Activity Engineer Regional Services


Nelson City Council

Activity Engineer Regional Services

  • Make a difference to your city
  • Live and Play in Nelson Tasman
  • Asset Management Focus

Set within a diverse and stunning natural environment with amazing weather this ‘Top of the South’ location provides a wonderful backdrop for businesses and communities to live, work and play. 

The partnering of Nelson City Council and Tasman District Council to jointly manage wastewater treatment and landfill services presents a unique opportunity for an Activity Engineer (Asset Manager) position, spanning both regions.

Reporting to the General Manager Regional Sewerage and Landfill Services, you will be responsible for leading the development of both the Sewerage and Landfill Activity Management Plans. You will also be responsible for the development and review of policies and strategies to ensure that Sewerage and Landfill infrastructure and services are maintained, renewed and upgraded for a sustainable future.

The programme of work is set by the joint committees of the Nelson Regional Sewerage Business Unit and the Nelson-Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit, comprising of representatives of Nelson City Council, Tasman District Council, industry representatives and iwi. You will nurture effective relationships with the key stakeholders through the provision of strategic advice often via workshops, quality reporting, and the delivery of the Activity Management Plans and Strategies.

We are interested to learn about your activity management expertise with wastewater treatment and/or landfill services. Your relevant experience might be evidenced from your background in project, civil engineering, local government or multi-disciplinary consultancy environments. You will have a solid knowledge and understanding of local government and consenting processes, design principles, relevant legislation and quality standards. Ideally, you will be well versed in leading and delivering activity management plans and hold relevant tertiary qualifications.

For an articulate and motivated professional, this is an enviable career and lifestyle opportunity in a fabulous location. If you have been waiting on the right role in Nelson to fully utilise your expertise, it’s time to apply.

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For more information please contact Nathan Clarke, General Manager Regional Sewerage and Landfill Services, on 03 546 0200.


Applications close: 6 October 2021

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