Water Treatment Technician


Timaru District Council

Water Treatment Technician

Water is a critical part of our community, our environment and our economic success. We depend on it daily, but don't often give it a second thought. It's our district's unsung hero. One essential component of our three waters strategy is the processing and treatment of fresh water.

Timaru District is a thriving and innovative community. It is the central hub for the South Island, servicing a large agricultural heartland, with a growing economy that provides the import and export gateway for primary sectors. We boast a Top 10 most loved beach in New Zealand and have access to mountains, rivers and lakes, making Timaru an ideal destination for recreational, sporting and cultural pursuits.

Let's not forget about our affordable housing and that seven minute commute to work!

Timaru District Council is on the lookout for a Water Treatment Technician to join our Water Treatment team at the Claremont Reservoir.

Your challenge will be the continuous operation and maintenance of the bulk water supply, storage and new treatment facilities across the District. You will ensure the performance of water treatment is efficient, effective and compliant with resource consents and drinking water standards.

We are seeking an experienced Technician for the operation of our bulk supply and treatment systems. You will be responsible for the implementation of maintenance programmes to ensure high performance of our treatment systems and monitoring the bulk water supply and treatment taking corrective actions to ensure delivery of high quality drinking water.

You will be a team player with high energy, a proven water treatment knowledge and ability to provide technical guidance to our water treatment operators. The availability to work on a rostered basis and be part of our 24 hour immediate response service is essential but we offer flexibility to ensure a good work, life balance.

If you're ready to take on the challenge and think you've got what it takes, we want to hear from you!

For further information, including a position description, please email us at jobs@timdc.govt.nz

All applicants are required to be either a New Zealand Citizen or have a current New Zealand work visa. Applications close 5pm on Sunday, 31 January 2021 and can be registered through our careers website www.timaru.govt.nz/jobs

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