The Waimakariri District Council is seeking to recruit for the position of a permanent part time Technical Assistant (Policy). The position will be based at Rangiora, North Canterbury. The Waimakariri District offers a wide range of recreational and lifestyle opportunities and is a very desirable location, being less than 30 minutes drive from Christchurch.The prime purpose of this position is to undertake specific strategic policy projects and research for the Council. As part of the Policy and Strategy Unit, and working with other internal Council units and external agencies, the Technical Assistant (Policy) has a major role in relation to policy development of District and Regional significance.We are looking for a community focussed person who has the personal skills to relate to and work effectively with a diverse range of people and who has the ability to work with the community on policy development and strategic planning issues.A relevant tertiary qualification in public policy, planning, resource management or related area would be an advantage but not essential.A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. The is a permanent part time position (25 x hours per week) preferably from 9:30 to 2:30 Monday to Friday, but working hours are negotiable.A job description for this position and an application form are available on our website www.waimakariri.govt.nz.If you would like to find out more about this position please contact Mr Geoff Meadows, Policy Manager (03) 311 8900.The Council is an equal opportunities employer.
Join the team at the Whakatane Swim School and work as a Swim Instructor. We are currently looking for permanent, part time and casual staff who are mature, reliable, passionate, and enthusiastic to teach our learn to swim programme. We looking for individuals who have the flexibility to teach during the day or after schools.A valid first aid or swim instructing qualification is preferred, experience in early childhood or teaching is a plus or you just like working with children! Successful applicants will receive on-going training to a national standard.This position is deemed a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment drug testing and police vetting.Working for the Whakatane District Council means being part of a motivated, professional and customer focused team in one of New Zealand's sunniest locations. You will be working with enthusiastic and talented people who like to have fun and make a difference to the Community in which we serve.Please apply through our website www.whakatane.currentjobs.co.nz.Applications close 20 October 2017.
Located to the south of Christchurch, the Selwyn District is the second fastest growing community in New Zealand. We have a fantastic quality of life, great communities and thriving businesses. It is a great place to live, work and play. The Selwyn District Council works actively with our residents to maintain and enhance these enduring qualities, and to plan for our promising future.We currently have a fantastic opportunity for someone to join us as a Strategy & Policy Planner on a 1 year fixed term contract.In this varied and challenging role you will be involved in the development of the 2nd Generation Selwyn District Plan, as well as contributing to the development of strategic growth management tools such as Council policy and protocols, Asset planning and the LTP.The successful candidate will preferably have a relevant tertiary qualification in Planning, Resource Management or a related discipline which is recognised by the NZPI. Some experience in a Planning role either in local government or the private sector would be beneficial.You will be self-motivated with the ability to relay information clearly and concisely, demonstrating a good understanding and knowledge base of the Resource Management Act and related legislation along with possessing strong interpersonal skills, allowing you to building relationships and provide positive outcomes for the Council, key stakeholders and the wider community.If you consider yourself someone with the above experience and skill set who is also well organised, flexible and professional, as well as demonstrating the ability to work effectively as part of a team then we want to hear from you!
Are you ready for the next step in your career?An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Policy Planner to join our Environmental Policy team, playing a key role in planning for the future of Whanganui. You will require advanced technical skills, a solid understanding of the Resource Management Act and be able to contribute to the organisation at the operational, strategic and political levels. You will get to work on a variety of urban and rural issues as a member of the Environmental Policy team, currently undertaking a review of our District Plan.There's more to Whanganui than you might imagine, it has everything you need - and a bit more besides: Our mighty Whanganui River, our beautiful coast, forest and hills, outstanding schools, sports facilities and civic amenities plus affordable housing and no traffic hassles.About you:Minimum 4 years relevant experienceExcellent written and oral communication skillsAnalytical skillsAbility to relate to a wide range of peopleAlongside a flexible and can do attitude, you will need:A degree in Planning or Resource ManagementMembership of the New Zealand Planning InstituteUnderstanding of the District Plan process and up-to-date knowledge of Resource Management Act legislationUnderstanding of Local GovernmentEnvironmental and political awarenessIf you want to work in a collaborative, positive and encouraging environment and be part of making great things happen, we would love to hear from you. In return, you will be welcomed into a culture and team atmosphere that supports success, growth and the development of each member, within a team and a Council that strives to make a real difference!Enquiries about this vacancy can be made directly to Jennifer Gaskin on 06 349 3177.Please visit our website www.whanganui.govt.nz for more information and to apply for this role.Applications close: Monday 23 October 2017Interviews held: 1- 3 November 2017The Whanganui District Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Located to the south of Christchurch, the Selwyn District is one of the fastest growing communities in New Zealand. We have a fantastic quality of life, great communities and thriving businesses. It is a great place to live, work and play. The Selwyn District Council works actively with our residents to maintain and enhance these enduring qualities, and to plan for our promising future.We have a great opportunity for someone to join our Records Team as a LIMS / Records Officer.In this role you will be completing Land Information Memorandums (LIMS) reports in a timely manner, providing cemeteries administration, record keeping and coordination whilst maintaining a superior level of customer service and specialist administration support to both internal and external customers.To be successful in this role you will have proven administration experience, fantastic organisation skills, a strong sense of customer service and the ability to maintain a high level of attention to detail and accuracy at all times.Experience in a similar role or knowledge of land, property or building related concepts such as GIS would be an advantage.You will enjoy working as part of a team and have the ability to communicate professionally with a wide range of people.If you are looking for an excellent opportunity within a fun team environment then apply now!
