We have an exciting opportunity for a Hydrology Officer to join our team.
The Taranaki Regional Council works with the Taranaki community to help make the region a fantastic place to live, play and do business.
Our mission is to work for a thriving Taranaki by promoting the sustainable use, development and protection of Taranaki’s natural and physical resources, while advocating for the regions interests.
About the Role
We are seeking a suitably qualified and/or experienced person to join our Hydrology team. This position involves the collection, processing and quality assurance of surface water and meteorological data, which supports the management of water resources across Taranaki. The successful applicant will be involved in the installation and maintenance of environmental monitoring equipment, including the Council’s regional automated monitoring networks.
Please note this role commences 1 July 2021.
This role requires an aptitude for quality data, exceptional attention to detail, data processing skills and strong computer literacy. While a tertiary qualification in a relevant scientific/engineering field is desirable, those with practical experience in electronics and/or instrumentation are also invited to apply.
The Council is a busy environment where you will need to be versatile, resourceful and have exceptional interpersonal and organisational skills. Data management skills and a can-do attitude are essential, as is a full driver’s licence.
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:
Ability to be flexible in your work practice to provide high-quality outcomes
Accuracy and meticulous attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple jobs
Ability to find innovative solutions to practical problems
A passion for working in the outdoors, in any weather!
What’s on Offer?
Taranaki Regional Council offers an attractive workplace in a friendly and supportive environment.
Flexible working policies
A family-friendly work environment
Interested? Here’s How to Apply
The job description is available by clicking on the link below. For any further information, please call Karen Smylie, HR Manager on (06) 765 7127.