Ko te oranga o Ranginui rāua ko Papatūānuku tonu
kei roto i ngā ringaringa o tēnā me tēnā
The survival of Father Sky and Mother Earth
rests in the hands of each and every one of us
He angitutanga mutunga kore mō te paetahi pēnā i a koe: Endless possibilities for a graduate like you at Auckland Council
“Auckland will aim for the long term, aspirational goal of Zero Waste by 2040, turning its waste into resources.” – Auckland Waste Management and Minimisation Plan
Waste Solutions' aspirational goal is to achieve zero waste by 2040, turning Auckland’s waste into resources. We strive to be at the forefront of waste management practice across Australasia and we are constantly looking for innovative ways to improve services and reduce waste going to landfill.
Our programme is designed for enthusiastic, talented individuals to learn and grow within our Waste Solutions department. Over the two-year programme, you’ll have the opportunity to rotate through key teams within the Waste Solutions function which may include Resource Recovery and Infrastructure, Planning, Customer Enhancement, Contracts and Compliance and Community WasteWise.
This graduate programme is a unique opportunity to gain exposure and experience in the dynamic field of Waste Solutions within a team focused on creating a world-class city. You’ll contribute towards minimising waste generation and reduce harm to our whenua and natural taonga. Some of the exciting projects you may get the chance to work on include, but are not limited to:
Our Graduate Programme aims to provide you with the opportunities and support you need to launch your career and develop as a future leader or specialist within Auckland Council. With over 80 areas of business and the chance to work on large-scale projects, we want to see you achieve your goals while making a real difference to the lives of Aucklanders.
As part of the graduate programme, you’ll also be supported in securing a permanent role within Auckland Council at the end of your programme.
You’ll be supported every step of the way with a support team who want you to succeed including a mentor, graduate liaison, and graduate network. The graduate programme is typically made up of rotations across a number of business areas, giving you accelerated learning and development, all whilst helping to make Auckland a world-class city.
You will have a strong drive to give back to your community and a passion for waste solutions. With strong collaboration skills, you will easily engage with a diverse range of customers and stakeholders and confidently convey verbal and written information. You will be a team player, able to work collaboratively and on your own, as required.
We welcome applications from candidates from the following focus areas:
To apply you must:
To find out more about our programme, please visit our website.
Applications for Auckland Council’s Graduate Programme close at 11:59 pm on 27th March 2020.
If you are meet our eligibility criteria, you will receive an email with a link to complete an online gamified assessment which helps you show us how awesome you are.