Level 1 water restrictions are in place for Hāwea, Luggate and Arthurs Point. For more information on what this means, please visit our water restrictions webpage.

Why work for QLDC?

Find out more about Queenstown Lakes District Council and the beautiful region our staff chose to call home.

About QLDC

We cover the region of Queenstown – Wanaka – Kingston – Glenorchy with a total district population of 52,022. Our workforce is made up of passionate people working across six directorates – Community Services, Planning & Development, Property & Infrastructure, Assurance Finance & Risk, Strategy & Policy, and Corporate Services.

Our role is to serve local communities and foster positive change, and we would love to have you along on that journey with us! Our positions span across a wide variety of disciplines and we attract the best talent in our specialist areas. The benefit of working for QLDC is that you can learn from likeminded individuals and make our district an amazing place to live, work and play. You’ll be collaborating with colleagues across the organisation that are all connected by a shared goal – to make our community a great place to live. 


About Queenstown Lakes

We believe that we live in one of the most stunning regions of the country and we want to share that with you. Many QLDC staff have relocated to the region due to the active lifestyle living here affords. With world class skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking on our doorstep, easy access to plenty of Great Walks and a multitude of activities that appeal to all, Queenstown Lakes has something for everyone.

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