High achievement is a common goal among our employees.  The Western Bay team has been
recognised locally and internationally with honours and awards.

The Western Bay of Plenty is one of New Zealand's fastest growing districts. Its extraordinary range of distinctive communities, stunning natural environments and sheer size makes it a unique district.

It provides the qualities and challenges of a growing city while retaining the charm of small towns and tranquillity of rural landscapes.

Western Bay of Plenty District Council is a supportive, dynamic organisation with a great culture dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all residents and creating a thriving District full of opportunity.

It's a place where employees are valued, where solid working relationships and customer focus is at the forefront, and where work-life balance is strived for. We believe in supporting our staff, offering new learning and growth opportunities and fostering exciting careers.

Our employees value their customers and work with them to understand their needs.  At the end of the working day we leave the office knowing we have done our best.

Council has more than 200 staff in a variety or roles, with plenty of career choices and room to move.

Employee Benefits

We value the energy, enthusiasm and commitment our people contribute to the organisation every day. In return, we are committed to showing our appreciation by offering a range of benefits to keep our team happy, healthy and motivated.

We offer:

  • Subsidized health insurance
  • Free staff car parking
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Rewards and recognition programme
  • Free annual influenza vaccinations
  • Active staff social club
  • Employee Assistance Programme (free counselling service)

If you're after a career where you can make a real difference – we'd love to hear from you!

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