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Human Resources Administrator

Part time - 30 hours/week

Rangiora, New Zealand

Reference: 5779262

  • Collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Fast-paced environment, no day is the same
  • Great location in Rangiora, Waimakariri District

Waimakariri District is one of the fastest-growing Districts in New Zealand and it's a really interesting time to be involved with Local Government with abundant challenges across a diverse range of areas. The Waimakariri District Council is looking for a part-time Human Resources Administrator who has the ability to work effectively across a range of administrative activities and processes and enjoys interacting with a broad range of people every day.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Administrator to join our HR Team in this permanent part-time position, 30 hours a week. Reporting to the HR Manager, you will support all administrative tasks across the HR function for the 28 different business units within Waimakariri District Council.

Your key duties will be:

  • Support our Managers with the recruitment process (Job descriptions, advertising through to appointment).
  • Coordinate and administer employee onboarding and offboarding process.
  • Manage and support general HR admin tasks such as employee leave, changes to employment, change to employee details
  • Preparation of Contracts, variations and other documents
  • Provide admin support during annual performance & salary reviews
  • Assist with ongoing HR-related projects and initiatives

Your skills & experience will be:

  • Proven HR Administration experience
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment
  • People-focused
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate to people at all levels
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Have the ability to work to tight deadlines and changing priorities
  • Strong computer skills

You'll receive in return:

  • A company with a culture like no other, we work hard but share lots of laughs along the way
  • An organisation that values their team celebrates success and promotes a great team culture
  • Competitive remuneration

How to apply:

Click on the apply now button to submit your CV. Please note you must be a New Zealand Citizen or resident to apply and have a full NZ Drivers License. A criminal record check will be carried out as part of the vetting process

This position is a 30 hours/week, permanent role based in Rangiora, Canterbury with working hours during business hours Monday to Friday, to be confirmed with the successful applicant.

Only 20 minutes north of Christchurch, Waimakariri District offers small town and rural lifestyles with a range of outdoor recreation activities on your doorstep but with the advantages of a big city nearby.

If you are someone who demonstrates the right attitude, willingness to learn and are seeking a supportive and friendly team environment then Waimakariri District Council is looking for you!

For more information, please contact Lara Penke, Human Resources Manager on 0800 965 468 (0800 WMK GOV) or at

Applications close on Thursday 06 February 2022.

The Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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Applications Close: 06 Feb 2022