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 one Job Vacancy

Manager Utilities & Services

Fulltime, Permanent position

Buller District Council are seeking a star performer to join their Assets and Infrastructure team in the role of
Manager Utilities and Services.

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 Utilities Services (211Kb)

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 25 January 2019.
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