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.

IT/GIS Support Person

The Buller District Council has a vacancy in IT support and GIS mapping services.  This technical role has variety and challenge, and will suit someone with a background in IT, with good people skills, an interest in data mapping and attention to detail.

Duties include:

  • resolving first/second level software and hardware support issues for Council staff
  • systems administration
  • telephone and mobile phone support
  • writing documentation
  • providing staff training
  • updating and analysing data
  • producing maps

Applicants should be familiar with desktop computers, Microsoft Windows and Office software, and demonstrate good written and oral communication skills.  Applicants with relevant IT qualifications and/or a minimum of two years IT experience are desirable.  GIS skills would be useful but not essential.

This is a full-time, permanent support role.  After hours work may be required.

A copy of the application pack is available below or from the Council’s offices, Brougham Street.  Any enquiries please contact Linda Pablecheque, 03 788 9642, or linda@bdc.govt.nz.

Applications addressed to the:

HR Officer
Buller District Council
PO Box 21
Westport 7866

and marked “IT Position” close on Friday 28 April.




“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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