Advisory and Investigations Engineer

Posted on 24-May-2017  
Application Close Date: 23-Jun-2017
Job Details
Flood Protection
Position Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Reference:

Advisory and Investigations Engineer

We are looking for an enthusiastic Graduate or Intermediate Civil/Natural Resources Engineer to join our Investigations, Strategy and Planning Team within the Flood Protection Department.

Greater Wellington Regional Council is an exciting and dynamic employer. Our work in the community is recognised as being on the cutting edge of process, practice and technology. We are family friendly and provide a flexible working environment. We work together striving to ensure that the best outcomes for the community are achieved.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

* Enthusiasm for working with rivers and within the river environment

* Bachelor of Engineering (Civil or Natural  Resources) degree or equivalent Masters-level qualification

* A high level of computer literacy. Some familiarity with hydrologic, hydraulic, GIS and management related software is preferable

* Good oral and written communication skills, at both the professional technical level, and with the general public

* Ability to scope, structure and initiate allocated projects and carry them through to completion

* Self-motivation and the ability to work without close supervision

Your role will include:

* Providing advice on flood risk to the community

* Working with stakeholders, such as other Councils and developers, to ensure responsible development in our region

* Designing river engineering works in the region's major river systems

* Undertaking investigations and solving ongoing river related problems

* Providing engineering advice within Greater Wellington Regional Council and to external parties


To be part of making Greater Wellington greater, please view the job description and apply via the link below with your CV and cover letter.  

This position can accommodate some flexibility in working conditions and we will be happy to consider requests in this regard.

For further information, please contact Lea Pannu, HR Coordinator on 04 830 4013

Applications close: Thursday 23 June 2017