Local recruitment: Senior Healthy Waters Specialist

Auckland Council

Auckland, New Zealand 🇳🇿

Date: 10-Nov-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

It’s an exciting time for our Healthy Waters space as we welcome a number of new people into the organisation! We have another opportunity for a Senior Water Specialist – Māori Outcomes to join our Wai Ora Strategic Programmes team.

As our Senior in this space, your role will be to help lead and support the design and implementation of Māori Outcomes across Healthy Waters. You will also have the opportunity to inform and input into wider policy on water management.

Day-to-day you can expect to work on:
•    Implementation of Māori Outcomes across Healthy Waters
•    Supporting team to respond to iwi, council specialist, and customer requests,
•    Informing on policy on water management,
•    Mentoring and training staff to grow the skills and competencies of others.

Please note: This is a fixed-term or secondment opportunity to 13th May 2022.

He kōrero mōu: About you

For this position, you will need to have work experience in water, Māori engagement and/or local government sector. You’ll also have a bachelor’s degree in water quality or related fields including engineering, planning, or environmental science.

It’s crucial you understand local authority functions, and substantial consultation and stakeholder management experience. You’ll also be comfortable providing effective leadership in project management.

A Full NZ drivers’ licence is a requirement of the role. 

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are committed to environmental action and green growth to achieve our vision of becoming the world’s most liveable city. 

In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment. 
Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.

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!

 Tono inaianei: Apply Now!

If you have the required experience and a passion for developing life-long learners who think and act sustainably, then we want to hear from you!

To view the position description click here.

Applications close 28 November 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.





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