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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The Buller District Council has currently six job vacancies available.

  • Coordinator Roading, fulltime, permanent position
  • Compliance Officer, fulltime, permanent position
  • Harbour Hand, 30 hours per week, permanent position,
  • Support Officer IT, fulltime, permanent position
  • Financial Services Officer, fulltime, permanent position
  • Support Officer Finance, 20 hours per week, permanent position

Coordinator Roading

Fulltime, Permanent position

Live and work in one of NZ’s most adventurous and pristine regions.  Play a key role in the development of ‘fit for future’ infrastructure within the beautiful Buller district.  Advance your career whilst enjoying a quality work-life balance.

Buller District Council is seeking a star performer to join their Infrastructure Delivery team in the role of Coordinator Roading. Use your work programme expertise to develop and deliver key asset investment for our districts roading network.

We are a team of customer focused people who take pride in our region and strive to provide service levels which allow our community to experience all that the district has to offer, whilst enhancing Buller’s already exceptional quality of life.

What will you do?

Develop and manage the roading work programme that delivers on the Council’s annual plans and long term strategies.

Coordinate activities under the roading portfolio aligned to the asset management plan and corresponding opex and capex budgets.

Who are you?

You will be an experienced professional in civil construction, engineering or infrastructure related discipline

You will be proficient in work programme, contract and financial management and have a proven track record of collaboration and team engagement.

Buller District Council aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding environment for our staff. We embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working arrangements (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference in our district.

A full position description and job application form can be obtained by clicking the below link:

210224 – Position Description – Coordinator Roading ( 201Kb)
Employment Application Form

Please note that due to Covid19 border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates either currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility or a NZ citizen or resident returning home.  If you are a NZ citizen or resident returning home, please be sure to include an explanatory note with your travel plans and timelines for being back in the country.

Enquiries are welcome by contacting Human Resources on 03 788 9642.  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  Friday 19 March 2021.


Compliance Officer

Fulltime, permanent position

Live and work in one of NZ’s most adventurous and pristine regions. Play a key role in Shaping Our District.  Advance your career whilst enjoying a quality work-life balance.

Buller District Council is seeking an enthusiastic practical person to join their Regulatory Services team in the role of Compliance Officer.   No day will ever be the same in this role, with a combination of field work and general administration.

We are a team of customer focused people who take pride in our region and strive to provide service levels which allow our community to experience all that the district has to offer, whilst enhancing Buller’s already exceptional quality of life.

What will you do?

Monitor and enforce legalisation within the district through your ability to cultivate positive relationships, with people of differing backgrounds.  Provide a responsive and solution focused approached to animal control, noise control, litter control and other required compliance matters.

Who are you?

You will have a passion for animals, especially dogs with an inner drive to ensure their safety, the safety of the public including educating the community on required legalisation.   Enjoy an investigation process in relation compliance matters and thrive on the accomplishment of seeing a problem through to completion.

Buller District Council aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding environment for our staff. We embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working arrangements (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference in our district.

A full position description and job application form can be obtained by clicking the below link:

Position Description – Compliance Officer (182Kb)
Employment Application Form

Please note that due to Covid19 border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates either currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility or a NZ citizen or resident returning home.  If you are a NZ citizen or resident returning home, please be sure to include an explanatory note with your travel plans and timelines for being back in the country.

Enquiries are welcome by contacting Human Resources on 03 788 9627.  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 Wednesday 24 March 2021.


Harbour Hand

Fulltime, permanent position, 30 Hours per week

Live and work in one of NZ’s most adventurous and pristine regions. Play a key role in Shaping Our District.  Advance your career whilst enjoying a quality work-life balance.

Buller District Council is seeking a driven and practical person to join their Commercial & Corporate Services team in the role of Port Hand.   This vacancy offers provides a very diverse range of responsibilities that will enable you gain practical skills and to be trained in areas will assist in your  career development.

We want to hear from people who can display flexibility, attention to detail and an ability to work independently, as well as a be part of a wider team achieving agreed goals.

We are a team of customer focused people who take pride in our region and strive to provide service levels which allow our community to experience all that the district has to offer, whilst enhancing Buller’s already exceptional quality of life.

What will you do?

