Wastewater Treatment Team Leader

Who are we?

Tararua District Council is an inclusive organisation dedicated to enhancing community wellbeing. We are committed to diversity, have a culture built on trust and valuing individual contributions, and have a strong focus on employee development. We are looking for people who share our dedication to excellence and continuous improvement. We are guided by values of Pono, Whanake, and Whanaungatanga.

About the role

The Tararua District Council are seeking a Wastewater Treatment Team Leader to provide management of and leadership to wastewater treatment staff, actively leading the improvement of staff culture and performance. Ensure effective and efficient management of the district’s wastewater treatment plants and associated facilities, ensuring operating parameters, levels of service and expectations are met.

Who we are looking for

Ideally, you will possess:

  • Wastewater Treatment Certificate, Diploma or equivalent experience
  • At least two years’ experience managing/operating wastewater treatment plants.
  • At least two years’ experience providing supervision of staff or contractors.

What we offer

We offer a flexible working environment, competitive remuneration, and varied learning and career progression opportunities across the wider Council group. You’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively to provide the right outcomes for our communities.

Experience the land of ranges

Tararua offers you the country lifestyle you have always dreamed of.  Take advantage of 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.

Application for Vacancy - Wastewater Treatment Team Leader
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Position Description - Wastewater Treatment Team Leader
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Next steps…

Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to join a vibrant team and make a real difference in the Tararua community!

For more information, please call 06-374-4080 or email: hr@tararuadc.govt.nz.

Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 29th September 2023