Operations Teams Coordinator - Fixed Term

We have a great opportunity for the right person. This role is Fixed Term and will cover a staff member on Maternity Leave. The term of the contract will be seven months.

Are you an experienced administration professional looking for new experiences and challenges? If you thrive in a role that demands organisation, initiative and resourcefulness, we would love to hear from you!

Mō mātou | About us

We are an enthusiastic bunch of people at Taranaki Regional Council, helping the region continue to be an enviable place to live, play and do business. 

Our mission is to work for a thriving Taranaki by promoting the sustainable use, development and protection of our natural and physical resources, and advocating for the region’s best interests.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

This is the perfect opportunity to make a difference and add value to the business processes and practices within the organisation.

We are looking for an experienced administrative professional to provide full administrative support to our Director of Operations.  Additionally, well-organised facilitation of key activities within our Operations team is required.  This includes our Land Management, Environment Services, Rivers and Regional Gardens teams.

About you

We’re looking for someone who will bring a super-star attitude to customer service and enjoy being a key player in a strong team environment.  You will need to be versatile, resourceful and have exceptional interpersonal and organisational skills.  You will have a strong administration or events management background and may be looking to take the next step-up in your career.

We like to set people up for success so you’ll be a leading applicant if you have:

  • Proven experience in an administrative role with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superb time management ability that sets yourself, the Director – Operations, and the wider Operations team members up for success
  • Great technical ability; you are digitally savvy with a growth mindset when it comes to new and evolving technology
  • Attention to detail, the desire to get things right first-time and pride in achieving excellent support
  • An inquisitive and curious mind that is focused on continuous process improvement
What’s on offer?


Taranaki Regional Council is a fantastic place to work! Of course we do flexible working, have an active social club, additional leave days, and many other perks. However, the best part is working alongside fantastic people who are truly dedicated to the Taranaki region.

Interested? Here’s how to apply

Hit Apply Now below, fill out your application form and add your CV and cover letter. Further details on the role can be found on the Position Description link, or for any other questions please contact our P&W Team , on (06) 765 7127. 

Applications close on 8 March  2024 and must be made directly through our website www.trc.govt.nz/council-jobs.

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Fixed Term

Job no: BIAO47762

Location: Stratford

Closing Date: Friday, 8 March 2024