Vacancies

Last updated: 27 Jun, 2022 01:47pm

Carterton District Council is a vibrant, hard working provincial local authority located in the heart of the beautiful Wairarapa valley.  Our close-knit team prides itself on being well connected and responsive to our community’s needs and wellbeing aspirations.

Current Vacancies

Planning Officer

Located in the heart of the beautiful Wairarapa valley, the Carterton District is growing rapidly! We’ve got big plans – from the town centre regeneration to a large urban growth development, Carterton is buzzing. And our Council is at the forefront of this success!

We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a qualified planning professional who is up for the challenge of working in an exciting period of growth. Our small, but perfectly formed Planning Team, works across the whole range of planning and consenting activities so you’ll need to be an adept juggler who enjoys a wide variety of work.

You will hold a tertiary qualification in planning, resource management, or a related field, and be a highly motivated team player with a positive attitude and excellent communications skills. You will thrive on working in a fast-paced environment, and be able to perform well under pressure to meet deadlines. Importantly, you will be innovative with an ability to think outside the square while maintaining a strong attention to detail and awareness of the current planning and legislative developments.

As well as offering a lower cost of living in Wairarapa, our people enjoy a great team environment with additional benefits such as flexible working arrangements, 5 weeks annual leave, Kiwisaver contributions of up to 6%, and professional development opportunities.

Job description: Planning Officer

If you have any queries or would like to discuss the position, please contact Solitaire Robertson on 06 379 4030 / solitaire@cdc.govt.nz.

If you already know this is the role for you, please send your covering letter and C.V. to peopleandwellbeing@cdc.govt.nz

 

Three Waters Reticulation Team Leader

Great Leadership Opportunity!

At Carterton District Council, our close-knit team prides itself on being well connected and responsive to our community’s needs and wellbeing aspirations.  We are looking for a senior qualified drainlayer to lead our Three Waters Reticulation Team and support the day-to-day delivery of our water supply operations to the District.

The successful applicant will have a sound working knowledge of reticulation and industry practices, and proven experience in the operation and maintenance of water and drainage reticulation systems.

You’ll be an excellent leader who enjoys managing and developing staff, but you’ll also thrive as part of a busy team environment.  As a problem solver, you will be able to use initiative to find solutions, and capably prioritise and plan effectively to ensure the timely and efficient delivery of services.

Job description: Three Waters Reticulation Team Leader

As well as offering a lower cost of living in Wairarapa, our people enjoy a great team environment with additional benefits such as flexible working arrangements, 5 weeks annual leave, Kiwisaver contributions of up to 6%, and professional development opportunities.

If you have any questions, or would like further information about the role, please contact Rachel Round: email rachelr@cdc.govt.nz or phone 06 379 4030.

If you already know you belong on our team, please send your covering letter and C.V. to peopleandwellbeing@cdc.govt.nz

Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday 15th July 2022.

Residency and Vaccination Status

It is a requirement of the Council that only those workers who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand and are fully vaccinated (i.e. have completed a NZ Government recognised course of COVID-19 vaccination) will be able to carry out work at a Council workplace or represent Council in public.

Speculative Applications

We don’t always have roles available but we are always keen to hear from great people.

You can send a speculative CV to us to be stored by our People and Wellbeing Team in the event a job opens up that matches your skills.

Send a covering letter and CV to our team at peopleandwellbeing@cdc.govt.nz / 28 Holloway St / P O Box 9, Carterton 5743.