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Catchment Advisor - Hill Country erosion (fixed term 5 years)

Catchment Advisor

About the Opportunity:

Hawke's Bay Regional Council (HBRC) has a Catchment Advisor - Hill Country Erosion [Fixed Term] position ending 30 June 2027, based in HBRC's Wairoa Office. The role's focus is to provide soil conservation advice, undertake erosion control plan preparation and support for erosion control works. You will promote and provide access to financial support for landowners to undertake sustainable land management practices and initiatives to reduce sediment in our waterways.


About you:

 You will be an excellent communicator, have a sound understanding of farming systems, sustainable land management practices and rural issues.

  • A relevant tertiary qualification or at least 3+ years relevant experience.
  • An understanding of the rural community and agri-sector.
  • Ideally have some experience with ArcGIS.
  • High level of Microsoft office and computer skills.
  • A clean full driver’s licence. 
  • Have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

The salary range for this role depends on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. 

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.

View the job description here.

 Please apply via Seek.

Applications close 11 October 2022 but we may interview candidates as they apply and close this advert earlier should a suitable person be found. So, we encourage you to apply today!

27 September 2022

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