Hydrology Team Leader

Our Hydrology team are looking for an experienced and capable person to lead their highly skilled and professional team.

This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations and line management of all Hydrology and Flood Warning council functions. With a post-graduate degree or higher in a relevant field and a minimum of 6 years work experience, you will bring valuable technical scientific expertise as well as leadership and management experience to this role. Your ability to thrive under a wide range of situations involving change, stress and conflict will set you apart and give you the ability to keep yourself and your team cool, calm, and collected.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Post graduate degree or higher in relevant field (Hydrology, Earth Science, Physical Geography, Engineering or Water Resources)
  • Minimum of 6-10 years equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrable technical expertise in a range of scientific knowledge, methodologies, systems, and technologies
  • Staff training and mentoring experience
  • Leadership and management experience

In return we can offer a supportive workplace, a beautiful work location, a fun team, and a varied and challenging workload. Here at the West Coast Regional Council, you will be given opportunities to contribute, to grow and to develop your career.

This is a role where gumboots, wet weather gear and a good sense of humour is a must!

If this position sounds like it is an excellent match for your skills and expertise, then please apply today. To apply or to read the full job description please go to our careers page: https://www.wcrc.govt.nz/council/careers/vacancies.

The West Coast Regional Council has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all new staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the protection of all staff and members of the public. Prior to commencement in any role at the West Coast Regional Council you must be fully vaccinated, and your Vaccine Pass will need to be sighted.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit

posted: 07 June 2022     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.