2 Aug 2022

Full-Time Governance Advisor

Gisborne District Council  Gisborne $56,000 to $66,000

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 Governance 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: If you like variety in your workday, love systems and processes and aiding open and transparent decision making by elected members then one of these roles could be for you. You will need to be great with the Microsoft Office suite.

Your day will look like: You will wear a variety of hats from processing reports into agendas using our progressive software, to taking minutes at Council and Committee meetings. You will assist with official information act requests and meeting processes. You will be an electoral official every three years and also be involved with community engagement about our democratic processes on a regular basis.

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.

Applications Close: 10am Monday, 22nd August 2022 

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

APPLY NOW: https://www.gdc.govt.nz/council/careers/current-vacancies

Job Category: Business Development and Sales. Job Type: Full-Time.
Closes August 22, 2022

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