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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:

With a thriving district and strong connected community, 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, an incredible number of historic homesteads, family friendly places and events, and so much more, there are plenty of great reasons to consider shifting to Central Hawke’s Bay.

 

Working for a new joint venture of Veolia and Recreational Services Limited we are seeking an experienced Networks Operator.

 

We have a vacancy for a Water and Wastewater Networks Operator to undertake maintenance work at our Central Hawkes Bay contract based in Waipawa.

 

As an operator you will carry out the:

 

  • Maintenance of water, wastewater and stormwater pipelines including repairs & replacements
  • Water meter and toby installations and repairs
  • Preventive maintenance tasks
  • Logging of reports and jobs
  • Experience in the industry would be advantageous but not essential
  • Class 2 license and WTR endorsement would be advantageous but not essential

 

If you are a team player with excellent organisational, communication and customer service skills we would like to hear from you.

 

Please forward your resume or any further questions to Veolia@chbdc.govt.nz

With a thriving district and strong connected community, 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, an incredible number of historic homesteads, family friendly places and events, and so much more, there are plenty of great reasons to consider shifting to Central Hawke’s Bay.

 

Working for a new joint venture of Veolia and Recreational Services Limited we are seeking a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.

 

We have a vacancy for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator to undertake operations and maintenance work at our Central Hawkes Bay contract based in Waipawa.

 

As an operator you will carry out:

 

  • Daily operations of multiple wastewater treatment plants across the district
  • Calibrations and verifications of key instrumentation
  • Chemical dosing and analysis
  • Preventive maintenance tasks
  • Logging of reports and jobs
  • Carry out wastewater quality sampling
  • SCADA and Telemetry checks to ensure compliance with resource consents
  • Repairs and maintenance of aerators and other mechanical equipment

 

Key attributes we are looking for include

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Excellent housekeeping skills
  • Self motivated and the ability to work unsupervised
  • High level of integrity and responsibility
  • A “Can do” attitude

 

If you are a team player with excellent organisational, communication and customer service skills we would like to hear from you.

 

Please forward your resume or any further questions to Veolia@chbdc.govt.nz

As a compliance and support officer you will:

·         Provide Engineering & Technical support 

·         Prepare maintenance of renewal plans and method statements

·         Prepare operational reports

·         Monitor SHEQ, & KPI performance

·         Monitor and report on treatment and reticulation performance including compliance with New Zealand Drinking Water Standards and wastewater resource consents.

·         Assist in the management of the district-wide SCADA system to ensure effective monitoring, reporting and control of remote sites and maintenance of alarm systems.

·         Operate and maintain internal database systems used for the capture of SCADA and Laboratory data and reporting to the client.

·         Participation in a duty-manager’s on call roster (2nd tier)

 

Please forward your resume or any further questions to Veolia@chbdc.govt.nz

 

With a thriving district and strong connected community, 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 live and work in Central Hawke’s Bay. 

We are committed to providing a safe and great place to work, that values diversity and inclusion, and develops skilled people who can lead our community to thrive.  

Central Hawke’s Bay District Council is in the process of updating its District Plan, and we are seeking a star-administrator for a fixed-term period of at least 12 months, part-time (24 hours per week as a minimum), to fill the position of District Plan Hearings Administrator. This role will work with the wider team supporting the governance function to Council. This primary purpose of this role is to provide administrative support for the District Plan Hearings as the District Plan review enters the formal phase of the review. The successful applicant will also be required to provide administrative services to Council’s elected members and staff.   Knowledge and understanding of the Resource Management Act and/or of planning processes is an advantage but not a prerequisite.  

About the opportunity:

The main responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Governance support for meetings and District Plan hearings
  • Logistical and administrative support to the District Plan hearings, including preparation of agendas, scheduling of hearing meetings and co-ordination of timetable for submitters appearing at the hearing
  • Providing support to District Plan Hearing Commissioners
  • Assistance with community engagement including the logistics of a managed public consultation process.

About you:

Ideally you would have the following skills;

  • Ability to engage with people across the organisation and external stakeholders
  • Effective and proven time management and organisation skills
  • Positive customer service attitude
  • Excellent computer skills particularly within Microsoft software products
  • Excellent communication skills

How to apply:

If this sounds like you, please apply along with your CV and Cover letter here before the closing date of 29 October 2021. 

