Advisor Connected Communities

We are looking for a proactive and perceptive person who thrives on working with the community to join our Connected Communities team. As the Advisor Connected Communities you will be an essential link between the Kapiti Coast District Council and our Community, and will work closely with the Manager, Connected Communities to develop and drive initiatives and projects with the Community.

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant area of expertise
  • Relevant experience in a similar role, particularly in the area of youth development
  • Experience in, or experience of working with, local or central government
  • Proven capability to develop and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with a range of key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in project management
  • Understanding of policy frameworks
  • Understanding and awareness of tikanga Maori and issues relevant to Maori
  • Effective interpersonal skills with a demonstrated commitment to customer service and ability to work with a wide range of people
  • A current and valid New Zealand driver's licence
Working for the Kapiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve. If you'd like to be part of the team, contact us now.


Enquiries about this position should be directed to Tania Parata, Manager, Connected Communities on 04 296 4700 or free phone 0800 486 486.

Applications close 12.00 noon Thursday, 21 November 2019.

The preferred candidate will be required to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening, criminal history, police vetting, and credit checks. Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Further information about the position and application documents are published on our website at

Permanent Full Time

Job no: KIAM945244

Location: Kapiti Coast

Closing Date: Thursday, 21 November 2019