Elected Member Support Advisor - Democracy Services

Democracy Services has refocused the way we deliver services to our customers and contribute to the Council's outcomes.

We are building a high performing team which will use a combination of relationship management, governance expertise and technical knowledge to deliver high quality and timely advice and services to both our internal and external customers.


  • Do you thrive on variety and uncertainty?
  • Are you genuinely interested in local government and its complexities?
If so, we have just the right job for you!


This is your chance to shape a new role working with Councillors to connect them to the organisation and community.

In the Elected Member support team, you will be working closely with Councillors to deliver administration and advisory support, undertake research and assist in enabling the elected members to engage effectively with their constituencies. You will thrive on community engagement activities and thinking outside the box to keep your Councillors well informed and ahead of the game.

We need someone who is flexible, agile and prepared to pitch in to get the job done. You will also be organised, know how to make things happen, able to use initiative and have excellent judgement. You thrive in an environment that is fast-paced, and where some navigation is required. You are passionate about the political environment and making a difference.

We have one permanent position and one 12 month fixed term position available.

Applications close Monday, 28 January 2018.

Want to know more?

For more information please contact Penny Langley, Democracy Services Manager, on 027 803 0409 or email working@wcc.govt.nz

To apply for this job, please go to our job site www.careers.wellington.govt.nz/home and enter the job code 21743LGC.

We're looking for people who share our passion for Wellington and have the same values that we do - to make our city an even better place to live and work.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: AOAN943368

Location: Wellington City

Closing Date: Thursday, 28 February 2019