HYDROLOGIST - WATER RESOURCES

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We are looking for a Hydrologist to join the team! In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that we have a reliable supply of clean, safe water to Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland) through the operation and maintenance of our Hydrometric network. You will collect and analyse our hydrology data. 

Other duties include:


  • Maintaining effective communication and supporting the operational management of the water supply system

  • Calibration of hydrometric instruments and sensors.

  • Responsible for hydrology projects including new permanent monitoring installations and temporary investigations

  • Management of our hydrological databases and providing data analysis and reporting

  • Maintain data for water resource accounting and balancing


Kia angitu koe ki tēnei mahi ka whai i te - To be successful in this role you will have:


  • A passion for Auckland's environment and waterways

  • A relevant tertiary level qualification (a qualification in engineering/environmental science is desirable)

  • 2+ years experience in environmental field data collection, data analysis, and report preparation is desirable

  • Familiarity with QA systems such as ISO and National Environmental Monitoring standards

  • A current NZ driver's license with the ability to drive large manual 4WD

  • Computer literacy, with competency in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel

  • Proven knowledge of safety in and around water and the ability to swim 50m.


He aha tā mātou ki a koe? -  What do we offer?  Kei te āhua o ō pūkenga te utu me ngā painga, pēnei i te - We offer competitive remuneration and staff benefits package including:


  • Life and income protection insurance plan

  • Discounted banking packages

  • Generous parental leave

  • Employee discounts at a range of large retailers


Build an exciting career in an evolving work environment! So, if you are looking for an exciting career opportunity with lots of potential for development then apply now through our careers website www.careers.watercare.co.nz.


The successful applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and medical. You must also be legally entitled to work long-term in New Zealand