Operations Manager and Asset Engineer - Tatou Vai, Raratonga


To Tatou Vai is a new Government-owned entity responsible for the collection, treatment and transport of potable (safe to drink) water to the Rarotonga community. It is an essential service and critical to the public health and economic development of the Cook Islands. Our Vision is to be a community-trusted supplier of water services. To Tatou Vai means ‘Our Water’. The first of 10 catchments will be online in the middle of 2019 and we are now recruiting for the following two positions.


Reporting to the Chief Executive and supervising about 15 field staff, this job exists to:

  • Manage the field & treatment staff and the operations and maintenance activities of TTV - in terms of water supply.
  • Provide operations advice to TTV, including asset management.
  • Manage customer interface, including customer service.
  • Provide project assistance when requested.


Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, this role exists to:

  • Manage the infrastructural assets of TTV.
  • Provide asset advice to TTV, including asset management.
  • Manage asset inventory, including renewals programming.
  • Provide project assistance when requested.
  • Further Information

    These opportunities would suit up and coming engineers in the water or construction sectors, who are looking for a new challenge to further their career, and something ‘a bit different’ from the norm. Rarotonga is a beautiful island situated in the South Pacific with a balmy climate, friendly people and year-round holiday disposition. It’s also a great place to bring your family.

    To find out more about To Tatou Vai and these exciting new roles including detailed job specification, person specification and the core competencies required, please visit: http://ciiconline.com/vacancies/.

    Applications for both roles should be received by 22 March 2019.