Your Career

We are always on the lookout for great people to join our great team. If you are looking to work in the largest region of New Zealand, have a look at our current job openings and get in touch.


Working at CORDE offers huge opportunities for personal development and individual growth.

Working at CORDE has never been better! The united team culture of CORDE is one we carefully foster, and the team options on offer will make your career exciting and rewarding. We would love to meet you to see if a career with us is the right choice for you.

CORDE has offices in South, Mid and North Canterbury. We work throughout the South Island on projects of national and local significance. Living in the amazing location of Canterbury will also offer you incredible recreational options for you and your family.


Our Career Pathways to progress


Road Maintenance

Water Services

Parks & Reserves

Resource Recovery Park


People & Capability

Group (Finance & I.T.)

Our Values

At CORDE we have three core values. Our aim is to be people who work well together, people you can always rely on – true guardians of our place and our local community.

Value 1



Trusted People

You Can Rely On

Whakawhirinaki is all about trust. Our company was built on a foundation of trust. Over the past few decades we have continued to be the trusted civil contractor in Canterbury and across the South Island. Trust is the most important part of any good relationship. We will always aspire to be the kind of company and team that people can rely on.

Value 2



Connected People

Who Protect Our Place

Kaitiakitanga insists that we understand our role as guardians of the land for future generations. We have many strategies we implement on each project to ensure we protect our environment and the people who live in it. Being local means that we do what we can to strengthen our local community.

Value 3


Mahi Tahi

United People

Who Work Together

Mahi Tahi translates to “work as one”. We are a united team, dedicated to the Quality of service & delivery as much as to the Quality of our work & outcomes. We believe every team member needs to be a leader in all they do – we help facilitate their learning & upskilling to ensure they continue to grow as individuals and together as a world-leading team.

Our Priorities

corde strategic priorities

Lead with purpose

Develop great people

Strengthen our communities

Latest Vacancies

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Our expertise

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