Job Vacancies

Senior Administration Assistant


Working with the Executive Team and Elected Members, you will provide timely, accurate and effective administrative support. Your superior efficiency and well organised ability will ensure exceptional results.

To be successful in this role you will bring:

  • A proven track record of performance in a similar organisation.
  • A collaborative working style and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Tech-savvy with demonstrated expertise using Microsoft Office suite.
  • A high level of ability to work under pressure, multi-task and meet tight time frames.
  • Exceptional standards of accuracy and attention to detail, including advanced proof-reading skills.
  • Knowledge of formal writing and meeting procedures.

If you have the professional skills and capabilities suited to this role, we welcome your application.

Click on the links below for a full position description and application for employment.

Position Description

Job Application Form (pdf) or (word)

Applications close: Tuesday 5th March


Customer Services Officer


Our Customer Service Centre is seeking an experienced, confident person to contribute to customer service as a frontline staff member.

Based in Hokitika, is the opportunity to be part of a friendly and versatile team to provide top end customer service to our public.

In a recent assessment of customer service Westland District Council was scored ahead of 45 other councils as quality of customer service is very important to us.

This is a permanent, full-time position providing Customer Service frontline duties.

This position offers a broad exposure to a range of industry sectors, so a willingness to build relationships with community stakeholders is essential. A professional and pragmatic manner along with great communication skills is a must for this role.

If this sounds like a position that you are keen and qualified to undertake, click below to see a full position description and application for employment.

Position Description

Job Application Form (pdf) or (word) 

If you have any questions please contact Fiona Scadden, Planning and Customer Service Manager 03 756 9085


Applications close: Monday 4th March 2019


General Information regarding Job Vacancies

When you join the Westland District Council, you become part of a team who work hard to deliver a high level of service to the ratepayers and residents of the District.

Our district is growing as more and more people recognise the benefit of making this fabulous lifestyle destination their home. If you are looking for a career opportunity where the work you do has a real positive impact on the community, then you have come to the right place.

For further enquiries, please contact Human Resources at

Council is an equal opportunity employer.