26th of July 2019.

 

CLIMATE CHANGE CHAMPION

We are looking for a self-starter with a genuine interest in climate change to develop, promote and advocate for climate change mitigation on behalf of Carterton and South Wairarapa Councils. We want to get to as close as we can to being carbon free. If you feel passionate about preserving our environment, and want more than just a job, this could be your next challenge.

Your will be responsible for coordinating climate change efforts across the two Councils, developing and working with existing community networks, advocating for climate change mitigation initiatives, providing advice, delivering presentations and coming up with creative solutions. The role requires plenty of enthusiasm, energy and passion – every day will bring new challenges and real opportunities to make a difference.

You will have proven skills in project management, public speaking, research and general administration. You will also have the ability to take ownership of tasks and work independently, whilst maintaining effective working relationships. If you are able to see the big picture, like to think ahead and enjoy problem solving this opportunity could be for you. This is a great chance to work for something that you really believe in.

This position reports to the Community Services team in Carterton District Council but will also be accountable to South Wairarapa District Council.

 
The role is for 30 hours per week. We are open to flexible working hours.
A copy of the job description is available here.
 

We are open to flexible working hours for this role.

If you think that you’ve got what we want send your covering letter and C.V. to Casey Spencer, Democratic Services Coordinator at casey@cdc.govt.nz

Applications will close at 5pm on Friday the 2nd of August 2019.