Senior Science Technician – Groundwater
Closing Date: 24/01/2021
Salary: $57,986.00 - $78,541.00
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Kainga (KNG)
Job Category: Environmental Services
Keen to apply your technical expertise to New Zealand's largest groundwater system?
Our Groundwater field team uses modern instrumentation, telemetry and data systems to collect, manage and report a large amount of groundwater level and quality data. We have an opportunity for a Senior Science Technician to contribute their technical knowledge and enthusiasm to the monitoring of Canterbury’s groundwater system.
The role will involve working alongside our technicians, analysts and scientists to deliver long term monitoring and specific investigations or projects. You will scope, install and maintain monitoring sites and help us expand our network of continuous groundwater monitoring instruments.
You will be required to review and develop procedures to ensure robust data collection and data management. And there is a great opportunity to help deliver projects that drive our data collection and management forward to more efficient processes and better data quality.
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:
Excellent knowledge of environmental monitoring techniques
Experience with the operation and maintenance of instruments
The ability to identify, investigate and resolve data issues
The ability to turn an idea into on the ground action
The vision to develop and improve processes
Physical competence and practical knowledge for site installations
A positive and inclusive team attitude
You will require at least 3 years technical experience plus a relevant qualification.
The benefits we offer in return: great people, great work/life balance, flexible work hours, competitive salary and great development opportunities.