The Horizons region extends over 22,200km2 – from Ruapehu in the north and Horowhenua in the south, to Whanganui in the west and Tararua in the east. It’s a landscape as vast and varied as the over 240,000 people who call it home. At Horizons Regional Council we work to make our region a great place to live, work and play.
You will be involved in all aspects of the river and drainage engineering activities within our northern area. Key responsibilities will include: on-site direction, supervision and safety management of contractors, as well as the undertaking of inspections and maintenance of councils river and drainage assets.
The ideal applicant will be self-motivated, possess good communication skills, and excellent work ethic. Having a solid understanding of farming operations and an ability to work cooperatively with landowners and contractors is a must; along with experience within the field of river and drainage, civil engineering works or agricultural contracting
It is essential that you have a current drivers’ license and appropriate heavy plant and equipment licenses/certificates, and a good working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and safe working practices.
Why should you apply?
When you join us, you can look forward to a rewarding career full of opportunities to develop, along with a positive and supportive work environment. We do this through:
• Strong focus on employee health, wellness and wellbeing
• Flexible family friendly work environment
• Assistance with tertiary education
• Positive health and safety culture
• Capability development programmes that enable advancement into leadership roles, along with skill development across different functional jobs; and
• A supportive and social work environment where enduring friendships and collegiality develop.
Horizons are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to ensuring we have a diverse and inclusive workplace so our people reflect the diversity of our region.
Please Note: When applying, you will receive an email from QJumpers with a link to complete your application. We will not receive your application if this link is not followed and the application completed.
Applications close Monday 4 November 2019.