We need people that are passionate about wanting to make a difference, people that want to make our city a better place to live, work and play. Is that you?

Apply for a job at the Council

As the second largest employer in the South Island and as a diverse business like no other, we have an exciting journey ahead of us to build the world's newest city.

Whether it be staffing the pools, returning loved pets to their owners, enforcing regulations, providing library and recreation services, teaching kids the importance of safe cycling or enabling the city to develop through planning and building, it's our people that make this happen.

And while a large aspect of our work is community facing we also deliver internal services to the organisation such as Human Resources, Accounting & Finance, Customer Services and Administration, IT, the list goes on.

Choosing to join the Council isn't just about doing a job or having a career, it's about being part of an organisation that is truly paving the way and making a difference in the community.

History is being made here every day, here's your chance to be part of it.

Applications for our next internship intake are now open.

Christchurch City Council is on a journey of building the world's newest city.

With more than 1000 different careers, we have plenty of opportunities for students interested in developing a career within local government and who want to make a difference in their community.

Read more about our internship programme. 

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact our Internship Coordinator Astella Philpott by email at Astella.philpott@ccc.govt.nz.

There are ways you can make a difference either on your own, with your family, workmates, neighbours or other people like you.

Find out about volunteering in your community.