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Environmental Management Specialists (Healthy Waters)

Date: 05-Jul-2019

Location: 0, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

The Healthy Waters Department at Auckland Council is responsible for managing stormwater quality, flooding and natural water systems – our lakes, rivers, streams and wetlands for the Auckland Region.  The Waterways Planning Team within Healthy Waters is primarily responsible for the more natural components of the water system across the entire region, combined with green infrastructure and water sensitive design components of urban stormwater management in our urban centres where built stormwater networks are present. We play an important role in assisting Auckland to continue to grow in a sustainable manner aimed at continual improvement and protection of our natural environment.

We currently have opportunities for specialists and senior specialists to join the Waterways Planning Team that are skilled in water sensitive design and green infrastructure development. You’ll be a subject matter expert in a specialist area responsible for ensuring the delivery of industry best practice stormwater solutions associated with green infrastructure development and water sensitive design. 

He kōrero mōu: About you

We’re looking for specialists to join us with extensive expertise in the environmental management of freshwater and coastal systems. You’ll have a thorough understanding of stormwater treatment device design and implementation ranging from on-site treatment through to large scale communal device stormwater treatment.  This role would suit someone with a strong multi-disciplinary approach capable of understanding and communicating both scientific and engineering concepts to a broad audience ranging from local communities through to experienced engineering practitioners.

Experience in conflict management and a good understanding of land use related changes in water quality and quantity is also essential. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

As part of our highly dedicated and expert Healthy Waters team, we provide opportunities for professional development, career progression, and as we work closely with specialists within Auckland Transport, Watercare and consultancies, you’ll continue to build a strong professional network.

You can also expect a competitive salary and work in a flexible and supportive work environment.  You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts.

Take the next step in your career and embrace this fantastic opportunity to leave your legacy on Auckland!  Apply now via the link! 

This role is safety sensitive and requires pre-employment drug testing.  A full driver's license is a requirement.

Applications close 28 July 2019. Please note internal title for this role will be Senior Healthy Waters Specialist or Healthy Waters Specialist. 

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.