Water Treatment Supervisor


Palmerston North City Council


Water Treatment Supervisor

Palmerston North (or as we like to call it, Palmy) is a growing, innovative and exciting city. With small city benefits and big city ambition, Palmy has secured its place on the map as a creative and exciting city, with leading innovation and developments! We’re proud to be a city that includes, supports, connects and uses the talents of the whole community in our pursuit to provide a connected and safe community. We’re also a future-focused city who cares about enhancing our natural and built environment. Our future looks bright, it looks vibrant and progressive.

Do you want to be part of a team who is responsible for ensuring the residents of Palmerston North have clean safe drinking water? The Palmerston North City Council is seeking an experienced individual to coordinate and supervise our Water Treatment team, ensuring the smooth operation and maintenance of the Turitea Water Treatment Plant, the cities bore sites and associated pumping facilities.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has great communication skills
  • Has a passion for process improvement
  • Is well organised and has the ability to programme work, equipment and material resources and to manage staff to achieve objectives.
  • Is able to lead and motivate a team.
  • Is willing to work outside normal hours when needed.
  • Adapts easily to a variety of situations.
  • Has excellent customer service skills.

Your National Diploma in Water Treatment, or similar qualification, together with your technical knowledge and substantial experience relating to the operation, process control and maintenance of treatment facilities will be of value. Your knowledge of relevant legislation, particularly health and safety legislation, codes of practice and other relevant information will ensure best practice and the safety of others is maintained. A full driver’s license is essential as participating in a duty roster system and attending after-hours call outs are required.

If you believe you have the right technical knowledge and experience relating to our treatment facilities and are keen to join our close-knit team, please apply today!


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