Looking for career that fits your lifestyle? Bay of Plenty Regional Council has many diverse roles and opportunities throughout the region. Come join us!

Our values

Our vision of “Thriving together - mō te taiao, mō ngā tāngata” means we want to ensure that both the environment and the people in the region thrive.  Looking after the environment is at the heart of what we do.

Our values reflect who we are and what is important to us; Trust, Integrity, Courage, Manaakitanga, Kotahitanga, Whanuangatana.

Ross Campbell, Lead Creative Partner, Communications Team

How long have you worked at Bay of Plenty Regional Council?
Three years.

What do you enjoy most about working for the Council?
I enjoy the people I work with the most.  That and the feeling that I am doing something good for the community and the environment.

Which BOPRC value do you identify with the most?
The value I identify closely with is whanau - the family inclusiveness of looking after each other is important to me. 

Nathan Capper, Pou Ngaio (Technical/Cultural Specialist)

How long have you worked at Bay of Plenty Regional Council?
Seven years.

What do you enjoy most about working for the Council?
I like to share my knowledge with the community and help them participate in the management of our environment.

Which BOPRC value do you identify with the most?
The value I identify closely with is kotahi - being a united team is important to me.

How to apply 

Applying for any of our jobs is simple. We like to get as much information as we can before making a decision on who we would like to interview, so please set aside 10-15 minutes of your time to tell us about yourself. The process involves three steps.

1. Find the position you are interested in.

Find jobs at Bay of Plenty Regional Council now.

Using the search feature, you can search by keyword or filter by location, department or job type.

If you're a new user, you will need to create an account before applying for a job.

2. Answer our questionnaire.

We will ask a few questions, which are designed to provide us with a little more information about you. Answering these questions allows us to process your application more efficiently.

3. Upload or build your CV.

If you have a CV in a compatible format (Doc, docx, pdf, htm, rtf, and txt files), you can upload it onto our system by following a couple of simple steps. If you don't have a CV, it will be worth spending some time preparing one before starting the application process.

Note: You will receive a confirmation email from our system that your application has been received, if you do not receive anything please log into your account to check that there is no outstanding information required.  If you have any further problems please contact people.support@boprc.govt.nz