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Our Council

We are a smaller local authority that governs over a large area we affectionately call the 'Land of Ranges'.

Tararua District Council can offer you a stimulating, challenging and rewarding career that will utilise your expertise and skills to achieve our goals and enhance your personal growth. The Tararua District is experiencing unprecedented growth at the moment so it's a great time to become part of a small, but dynamic, Council.

Council has opportunities for every skill set. Engineer looking for an escape from the busy cities, our Tararua Alliance provides the perfect placement or maybe your a recent marketing graduate looking for your first role, either way Council welcomes you.

Benefits of Working for Council Include:

  • Professional development opportunities - Study assistance, ongoing investment in learning and development and an active interest in progressing your career
  • Friendly and supportive staff - We are proud of our culture at Tararua District Council and consider each other family.
  • Flexible working arrangements - We understand the growing importance of work-life balance and that's why Council works with you to ensure mutual benefits in your working arrangements
  • Commitment to workplace health and safety - Our health and safety committee is made up of members from all over Council ensuring our various departments have their voice heard. We also promote several healthy lifestyle events over the course of the year.

So if you are motivated, positive and creative and thrive in a team environment then you've come to the right place.