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]

Find out why a career in local government is for you here.

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


If you are ready for a change, how about a sport and recreation career? Want to work in a fun environment where people come first and where you can have a positive influence on their lives?

We are looking for two motivated and enthusiastic people to join our fantastic team at the Gore Aquatic Centre. We can offer set roster options with a minimum of 13 or 26 hours per week.

The Centre operates on a roster system, seven days a week. Lifeguard roles include early morning, day, weekend and evening shifts. No experience necessary as full training will be given.

If you:

  • are a competent swimmer;
  • have a mature outlook and a flexible approach;
  • have an excellent work ethic;
  • are a reliable team player who enjoys working with people; and
  • have a champion attitude!

then we would love to hear from you.

Download an application form and job description below or collect from the Council office, 29 Bowler Avenue, Gore. You can also apply online.

Applications close with the Human Resources Manager Susan Jones at 5.00pm on Monday 4 February 2019.

Lifeguard position 3 job description [PDF, 300 KB]

Lifeguard position 5 job description [PDF, 297 KB]

Lifeguard application form [PDF, 187 KB]

Student Library Assistant

The Council has a vacancy for a part-time student library assistant at the Gore library.

This part-time position is for a minimum of 6 hours per week on a Monday and Saturday.

Key duties include shelving and other library tasks for which an eye for detail will be important. The successful candidate will have an interest in books, computers and people. Full training will be provided.

Download the job description and application form below, or collect from the Council office, 29 Bowler Avenue, Gore. You can also apply online.

Applications close with Human Resources Manager Susan Jones  at 5.00pm, on Friday 1 February 2019.

Library assistant job description [PDF, 217 KB]

Library assistant application form [PDF, 189 KB]

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