Hydrology Officer

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Hydrology Officer to join our team.


About us


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.


About you


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?


TRC is a fantastic place to work! Of course we do flexible working, have an onsite gym, active social club, additional leave days, and many other perks.  However, the best part is working alongside fantastic people who are truly dedicated to the Taranaki region.


Interested? Here’s how to apply


The job description is available by clicking on the link below.  For any further information, please call Pippa Kennedy, HR Adviser on (06) 765 7127.


Applications close on Monday 11 October and must be made directly through our website