Are you looking to advance your engineering career in river engineering?
Wanting a great work/life balance? Have it all in breathtaking Southland.
- Outdoor adventure on your doorstep
- Affordable housing, great schooling and short commutes
- Excellent remuneration and professional development
At Environment Southland our vision is for a thriving Southland - environmentally, socially, economically, and culturally. We work with our communities to improve Southland's environment and have a focus on building partnerships to deliver good outcomes for now and for future generations.
We have a lifestyle that's second to none, with easy access to beaches, rivers, lakes, ski fields, national parks and first class sports facilities. We pride ourselves on ensuring that staff's work-life balance is a priority. With affordable real estate, short commutes and a great range of schools on offer, there is something for everyone!
We are looking for a motivated, capable person to join our Catchment Operations division.
About the role
You will be part of an experienced team responsible for the Council's core functions of river management and land drainage works.
The work is varied, interesting and can be challenging so we want the right person; someone solutions-focused, who will bring fresh thinking and encourage innovation.
A tertiary qualification in engineering and skills in river processes would be an advantage, but we are happy to consider applicants with other relevant work experience.
A working knowledge of health and safety, experience in contract supervision, outstanding communication and relationship building skills are ideal and a full driver's licence is essential.
If you would like to be part of a supportive, progressive team making a difference to the people of Southland, we can offer you a competitive remuneration package, the support of experts in natural resource management, a positive workplace culture, and a genuine opportunity for career advancement.
To apply for this job go to:
environmentsouthland.recruitmenthub.co.nz & enter ref code:
4499753. Applications close 27 January 2019