Working at the Council

When you join the Queenstown Lakes District Council, you become part of a team who work hard to deliver high quality services to ratepayers and residents.

As the fastest growing set of communities in New Zealand, the Queenstown Lakes District faces many challenges associated with growth and tourism.

So if you are looking for a career opportunity where the work you do has a real positive impact on the community, then you’ve come to the right place!


What you can expect from us as an employer:

We pride ourselves on providing a dynamic and team focused working environment. Our goal is to be an ‘employer of choice’.

As well as working with a great team, other benefits of working at the Queenstown Lakes District Council include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Reward for performance
  • Support for further training and study
  • Conferences/training to make sure you keep up with changes
  • Personal Health and Safety benefits
  • Smart casual dress code
  • Proactive social club
  • The opportunity to work and play in a stunning and exciting environment.


What we expect from you as an employee:

All of our staff are specialists in their own role and we respect that.  In return we want you to share the passion and commitment that we have for our district by carrying out your role to the best of your ability and in a professional manner.

But most of all – we expect you to have fun and enjoy what you’re doing!