Job Vacancies

We offer an environment where our staff are proud of the part they play in making the Gore District a great place to live and work.

Our District provides a rural lifestyle unrivalled by most and our community and recreational facilities are exceptional.  With ski fields, national parks, ice skating and major urban centres within driving distance, the Gore District is a wonderful place to live!  

To discover more about what the Gore District has to offer go to or we have this handy brochure with information about the Gore District [PDF, 3.2 MB]

Find out why a career in local government is for you here.

How to apply for a job

You can apply for any of our vacancies online by filling in the application form provided. You should include a current CV.

You can also apply by downloading the application form and filling it in. It can then be either emailed to our Human Resources/Administration Manager Susan Jones at or posted to us at PO Box 8, Gore 9740. Please ensure you write Confidential on the envelope.


Current Vacancies


Assistant Gardener

Fixed term parental leave cover

We are seeking an experienced keen gardener to join our dedicated team to cover a staff member on maternity leave. Key duties include horticultural and gardening maintenance and development work to best trade practice standards.

The position is available for three months until the end of February 2020. Applications close at 5.00pm Friday 6 December.

Assistant Gardener Job Description [PDF, 162 KB]

Assistance Gardener Application Form [PDF, 209 KB]


Community Animal Education Officer

20 hours per week

This is a new position to assist with a range of animal management activities to deliver positive initiatives to support responsible dog ownership in the Gore District. If you like initiating and contributing to educational programmes or information resources to promote animal initiatives, then we want to hear from you.

Applications close at 5.00pm Friday 6 December.

Community Animal Education Officer Job Description [PDF, 190 KB]

Community Animal Education Officer Application Form  [PDF, 211 KB]





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