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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.     

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Building Control Development Coordinator

Whangarei District Council is looking for a motivated individual to join our Building Control Team. As a Building Control Development Coordinator, you will facilitate Whangarei District Council's o ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6459215 | Closing Date: 16 Oct 2023

Building Control Officer

Whangarei District Council is looking for a motivated Building Control Officer to join our team. As a Building Control Officer, you will be responsible for a mixture of inspections and consenting w ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6459086 | Closing Date: 16 Oct 2023

Infrastructure Development 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 t ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6456692 | Closing Date: 09 Oct 2023

Team Leader - Strategic Planning and Urban Design

We are seeking a talented, motivated and people centric leader to take on the leadership of the team responsible for Strategic Planning; Urban Design and Spatial Planning. The team works effectivel ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6455330 | Closing Date: 09 Oct 2023

Executive Assistant to General Manager - Strategy & Democracy

Here at Whangarei District Council we take genuine pride in having one of New Zealand's most welcoming and supportive work environments. Our employees gain satisfaction from knowing we make a d ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6453494 | Closing Date: 12 Oct 2023

Support Assistant - Infrastructure Support & Contract Payments

A fixed term opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Support Assistant within the Infrastructure Support and Contract Payments Team at the Whangarei District Council. Excellent administration skills c ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6453383 | Closing Date: 02 Oct 2023

Business Case Specialist - Fixed Term

About the role  Are you a motivated individual with a passion for serving the needs in your community? Do you excel in providing exceptional service? If so, we have a fantasti ...

Location: Whangarei | Job ID: 6444842 | Closing Date: 03 Oct 2023

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