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Asset Information Officer - Fixed Term

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


About the Opportunity:

We are looking for an Asset Information Officer to join our recently established Asset Planning team. This team provides a centre of expertise and support for the wider Asset Management function of HBRC, looking after our diverse portfolio of assets. Guidance provided to the team will relate to best practice asset management and asset registers, linking to our work in river and coastal engineering, flood scheme operations and maintenance of the regional park network.  

The Asset Information Officer will play a vital role by providing on ground support and professional advice to the implementation of our new Enterprise Asset Management System. Alongside this you will undertake the collection, maintenance, and validation of HBRC infrastructure asset information, ensure asset data quality is high and fit for purpose, and provide regular reports and updates on how work is tracking.


About you:

You will be a driven, detail focussed individual with the ability to effectively gather multiple sources of information and apply technical and analytical skills to make decisions and provide guidance to the wider team. We are looking for someone that will be as passionate as we are about the management of our regional assets and make a positive contribution to our team.

Ideally you will also have:

  • Resilience, adaptability, and flexibility to keep up with the ever-changing nature of HBRC.
  • An understanding of the following legislation: Resource Management Act, Biosecurity Act, Reserves Act, Local Government Act, Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Act, Public Works Act
  • Experience with MS-SQL or other database and information management systems
  • Knowledge of SQL/Analytical reporting tools
  • Asset information management/asset accounting/valuation experience would be beneficial
  • Understanding of civil/drainage/river assets would be beneficial
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent tertiary qualification in engineering science, river or coastal processes/engineering/hydrology, or recognised Asset Information Management work history
  • Valid driver’s licence


The salary range for this role is between $66,060 to $73,400 and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. 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. HBRC is an Accredited Employer with Immigration New Zealand.

We value diversity and as such we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status although applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand. HBRC is responsible for Civil Defence emergencies and as such, all staff may be called upon to support the response.

To view the job description please visit our website here.

If this sounds like you,  apply today!

Applications close 21 September 2022.

24 August 2022

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