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Central Hawke's Bay District Council is focused on working in partnership with their community to ensure that Central Hawke's Bay is a thriving district, with efficient and appropriate infrastructure, services and regulatory functions.  To enable this, we are instilling a culture of innovation and continuous improvement to add real value to our communities.

Experience the benefits of growing your career in a stunning environment and community. If you are interested in a career opportunity in an innovative and dynamic workplace check out our current vacancies below:

This role is an opportunity for an energetic person with a 'can do' attitude to join our 3 Waters team delivering operational excellence and supporting the Central Hawke's Bay community to THRIVE.

The 3 Waters team is accountable for the operations and maintenance of the Central Hawke's Bay water infrastructure.

This includes our community's drinking water, storm water and waste water with the team ensuring customer requests are quickly resolved and at the same time balancing a broad range of operations and compliance activities.

The 3 Waters team is operationally focused, so we're looking for someone who won't shy away from getting their boots on and mucking in. This permanent, full-time role is varied and fast-paced - from responding to customer requests to carrying out operational tasks, there's never a dull moment in this team. The role ranges across a broad range of activities from responding to requests for new water connections, water meter and trade waste management to trouble shooting out in the field with water issues, leak and backflow management. You'll also be a key player in supporting the team in joint health and safety and contract quality auditing. We take pride in the collaborative relationship we have with our contracting partner, here at Council we work as 'one team' and you'll be a key part in supporting this relationship.

You will champion customer excellence in the 3 Waters team to help embed a culture where the customer is at the centre of everything we do. Ideally, you will have had some experience in complex customer-facing roles and you will be used to working under pressure, be comfortable juggling several things at once, have an ability to turn your hand to a variety of jobs and enjoy a challenge.

If you think you might be the person we're looking for, apply in confidence with your CV, and Cover Letter via Seek. Applications close Sunday 08 December, 2019.

With a thriving district and strong connected economy, Central Hawke's Bay is in a period of exciting growth and development. With some of the best beaches, fishing and diving spots, water sports, cycling, family friendly places and events, and so much more, there are plenty of great reasons to consider working in Central Hawke's Bay.

Work Visa

Foreign nationals (excluding Australians) wishing to work in New Zealand must have work visas. All applications are tested against the New Zealand labour market. The standard work visa is for a two or three year period.

Spouses and children of working visitors must also apply for the relevant visas (visitor, student or work). Applications take approximately four to six weeks and cost around NZD250-300.

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