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.




The Buller District Council is responsible for appointing a Director to Buller Holdings Limited.  We are now seeking suitable applicants for the Director position beginning January 2018. Directors responsibilities include monitoring company performance, ensuring compliance and setting future direction.

Applicants should possess the following attributes:

  • previous director or management experience, or the right skills for a new governance and leadership role
  • a good understanding of a range of business functions
  • understanding of finance and/or audit experience
  • an enquiring mind and sound business judgement
  • a high level of integrity and independence of thought
  • a commitment to governing an efficient, reliable and cost effective business
  • being a resident of the Buller/West Coast would be an advantage

Applicants will be evaluated by the CCTO Committee who will make a recommendation to the Buller District Council.

If you are interested in being considered for a Director appointment, please submit an application letter and CV to be received by 5.00 pm on Friday 17 November to the CCTO Committee Chair, PO Box 21, Westport 7866 or email mayor@bdc.govt.nz.


“The Buller District Council strives to be responsive to different needs

 and values, and works with employees to maximise their potential.”


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