Working at ESR

Keeping people safe and healthy through science is our focus and our staff bring a wealth of different experiences and backgrounds to deliver this expertise.

We contribute to the economic, environmental, and social wellbeing of people and communities in New Zealand by harnessing the ingenuity of our people, innovative science, technology, and relationships. We also create innovative products and services for communities around the globe.

The provision of an energising work environment and a safe and healthy workplace is important. We encourage our staff to maintain balanced lifestyles, recognise the importance of flexible working conditions and provide opportunities for on-going personal and professional development.

Recognising diversity

He Pūtaiao, He Tāngata is our strategy for achieving greater impact with Māori. Central to our strategy is a shift from engagement with Māori as an activity, to impact with Māori as part of ESR’s core identity. This includes developing our Māori capability through both intentional recruitment and focused training and Māori-led research programmes.

Our values

Our benefits

  • Ongoing personal and professional development
  • Access to a subsidised Southern Cross group health insurance membership scheme and life insurance coverage 
  • Great work-life flexibility, including flexible and dynamic working arrangements 
  • Additional leave options
  • Community day
  • Free onsite car parking

Current vacancies

Our vacancies are listed on the ESR careers website(external link). You also can register here for upcoming job alerts.

ESR is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We recognise that diversity in background develops unique talents and experiences that will help us deliver exceptional services to New Zealand, therefore, we welcome applications from all communities.