Senior Water Treatment Technician

South Taranaki District Council

Senior Water Treatment Technician

Are you looking for a busy role with variety, responsibility and the opportunity to tackle technical problems?

Do you want to work in a challenging, customer service focused environment?

If so, we might have just the job for you!

The South Taranaki District Council operates ten modern water treatment plants and facilities. Due to the need for an additional qualified and skilled technician we are seeking to employ an individual with a real "Can Do" attitude and genuine interest in the water industry to join Council's team of Water Treatment Technicians.

The Water Treatment Technician position will suit someone who is adaptable, has a good grasp of modern technology such as computers and instrumentation, is capable of dealing with a wide variety of operating or process systems, has good understanding of drinking water standards and practices. Practical "hands on" experience in water treatment plant operation and/or other processing industry experience would be advantageous.

The Council is committed to a training and development programme and it expected that applicants will hold to the National Certificate in Water Treatment - Site Operator and the Diploma qualification or equivalent or better.

You must be willing to work flexible hours with a minimum of forty hours per week and participate in a roster system which involves monitoring and call outs. In return for this level of commitment an attractive remuneration package is offered.

We employ people with a 'Can Do' attitude who want to work for a united organisation with a strong sense of family that is proud to serve its communities.

With the current border and quarantine restrictions in place, applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand therefore must have NZ residency or hold a valid NZ work visa, therefore first priority will be given where the applicant is in New Zealand. Please check the New Zealand Immigration website for the most up to date information.

If this role appeals to you, head over to our website where you can access the background information and job description for the role. If submitting an application, please ensure you provide a covering letter outlining your skills and experience for the role along with your most current CV.

Applications will close when a suitable candidate has been appointed to the role.

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