Make a difference to your community

Ever wanted to be part of something bigger and meaningful. Come and work with us to make Southland a better place for our people and help us build thriving communities. Find out more about working at Southland District Council.

The best of New Zealand at your doorstep

Come and live in Southland - snow capped mountains, spectacular coastline and unspoiled national parks

Choose a lifestyle that works for you. 

This district is a true jewel in the crown of Aotearoa, New Zealand – join us in paradise!


Working with us

‘Working together for a better Southland’ isn't just a fancy tagline. It’s the epitome of what we do here at Southland District Council.

It’s no secret success takes the right people in the right roles.

Are you the one we’re looking for?

Find out more about working at Southland District Council.

Latest vacancies

Are you our next superstar? Check out our latest vacancies to join the team.

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Expect the unexpected

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Up for the adventure

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20 Jul 2023

Staff forum

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22 Jun 2023

Our social club

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