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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.

Total Record(s): 7

Engagement and Communications Manager

Shape the future of our strategic communications Bring your creativity and confidence to enhance the way we engage with our community Lead a small, committed team to deliver ex ...

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 5779274

Pool Attendant (Lifeguard)

You'll be part of a dynamic, service-oriented team committed to encouraging participation and providing a quality experience to everyone.

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 5777714

Finance Officer - Rates

We are excited to be recruiting for a new key member for our Finance Team. Is this you? Apply now!

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 5776721

Three Waters Technician

We are seeking a suitably experienced Three Waters Technician to join our infrastructure team. The focus of this ...

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 5775809

Senior Three Waters Officer

We are seeking a suitably experienced Senior Three Waters Officer to join our infrastructure team.

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 5775734

Information Officer

Are you looking for a fresh start and a new challenge? An exciting role has become available in Council's Information Management team.

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 5775605

Calling All Swim Teachers

Do you love working with children and have a passion for teaching? Join the team at the Makino Swim School.

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 5775080

How to Apply

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:

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

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