Water Treatment Operator

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 Water Treatment Operator to work alongside our dedicated team across the Tararua District. This role is to actively participate in the operation and routine maintenance of water treatment facilities to ensure they operate efficiently and with no loss of service to the community. Ensure water schemes comply with resource consent conditions and drinking water quality assurance rules. Ensure customer enquiries relating to water and water quality are dealt with quickly and in accordance with Council policy.

Who we are looking for

Ideally, you will possess:

  • National Certificate in Water Treatment - Site Operator or equivalent.
  • Chlorine Handling Certificate
  • Experience with telemetry and operating systems.
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation and practices
  • Current NZ Drivers Licence

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 - Water Treatment Operator
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Position Description - Water Treatment Operator
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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 Wednesday 14th June 2023