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; flood control, drainage, pollution, waste, land, water and coastal management. Supporting approximately 160,000 residents, Council's vision is to enable a healthy environment, vibrant communities and a prosperous economy.
Hawke’s Bay is one of New Zealand’s warmest, driest regions and this has made it one of the country’s leading producers of wine and delicious fruit. As well as being a popular stop on numerous NZ wine tours, Hawke's Bay is also known as an art deco city, having been rebuilt after the 1931 earthquake.
There is also an extensive network of high quality off-road recreational walkways and cycleways to suit all fitness levels, boutique artisan food stores, and a variety of museums and galleries. The Kaweka Ranges and many forest parks provide fun opportunities including tramping, fishing, mountain biking, hunting, rafting, kayaking and more.
With glorious beaches and a family-friendly community, the Hawke's Bay region is as welcoming as it is unique, with universal appeal for people from all walks and stages of life
The Hawke’s Bay economy was thriving prior to Covid-19 lockdown and is one of the country’s best positioned regions for recovery. Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is resourced for significant environmental projects including a multi-million dollar regional water security programme.
About the opportunity:
We are looking for a highly motivated individual, with demonstrated expertise in freshwater science and people management, who is committed to supporting their team and delivering great outcomes for the Hawke’s Bay region.
You will be leading a talented team of five scientists to deliver technical knowledge that informs resource management decisions on:
The ideal person for this role will be a strategic people leader who thrives at the interface between science and policy, to help communities resolve conflicts between instream and abstractive water requirements. You will have proven success interpreting complex analyses for technical and non-expert audiences, with a focus on providing strategic direction to water quantity management in Hawke’s Bay. You will also have:
The salary range for suitable candidates that meet the requirements for this role is $103,680 - $112,896 depending on qualifications and experience.
Applications close 24 August 2020
3 August 2020
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