New Zealand nationals: Environmental Analyst (Water Quality)

Gisborne District Council

Gisbourne, , NZ

Job Description


Gisborne District Council are the proud winners of the 2019 LGNZ Excellence Awards, for our work to grow and promote the well-being of our community and people. With more and more people choosing Tairāwhiti for its lifestyle, environment and culture, it’s an exciting time to be joining our thriving and diverse region.

Do you have a passion for sustainable freshwater management? Do you enjoy a mix of office and field work? We have an exciting position for a Environmental Analyst – Water Quality now available within Council’s Environmental Monitoring and Science Section.

  • Develop quality assurance/quality control systems and processes to manage environmental data collection in line with National Environmental Monitoring Standards (NEMS)
  • Provide technical support and assistance to science, resource consents, compliance and policy development
  • Carry out and State of the Environment monitoring, including river, groundwater and coastal water quality sampling programs.
  • Undertake data analysis, reporting and designing environmental data reporting products on data collected from our environmental monitoring programs

Ideal candidates must be able to swim, legally work in NZ and drive a manual vehicle. Your strong science skills will be complemented by a can do attitude and a keenness for involvement in both fieldwork and management of the critical environmental data which is collected. You won’t be afraid to do plenty of driving and get your hands dirty from time to time!

If you think you have what it takes and can see yourself contributing to our environment and community, we would love to hear from you!

Please contact Peter Hancock for further information.

Applications Close: 10am Friday, 26 June 2020