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Resource Technician – Hydrology (HCE) Fixed Term

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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:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, technically minded individual with a willingness to learn. The successful applicant will spend most of their time collecting environmental field data according to the requirements of our Quality Management System. They will also maintain equipment and assist with the design, construction and deployment of field equipment for investigation projects. Good organisational skills, an ability to work in a team and an eye for detail are all required.

Previous experience with field-based scientific investigations and routine monitoring may be an advantage, as will experience with hand tools, plumbing, electronic and technical equipment and a capability to undertake moderately physical manual work.  A degree in geology, physical geography or environmental science may be advantageous but is not essential.

The salary range for suitable candidate that meet the requirements for this role is $58,500 to 66,300, depending on qualifications and experience. We would consider graduates or trainees in this position and remuneration will be aligned accordingly.

About you: 

Essential requirements include:

  • High level of Microsoft office and computer skills.
  • A clean full driver’s licence.
  • Able to drive a manual 4x4 vehicle
  • A commitment to safe work practices as working alone in the field is a component of the role.
  • Have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

How to apply:

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 To view the job description see below;

Resource Technician – Hydrology (HCE) Fixed Term (Vacancy 19-277)

Applications close 8 December 2019


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