3 Waters Stormwater Officer


Hastings District Council


Tihei mauri ora!

Nau mai, haere mai, tahuti mai ki Heretaunga!

Heretaunga haukūnui, Heretaunga ararau, Heretaunga haaro te kaahu, Heretaunga takoto noa!

Welcome to Heretaunga, the area renowned for its rich and fertile landscape that is sustained by its life-giving dews and waterways. Welcome to Heretaunga, whose beauty is observed by the sharp eye of the harrier hawk; a landscape rich in history and with an esteemed legacy of caring and providing for its inhabitants.


Taitara Mahi – 3 Waters Stormwater Officer

Permanent full-time

If you’re looking for a lifestyle change, a new challenge, or a chance to advance your career, then this is the opportunity for you.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our experienced and driven 3 Waters Team as a 3 Waters Stormwater Officer.

The primary purpose of this position is to manage the Hastings District Council Approvals to Discharge Controlled Stormwater, undertake environmental monitoring, inspections and analysis of stormwater discharges, providing advice on suitable treatment options and manage stormwater sampling in accordance with stormwater resource consents.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Recognised qualification in environmental science, management or environmental engineering, or related discipline;
  • Current full driver’s license;
  • Experience in Environmental Management preferably for Local Government;
  • Knowledge of the Resource Management Act;
  • Experience in auditing systems, processes or procedures;
  • Experience in environmental sampling and analysis;
  • Experience in environmental investigations;
  • Initiative and be able to work in a team environment;
  • A cool and collected manner when working under pressure;
  • An innovative and proactive approach to solving problems.

Situated in the heart of Ngati Kahungunu, the Hastings district and Hawke’s Bay offer an enjoyable environment in which to live, work and play.

Our work environment is professional, progressive and supports continuous learning and development, if this sounds like you and you have the skills and attitude to be successful in this role then apply today.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Are you keen to be a part of our journey?

Applications Close: 17 November 2021.

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Please Note: Due to the highly competitive employment market, our vacancy close date may be subject to change if a suitable candidate is found, so don't delay in making your application