​​​​​​​ ​​​No traffic lights.  No traffic jams.​  

In Opotiki you truly can have a great work / life balance and enjoy our 'Coast by Nature'.
At Opotiki District Council operations are on a scale where a supportive and competent team environment allows creativity and innovation. Professional development and achievement is important and positions are often multidisciplinary or comprise both strategic and operational activity.

Current vacancies

​Contract Manager - 3 year fixed term

This is it.

The opportunity you have been waiting for. One where a successful result will look fabulous on your CV for years to come. One where you can utilise all your existing contract management skills. One where you can interact with, support, and learn from your peers. And, most satisfying, one where you can help ensure the resilience and quality of one of our town's most vital assets. You will help make a difference to our community.

It's a significant project.

We are embarking on a $10 million dollar replacement, repair and relining of our township's sewer.

Our aim is to reduce and minimise inflow and infiltration into the reticulation. This position is for a 3 year term to align with the timeframe to complete the project.

Your time to shine.

You are an enthusiastic and competent contract manager, ideally with experience in drainage. Our Project Manager will appreciate your support in ensuring all contracted works are of a high quality.

There will be a lot of interaction with the public and contractors so your excellent communication and organisational skills, and good computer competency, will be well utilised.

It's all here.

We are located in the beautiful Eastern Bay of Plenty. There are no traffic lights and no traffic jams.  You really can have a great work/life balance. So check out the position description​ (PDF, 61KB) and complete an application online by clicking on Apply Now below.

Have questions?

You can contact our HR Advisor on 07 3153030 or email

You can also check out a bit of project history at

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Wednesday 6 September 2017​

Apply now​​

​​​Equal Employment Opportunities
Opotiki District Council is a member of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust Employers Group.

Members endeavour to recruit, reward and develop employees on the basis of merit, recognising that effectively managing New Zealand's diverse population can lead to increased creativity, engagement and productivity.​
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