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Whangarei District Council is where you’ll find your people and your place – so come and join us.

Do you want to feel connected with your colleagues and community? Here at Whangarei District Council we take genuine pride in having one of New Zealand’s most welcoming and supportive work environments, with the awards to prove it. Our organisation won the 2021 NZ HR Award for Organisational Change & Development, the Taituara Award for Excellence in Organisation and People Development, and we were a 2021 Diversity Awards NZ™ finalist. We continually strive to provide the best working environment for our people.

With a culture of continuous improvement, a wide range of career pathways and an emphasis on equal employment opportunities we’re here to help you develop your career. We encourage learning and development and actively encourage both formal and informal training opportunities, encouraging you to create your best life in Whangārei, at work and at home

Knowing we make a difference with the work we do is a big part of working at WDC. Our organisation is small enough for independent work to be valued, and big enough to make an impact within our community.

Our Council has also shown itself to be brave enough to take a stand when needed, protecting our community, and fighting for a living environment we can all enjoy.     

Join Whangarei District Council and be part of our positive future

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Total Record(s): 6

Regional Field Compliance Assessor

The Northland Transportation Alliance (NTA) is a collaboration between the Far North, Kaipara and Whangarei District Councils, Northland Regional Council and Waka Kotahi (New Zealand Transport Agen ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6102764 | Closing Date: 19 Oct 2022


Asset Manager

The Northland Transportation Alliance (NTA) is a collaboration between the Whangarei, Kaipara and Far North District Councils, Northland Regional Council and Waka Kotahi (New Zealand Transport Agen ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6100772 | Closing Date: 18 Oct 2022


Policy Analyst (Bylaws)

It is a great time to work with us here at Whangarei District Council. As our district continues to grow, we have responded with an exciting strategy and policy programme which covers a wide variet ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6092750 | Closing Date: 28 Sep 2022


Team Leader - Strategic Planning

Here at Whangarei District Council we believe in recognising the potential of our people, so following promotion of our Team Leader - Strategic Planning into a departmental manager role we are seek ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6092630 | Closing Date: 28 Sep 2022


Facilities Maintenance

It is an exciting time here at Whangarei District Council as our district continues to grow, we are continuously working to strengthen our strategic partnerships and enhance service provision to ou ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6087863 | Closing Date: 30 Sep 2022


Building Approvals and Compliance Officer

Whangarei District Council is looking for a skilled and experienced Building Approvals and Compliance Officer eager to make a valuable contribution helping to shape the Whangarei District and suppo ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6079538 | Closing Date: 30 Sep 2022




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