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Whangārei is where you’ll find your people and your place - join us.

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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Manager - RMA Consents

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: 6554726 | Closing Date: 25 Mar 2024

Infrastructure Development / Civil Engineer

With strong development in our district, and a supportive, positive, diverse working environment in an organisation which values its customers and its people, there's never been a better time to ma ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6544247 | Closing Date: 04 Mar 2024

Laboratory Technician (1 yr fixed term)

An opportunity has arisen for a part time (.6) 1 year fixed term role in the council's IANZ accredited laboratory which is situated at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, Kioreroa Road.  To be succ ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6544136 | Closing Date: 04 Mar 2024

Infrastructure Planner

Are you early in your Planning career or are you a seasoned professional? Either way this is an exciting opportunity, and we want to hear from you.  This role will provide relevant and ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6540608 | Closing Date: 04 Mar 2024

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