Water/Wastewater Technician - Waimate District Council

The Waimate District Council are seeking a Water/Wastewater Technician to assist our existing staff operate and maintain six rural water supplies, Waimate township water treatment plant and our wastewater treatment plant.

Preference will be given to applicants that have experience in the operation and maintenance of water and sewage facilities and have relevant national water and wastewater qualifications. The successful applicant needs to be a motivated team player but have the ability to work unsupervised. You must have a good level of physical fitness, be computer literate. There is a high level of customer contact requiring excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.

Waimate is situated less than 2.5 hours from Dunedin or Christchurch and just half an hour from Timaru or Oamaru. It is close to the sea, lakes and mountains boasting a great lifestyle. It is a small community with a population of 7,500 and is highly productive agricultural region with a broad and expanding farming sector. This is an ideal location for family, outdoor sports and pursuits with a rural lifestyle.

A copy of the position description can be found on our website www.waimatedc.govt.nz

To apply for this job go to:
& enter ref code: 4710023.

Applications close 28 June 2019