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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): 4

Feilding Civic Centre Trust - Four Trustees

Council is seeking applicants to fill Four Trustee positions.

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 5659334 | Closing Date: 10 Oct 2021

Awahuri Forest-Kitchener Park Trust - Trustee Position

Manawatu District Council established the Awahuri Forest- Kitchener Park Trust in 2014 to assist in the ecological restoration, management and enhancement of the land at Kitchener Park and is seeking an applicant to fill one of its six existing Trustee positions.

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 5659262 | Closing Date: 10 Oct 2021

Independent Chair (x1) and Independent Director (x1)

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about economic development and innovation, and are stimulated by the challenges of leading a CCO in regional New Zealand.

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 5650904 | Closing Date: 07 Oct 2021

Library Experience Representative

Manawatu District Libraries develop and deliver a wide range of library services to our community. Position 1 is fixed term until 30 June 2022 for 32+ hours per week on a roster basis over 7 days, with shifts sometimes to 9:30pm. Position 2 is permanent for 32+ hours per week on a roster basis over 7 days, with shifts sometimes to 9:30pm.

Location: Feilding | Job ID: 5650004 | Closing Date: 03 Oct 2021

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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