Stormwater Engineer

Timaru District Council

Timaru District Council is looking for an enthusiastic individual to help us deliver long term asset improvement strategies for our District's stormwater systems!

Working as the Stormwater Engineer will put you at the forefront of the creation and ongoing operation of our community's critical infrastructure, with a direct influence on the form and shape of our urban environment.

The Stormwater Engineer will be involved in stormwater management planning, consultation, and implementing the stormwater capital expenditure programme.

You will play a key role in providing technical expertise for the planning and implementation of best-practice stormwater management systems and work within a multi-disciplinary team of like-minded professionals.

We need someone who can:

work on a range of varied stormwater projects, especially water sensitive urban design

be a self-starter with great ideas and an enquiring mind who enjoys seeking innovative solutions

communicate well, manage their time and provide a good eye for detail

bring a recognised engineering qualification to the role and experience in the provision of utilities infrastructure and network systems.

An understanding of water sensitive urban design, construction and maintenance, and asset management principles and practice is desirable.

For further information, including a position description, please email us at

All applicants are required to be either a New Zealand Citizen or have a current New Zealand work visa.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday, 8 July 2020 and can be registered through our careers website celebrates all the things we love about living in Timaru, from our affordable houses, to our easy commute, fantastic lifestyle and our successes. Come and join the story!