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 candidates 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.
Essential requirements include:
Applications close Sunday 1 March 2020
For further information and please contact the People & Capability Team on 06 835 9200
14 February 2020
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