Working @ WDC

Whangarei District Council is charged with providing local government services to around 87,700 people in the Whangarei District, managing $1.5bn of community, waste, water and transport assets, and managing land use in the District which stretches from Langs Beach in the south to Bland Bay in the north. Council is a key player in ensuring that Whangarei continues to prosper and as an employer we have the luxury of being large enough to offer great opportunities and small enough to provide superb working relationships.

Through the structure of our organisation and our work in supporting the local community, we are able to offer a wide variety of career opportunities to employees. These include work in areas such as:

  • Infrastructure projects
  • Water, waste and drainage engineering
  • Roading engineering
  • Parks and recreation management
  • Library services
  • Environmental health
  • Regulatory services
  • Building compliance
  • Resource consents planning
  • Environmental engineering
  • Policy planning
  • Information technology
  • Finance
  • Customer service
  • Administrative support
  • Property management
  • Community development
  • Communications
  • Human resources.


Though we like to develop our people to ensure we always get the right person for the job we advertise all our vacancies online and through selected media.

If you would like to work for us and think you'd make a valuable contribution to our team, make sure you check our job vacancies page regularly to see if there are any roles that may match your skills and experience.


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