Benefits

Why Work for the Ashburton District Council?

We value and acknowledge the skills, experience and effort our team contributes to our community. We attract and retain the right people by providing challenging positions, opportunities to progress within the organisation, and a range of benefits suited to a public service organisation. These include:

  • Market related salaries with annual reviews
  • Training and career development to help our employees achieve their career goals and to perform to their full ability
  • Additional annual leave, earned through length of service or by purchase
  • Professional memberships
  • Health benefits including discounted health insurance, free flu vaccinations, an employee assistance programme and subsidised eye care
  • Commitment to workplace health and safety, demonstrated by our ACC accreditation
  • Assistance with relocation costs and accommodation upon arrival
  • Travel to work tax credit for employees who travel more than 10km to work
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Social club providing a range of activities throughout the year
  • Corporate team activities including social cricket, netball, golf and tennis