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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): 3

Building Compliance and Quality Adviser

We actively encourage and facilitate personal and professional development, offering financial assistance and study leave for approved qualifications.

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 6498896

Water and Wastewater Treatment Apprentice/Water and Wastewater Treatment Operator

A collaborative, supportive team, with professional development opportunities in a workplace culture that celebrates growth and development. We offer five weeks annual leave.

Location: Marton | Job ID: 6494474

Three Waters Technician

We are seeking a suitably experienced Three Waters Technician to join our infrastructure team. The focus of this role will be to coordinate the monitoring, sampling and reporting of three-waters and solid waste resource consent compliance and NZ Drinking Water Standards.

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 6492731 | Closing Date: 17 Dec 2023

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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