Carterton District Council is a vibrant, hard working council who strive for excellence. Recruiting new employees for our team is coordinated by our People and Wellbeing Team.

Current Vacancies 

Three Waters Compliance and Monitoring Officer

Carterton District Council is a rural council located in the heart of beautiful Wairarapa.  We pride ourselves on being well connected and responsive to our residents’ needs, and our close-knit, ‘can-do’ team work hard to support our community’s wellbeing aspirations.

We are looking for a senior expert to lead the compliance, monitoring, and reporting for all Council-held consents for water, wastewater, stormwater and water races.

The successful applicant will have significant water compliance experience and be comfortable working in a political environment governed by relevant policy and legislation.  You will have excellent communication and relationship management skills, and have an ability to work effectively under pressure.

A tertiary qualification in one of the disciplines is preferred, and you will have significant experience in water and wastewater treatment, reticulation networks and components.

A copy of the job description can be viewed here.

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

If you think this is the opportunity for you, please send your covering letter and C.V. to Casey Spencer, People and Wellbeing Administrator, Carterton District Council –

Applications will close at 5.00pm Friday 9 July 2021.

Library Assistant (Fixed Term, Part Time 32hrs pw)

If you are interested in the world we live in, love working with people, and are passionate about the community, this is a great opportunity for you!

 The Wairarapa Library Service (WLS) is a joint initiative between Carterton District Council (CDC) and South Wairarapa District Council (SWDC).  The Service provides community library services to almost 20,000 people from its sites in Martinborough, Featherston, Greytown and Carterton, and is now looking forward to embarking on some exciting work in the coming year.

Great if you have previous experience working in a library, but most importantly we are interested in hearing from you if you have good customer service skills, are computer literate, and are a lifelong learner.

The position is based at the Carterton District Library, working across a roster from Tuesday to Saturday.  It is for a fixed term to 30 June 2022.

A copy of the job description is available here.

If you think that you’ve got what we want, come be part of our team.

Send your covering letter and C.V. to Casey Spencer, People & Wellbeing Administrator, Carterton District Council –

Applications will close at 5.00pm on Monday 28th June 2021.