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Phil, Parks Officer



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Welcome to the local government careers, employment & job Vacancies site!

The People Shaping Progress website provides you information on local government careers and job vacancies available in local councils in New Zealand. We represent the New Zealand local government sector.

In New Zealand, local councils support and facilitate sustainable community growth and development. Council people make a vital contribution towards social well-being, in partnership with central government and local iwi (Maori tribes), businesses, education providers and community groups.


There is a huge variety of council jobs throught New Zealand

New Zealand local councils offer a huge variety of jobs and career opportunities. Councils have jobs for engineers, planners, building consents, environmental health officers, building consents officers, librarians, and much more. 

Join the team that is shaping the progress of New Zealand communities.  Work for the council today.



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