Senior Specialist Pollution

Date: 13 Sep 2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Challenging and rewarding role
  • Opportunity to mentor and train
  • Career development opportunity that makes a difference


He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Tāmaki Makaurau is home to more than 1.5 million people and we here at Auckland Council are working hard to make Auckland a world-class city.  As Auckland grows, our Regulatory Compliance Team protects people and places, the community, and the environment. We have a full-time opportunity for a Senior Specialist - Pollution to join the team. The work is varied, challenging, and rewarding. It includes a mix of office and fieldwork that will see you supporting teams around the region. You’ll manage our most complex regional activities, build capability through training and apply your technical expertise in support of the wider unit. Your focus is to manage the environmental risk of pollution incidents pursuant to the Regional and Unitary Plans and the Resource Management Act.
He kōrero mōu: About you
The successful candidate will have a technical qualification in science preferably a BSc, environmental/resource management or equivalent, at least 5 years experience in environmental compliance ideally local government experience in the regulatory environment, and has been involved in resource consents or consent compliance. As a senior specialist, you’ll provide quality advice and training on pollution response and incidents, and  assist with work planning and compliance project. 
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
We are offering career progression and the chance for you to control the future of your career. We have a fantastic learning environment with in-house training and development from one of the best staff training functions in NZ with flexible working; work/life balance; job security, and competitive remuneration.
If you would like to influence the strategic vision for Auckland Council and this sounds like your next role, apply now with your cover letter and CV! 


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Applications close on Wednesday, 27 September 2023.



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