Our People

Rotorua Lakes Council is a large organisation with teams working across a wide range of areas and projects.

Due to this, career progression and diversification within Council is common. Many of our current employees have chosen to stay with Council and work in a range of roles experiencing career progression and development.

Rotorua Lakes Council prides itself in being innovative and future focused, and with this comes exciting opportunities to be involved with some of our key projects. You can learn about these here.

The team at Rotorua Lakes Council reflects our wider community – diverse, friendly and passionate about creating a bright future for the city. Working here means working for the best outcome for the people of Rotorua. Listen to some of our team share their own stories below.

Jodie Lawson – Safe and Sustainable Journeys Manager

Debbie Bly – Senior Trade Waste and Pollution Control Officer

Josiah Paul – Digital Communication Advisor

Arana Waaka-Stockman – Animal Control Officer