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

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 2 February 2018.

Job Description [PDF, 633 KB]

Application Form [PDF, 555 KB]


If you are ready for a change, how about a sport and recreation career? Want to work in a fun environment where people come first and where you can have a positive influence on their lives?   

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic people to join our fantastic team at the Gore Aquatic Centre. 

The Centre operates on a roster system, seven days a week.  Lifeguard roles will include early morning, day, weekend and evening shifts.  No experience necessary as full training will be given. 

If you: 

  • are a competent swimmer;
  • have a mature outlook and a flexible approach;
  • have an excellent work ethic;
  • are a reliable team player who enjoys working with people; and
  • have a champion attitude! 

then we would love to hear from you. 

Download an application form and job description below or collect from the Council office, 29 Bowler Avenue, Gore.  You can also apply online

Applications close with the Human Resources Manager Susan Jones at 5.00pm on Friday 2 February 2018.

Job Description - Position 1 [PDF, 952 KB]

Job Description - Position 2 [PDF, 952 KB]

Application Form [PDF, 557 KB]

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