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Water Resources Analyst

  • Are you looking for an exciting role in water resources management?

  • Base salary + benefits (including health insurance, extra super, birthday leave, flexible work, extra leave, cash payments and more!)

  • Building great communities through employing great people – will you be one of them?

Short Intro: Bring your Water Analyst experience to a passionate team to ensure the Tasman region and its communities continue to thrive!

Are you someone who is enjoys building close and diverse working relationships, is data centric, and excited to contribute to Water Management Data at a regional level?

The Environmental Information team at Tasman District Council believe our interactions are integral to build relationships to deliver the work we do for the community.

We are looking for a Water Resources Analyst to assist us in the delivery of key areas of work including;

  • Utilising data to provide data driven analytics for regional catchment management plans for the diverse Catchments in the Tasman District.

  • Supporting Council to deliver the implementation of the National Policy Statement – Freshwater Management (NPS-FM).

  • Promotion of and providing advice on water resources and landcover data/information for Council and stakeholders for water management and land management relevant to water quantity management and water quality enhancement.

  • Engage and work with a diverse range of internal and external parties including landowners, tangata whenua and community / catchment groups within catchments in providing sound water resources and landcover information for enhancing community understanding and aiding in community lead natural resources management initiatives.

We are looking for someone who can bring the following to our diverse team:

  • A tertiary qualification in natural or physical sciences/natural resources, Engineering or other relevant environmental management qualification

  • Proven abilities in data analysis including GIS, knowledge of the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management and the Resource Management Act

  • Enthusiasm and an ability to build effective relationships both internally and with external stakeholders

  • Ability to negotiate, motivate and persuade others

  • Experience in a similar role within New Zealand’s in water/natural resources management would be an advantage

We don’t just want someone who can ’do the job’; we want someone who has the passion and drive to do a great job. Someone who is passionate about long term catchment care and water management. We are also open to receive applications from those who are early in their careers.

We understand that sometimes the right person doesn’t ‘tick all the boxes’. If you don’t fit the mould exactly, but truly believe you have the skills, experience and passion to be a valuable member of our team, we want to hear from you!

At Tasman Council, we have a benefits package which is unique to you; choose from additional Super, a cash allowance, or additional time off on top of a great Medical Insurance package and a paid day off on your birthday! We also offer flexible working arrangements.

The climate, a beautiful coastline and plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors are some of the main reasons why people choose to live here. Come and join a supportive and passionate team and make a real difference to the Tasman region and Community.

Up for the challenge? Apply today!

Applications close 23 June 2024

You can view the full details, and submit your application online at or for more information contact the People and Wellbeing Team on 03 543 7229

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