Employment Vacancies

The West Coast Regional Council is situated in Greymouth, on the beautiful West Coast of the South Island, an extraordinary part of the country that offers the best in lifestyle and location.

Council currently employs a staff of just over 50 staff. We are a dedicated team committed to promoting the sustainable management of our region's natural resources and delivering quality services to the people of the Coast.

It is recommended that you refer to the Application Guide before applying for any of our advertised vacancies.   All applications must be submitted with a Job Application Form.   You can download this form in either of the following formats Application Form (PDF) and Application Form (DOC).

For further information or to apply for an advertised vacancy contact us at careers@wcrc.govt.nz.

Current Vacancies

Emergency Management Officer – Buller District

Emergency Management on the West Coast has undergone significant change. All four West Coast Councils have collaborated to produce one joint organisation, with a Regional Director based at West Coast Regional Council, and three Emergency Management Officers (EMOs) based at Buller, Grey and Westland District Councils.

This role will have both a local focus as the EMO for the Buller District but will also support regional planning as well as taking on a portfolio.

Whilst an emergency management qualification would be advantageous more importantly you  are a natural team player who will thrive on the opportunity to work collaboratively with professionals from diverse organisations to achieve the shared vision for civil defence.

As a highly motivated team member your organisation and planning skills will be paired with your excellent communication skills and proven ability to work under pressure.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an organisation whose core function is to engage and collaborate with organisations and communities to ensure we are in the best shape possible should a significant event occur.

Download the Job Description below:
Emergency Management Officer (Buller) Job Description (PDF, 199KB)

Applications are invited by email to careers@wcrc.govt.nz and must be accompanied by an application form, CV and covering letter.

Applications close:  14th August 2017

Emergency Management Officer – Grey District

Emergency Management on the West Coast has undergone significant change. All four West Coast Councils have collaborated to produce one joint organisation, with a Regional Director based at West Coast Regional Council, and three Emergency Management Officers (EMOs) based at Buller, Grey and Westland District Councils.

This role will have both a local focus as the EMO for the Grey District but will also support regional planning as well as taking on a portfolio.

Whilst an emergency management qualification would be advantageous more importantly you  are a natural team player who will thrive on the opportunity to work collaboratively with professionals from diverse organisations to achieve the shared vision for civil defence.

As a highly motivated team member your organisation and planning skills will be paired with your excellent communication skills and proven ability to work under pressure.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an organisation whose core function is to engage and collaborate with organisations and communities to ensure we are in the best shape possible should a significant event occur.

Download the Job Description below:
Emergency Management Officer (Grey) Job Description (PDF, 199KB)

Applications are invited by email to careers@wcrc.govt.nz and must be accompanied by an application form, CV and covering letter.

Applications close:  14th August 2017


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