SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL DATA OFFICER FOR GISBORNE DISTRICT COUNCIL
Our Environmental Monitoring team is looking for a dedicated data specialist to join the team. The person we are looking for will have a passion for science and the environment, attention to detail and understand the importance of quality data.
We are interested in hearing from a range of applicants from both senior level through to candidates with early career data officer experience. Appropriate training and development will be offered to the successful candidate.
This role requires maintenance and development of data systems and an understanding of workflow to support the collection of environmental data from field work and research. The role will provide technical advice specific to environmental data and will ensure our information is collected, managed and protected to a high standard.
To be successful at this role you will need:
- a degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Chemistry or related discipline
- be passionate about hydrology and environmental systems
- prior experience working with databases or data systems
- confidence with report writing, data analysis, presentations, monitoring and statistical information
- have had applied experience in Hydrology and Water Quality related disciplines or demonstrated knowledge in this area
- analytical and problem solving skills
In return, we offer you a rare opportunity to apply your skills and experience in role that helps protect and improve our environment across the Tairawhiti region. We offer you unique and varied work, a supportive, dedicated and talented team to work with, work/life balance and a great lifestyle living in sunny Gisborne.
For further information please contact Peter Hancock.
Applications Close: 10am, Wednesday 10th April 2019.
Groundwater Field Technician - ESR
Technician, Full time, Permanent
Christchurch Science Centre
ESR is a Crown Research Institute, working with and for clients and stakeholders in central and local government, industry organisations and the private sector to deliver enhanced scientific research services for the economic, environmental and social wellbeing of New Zealand. ESR has approximately 400 staff with sites in Auckland, Christchurch, Upper Hutt, and Porirua.
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for a team focused technician to join our successful and growing Groundwater team in Christchurch. The work you will be doing is very diverse and some of the aspects are:
- Problem-solving, particularly in relation to science methods
- Plan, collect data, analyse and report results for specific areas of work
- Maintenance of laboratory and field equipment (both mechanical and basic electrical)
- Assist in the design of groundwater contamination experiments
- Collection of water samples from wells, springs and vadose zone
- Carrying out water and solute transport experiments using laboratory columns, flumes and lysimeters
The successful applicant will have a relevant tertiary science qualification, probably in microbiology or chemistry, and computer skills, and possibly some relevant work experience in water science, preferably groundwater science. You will have to demonstrate the ability to work independently across a range of technical duties. You must also have the ability to travel/be away from home, perform weekend and after hours work on occasion, and carry out fieldwork which can range from 1 to 4 weeks per year and may be up to 1 week at a time. The role may involve heavy lifting and physical work. A current full driver's licence is also required for this role.
For more information please contact Murray Close (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To find out more about this position and to apply please visit our website
Applications close: 18 November 2018
HYDROLOGIST - TAURANGA
The Hydrology team here at Trustpower is responsible for ensuring that hydrological monitoring systems we use are designed, enhanced, constructed, implemented and maintained to be fit for purpose.
You will be applying your specialist knowledge of hydrometric data systems including databases, as well as liaising with our own Generation Division staff across NZ, to implement strategies that will drive compliance and quality initiatives.
- See and understand some diverse and complex hydrological systems
- Provide technical water resource and hydrological services to the wider team and Generation division
- Collect, process and interpret hydrological data.
- Assist in site management and the maintenance of a hydrometric database
- Provide technical advice on the selection and verification of hydrological data collection equipment across a diverse range of locations.
Skills & Experience
- Experience in maintaining hydrometric networks, a working knowledge of associated monitoring instrumentation, undertaking flow measurements and maintaining ratings.
- Relevant degree in engineering or hydrology (science)
- Experience using hydrological databases, preferably Hydstra
- Proactive in investigating and addressing issues
What's on Offer?
There will be plenty of diversity and opportunity for workload sharing, along with time spent at spectacular hydro generation locations throughout New Zealand. Your knowledge and commitment to Health and Safety will be paramount.
If you are keen to be part of a dedicated team who want to provide a valuable contribution to the Generation division, then this is your opportunity!
If this sounds like you, check out the position description and apply today. Please call Isobelle Barrett on 022 304 0298 if you have any questions. Applications close 5pm, Sunday 18th of November.
|Posted on||29 Oct 2018|
|Closes on||18 Nov 2018 23:55|
|Work type(s)||Permanent full time|
|More details (document)||Hydrologist PD.docx|
Senior Environmental Scientist