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.

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Buller District Council currently has three vacancies:

  • Manager Infrastructure Planning – Full time permanent position
  • Coordinator Waste Management – Full time permanent position
  • Coordinator Asset Programs –  Full time permanent position

Full descriptions for these positions and how to apply can be found below.


Manager Infrastructure Planning

Full-time, permanent position

Buller District Council are seeking a Manager Infrastructure Planning, to join our Infrastructure Services
department in a new and exciting role.

You will be responsible for the overall leadership and accountability of the strategic direction and long-term
planning to provide ‘fit for future’ infrastructure services.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and experience of asset management and financial analysis across Council infrastructure including roading, transport, three waters, waste management and property.

If you are a strategic-minded, process driven professional with excellent communication skills looking for an
exciting new challenge, this could be the position for you. As Manager, you will help lead transformational change towards enhanced community outcomes while demonstrating integrity, honesty and commitment. You will have a proven cost-benefit approach to business case development and investment decision-making, based on asset knowledge, demand, level of service, whole of life and financial acumen. We expect you will also bring strong
legislative knowledge and an absolute commitment to safety and the environment.

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 link:

Position Description – Manager Infrastructure Planning (198kb)
Application Form (106Kb)

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 at 4pm on Monday 27 January 2020


Coordinator Waste Management 

Full-time, permanent position

Buller District Council are seeking a passionate person who is set on making a difference in Waste Management, to join our Infrastructure Services department, due to internal growth opportunity of the current incumbent.

You will be an enthusiastic person with a positive attitude wishing to drive forward innovation and provide high service levels across the Districts Waste Management portfolio.  You will need to have experience in contract administration and be able to demonstrate a high level of communication and customer service.   A focus of the role will be to support longer term tactical and strategic planning to achieve waste minimisation policies.

Are you are a process driven person with practical and solution-focused approach to problem solving?

Do you embrace the opportunity to grow with an organisation that will present you with development opportunities?

Will you drive continuous improvement and look to expand your knowledge whilst passing on your expertise to others ?

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 link:

Position Description – Coordinator Waste Management (190kb)
Application Form (106Kb)

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 at 4pm on Monday 27 January 2020


Coordinator Asset Programs

Full-time, permanent position

Buller District Council are seeking an experienced Coordinator of Asset Programs.  This position is a key function of Buller District Council’s Infrastructure Services department and the successful candidate will need to demonstrate knowledge of asset management across council infrastructure.

The successful candidate will have experience in contract administration and be able to provide a high level of communication and customer service skills.   Delivery of the asset management and long-term strategic framework development for Buller District Council will form the one of the key objective of the position.  Your proven ability to support activities which are high profile, complex or of a political nature would be an advantage.

  • Are you a driven person with practical and solution-focused approach to problem solving?
  • Do you embrace the opportunity to grow with an organisation that will present you with development
    opportunities?
  • Will you drive continuous improvement and look to expand your knowledge whilst passing on your expertise to others ?

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 link:

Position Description – Coordinator Asset Programs (214kb)
Application Form (106Kb)

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 at 4pm on Monday 10 February 2020


 

 

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