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Catchment Worker

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About the Opportunity:

The Hawkes Bay Regional Council (HBRC) Works Group has an exciting opportunity for a Catchment Worker to join our team.  We need an experienced all-rounder who can focus on civil construction. This is a fulltime, permanent position and will be based at our Guppy Road, Taradale site.  This role will suit someone who enjoys working in the outdoors, is physically fit, has a commitment to safe work practices, and wants to work in a positive team environment. 

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have a clean current Class 1 drivers license and have experience in manual tree felling.  Ideally you will be a multi-skilled person who is competent in the areas of pipe laying, concrete placement, general carpentry, fencing, chainsaw and scrub-bar operation .

Alongside this, you will:

  • be a hands on, practical person who is willing to get out there with a can-do attitude
  • Have experience in spraying and general construction works
  • Be competent in the use of a 4WD vehicle
  • Ability to communicate well with a broad spectrum of people including land owners and engineers
  • NZQA qualifications relating to pipe laying, concrete placement, general carpentry, fencing, chainsaw or scrub-bar operation would be an advantage.
  • Have good documentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrate safe work practices, have a positive attitude toward health and safety in the workplace and be comfortable working both independently and in a team environment.

The hourly rate for this role will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Other benefits of working for our team include limited income protection and life insurance, subsidised eye tests and lenses, flu vaccinations, and other well-being initiatives. HBRC also has a strong commitment to developing and upskilling people within a flexible and supportive working environment.

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

A pre-employment medical and drug test will be a requirement for the successful applicant.

If you are successful in your application, in order to enter our Hawke’s Bay Regional Council facilities, you will be required to confirm you are fully vaccinated

To view the job description please visit our website here

Applications close 1 March 2022 - APPLY NOW!

18 February 2022

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