Stormwater Engineer - Operational Team

Date: 23-Nov-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Auckland City is experiencing large growth, which creates some exciting opportunities as we work hard to preserve our community, environment, and infrastructure. We’re looking for experienced specialists or graduates to join our Lifecycle Management team within the Healthy Waters department at Auckland Council. The Lifecycle Management teams manage the operation and maintenance of the stormwater network, including emergency response. You’ll be contributing to the effective operation of the stormwater network including water-sensitive infrastructures, streams, and ponds. You’ll also collaborate with other teams across the Healthy Waters department to support the delivery of planned and minor capital works projects.


He kōrero mōu: About you


We’re interested in hearing from experienced engineers and/or environmental science specialists or graduates with some relevant work experience. You’ll have a background in or understanding of the stormwater network and ideally have experience in or knowledge of  Water Sensitive Design, freshwater management, and ecosystem services. We’re also looking for someone motivated by a dynamic and varied working environment, as the role is both office and field-based.  A natural collaborator, we’ll value your strong relationship-building skills as you’ll be working with the wider council family and other professionals to achieve shared outcomes.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


You’ll enjoy being part of our expert and highly dedicated and 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’ll continue to build a strong professional network.


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 also a requirement.


This position is internally known as 'Intermediate Healthy Waters Specialist'.


Applications close 7th December 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.