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Catchment Worker (Vacancy No 18-917)

river raking

Are you an experienced multi-skilled person who takes pride in your work, is committed to safe work practice, physically fit, and wants to work in a positive team?

Hawkes Bay Regional Council is the regions environmental management and economic development authority. We have a long term focus on the wise use of Hawkes Bay’s natural resources with an aspiration to create a prosperous economy, and a clean and healthy environment.

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s Works Group (a business unit of Council) is seeking an experienced all-rounder with mechanical ability, to join our team based in Taradale.

The role will primarily be involved in the maintenance of Council’s river and drainage assets. Our ideal candidate would have;

  • Mechanical maintenance experience.
  • Light engineering skills.
  • Carpentry skills.
  • Experience in machinery operation.
  • Full clean class 1 license - Class 4 would be advantageous.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with land owners, the community and peers.
  • Be committed to safe work practices and complying by health and safety legislation.
  • Be comfortable working both individually and in a team environment.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with a positive team culture and great working environment – apply today and bring your experience and knowledge to the HBRC Team.

Any offer of employment is subject to pre-employment drug testing.

Applications close at 4 pm on Wednesday 21st March 2018.

If you have any further enquiries you can contact Jaimee Lovett (HR Advisor) or 06 833 8078.

Job Description


14 March 2018

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