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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): 10

Venue Steward(s)

About the role   The Venues and Events department at Whāngarei District Council are seeking applications from candidates who really enjoy the buzz and excitement of sett ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6234122 | Closing Date: 13 Feb 2023


ICT Manager

It is an exciting time here at Whang ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6234047 | Closing Date: 07 Feb 2023


Executive Assistant to General Manager

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 20 ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6231854 | Closing Date: 06 Feb 2023


Maintenance Lead

About Us  The Northland Transportation Alliance (NTA) is a collaboration between the Whangarei, Kaipara and Far North District Councils, Northland Regional Council and Waka Ko ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6229844 | Closing Date: 12 Feb 2023


Building Control Officer - Inspections

About Us  Whangārei District Council is passionate about supporting you to grow your career, continuously develop your capabilities and really connect with your community. We ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6227459 | Closing Date: 16 Feb 2023


Technical Officer - Parks and Recreation

What's great about this role   Do you have a passion for our district's parks and gardens, sports parks, coastal areas, trees, tracks, walkways and recreational spaces?< ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6219428 | Closing Date: 31 Jan 2023


Building Approvals and Compliance Officer

About Us  Whangārei District Council is all about helping you grow your career, upskill your capabilities, connect with your community and make a real difference. We're a true ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6219380 | Closing Date: 09 Feb 2023


Distribution Engineer (Water)

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 20 ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6217820 | Closing Date: 31 Jan 2023


RMA Planning Specialist (20 hours per week)

About us  Whangārei District Council is passionate about supporting you to grow your career, continuously develop your capabilities and really connect with your community. We ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6215444 | Closing Date: 03 Feb 2023


Community Development Adviser (Part-time 30 hours per week)

This is an exciting opportunity to make a genuine contribution to our District by supporting communities across Whangārei. Our Community Development Team works to ensure that Whangarei District Cou ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6206570 | Closing Date: 31 Jan 2023




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