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​

Health and Safety Advisor​

  • Escape the gridlock and embrace your perfect lifestyle on the breathtaking West Coast.
  • An outdoor wonderland on your doorstep​​Affordable housing
  • Competitive salary and staff benefit packages

When you join us you can look forward to a rewarding career loaded with opportunity, great colleagues, and a competitive salary. At West Coast Regional Council, our staff benefits package is impressive with a range of options available!

This is an exciting, hands on and unique role working across the West Coast from both Greymouth and Hokitika bases.You will spend time engaging with our workers developing standard operating procedures and implementing contractor management. Your collaborative coaching approach to building safety capability and encouraging our developing safety culture will be well utilised.

With a passion and a strong commitment to continuous improvement in Health and Safety systems you could be the person we are looking for. You will be practically applying the legislation and motivating people to comply.

You will provide vital leadership, coordination and support in all aspects of Health and Safety. Your previous operational experience and ability to build productive working relationships while demonstrating your solid communication skills will all set you up for success in this newly created position.

If you have a Health and Safety qualification that would be really beneficial! We are also happy to provide training to bring the right person up to speed if needed.

Why Westcoast Regional Council?

Alongside the competitive salary and staff benefits, you'll enjoy the West Coast way of life.

Based on the West Coast you'll be surrounded by incredible scenery and an outdoor adventure playground. A mecca for outdoor adventure - kayaking, cycling, tramping, hunting and fishing are on your doorstop - and world class ski fields and glaciers are just hours away. With a thriving arts and craft community, a vibrant festival calendar and award winning restaurants, West offers the best of the city with the relaxed way of life.​

To view the position description please click the link below:​
H & S Advisor Position Description (PDF, 176KB)

People and Capability Support Officer 

Are you looking for an exciting and diverse role?

If you have excellent interpersonal skills, thrive under pressure and enjoy working in a fast paced team, this is the role for you! We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running!

If you have previously held or currently hold a HR Administration position or have recently finished studying your degree in HR we would love to have a conversation with you today.

You will deal with a diverse range of people so a passion for building rapport is a must! This role involves all aspects of HR, including health and safety, staff inductions, learning and development and recruitment. This is a perfect role for those who enjoy keeping busy with a variety of day-to-day tasks.

To hit the ground running you will have:

  • Experience in an HR environment
  • Exceptional administrative and organisational skills
  • Well-developed and mature relationship-building skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Can-do, positive attitude, with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills

For more information click the Position Description below:
People and Capability Support Officer (PDF, 144KB)

Applications close: 3rd September 2018

Page reviewed: 17 Aug 2018 8:44am