Are you a fit and energetic person with a commitment to excellent customer service? Whakatane District Council is looking for a Serviceperson who will maintain the day-to-day operation of Council's water reticulation, waste water and stormwater drainage systems and provide an effective after-hours service for emergency repairs. You will be a part of the Reticulation Team (Three Waters Operations) which is based at the Operations Depot in Valley Road. You will have experience in plumbing or drain-laying and will enjoy working as part of a dedicated team.This role requires you to have:A National Certificate in Water Reticulation or a commitment to complete oneA current heavy trade and/or machine licenceThe physical ability to carry out heavy manual work.This is an opportunity to work as part of a motivated, professional and community-focused team in sunny Whakatane. You will be working with talented and enthusiastic people who like to have fun while working in this spectacular location.
Do you enjoy interacting with the public, sharing your knowledge with others and providing outstanding customer service? The Whakatane District Council is seeking two friendly and enthusiastic Customer Service Officers for the Murupara Library and Service Centre.This is a diverse role where you will be required to deal with phone and counter enquiries, requests for service and promoting the numerous activities and services the Council offers.The key skills required for this role include:Confident computer and accurate cash handling skills;Able to interact with a wide cross-section of the community;Excellent customer service skills;Plan, deliver and promote relevant public programmes;Assist the community and visitors to access information resources for leisure, education and research.Working for the Whakatane District Council means being part of a motivated, professional and customer-focused team in one of New Zealand's sunniest Districts. You will be working with enthusiastic and talented people who like to have fun and to make a difference to the Communities we serve.
Competitive salary Progressive Council in a beautiful rural location We are looking for the right person to lead and develop the Strategy and Planning team to provide policy, strategic, data and activity management and future planning functions for all of Council's infrastructure assets.A Civil Engineering Degree or an equivalent qualification with at least 5 years of strategic business planning and asset management experience. Your work experience covers water services, roading and/or building areas and you are a competent people manager with at least 3 years under your belt motivating and inspiring others.Clutha combines a beautiful rural lifestyle with easy accessibility to city life, pristine beaches and outdoor recreation such as ski fields, native bush, top-class fishing and scenic wonderland The Catlin's.It's the perfect place for lifestyle choices while being close to Dunedin City and only 45 minutes from an international airport. Clutha is a thriving, yet affordable place to live in.Our Council's vision is for positive growth within the district. We have the resources, we have the potential, now we need the people to help us achieve this.If you want to be part of an innovative, dedicated and friendly team we would love to hear from you!For all enquiries, please contact Jules Witt on 03 419 0200.
We are looking for competent, 'pool smart' people able to work a variety of hours on a fixed term part time basis, including weekends, over the 2017/2018 summer season.The Amberley pool is open from mid November to mid March, 7 days a week, for school use and public sessions.There are a variety of roles required to ensure the smooth running of the facility, from lifeguard to assistant supervisor.Ideally, you will have lifeguard experience but full training will be provided if you haven't. Duties of lifeguards include ensuring guest safety, enforcing rules, responding to emergencies and providing medical care as trained. All staff perform cleaning duties to maintain a safe and clean facility.You will need to have a strong commitment to health and safety standards, and to ensuring high standards of customer service.If you are selected for an interview for a lifeguard position you will be required to complete a swim competency test. This involves:Swim 200m freestyle in under 6 minutes (in togs, goggles are permitted)Swim 50m breaststroke (in Lifeguard uniform)Swim 25m sidestroke (in Lifeguard uniform)Retrieve an object from the bottom of the deepest part of the pool - minimum depth of 1.2m, maximum depth 3m (in Lifeguard uniform without goggles)Tread water for 5 minutes (in Lifeguard uniform)If you have the ability to relate well to adults and children, have a strong sense of responsibility and have a positive cheerful outgoing personality, then we would love to hear from you.Applications close Tuesday 24 October 2017. Early November start. For more information phone 314 0105 or 027 528 6967 for more information.
With approximately 140 new building consent applications coming through the door each month, our Building team are a busy department!You will be responsible for advising and assisting clients on building consent matters, particularly relating to plumbing and drainage. Regularly interacting with the public, your ability to build strong relationships and excellent communication skills will get a positive outcome with clients, while ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.An experienced Inspector would be preferred, however a tradesperson with a background in plumbing or drain laying looking for a change will also be considered! You will have an eye for detail and be familiar with organising your busy day to ensure all deadlines are met. Your ability to make sound decisions and a working knowledge of the Building Act and NZ Building Code will be crucial in these roles.If you thrive in a busy environment, and want to join a great team of professionals focused on delivering a high quality service we would love to hear from you.Be stuck in the rat-race, or consider a better work/life balance in Invercargill, as being a part of our Building Services team!For more information please see the full job description online or contact the Invercargill City Council on 03 211 1777.