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Resource Analyst

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Te Whakapakari Tahi I Tō tātau Taiao – Enhancing our environment together.

Our vision is a healthy environment and a resilient and prosperous community.

 We focus on prioritising:

  • Te kounga o te wai, te haumarutanga me te mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi o te whakamarutanga | Water quality, safety and climate-resilient security.  
  • Kia koi, kia toitū hoki te whakamahinga o te whenua | Climate-smart and sustainable land use. 
  • Kia ora, kia āhei, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki te rerenga rauropi | Healthy, functioning and climate-resilient biodiversity. 
  • Kia toitū, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki ngā ratonga me ngā hanganga ā-whare | Sustainable and climate-resilient services and infrastructure. 

 At Hawke’s Bay Regional Council our purpose is to work with our community to protect and manage the region’s precious taonga of rivers, lakes, soils, air, coast and biodiversity for health, wellbeing and connectivity. Our organisation is diverse and our work is varied. Our structure comprises of six key business units; Corporate Services, Integrated Catchment Management, Asset Management, Māori Partnerships, Policy & Regulation, and the Executive Adviosry Group which also consists of the Civil Defence and Emergency Management.

 About the opportunity

 We are looking for a Resource Analyst to join our Environmental Information team with HBRC. The Environmental Information team looks after the installation, operation and maintenance of HBRC’s environmental monitoring network, equipment and safe and effective collection of a range of environmental data. They provide data management systems, processes and advice to Integrated Catchment Management and related areas of HBRC.

Initially this role will undertake work related to water use, managing and analysing data using specialist software and tools. You will collect and analyse water use data and provide reports and advice to the Policy and Regulation Teams, you will also complete data requests and reporting requirements supporting the Integrated Catchment Management teams. The portfolio of the water use work is seasonal in nature and so there will be opportunities to work with other ICM group data. This is a full time permanent position, the successful candidate will be trained to use databases and information sources specific to Hawke’s Bay Regional Council.

 About You

You will be a resilient individual with high attention to detail and problem-solving skills, being able to dig through a problem, find the cause, fix and put processes in place to minimise the likelihood of a recurrence. You will have maths ability and be comfortable using statistics and graphs.

Ideally you will have;

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent tertiary qualification in an Environmental Science, or Physical Geography discipline and/or experience of data management and analysis
  • Ability to talk to consent holders, orchard managers and others on the phone to clarify problems and find solutions.
  • Ability to understand and interpret consents
  • Comfortable with technology and computer software.
  • An interest in Resource Management and Environmental data and information.
  • Familiarity using R or other scripting languages would be a bonus

We recognise and celebrate the importance of whānau, our community, and being an equal opportunity employer. HBRC is committed to providing equal opportunities in all aspects of employment embracing our relationship with our Treaty Partners, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the principals of partnership, protection and participation. This commitment is integral to ensuring we are an inclusive workplace for all, recognising that a diverse workforce is a strong one, which enables our organisation to better understand, reflect and serve our community.

All applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand.

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Applications Close Sunday 14 March, 2021.



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