Opportunities for 16-19 year olds)
Keen to try something different? Are you interested in gaining work experience at Whanganui District Council in 2019? Here at Whanganui District Council we're dedicated to making our community a better place to live, work and play for everyone, every day.
One of the most satisfying things about working with us is being in touch with the wider community and having an influence on the area you live in.
If you are aged between 16 and 19 either still at secondary school or a recent school leaver, we'd love to hear from you.
Working with Jason Shailer Youth Manager, 100% SWEET, Council will be taking placements throughout the school year in 2019.
The following information outlines the process you will need to follow to apply / register your interest and be selected for work experience with Council.
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TBC You will need to apply here at the Council's careers on-line application process. To complete the application process ensure all questions on the application form are answered.
Please attach a copy of your CV / Resume and a covering letter telling us what interests you about Council along with which area you would like to work in.
At Council we want to give you a good idea of what it is like working in a professional setting. So we want to start you off experiencing a realistic job application process right from shortlisting, attending an interview, being notified if you have been successful or unsuccessful with feedback from your initial application or from the interview.
If you are successful you will then undertake our on-boarding process with an orientation and induction to Council and the area you will be working in.
On-line applications close, note you will not be able to submit an application after this time. Council will not accept late applications.
On or around the week of 28 January 2019A selection panel will review all of the applications and shortlist to interview.
Those that have been successful from interview will be sent all the information you need to start your first day with Council.
By all means if you have any questions or need any assistance in relation to the Career Taster Programme, the application process or any of the areas that may interest you please email : We look forward receiving your application.
Applications close : 27 Jan 2019