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Administrator Catchment Management


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

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

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 Advisory Group which also consists of the Civil Defence and Emergency Management.

About the Opportunity:

We have an exciting part time (0.5 FTE) opportunity for a highly organised and innovative administrator to provide support to the Napier based Catchment Management team to enhance their capacity to deliver. This is an important support role that requires someone who has excellent customer services skills, an intuitive personality, and an ability to achieve high levels of accuracy.

The Catchment Management Team leads the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s (HBRC) programs that support the adoption of sustainable practices on farms and delivery of the Erosion Control Scheme.

You don’t need to have technical expertise within the Catchment Management field however you will need to be able to work effectively under pressure, be skilled in responding to a varied and diverse workload and have exceptional computer and communication skills.

About you:

You will have previous experience in a customer service or an administration role

Ideally, you will also have:

  • Experience providing project and I.T. systems administration and support
  • Experience in financial analysis, data analysis and quality assurance
  • Office administration experience
  • Experience in maintaining web site information
  • Experience in minute taking

The salary range for this role will be $46,633 - $52,850 depending on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

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.

View Job Description 

Applications close 11 April 2021, however, we may interview suitable candidates throughout the process and close the listing early if we find the right person for the role.


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