Catchment Data Analyst

Horizons Regional Council

Palmerston North, , NZ

The Catchment Data Team is seeking a motivated Data Analyst for our Palmerston North office.
Our Hydrology Team prides itself on remaining at the forefront of the industry by supporting high calibre staff and utilising the best available training, technology and systems.
As one of our analysts your role will include the verification of environmental data to defined standards.  You will also analyse and report on environmental data whilst ensuring quality assurance standards are met and maintained.  The position will provide opportunity for you to be involved in the development of processes and procedures associated with the delivery of information products within the organisation and to external agencies.
The position requires you to have an excellent understanding of software associated with the industry, in particular time series management and analysis software, hydrological and hydraulic modelling software as well as general office software. To fulfil the requirements of the position an extensive knowledge of environmental data acquisition and analysis is required.
In addition to the above requirements it would be advantageous if you also have sound mathematical and statistical skills; database and archive management experience and a range of computer programming skills.
The position also provides the opportunity to assist and participate with field activities; enabling you to be fully involved in delivering quality environmental data and information to a range of internal and external customers.
Applications Close: Sunday 18 September 2016 at 7.00pm
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