Join the small Council working to help Kaikōura move forward as a great place to live.

Kaikōura District Council is considered the smallest Council on mainland New Zealand. While our population base of just 3,621 permanent residents makes us the ‘smallest', many of our achievements have left the ‘big' Council's following in our footsteps. 

Between 2018 and 2021 we're tackling some big work programmes that take on some of our District’s biggest issues and meet our community needs and legal responsibilities.

Council is here to help create a district that can move forward as a great place to live, with a strong, well-connected community that is ecologically exemplary and economically prosperous. 

We offer you a place to work in a spectacular district nestled between the mountains and the sea, without any of the hassles of a big city. Suited to people who enjoy the outdoors and marine activities, Kaikōura has fabulous scenery, boutique shopping, fishing, diving, cycling, walking and beaches.

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Current Vacancies

Regulatory Enforcement Officer (Part Time, Fixed-Term)

Kaikōura District Council (KDC) is seeking a confident, capable person to assist in the delivery of its regulatory functions including, but not limited to, control of animals, noise, parking and freedom camping on a part time (approximately 20 hour per week) basis for a fixed term of 6 months during which KDC will be re-assessing its needs in the post COVID-19 environment.

Further Information and Job Description