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.

Our District provides a rural lifestyle unrivalled by most and our community and recreational facilities are exceptional.  With ski fields, national parks, ice skating and major urban centres within driving distance, the Gore District is a wonderful place to live!  

To discover more about 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, click on this link to our online form . 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

Management Accountant x 2

These positions offer an exciting opportunity to move into the local government sector.  You will become an integral part of our wide-ranging Council business and ensure our financial processes run smoothly.

A fundamental part of these roles will be providing sound financial management support and advice to budget holders for decision-making including guidance on the development of business cases, budget management, reporting, robust financial analysis and forecasting. 

You will also report on financial information relating to capital projects, prepare financial modelling with a demonstrated ability to understand and clearly explain financial transactions.

A tertiary level accounting qualification is essential with either membership of, or working towards membership of CAANZ preferred.

Applications close with the Human Resources Manager Susan Jones at 5.00pm on Friday 22 January. You can apply online or download an application form below.

Job Description [PDF, 186 KB]

Application Form    [PDF, 210 KB]

Swim and Aquarobic Instructors

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 motivated and enthusiastic people to join our fantastic team at the Gore Aquatic Centre.

  • Swim Instructors are required for the learn to swim programme.  Hours of work will be after school and during the day time.
  •  Aquarobic Instructors will work with a team, delivering early morning classes, three morning classes and one afternoon class.

 If you: 

  • 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.

 Applications close with the Human Resources Manager Susan Jones, in the New Year. 

You can apply online here or download the application form below.

Job Description Aquarobics Instructor [PDF, 219 KB]

Job Description Swim Instructor [PDF, 218 KB]

Application Form [PDF, 209 KB]






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