Job Vacancies

We offer an environment where our staff are proud of the part they play in making the Gore District a great place to live and work.

To discover what the Gore District has to offer go to or we have this handy brochure with information about the Gore District [PDF, 3.2 MB]

How to apply for a job

You can apply for any of our vacancies online by filling in the application form provided. You should include a current CV.

You can also apply by downloading the application form and filling it in. It can then be either emailed to our Human Resources/Administration Manager Susan Jones at or posted to us at PO Box 8, Gore 9740. Please ensure you write Confidential on the envelope.


Current Vacancies

Aquatic Services Manager

If you are looking to advance your career, a unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and suitably experienced person to manage the Gore District’s aquatic facilities.

The facilities include the award winning multi-sports complex (comprising a 25m, 8 lane indoor heated swimming pool as well as leisure and hydrotherapy pools and an indoor event centre with four courts).

The complex also includes an Olympic short-course indoor ice arena. The rink is privately owned and the Manager will have a liaison role with it.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day operation of the pool and event centre. Primarily, this involves staff management, the provision of a safe environment that meets NZ standards for aquatic facilities and our Council’s standards for customer service, building management and water treatment. As well, the Manager will have innovative ideas for promotion of the complex and have the expertise to manage a budget.

In return, we offer a collegial management environment, which includes an emphasis on training, development and an accent on humour.

You can download an application form and job description below, or apply online. Applications close with the Human Resources Manager Susan Jones at 5.00pm on Monday 1 October 2018.

Aquatic Services Manager Job Description [PDF, 3.5 MB]

Aquatic Services Manager Application Form [PDF, 172 KB]

3 Waters Network Operator

Use your knowledge to keep Gore's water system working
Join a strong, supportive team

At the Gore District Council we are proud of the part we play in making the Gore District a great place to live and work. Gore is set to grow and with over $35m of investment in 3 Waters over the next 10 years it's a great time to join us.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Network Operator to join our well established, tight-knit in-house 3 Waters team.

Our Network Operator will assist in the operation and maintenance of our treatment plants and completing reactive and scheduled maintenance on reticulation assets.

About you

Ideally, you'll have some experience in the construction and maintenance of water supply and wastewater reticulation and knowledge of traffic management and health and safety. However, we are open to considering applicants with all levels of experience and will provide the required training for the right candidate.

You will need to display reliability, a positive attitude, a high level of personal and professional integrity and be a great communicator. You will need to be able to build strong effective working relationships with your work mates as well as external contractors and stakeholders.

You will need a clean and current driver's licence and preferably have a heavy vehicle endorsement. We are open to supporting you to gain this qualification. This role does have some overtime and call-out duties so you'll need the flexibility to work additional hours when required.

Download an application form and job description below, or apply online. Applications close with the Human Resources Manager Susan Jones at 5.00pm on Monday 1 October 2018.

3 Waters Network Operator Job Description [PDF, 272 KB]

3 Waters Network Operator Application Form [PDF, 173 KB]

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