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Company Waimakariri District Council
Location Waimakariri, Canterbury
Listed Mon 25 Jun, 10:42 am
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 4215578
  • Are you an inquisitive, solutions & people focused leader?
  • Do you have experience in Civil, Water and Environmental Engineering techniques?
  • Do you seek the challenges of dealing with a wide variety of engineering matters?
  • Looking for a role where you can have a positive, lasting impact on your community?

Customers are at the heart of everything for us here at the Waimakariri District Council. We promise to be professional, approachable and solutions-focused when providing for our community. The Waimakariri District Council is looking for a new Utilities Projects Team Leader able to work effectively across a wide range of issues and enable a customer-focused environment. The Waimakariri District is one of the fastest growing districts in New Zealand and the third largest, by population, in the South Island. This provides a unique set of challenges and a diverse portfolio of issues to address.

The successful applicant will lead a motivated team of engineers, working with industry leaders, engineering consultants and contractors. In this leadership role you will provide direction & coaching / mentoring to your team, lead by example through the delivery of a customer focused in-house consultancy service, strive to improve systems and processes, and manage key stakeholder relationships.

To be successful in this position you will need to have a solutions-focused attitude with the ability to work with various stakeholders with conflicting interests. In addition to technical expertise in the 3 Waters design and construction management sphere, experience in leading teams and managing programmes of work is desired.

Applicants will be highly motivated team players who are well organised and committed to providing excellent service and quality results. In recognition of this a very competitive salary is offered. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and skilled design professional to advance their career. The Council offers a challenging work environment where you really make a difference.

Only 20 minutes north of Christchurch, Waimakariri District offers small town and rural lifestyles with a range of outdoor recreation activities on your doorstep but with the advantages of a big city nearby. Whatever your choice of living environment, it is readily available and affordable.

For any further information on this position, please contact Gary Stevenson, Development Manager, on 0800 965 468 (0800 WMK GOV).

If you have the appropriate skills, experience and attitude to fulfil the requirements of this position, and you want to be on our team, then get in touch because we want to hear from you!

Applications close 5pm Sunday 22nd July 2018.

The Council is a Professional Development Partner with Engineering New Zealand and is an equal opportunity employer.

To find out more about working at the Waimakariri District Council check out the following video:

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