Hydrology Monitoring Officer
Come and enjoy a healthy work/life balance in Northland and enjoy our fantastic surroundings. Only a couple hours’ drive from Auckland, we enjoy the best of both worlds. Northland boasts an abundance of white sandy beaches and a wealth of fishing and diving spots make this the perfect place to live, work and play. In addition to our plentiful marine environment, our region is a major agricultural centre producing fresh local ingredients for our thriving markets, cafes and restaurants.
However, it is the people that make a place and you will find the staff at the regional council, down-to-earth, warm and welcoming – just like the people and communities we serve. We are extremely passionate about the work we do and take our responsibilities in protecting and investing in Northland seriously.
The Northland Regional Council has a vacancy for a Hydrology Monitoring Officer based in Whangārei, Waipapa (Bay of Islands) or Kaitāia. The primary purpose of the position is to assist in the operation and maintenance of the council’s extensive hydrometric telemetry network comprising over 110 stations.
We are seeking an enthusiastic person with proven skills in hydrology which includes installation of water level, water quality, rainfall and sediment monitoring stations and operation of hydrology instrumentation and telemetry systems. A tertiary qualification in hydrological sciences or similar is preferred. Applicants must also have a practical aptitude and good communication, interpersonal and computer skills.
To find out more about this position, click on the link below to view the job description.
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You can also pick up a copy from any regional council office or have one sent to you by phoning 0800 002 004
Enquiries about this position should be directed to Jason Donaghy, Water Resources / Hydrology Manager, phone 0800 002 004 or email email@example.com
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Application closing date
Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 26 March 2018.