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Field Operator Engineering - Taieri

The Operations team at the Otago Regional Council is on the lookout for a physically fit and equally enthusiastic individual to join them on a fixed term basis until April 2019, as a Field Operator – Engineering.

To be successful in this position, you’ll need to be someone who enjoys being out in the great outdoors, having busy and varied days at work and be an actively contributing and reliable team member.

The position will be based on the Taieri, where you will be part of a team who’s role it is to ensure that the ORC’s flood-banks, drains, bridges and pumphouses are well maintained, primarily in the Taieri and Dunedin areas. You will need to have the ability to learn to safety operate small plant such as pumps and spray equipment – although full training will be given, we need someone who puts the Health and Safety of themselves and others as paramount. In addition to your physical fitness and commitment to Health and Safety, you too will be an excellent communicator, able to work well alongside your team as well as members of the public.

If this all sounds like you, and you’re looking for your next challenge getting out and helping your community, then we’d like to hear from you.

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How to apply

The Council offers a pleasant and supportive work and team environment and competitive market-based remuneration including subsidised superannuation.

Please note, a driver’s licence is essential for this role, as well as NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. The fixed term period of employment will end on or before April 2019.

Please complete the online application form for the position that you are applying for, attach your cover letter and CV detailing your relevant qualifications and experience and submit.For further information, please contact Nicole Ross, HR Advisor – 027 277 4184.

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Please note:  If you are having problems submitting your details through the online form, please email human.resources@orc.govt.nz.

Applications close on 24 April 2018.

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