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 three job vacancies:

  • Freedom Camping Compliance Officer – Fox River to McMillan Road, Part Time, Fixed Term Position
  • Support Officer – Roading & Transport, Full Time
  • Planning Team Leader, Full Time

Freedom Camping Compliance Officer – Fox River to McMillan Road

Part Time, Fixed Term Position

Buller District Council are seeking two star performers to join their Community and Environment team in the fixed term role of Freedom Camping Compliance Officer (Fox River to McMillan Road).

This involves providing information and education on responsible camping, as well as compliance monitoring and enforcement of freedom camping regulations.

The ideal candidate will be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people, to understand and give advice on regulations, and to resolve disputes in a positive and constructive way. Experience working in a related field (e.g. compliance, enforcement, education) is also desirable.

  • Are you an excellent communicator who is able to communicate with a wide range of people?
  • Do you have an ability to understand regulations, and to give accurate information and advice on them?
  • Are you positive, practical, pragmatic and solution-focussed?

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:
181031 – Position Description – Freedom Camping Compliance Officer – Fixed Term (646Kb)
Application Form (107Kb)

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 Wednesday 14 November 2018.


Support Officer – Roading & Transport

Full Time

Buller District Council are seeking a star performer to join their Assets & Infrastructure team in the role of Support Officer – Roading & Transport.

This involves providing support to the Utilities & Services department, continuously improving the roading and transport network databases, successful implementation of the annual roading and transport work-plans and ensuring a high level of customer service is met at all times.

The ideal candidate will be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people, be able to demonstrate core values, have sound computing skills and a motor vehicle licence.

  • Are you able to build relationships with key stakeholders?
  • Do you have an ability to actively engage with team members and our community?
  • Are you positive, practical, pragmatic and solution-focussed?

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:

181029 – Position Description – Support Officer – Roading Transport (191Kb)

Applicaiton Form (107Kb)

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 Wednesday 14 November 2018.


Planning Team Leader

Full Time, Permanent Position

Buller District Council are seeking a star performer to join their Community and Environment team in the role of Planning Team Leader.

This involves overseeing Council’s responsibilities under the Resource Management Act 1991, providing strategic resource management input into the wider Council organisation, and managing the delivery of Council’s resource management planning functions, including management of staff and budgets and project management of resource management planning projects across Council.

The ideal candidate will have a tertiary qualification in planning or a related field, along with 8+ years relevant work experience. Eligibility for membership of the New Zealand Planning Institute is desirable, as is experience in staff supervision and leadership.

  • Are you a resource management professional with 8+ years experience wanting a new challenge in a diverse role?
  • Do you like working as part of a small team to deliver excellent service?
  • Are you positive, practical, pragmatic and solution-focussed?

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:
181109 – Position Description – Planning Team Leader (452Kb)
Application Form (107Kb)

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 Monday 26 November 2018.

 

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