Buller District Council

Job Vacancies

Buller is nestled at the top of the West Coast spanning the coastline from Karamea in the north to Punakaiki at the southern most end. The area of Buller goes inland as far as the top of the Lewis Pass, Maruia and Ikamatua.

The Buller District Council strives to be responsive to different needs and values and works with employees to maximise their potential.

The Council is committed to continually improving its recruitment and selection processes to ensure that quality decisions are made which help the Council meet its objectives.

Buller District Council currently has four job vacancies:

  • Planner- Fulltime Permanent Position
  • Airport Service Worker- Casual On Call Position
  • Manager Infrastructure Delivery, Full Time, Permanent Position

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Planner

Fulltime, Permanent position

Buller District Council are seeking a team player who are enthusiastic and self-driven to join our Planning

Department.   All levels of experience will be considered and a leadership opportunity will be considered for the right candidate.

We are looking for team members who:

  • Are positive, practical, pragmatic and solution-focussed
  • Can provide technical advice to a staff, external consultants, customers and our community
  • Can consider/process land use and subdivision applications and monitor consents
  • Can provide technical advice and support for hearings, objections and appeals
  • Has practical experience and/or knowledge in the administration of the Resource Management Act, Local Government Act, policies and bylaws

At the Buller District Council we are a team of customer focused people who take pride in maintaining the beauty of our region, from Karamea to Punakaiki and inland to the environs of Reefton.  This is a unique opportunity to step into the wilderness that the Buller District offers, if you have the expertise and can-do attitude to help us provide the best possible service to our community we’d love to talk to you!

Skills and Experience

Ideally you will have a degree in planning, resource management or a related field, along with:

  • Knowledge in a regulatory planning role and an understanding of Council functions.
  • Excellent communication skills and commitment to a strong and consistent customer service and team
    environment.
  • Background in land use and subdivision resource consent processing and monitoring

Position Description – Planner (456Kb)
Application Form

Applications are to be marked ’Confidential’ and addressed to Human Resources, Buller District Council, PO Box 21, Westport 7866 or emailed to hr@bdc.govt.nz.  All applications are required to be accompanied by the Application Form, a Covering Letter and a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae.

Applications Close Friday 22  November 2019.

 


Airport Service Worker

Casual On Call Position    

Love Aviation, Enjoy meeting people & Open to Learn?

Looking for something new, something different?

Buller District Council are currently growing and developing the Westport Airport and are excited to offer a casual on call

position. With the introduction of new half day shifts adding a great balance and flexibility to your days.  The Service Worker position includes a variety of tasks with full training is provided. Flexibility will be required to assist coverage of  both morning and afternoon shifts.

We’re looking for someone that is physically fit and can adopt a ‘Safety First’ attitude that will ensure safe passage of the people and aircraft of our commercial flight service. It’s an interesting, practical and physical role that will challenge and reward you.  If you are keen for aviation, confident to working alone, can communicate well, are willing to learn and have a good awareness of  safety, this is a diverse role you will enjoy.

Inquiries are welcome by contacting Human Resources on 03 788 9642.  A full position description and job application form can be obtained by clicking the below links.

Position Description – Airport Service Worker – Casual On Call (179Kb)
Application Form

Applications are to be marked ’Confidential’ and addressed to Human Resources, Buller District Council, PO Box 21, Westport 7866 or emailed to hr@bdc.govt.nz.  All applications are required to be accompanied by the Application Form, a Covering Letter and a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae.

Applications Close Friday 15 November 2019

 


Manager Infrastructure Delivery 

Fulltime, Permanent position

Buller District Council are seeking a star performer to join their Infrastructure Services department the role of
Manager Infrastructure Delivery.

This includes management of the Roading, Transport, Three Waters, and Waste Management portfolios.

It is a critical role in the future of the Buller District and the ideal candidate will have a tertiary qualification in a relevant field and demonstrated strong leadership experience.  Demonstrated knowledge of engineering,
construction, maintenance and operation of Council utilities and services is an essential criteria.

Are you an experienced senior leader?

Do you have Tertiary qualifications in Engineering, Construction Management or related technical discipline?

Are you prepared to go the extra mile to serve your community?

Do you want to enjoy the enviable and affordable lifestyle that the West Coast has to offer?

If you can answer ‘Yes’ to all of the above we want to hear from you!

Enquiries are welcome by contacting Human Resources on 03 788 9642.

A full position description and job application form can be obtained by clicking the below link:

Position Description – Manager Infrastructure Delivery (216Kb)
Application Form

Applications are to be marked ’Confidential’ and addressed to Human Resources, Buller District Council, PO Box 21, Westport 7866 or emailed to hr@bdc.govt.nz.  All applications are required to be accompanied by the Application Form, a Covering Letter and a copy of your current Curriculum Vitae.

Applications Close Friday 15 November 2019.


 

 

 

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