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Catchment Advsior Hill Country Erosion [Fixed Term] Wairoa (Vacancy 19-263)

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Hawke's Bay Regional Council (HBRC) is the regional authority for the Hawke's Bay region in New Zealand with key roles in environmental management and education; flood control, drainage, pollution, waste, land, water and coastal management. Supporting approximately 160,000 residents, Council's vision is to enable a healthy environment, a vibrant community and a prosperous economy.  

About the opportunity:

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has two new Catchment Advisor [Fixed Term] positions focused on the Hill Country Erosion Scheme. Both roles are fixed term ending on 30 June 2023, one will be based in HBRC Wairoa Office and the other at the Gisborne District Council Offices. The focus of the role is to provide soil conservation advice, undertake erosion control plan preparation and provide 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.

The salary range for suitable candidates that meet the requirements of this role is $69,210 - $78,438 depending on qualifications and experience.

About you:

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

Specifically you will have;

  • 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.


View full job description - Catchment Advisor Hill Country Erosion [Fixed Term] Wairoa

Applications close Wednesday 13 November, 2019

For further information and a confidential discussion please call Jaimee Lovett – HR Advisor 06 833 8078

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