2 May 2022

Full-Time Community Projects Advisor

Gisborne District Council  Gisborne $66,000 - $78,000

Job Description

Businesses talk about Culture – We live it.

Here at Gisborne District Council, we pull our values from the community we serve. It makes sense then that we are enthusiastic about culture in our workplace. Family and inclusivity are deep seated in our culture. We work hard together to make our people proud and our whanau are why we are so passionate about what we do for the community here at Gisborne District Council.

We are currently looking for a Community Projects Advisor to join our growing team and help shape the future of our region. You will be well supported by a team that prides ourselves on nurturing an inclusive workspace that embraces innovation and creativity, so bring your passion and leading-edge ideas to Gisborne District Council.

A bit about you: You’re someone who can manage multiple projects at the same time, and enjoy engaging with peers, contractors, stakeholders and the community as a key part of successfully completing these projects. You have an attention to detail, and get a sense of reward from completing specific project work. You’ll thrive off making a difference to our community.

Your day will look like: You’ll have several key projects on the go at the same time, and will get a good balance of field and office time. Working with various people to achieve project outcomes will be a significant proportion of your day.

What we offer:

  • Full time permanent role because we know that job stability is important.
  • Flexible working hours to enjoy our tranquil and beautiful surroundings and spending time with your greatest supporters; your whanau.
  • Flexibility to work on a range of different projects and tasks, no day will be the same and we encourage you to get stuck in to anything that piques your interest.
  • Career progression, training and development to continue your learning and inspire those that come after you.
  • A career path that can adapt as you grow new skills and discover fresh interests.
  • Ability to balance your hours around your family and other commitments.

Who we are:

Gisborne District Council is the local government, both district and regional authority for Tairawhiti, New Zealand. We are the proud winners of the 2019 LGNZ Excellence Awards, for our work to grow and promote the well-being of our community and people. With more and more people choosing Tairāwhiti for its lifestyle, environment and culture, it’s an exciting time to be joining our thriving and diverse region.  At Gisborne District Council, we see you as more than a cog in the wheel; you are a valued voice for your whanau and community.

  • Bring your whole self to work: we celebrate this and all it means.
  • Represent our diverse community and be the guardian of our rich heritage.
  • Have a hand in our legacy for Tairāwhiti’s Tāngata and lead the region now and into the future.

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now and make a difference in the lives of future generations.

For further information please contact Michele Frey.

Applications close: 10am, Monday 23 May 2022.

**It is important for applicants to know that Gisborne District Council has a Vaccination Policy that requires all employees of Gisborne District Council to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.  This policy is inherent to ensuring the health and safety of our staff, customers and community. As such, please note this role will need to be completed by a fully vaccinated individual.

Please visit: https://www.gdc.govt.nz/council/careers/current-vacancies and click on “Community Projects Advisor”

Job Category: Community Services. Job Type: Full-Time.
Closes May 23, 2022

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