Life at Mercury

If you’re keen to make a real difference to New Zealand while building your career, then you’re looking in the right place. A great working environment is just the beginning, what else can you expect?

Our Benefits

At Mercury the rewards reflect the value you add to our team. Check out the great benefits we offer our people.


5 additional days leave every year to help you balance your work and home life.


In return for a referral, we give you a great discount on your Mercury power bill.


If you become unwell we make sure everything is taken care of through our free life and income protection insurance.


We know your community is important to you so we’ve made $100,000 a year available to share among local community and sports groups you suggest.



Welcoming a new baby into your family is a special time, employees at Mercury get 2 weeks paid partner's leave to spend with their family.


Looking out for you

At Mercury we really care about you, your safety, and your health. 

Check up

We shout you an annual check up to the value of $100 and provide an online tool to manage your wellbeing.


Everyone is committed to getting you home safely at the end of the day. Learn more.

Free fruit

Delicious fresh, seasonal fruit delivered to our sites each week.

Special Offers

Discounts and great rates at dentists, gyms and other local businesses.

Inspiring New Zealanders

Being the best you can be

Joining the Mercury team is a great career move. We will help you...

Develop your career

From engineers in our Hydro Stations in the Central North Island to Customer Service superstars in Auckland – we’ve got a wide range of roles, entry levels and locations.

Grow your skills

We help you develop your skills by using a range of tools from leadership courses to development opportunities, both face-to-face and online.  It’s important to us that you get the right training to master your current role, as well as support to get ready for your next role.

Bring ideas to life

We love people who bring their ideas with them to work. We also check in with you regularly to see how we’re doing as a great place to work and what we can do better.

Contact us

Have questions about working for Mercury? Email us