The Central Hawke’s Bay District Council is a Local Authority in the thriving Hawke’s Bay Region, situated in Waipawa approximately 40km south of Hastings. We are committed to providing a great place to work, that values diversity and inclusion, and develops skilled people who can lead our community to thrive.

We are now seeking a Senior Resource Consents Planner for Subdivision Engineering Approval and Compliance Monitoring to join our consents team. This is an exciting role for planners who are keen to work in a growing and changing environment. Our Proposed District Plan was recently notified and as part of a small team, you will be challenged with a variety of opportunities daily.

Reporting to the Customer and Consents Manager, this role has plenty of variety. The majority of consents are processed by our external partners leaving our internal team to manage the complexities around engineering approval, compliance monitoring and 223/224 certification.  You will be accountable for liaising with CHBDC technical teams and external consultants, providing planning advice to the public and ongoing conditions monitoring. Ideally you will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience as a processing planner or in post-consent monitoring or compliance.   You may be a planner looking to step up into a more advanced role, or a successful and experienced practitioner looking for a change of pace.

We are a small team punching well above our weight and a close working relationship with Land Transport, 3 Waters, Engineering, Building Consents and external consultant teams are essential to our success.

This role is ideally full-time (40 hours per week) Monday to Friday, but we would also consider supporting flexible working hours for the right candidate.

The main tasks of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Review of building consent applications
  • Managing post consent processes including engineering approval and 223/224 certification
  • Undertaking resource consent compliance monitoring activities including the issue of abatement notices as required
  • Provision of planning advice to the public and applicants
  • Training and mentoring up and coming staff
  • Upkeep of our practices with current legislation and policy
  • Working with the Customer and Consents Manager to develop policies and templates

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A relevant qualification in planning or environmental management
  • Membership of the NZPI is preferable but not essential
  • Relevant experience in resource consent processing and a strong working knowledge of the RMA
  • Relevant experience in the engineering approval process, specifically related to subdivision consents
  • A working knowledge of LINZ and 223/224 certification processes would be highly regarded but not essential
  • Ability to interact with a diverse range of people
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A current Driver’s Licence

Central Hawke’s Bay District Council is committed to ongoing professional development and provides ongoing training opportunities and NZPI membership.

To be successful in this role, you will also need to share the Council’s THRIVE values and its commitment to customer excellence and smarter thinking.

With a thriving district and strong connected community, 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 shifting to Central Hawke’s Bay.

Please include your CV and Cover Letter with your application. Applications for this role can be made via seek

 

Applications close 12 November 2021.

With a thriving district and strong connected community, 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 live and work in Central Hawke’s Bay.

 

About the opportunity:

Central Hawke’s Bay District Council has a great opportunity to lead our Solid Waste team. The successful candidate will have the ability to marry current operational efficiencies and corporate policies and procedures with strict adherence to Health and Safety, environmental and budgeting and reporting functions.  At all times, you will have a view of the future requirements of our sites and services and will be planning for future big-ticket CAPEX and OPEX investment.
  
The focus on environmental and waste management initiatives is only growing stronger in our communities. To ensure we respond, Central Hawke’s Bay District Council require an Environmental Waste Manager who is an experienced operational leader with the capacity to bring together functions in day-to-day operations, maintenance, relationship & contract management.

You will manage minimisation programmes, waste education , infrastructure and the environmental impacts of waste and leachate on the district.
  
The measure of your success will be:

  • Embedded operational structures and rigour in accountability
  • The development of talented and high-performing people
  • A clear plan for future construction and the efficient performance of sites and contracted services.

 

About you:

First and foremost, you will point to a record of success in delivering operational excellence and outstanding project delivery. 
  
Your background will include:

  • Qualifications in Engineering, Environmental or similar fields
  • Previous senior roles with proven experience managing complex operations
  • Strong management of P&Ls and financial performance
  • A record of building solid relationships with external stakeholders

 

How to apply:

Please include your CV and Cover Letter with your application. Applications for this role can be made via seek

 

 

Closing date is 29 October 2021

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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