Plant & Property Administrator

Tararua District Council

Plant & Property Administrator

Full Time / Permanent

Tararua offers you the country lifestyle you have always dreamed of.  Take advantage of the adventure, scenic attractions and country hospitality at its best!  If you are keen on tramping, hunting, fishing, jet boating or canoeing you will be spoilt for choice.  All the facilities are nearby; swimming pools, gyms, tennis courts and championship golf courses.  With the main Council office located at Dannevirke, 55km from the cities and airports of Palmerston North and Hastings/Napier, it provides an enviable lifestyle and work location.

Are you a team player with energy, enthusiasm and commitment?  Are you looking for a challenge and diverse responsibilities? Are you willing to go the extra mile to ensure best possible outcomes?

We have an opportunity for an Administrator to join our Plant & Property team based in Dannevirke, the successful candidate for this role will have the following attributes:

·         Self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision

·         Excellent time management skills with the ability to work to deadlines

·         A dynamic and enterprising administrator

·         Strong customer service focus

·         Strong administrative and clerical skills

·         Ability to multi task within a team setting

·         Above average computer skills with proficiency in Excel & Word

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills.

·         Attention to detail

·         Passionate about working as part of a team

·         A positive and can do attitude

·         Ability to use initiative and be flexible

If this is the opportunity you have been seeking, please contact Tararua District Council, phone 06 374 4080, email or go to our website to download a copy of the job description and application form. Applications are also available at our Service Centres - Eketahuna, Pahiatua, Woodville and Dannevirke.

Applications close with the Human Resource Manager at 5.00pm on Wednesday 28 August 2019, please ensure that you complete the application form and submit it along with your CV and cover letter.

How to apply

All applications will require a completed application form, cover letter, and CV.

A copy of the job description and application form can be downloaded below. Alternatively, you may collect the application and job description from the Council’s Customer Service Centres, in person or by phone.

Position Description (86KB docx)

Application Form (116KB docx)

Please send your application to Tararua District Council, P O Box 115 (26 Gordon Street), Dannevirke, phone 06 374 4080, or by email to, attention the Human Resource Manager.

Applications close with the Human Resource Manager at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday 28 August 2019.