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In Opotiki you truly can have a great work / life balance and enjoy our 'Coast by Nature'.

Sunny Ōpōtiki is based in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Steeped in culture, it's a district of diversity with a landscape that ranges from beautiful coastal vistas, stunning beaches and secluded valleys to crystal clear mountain streams. It's all here!

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.​​


Refuse Attendant - Casual

Our Ōpōtiki Resource Recovery Centre is currently looking for a staff member to assist during busy periods and when our existing team are on leave.

The nature of Casual work means there are no set hours, it is as and when required depending on the operational needs of the Centre.

We are looking for:

  • A friendly and courteous hard working individual
  • Good judgement, to assess loads of refuse
  • Basic till and cash handling skills
  • A Health and Safety conscious work ethic
  • F&W endorsements would be an advantage

Check out the Refuse Attendant - Casual position description​ (PDF, 84KB) for more information.

You can apply using our online application​ or by bringing in your CV and completing an Application for Employment Form at our office at 108 St John Street, Ōpōtiki. 

Applications close 4pm, Wednesday 11 December 2019.

You can download the Antenno ​app to receive notifications from Council (including for vacancies) direct to your phone. Antenno can also be used to send issue reports and feedback to Council.

​​​​​​Equal Employment Opportunities

Ōpōtiki ​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.​​

Page reviewed: 06 Dec 2019 2:54pm