Gisborne District Council is working together with our communities to make our aspirations happen and we are the proud winners of the 2019 LGNZ Excellence Awards, celebrating local councils who are working to promote and grow the well-being of their communities.
Tairawhiti is the first place to see the light and we’re transforming our region to be the first choice for people, lifestyle, environment, economy and culture. Our region is dynamic, innovative and growing.
We are seeking an experienced land drainage, rivers and coastal engineer to lead, motivate and work alongside our LRC engineers in sunny Gisborne. You will be part of a larger 4 Waters Operations team located in new centrally located offices in Gisborne. This role is responsible for the efficient operational management of Councils’ rivers and drainage network including stop banks, structures, coastal protection, open drains and streams. Management, leadership and direction to staff and contractors will be required to undertake the maintenance and capital requirements of the rivers and drainage network.
Our ideal candidate will have experience in:
- Health, Safety and Wellbeing
- Operations Management
- Financial Management
- Documentation and processes
- Staff Performance and Professional Development
- Relationships and Stakeholder Engagement
- Emergency Work
To be successful in this role you will have a BE (Civil) degree in Natural Resources, Geotech or similar and you will also need to have local government and land, rivers and coastal experience.
In return, we offer you the chance to join a fun and close-knit team in a role that rarely opens, a collaborative and modern work space, and an enviable lifestyle living in the beautiful Tairāwhiti District.
If you think you have what it takes and can see yourself contributing to our team and to Council, we would love to hear from you!
Please contact Chris Hopman for further information.
Applications Close: 10am, Tuesday 1st October 2019.
|Company||Gisborne District Council|
|Ad #: 20886 Posted: Wed 04 Sep 2019 Updated: Wed 04 Sep 2019|