Senior Engineer (catchment Planning)


Auckland Council

  • A great opportunity for an experienced civil/environmental engineer
  • Be at the forefront of Auckland’s stormwater management for future generations
  • Enjoy the benefits of working in a flexible, supportive and high performing work environment

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Aucklanders value our environment, and Healthy Waters is all about improving Auckland’s water outcomes now and for future generations. Our projects are exciting, and we are big on innovation.

We have a great opportunity for a civil/environmental engineer to join our catchment team as a senior specialist.

In this role you will prepare and review stormwater and catchment management plans for growth areas in the Auckland region, ensuring that any planning related to growth, including spatial priority and planning for future urban areas, are fully aligned with council’s priorities.

You will develop realistic, robust, buildable and affordable solutions to growth issues and asset renewals, working collaboratively with Watercare, Auckland Transport, Parks, developers and other infrastructure providers to develop such solutions.

There is immense satisfaction in knowing that your work is an integral part of council’s response to growth and climate change.

He kōrero mōu: About you

With a bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering or science, you have relevant experience in three waters infrastructure, particularly in stormwater. You are an effective project manager of projects that are complex and have a high risk/high value.

We are looking for a champion who has a passion for improving our natural environment, a thirst for ongoing learning and development, and an interest in serving your community.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

You will enjoy being part of our expert, dedicated and highly engaged Healthy Waters team. We provide opportunities for professional development and career progression. Our teams also work closely with specialists within Auckland Transport, Watercare and consultancies, enabling you to continue building strong professional networks.

Find out what it’s like to be part of our dedicated team – see our video.

Further your career with us and embrace this fantastic opportunity to contribute towards positive environmental outcomes for Auckland! Apply now via the link! For more information or for a copy of the position description, please contact Shar Mahon - shar.mahon@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz or +64-27-769-1880.

This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. A full driver's license is a requirement.

Please note that the formal job title of this role is Senior Healthy Waters Specialist.

Applications close Wednesday 30 September 2020

Apply online here. 

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.