You will maintain and improve the harbour property and plant that enables the safe operational use for all visitors and users of the port.   On a regular basis you will conduct safety inspections and audits ensuring compliance with all health and safety legalisation requirements.

Who are you?

You will be a self-driven person who takes initiative when it comes to health and safety.  Are confident and are experienced in the use of power-tools, but can also carry out basic administration functions as and when required.  A passion for engaging with people and above all, you will thrive on challenges and be a rewarding person to work with.

Buller District Council aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding environment for our staff. We embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working arrangements (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference in our district.

A full position description and job application form can be obtained by clicking the below link:

Position Description – Harbour Hand (238Kb)
Employment Application Form

Please note that due to Covid19 border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates either currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility or a NZ citizen or resident returning home.  If you are a NZ citizen or resident returning home, please be sure to include an explanatory note with your travel plans and timelines for being back in the country.

Enquiries are welcome by contacting Human Resources on 03 788 9642.  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 Friday 12 March 2021.


Support Officer IT

Fulltime, permanent position

Live and work in one of NZ’s most adventurous and pristine regions. Play a key role in Shaping Our District.  Advance your career whilst enjoying a quality work-life balance.

Buller District Council have an exciting opportunity for a smart, hardworking and proactive Support Officer within our Commercial & Corporate Services team.   The role has a primary focus on IT help desk support for in-house and remote staff.  This vacancy offers provides a very diverse range of duties and responsibilities that will enable you gain practical skills and to be trained in areas will assist in your career development.

We want to hear from people who can display flexibility, attention to detail and an ability to work independently, as well as a be part of a wider team achieving agreed goals.  We are a team of customer focused people who take pride in our region and strive to provide service levels which allow our community to experience all that the district has to offer, whilst enhancing Buller’s already exceptional quality of life.

What will you do?

In this role, you will be providing technical support to our staff both in-house and remotely.   You will be the first point of contact for our employee’s and all their IT related issues and requests. You will assist the IT Team Leader with delivery of IT and GIS services and related projects across the organisation.

Who are you?

You will be have exceptional customer service and be able to relate to a diverse range of staff.  You will be able to triage a range of tasks and respond appropriately. Above all you will be self-motivated, methodical and able to demonstrate high levels of initiative.

Buller District Council aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding environment for our staff. We embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working arrangements (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference in our district.

A full position description and job application form can be obtained by the below links:

Position Description – Support Officer IT (175Kb)
Employment Application Form

Please note that due to Covid19 border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates either currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility or a NZ citizen or resident returning home.  If you are a NZ citizen or resident returning home, please be sure to include an explanatory note with your travel plans and timelines for being back in the country.

Enquiries are welcome by contacting Human Resources on 03 788 9627.  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 Wednesday 17 March 2021


Financial Services Officer & Support Officer Finance

Live and work in one of NZ’s most adventurous and pristine regions.  Play a key role in Shaping Our District.  Advance your career whilst enjoying a quality work-life balance.

Buller District Council is seeking a Financial Services Officer and a Support Officer Finance to join their Commercial & Corporate Services team based in Westport.   These positions offer a variety throughout the day and the ideal candidates will have a background in finance, exceptional people skills and an interest in business improvements for the overall strategic direction of Council.

Applicants for both vacancies, should be familiar with debtors and creditors processing, general ledger systems, experience using Microsoft excel, demonstrate confidentiality awareness and have high attention to detail.

This is a unique opportunity whereby, flexibility for the successful candidates, with shared responsibilities & duties and the possibility of negotiation in regards to working hours, dependant on experience, skills and availably.

Buller District Council aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding environment for our staff. We embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working arrangements (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference in our district.

Full position descriptions for both vacancies and the job application form can be obtained by clicking the below link:

Position Description – Support Officer Finance (218Kb)
Position Description – Finiancal Services Officer (175Kb)
Employment Application Form

Please note that due to Covid19 border restrictions, we are only able to consider candidates either currently residing in New Zealand with full work eligibility or a NZ citizen or resident returning home.  If you are a NZ citizen or resident returning home, please be sure to include an explanatory note with your travel plans and timelines for being back in the country.

Enquiries are welcome by contacting Human Resources on 03 788 9627.  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 12pm, Monday 15 March 2021

 

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