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

Gore Aquatic Centre vacancies

The Council has vacancies for the following positions:

Customer Service Assistant with a lifeguard component

We are looking for a highly motivated person, who offers a great level of customer service and has the desire to work as part of a friendly team.

The role operates on a roster system involving evenings, weekends and occasional cover shifts. We can offer a minimum of 12 hours per week at the Gore Multisports Complex and the successful applicant will begin their training first with the Pool Lifeguard Practising Certificate qualification before moving onto the front of house training.

Part-time lifeguards

These positions are suitable for students or adults wanting part-time work.

These are entry level positions at our award winning Gore Aquatic Centre, where as a part-time lifeguard you will work in a team, deliver good customer service and interact with different types of people - great baseline skills for many careers.

These positions include early morning, day, weekend and evening shifts.

Part-time swim instructors

Multiple vacancies for part-time swim instructors. These positions are suitable for students and adults wanting part-time work and involve days, afternoons and weekend classes.

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • are looking for a part-time job with a difference
  • are seeking a job where no two days are the same and is fast paced and busy
  • are a competent swimmer;
  • have a mature outlook and a flexible approach;
  • are a reliable team player who enjoys working with people;
  • hold a current first aid certificate, or are prepared to obtain one;
  • hold the NZ Pool Lifeguard Practising Certificate or are prepared to train for it (for lifeguard and customer service positions); and
  • hold Swimming New Zealand or AustSwim Swim qualifications or prepared to train for it; and
  • have a champion attitude!

Download the job descriptions and application form below, or apply online.  Applications close with the Human Resources Manager Susan Jones at 5.00pm on Friday 27 October 2017.

Customer Service Assistant Job Description [PDF, 655 KB]

Lifeguard Job Description [PDF, 626 KB]

Swim Instructor Job Description [PDF, 620 KB]

Application Form [PDF, 556 KB]

Project Manager Infrastructure

The Council’s infrastructure capital works programme is brimming full of great projects and we need to find someone that can champion the delivery of them within our district.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to be a key part of the infrastructure delivery construction management team. Working on water, wastewater and roading projects on various scales, expert engineering and project management services will be highly valued. Key functions of this role include involvement from start to finish with a range of exciting capital projects, managing consultants and contractors and ensuring project objectives are met. Your technical advice will be first class and will guide the success of our planned capital works programme.

Our district will provide you and your family a rural city lifestyle unrivalled by most. Our community and recreational facilities are exceptional. With ski fields, national parks and major urban centres within driving distance, it is a wonderful place to live.

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 3 November 2017.

Project Manager Infrastructure Job Description [PDF, 634 KB]

Project Manager Infrastructure Application Form [PDF, 556 KB]

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