Three Waters Technician - Asset Group
Join our Three Waters team and make a difference in our community.
Are you ready to make a difference to your local community? Be a part of shaping the future while enjoying a competitive salary, professional growth, free parking, and a fun and supportive work environment.
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced, Three Waters Technician to join our other Technicians in our Asset Group. We are prepared to provide full training to the right applicant. This role will support the operation, maintenance, and delivery of urban and rural drinking water supplies, and urban wastewater and stormwater services in the Waimate District.
Waimate District has a thriving and welcoming community that's growing! Waimate offers affordable housing, great schools and an amazing array of outdoor recreational activities including a host of events throughout the year. We are ideally centrally located between Dunedin and Christchurch. In the picture-perfect setting of South Canterbury, we have Aoraki/Mt Cook, the Waitaki Lakes and the Ocean all within close proximity.
Your key responsibilities will include:
- Operate, monitor, and maintain drinking water supplies to current national legislation, regulations, and rules.
- Operate, monitor, and maintain wastewater and stormwater services to consent requirements, and for the protection of public health and the environment.
- Undertake repairs, improvements, and preventative maintenance on the Three Waters networks, to ensure continuous delivery of supply and service.
- Perform regular programmed tasks and duties when required e.g., water meter reading, Three Waters monitoring sampling, and the irrigation of treated effluent from maturation ponds.
- Respond to after-hours call outs when on-call.
- Accurately record data at plants and pumpstations and responding to changes of concern, particularly those that require repair or escalation to the Utilities Supervisor.
- Accurately record and submit information for new assets added or replaced in the Three Waters networks for asset management purposes.
- Participate in the installation of new capital improvements.
- Oversee contractual works and ensure appropriate standards are maintained, escalating any concerns to the Utilities Supervisor.
Our ideal candidate for this role will have operational knowledge of water or wastewater and storm water treatment and network systems, a New Zealand National Certificate of Drinking Water, or Wastewater, and experience with field IT data systems such as Univerus, Lutra ID, and SCADA. The icing on the cake would be Local Government experience!
The ‘must haves' are a good understanding and awareness of HSWA, the ability to work independently, problem solve and analyse information, good written and verbal communication skills, and good Microsoft Office skills.
If you are ready to join a vibrant, team-driven Council as our Three Waters Technician, then apply now!
Please note: You will need to have the legal right to work in New Zealand, be physically fit, and have a full, current driver's licence to apply for this role.
To apply for this job go to: https://waimatedc.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies and enter ref code: 6346034.
Applications close 19 June 2023.
An exciting opportunity to build on your planning skill-set
Minimum two years' experience
Are you ready to make a difference to your local community? Be a part of shaping the future of our district, while enjoying a competitive salary, professional growth, free parking, and a fun and supportive work environment.
We are currently seeking a highly motivated person with a minimum two years' experience, working in New Zealand as a Resource/Environmental Planner to join our Regulatory and Compliance Group. You'll be responsible for administering and meeting the statutory requirements of the Resource Management Act 1991 and the Local Government Act 1974. As a key member of the team, you will be involved in resource management, district plans, compliance and policy, and ensuring that all activities comply with legal requirements.
Waimate District has a thriving and welcoming community that's growing! Waimate offers affordable housing, great schools and an amazing array of outdoor recreational activities including a host of events throughout the year. We are centrally located between Dunedin and Christchurch. In the picture-perfect setting of South Canterbury, we have Aoraki/Mt Cook, the Waitaki Lakes and the Pacific Ocean all within close proximity.
Your key responsibilities will include:
- Land use and subdivision consent
- Environmental effects assessments
- Compliance monitoring of resource consents and the effectiveness of the District Plan
- Project information memorandum (PIM's) and Land information memorandum (LIM's) planning components
- Liquor licencing as it relates to planning
- Forestry notification as it relates to planning
- Receive Resource Management enquiries/complaints and assist in their satisfactory resolution/response
- Provide advice on relevant legislation, plans, policy statements and standards, and ensure the planning activity is conducted in accordance with legal and best practice requirements
- District Plan reviews and changes
- Submissions and other planning instruments e.g. Regional Policy Statements, Regional Plans, and Government environmental plans
- Annual Environment reporting and surveys
Our ideal candidate for this role will have a degree in planning or a related field, with a thorough understanding of resource management, environmental regulations, and relevant planning legislation. You must be an excellent communicator, able to work independently, and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment. If you are a proactive and self-motivated individual with a passion for planning, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
In return, we'll offer you a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, free onsite parking and a great working culture.
If you are ready to join a vibrant, team-driven Council as our Resource/Environmental Planner, then apply now!
Previous applicants need not apply.
Please note: You will need to have the legal right to work in New Zealand and a full, current driver's licence to apply for this role.
For all enquiries, please contact Human Resources Manager firstname.lastname@example.org, DDI 03 689 0023 or M: 0278 076 383. To view a copy of the Position Description, click HERE.
Building Control Officer
- Great remuneration package
- Located in beautiful South Canterbury
- Making a positive contribution to our growing community
We have a fantastic opportunity for a qualified and experienced Building Control Officer, who can do the full ambit of the role, to join our Council. If you want to go home each night knowing you are an integral part of an awesome team that is ensuring our buildings are safe and fit for purpose, now and for future generations, then this opportunity could be just what you've been looking for.
What we can provide you:
- For the right candidate, up to $110,000 per annum
- The use of a Council vehicle to drive to and from work each day
- An allowance of up to $5000 if relocating to our District (or a neighbouring one)
- Ongoing professional development
- Fantastic workplace environment where you will be supported in your role
Waimate District Council is a tight-knit, supportive team, that exists to lead our community towards a diverse, thriving and sustainable district. Our District has a welcoming community, affordable housing, good schools and plenty of outdoor recreational activities. Waimate is a growing and thriving town and home to numerous community run events. We are ideally located within South Canterbury, with Aoraki/Mt Cook, the Lakes, the ocean, and lots of other towns and cities within the Canterbury and Otago regions close by.
For a chat, and to get a copy of the position description, contact Human Resources Manager email@example.com, DDI 03 689 0023 or M: 0278 076 383
To apply for this job, click HERE and enter ref code: 6104573
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The Waimate District Council is committed to the principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) as a means of ensuring that its current and potential employees have an equal opportunity to achieve their potential.
The Council therefore strives to implement a purposeful programme of action to ensure its recruitment practices and procedures, conditions of employment and employee training and promotion opportunities are carried out with an awareness of and an intent to eliminate any unfair discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family responsibilities or political opinion.