Job Vacancies

The Gore District Council seeks to recruit skilled, appropriately qualified staff to fill 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.

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

Compliance Officer

The Gore District Council’s building control team has a new role to fill. We need you to have a can-do attitude and be able to develop key processes around the monitoring and assessment of building warrants of fitness, compliance schedules and swimming pools.

This position is an important cog in the regulatory function of the Council and will involve providing advice to the community and compliance monitoring in buildings open to the public as well as leading our work on earthquake prone buildings.

While some previous experience is preferred, we are open to applicants from all levels.

If you enjoy variety, don’t take yourself too seriously and want a change in your career, we would love to hear from you.

Download an application form and job description below, or apply online.

Applications close with the Human Resources Manager Susan Jones at 5.00pm on Monday 21 August 2017.


Job Description [PDF, 649 KB]

Application Form [PDF, 553 KB]

Property Assistant (part-time)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and committed person to assist at the busy James Cumming Wing. This is a part-time position for 20 hours per week, from February to December each year. As the role requires furniture to be set up and relocated, applicants need to be physically fit.

Download the job description and application form below, or apply online. Applications close with the Human Resources Manager Susan Jones at 5.00pm on Friday 1 September 2017.


Job Description [PDF, 510 KB]

Application Form [PDF, 553 KB]

Gore District Council 29 Bowler Avenue Gore P: 03 209 0330 F: 03 209 0357 E: