Water Treatment Operator Trainee


Timaru District Council

Water Treatment Operator/Trainee

Kick start your career in the water industry, join the crew at Claremont who produce NZ's best tasting water and provide safe drinking to communities across our district.

We are on the lookout for a team player with enthusiasm, a can do attitude and the drive to learn new skills and concepts!

Our team has exciting times ahead, with a number of large projects and upgrades on the go. With our modern technologies, you will be involved in the commissioning of new and innovative water treatment processes.

If you're keen to give a role in the water industry a go, you will be trained to complete the NZ Certificate in Water Treatment (Level 4) - earn while you learn! Additional on-job training is provided, along with other learning and development opportunities over and above your qualification. You may even be an experienced operator with a Diploma in Water Treatment looking for a change in career and scenery.

Your challenge as a Water Treatment Operator will be assisting in the operation and maintenance of all bulk supply, storage and water treatment facilities.

This role offers fantastic career progression throughout the organisation. Joining us as an operator could see you move into a role as a technician, team leader or even an operations engineer - the opportunities are endless!

Availability to work on a rostered basis and be part of our 24 hour immediate response service is essential, but we offer flexibility and rostered days off to ensure a fantastic work, life balance.

If you're ready to take on a new challenge and think you've got what it takes, we want to hear from you! Check out a copy of the position description here - don't let the minor details/formalities turn you away from this role.

To find out more about this awesome opportunity, come along to our open evening at the Claremont Reservoir on Tuesday 17 August 2021 from 5pm to 7pm (drop in at any time).

This is your chance to meet the team, get a feel for what a day in the life as a Water Treatment Operator could look like and check out the reservoir facilities. You can register your interest in this evening via jobs@timdc.govt.nz

All applicants are required to be either a New Zealand Citizen or have a current New Zealand work visa.

These can also be registered through our careers website www.timaru.govt.nz/jobs

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Applications close: 5pm, 22 August 2021

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