COR System Administrator

  • Flexible work arrangements to suit your lifestyle
  • 37.5 hour working week
  • Generous leave allowance

We are the carers for Northland's environment and community. Are you one of us?

A few things you should know about Northland Regional Council… 

Our work is ultimately about working together to care for our region’s incredible environment and many communities, matching our skills and resources with the vision and aspirations of our people. 

From healthy waters, protecting our native taonga, developing meaningful relationships with tangata whenua, to creating resilient and adaptable communities in a changing climate. Here at the Northland Regional Council your work makes a difference to our community. 

Toitū te whenua, toitū te moana, toitū te tangata. If the land is well, if the sea is well, the people will thrive.  

The opportunity awaits…

Are you looking for an opportunity to utilise your energetic and vibrant talent to contribute to a high preforming team? Our Information Services and Technology team is looking for a skilled System Administrator to deliver high quality technical support to maintain the reliability and security of our information technology systems. Key responsibilities will include; provision of network and communications equipment, security and systems administration and technical support for all Council’s computer systems.

Do you have what it takes?

We are looking for someone who can bring the following to our diverse talent pool:

  • A degree or tertiary qualification in computer systems and or Microsoft Certified
  • 5 plus years’ experience in administrating infrastructure, network and desktop environments
  • Personable, passionate, an eye for detail, analytical, PLUS the ability to deliver excellence while dealing with multiple and competing priorities
  • Experience in the administration of AD, Azure AD, O365, Intune and the winder Microsoft stack
  • Knowledge of cloud computing and services
  • Experience in use of Service Desk methodologies
  • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking principles and protocols, switch management, security and identity management, Active Directory and associated policies.

We don’t just want someone that CAN do the job, we want someone who has the DRIVE to do a GREAT job; those and who share the values we at NRC stand for and who are passionate about the mahi we do for te taiao. Here at NRC, we understand that sometimes the right person doesn’t ‘tick all the boxes’. If you don’t fit the mould exactly, but truly believe you have the skills experience and passion to be a valuable member of our team, we want to hear from you! 

What's in it for you?

Just as you care about your community and environment, NRC cares about you and we are committed to the wellbeing of our people. Our team has grown a lot over the years, but our small organisation culture is still here. We celebrate our efforts as a team and recognise every individual for their contribution and dedication to their mahi. 

We understand the importance of flexibility, so we’re committed to alternative working arrangements for our people. We have a range of flexible work arrangements that we can consider to suit the varied lifestyles of our people.  

What's next?

The work we do really makes a difference and if you are someone who is motivated to contribute to the management of Northland’s environment, apply today.

Need more information? If so, contact our Information Services and Technology Manager, Carol Cottam (

Applications must be made via our careers page; please go to the web page linked to make your application.

Applications close on February 9th 2023 

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency/citizenship or valid NZ work visa


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Permanent Full Time

Job no: NRC963

Location: Northland, Far North, Kaipara, Northland Regional, Whangarei

Closing Date: February 9th, 2023