Senior Healthy Waters Specialist

Date: 29-Sep-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Aucklanders value our environment, and Healthy Waters is all about improving Auckland’s water quality now and for future generations. Our projects are exciting, and we are big on innovation! Auckland’s water quality is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, and we need a champion who will help promote water-sensitive design principles.


As the stormwater subject matter expert, you will assist our Regulatory and growth teams in the review and assessment of development applications by providing specialist stormwater advice for non-standard, large, and/or complex services relating to the proposed building, land use, and subdivision developments.


You will take an active lead role in ensuring that satisfactory stormwater network assets are vested and being a critical point of contact for the consenting teams and development community.


This is an exciting opportunity to join us and work collaboratively with other teams in Healthy Waters and relevant stakeholders in the three waters industry including the wider team in Infrastructure & Environmental Services, Community Facilities, Auckland Transport, and Watercare.  

He kōrero mōu: About you

You will have a qualification in civil or environmental engineering and membership of a relevant professional body (or working towards one). You will have extensive experience in three waters infrastructure sectors or equivalent and experience in the stormwater delivery area. A natural collaborator, you’ll be confident working with multi-disciplinary teams to support or deliver engineering and environmental solutions with multiple social outcomes.


While not essential, previous experience working with contracted service providers and other infrastructure providers would be beneficial. 


This role is deemed safety-sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


You will enjoy being part of our expert and highly engaged Healthy Waters team. We provide opportunities for career progression, professional development, and as we work closely with specialists within Auckland Transport, Watercare, and other consultancies, you will build a strong professional network. 


In return for your hard work, you can 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.


Further your career with us and embrace this fantastic opportunity to contribute towards positive environmental outcomes for Auckland!  

Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.

Tono Mai: Apply Now!


If you have the required experience and passion, then we want to hear from you!

Applications close: 20th October 2021.

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.