Senior Water Resources Team Lead


Gisborne District Council

Senior Water Resources Engineer / Team Lead

If you’re seeking a change of lifestyle and to live in an incredible coastal environment with more time to do what you love outside of work, then this position may be right for you.

We’re on the lookout for an experienced diploma or degree qualified Civil / Water Resources Engineer to support the management of our district’s stormwater and wastewater networks. This position is well suited to someone with a practical mindset and excellent communication skills, and who enjoys working with others and is keen to develop their people leadership and engineering management skills. 

Success in this position will be measured by effective management and operation of the district’s stormwater and wastewater networks.  This includes delivering DrainWise, our ambitious wastewater discharges reduction program.  The role will be varied from procuring and overseeing consultant and contractor services to community engagement and staff leadership. 

Gisborne, known as "Tairāwhiti" (the light shines on the water) is a lifestyle location on the East Coast of New Zealand with a population of 45,000, stunning beaches and great climate.  Gisborne District Council are the proud winners of the 2019 LGNZ Excellence Awards for our work to grow and promote the well-being of our community and people.   The region is particularly popular with families, surfers, and skateboarders.

We’ve recently asked our staff what they like about working at Gisborne District Council and the feedback was flexibility, team culture and valuing of family, diversity of projects, and the ability to make a difference and shape the future.  If these values or benefits resonate with you, we’d love to hear from you.

For more information, contact Lisa Hulley on 027 688 8831 in confidence. 

Gisborne District Council has engaged Peak Recruitment to assist in the recruitment of this position.   Please direct all enquiries and applications to Peak Recruitment.

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