Environmental Monitoring Officer

Date: 12-Mar-2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Multiple opportunities across Auckland Region 
  • A role where you can make a real impact!
  • Mix of field & office-based, multi-disciplinary focus

He angitutanga: The opportunity


Ensuring the environment is protected while monitoring a diverse range of resource-consented activities, national standards, and regulations.  You will spend considerable time out of the office on site while monitoring these activities.  These activities include a range of residential developments and commercial developments including some of the country's most complex and critical infrastructure projects.  In addition, you will ensure many more rural activities including wastewater, stormwater, managed fills, and many more, are also being conducted appropriately, all with a view to protecting the environment and the people who enjoy it. As an Environmental Monitoring Officer, you will be at the forefront of protecting, and promoting positive environmental outcomes and compliance. No two days will be the same!
He kōrero mōu: About you
You will demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to talk to people with a variety of backgrounds to negotiate and influence positive environmental outcomes.  Strong decision-making skills, and an ability to interpret resource consents, plans, the Resource Management Act, and the Unitary Plan, is also important aspect of the job.  Managing your time effectively is critical to your success in this role as you deal with multiple tasks and priorities.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to nearly 1.5 million people. We are dedicated to making Auckland the best place in the world to work, study, invest, and enjoy an outstanding quality of life. We are offering you the opportunity to make a difference in the future of major, high-profile plans and developments at the core of New Zealand's largest and most vibrant city.
Our diverse Environmental Monitoring Unit offers fantastic career development opportunities. 
As part of our Auckland Council family, you will gain access to many benefits and discounts, including discounted financial services and insurance, Auckland Art Gallery membership, entertainment, lifestyle discounts, and more. Check out our benefits.
If you want to be at the heart of the action, then we want to hear from you! Apply via the link now.  


Copy & paste the following link into your web browser to view the position description: https://bit.ly/3Bji6UH 


Applications close Monday, 27 March 2023. For more information you can also contact Maria Dio at Maria.Dio@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.
A current full clean driver's licence is essential. 
The roles are deemed safety-sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. 


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.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.