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​

  • 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.​

​For more information and to view the position description please click the link below:​
H & S Advisor Position Description (PDF, 176KB)

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