3-Waters Manager

Tararua offers you the lifestyle you have always dreamed of.  Take advantage of the adventure, scenic attractions, and country hospitality at its best!  If you are keen on tramping, hunting, fishing, or canoeing you will be spoilt for choice.  All the facilities are nearby; swimming pools, gyms, tennis courts and championship golf courses.  The Tararua District provides an enviable lifestyle and work location.

Are you a leader that is prepared to challenge the norm, implement change and deliver exceptional outcomes?

Can you bridge the gap between strategy and operations, turning vision into reality?

Do you have a good understanding of water and wastewater management?

If yes, then we want you to join our team!

We are looking for a 3-Waters Manager, a people leader with technical expertise who will develop and enhance a high performing team responsible for the successful and sustainable delivery of water, wastewater and stormwater services across the Tararua District.

Reporting to the Group Manager – Infrastructure, this role requires a passion for leadership, water and wastewater services, and for supporting Council to successfully meet commitments to our community in a positive and focused way.

We offer the opportunity to give effect to real positive change for the Tararua District. You will have a direct impact on the direction and wellbeing of our communities, and diverse opportunities to further develop your leadership and technical skills.

The successful candidate will help Council achieve their goals by:

  • Providing proactive strategic leadership to the 3-Waters team, guiding and collaborating with others in a diverse and challenging environment.
  • Providing professional strategic advice and support to the Group Manager – Infrastructure and wider Council organisation.
  • Overseeing the successful delivery of water, wastewater and stormwater services, informing the direction of our district and associated investment requirements.
  • Developing and enhancing trusted and collaborative relationships with staff, elected members, iwi, suppliers and key stakeholders.

We offer a competitive salary, a vehicle for work purposes (including travel to and from work) and an outstanding opportunity for further development.

Application for Vacancy - 3-Waters Manager
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Position Description - 3-Waters Manager
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For more information please call 06-374-4080 or email: hr@tararuadc.govt.nz.

Applications close Monday 12th June 2023, however we will review applications as they are received and may close the position beforehand if the right candidate is found – please apply now to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure you complete the application form and submit it along with your CV and cover letter.