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Working here at the Manawatū District Council means being part of a motivated, supportive and customer-focused team in one of the best little rural towns in New Zealand. By applying for a position here, you will have the opportunity to join a group of talented professionals who like to have fun and enjoy a caring, tight-knit environment. Below are the current opportunities to join our team.
Applying for any of our jobs is simple. We like to get as much information as we can before making a decision on who we would like to interview, so please set aside 10-15 minutes of your time to tell us about yourself. The process involves three steps:
Find the position you are interested in
Using our website’s search feature, search by keyword or enter a job code if you have seen the position advertised. Alternatively, you can view all our current job listings on our Vacancies page.
Answer the questionnaire
This is up to 20 questions, which are designed to provide us with a little more information about you. Answering these questions allows us to process your application more efficiently.
Upload your CV
If you have a CV, you can upload it and your cover letter into our system by following a couple of simple steps. If you don’t have a CV, it is worth spending some time preparing one before starting the application process. Please ensure your file is no larger than 2MB.
What happens next?
We will send you an email confirming we have received your application. Once the recruitment closes, our interview panel will then review all the applications. If you are successful in being short-listed for an interview then a member of our friendly People and Culture team will contact you with your interview details including if there is any practical exercise involved with your interview. If your application is not successful in getting an interview then you will receive an email from us advising you of this.
Working here means being part of a motivated, supportive and customer-focused team.
At the Manawatu District Council, we are committed to providing a community to be proud of.
If you need any questions answered, please feel free to send us an email. We’d be more than happy to help!