Health & Safety Coordinator

Who are we?

Tararua District Council is an inclusive organisation dedicated to enhancing community wellbeing. We are committed to diversity, have a culture built on trust and valuing individual contributions, and have a strong focus on employee development. We are looking for people who share our dedication to excellence and continuous improvement. We are guided by values of Pono, Whanake, and Whanaungatanga.

About the role

This role coordinates workplace health and safety management, ensuring councils statutory duties relating to the Health and Safety at Work Act (2015) by developing, implementing, and maintaining ‘best practice’ health and safety practices and systems.

Who we are looking for

  • An administrative standout
  • Proficient in computer skills
  • Confidence in communicating to staff, management, and governance.
  • Demonstrates a keen interest in workplace health and safety.
  • We are seeking a candidate with the potential for professional growth, and we are committed to fostering their development within the role.

What we offer

We offer a flexible working environment, competitive remuneration, and varied learning and career progression opportunities across the wider Council group. You’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively to provide the right outcomes for our communities.

Experience the land of ranges

Tararua offers you the country lifestyle you have always dreamed of.  Take advantage of adventure, scenic attractions and country hospitality at its best!  If you are keen on tramping, hunting, fishing or canoeing you will be spoilt for choice.  All the facilities are nearby; swimming pools, gyms, tennis courts and championship golf courses. The Tararua District provides an enviable lifestyle and work location.

Application for Vacancy - Health & Safety Coordinator
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Position Description - Health and Safety Coordinator
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Next steps…

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to join a vibrant team and make a real difference in the Tararua community!

For more information, please call 06-374-4080 or email:

Please ensure that you provide the completed application, a cover letter, and your CV

Applications close at 5.00pm on Sunday 25th February 2024