Experience world-class work-life balance

At South Waikato District Council, we focus on delivering quality services, building excellent facilities, growing a strong economy and fostering a solution-based customer service. We work hard to create an environment where our team feel supported, valued and inspired.

As a member of our team, you will benefit from ongoing professional development, safe and healthy working conditions, competitive market-related remuneration, regular health checks (eye tests/vaccinations), subsidised pool visits, group discounts with Southern Cross Healthcare, access to our Employee Assistance Programme (free Counselling service), an active Social Club, staff purchasing packages and ample free car parking!

We invite you to join our Whānau and be part of our community.

South Waikato - Discover it... Live it... Love it

South Waikato District lies at the heart of the North Island of New Zealand. It is home to a growing number of cultures, beautiful walkways and native bush, lush farmland, extensive forests and innovative business leaders.

A friendliness of our people creates a welcoming and homely warmth, defined by its rustic rural charm and the quirky inventiveness of the locals. South Waikato is our beautiful backyard. 

Located between the cities of Hamilton to the north, Rotorua to the east, Taupo to the south and Ruapehu District to the west, you will have ample opportunity to explore our beautiful country and truly experience world-class work-life balance.