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Team Leader - Schemes

Job No: 104378
Location: Napier

  • Exciting opportunity to showcase your Engineering knowledge and experience!
  • Join a great Local Council in NZ's beautiful 'Wine Country'!
  • Competitive remuneration package circa $100,000 plus KiwiSaver, vehicle & more!

About Hawke's Bay Regional Council

Hawke's Bay Regional Council is the regional authority for the Hawke's Bay region in New Zealand with key roles in environmental management and education; flood control and drainage; pollution and waste; and land, water and coastal management. Supporting approximately 150,000 residents, Council's vision is to enable a connected and vibrant region with resilient communities, a prosperous economy, and a clean, healthy environment.

About the Opportunity

Hawke's Bay Regional Council is now seeking a full-time Team Leader - Schemes to join their team in Napier.

This pivotal role will see you responsible for managing the operations and maintenance of Flood Control and Drainage Schemes including strategic direction, design, funding and community engagement.

You will positively lead the Schemes team through relevant, professional input into the roles and functions as outlined below to ensure they achieve their individual and collective objectives.

This will also be achieved by supporting, coaching and other professional development opportunities your direct reports to ensure their work efforts meet the requirements of good customer service and efficient and effective service delivery.

To view the full Position Description, please click here.

About You

The successful candidate will have Tertiary qualifications in Civil, Environmental or Mechanical Engineering and extensive experience in an Engineering position. Operational experience would be a distinct advantage.

This role will be suited to an individual who is naturally inclined to develop genuine connections and relationships. You will be confident in communicating with a wide range of key stakeholders from meeting with Farmers to delivering presentations to Scheme Representatives.

You will be a self-motivated, pro-active and energetic person who shows initiative and a commitment to continuous improvement across your team.

Computer and technology literacy will be essential.

About the Benefits

With over 80% of employees consistently rating Hawke's Bay Regional Council as a great place to work in recent staff surveys, it's no wonder that the average employee tenure is 12 years! Council has succeeded in creating a welcoming, fun and family-friendly environment for its people.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary circa $100,000 (depending on qualifications & experience) plus Kiwi Saver.

You'll also enjoy access to in-house benefits such as salary continuance insurance and life insurance cover.

You will leave work each day knowing you have made a contribution to ensuring a positive, ecologically friendly future for Council.

About Hawke's Bay

Hawke’s Bay is a region of New Zealand located in the east of the North Island on the Pacific Ocean coast. With a mild Mediterranean climate, summer is quite often sunnier and hotter than the average for the rest of New Zealand.

If there were two words that summed up Hawke's Bay it would be 'Wine Country'. Hawke’s Bay is one of New Zealand’s warmest, driest regions and this has made it one of the country’s leading producers of wine and apples. As well as being a popular stop on numerous NZ wine tours, Hawke's Bay is also known as an art deco city, having been rebuilt after the 1931 earthquake.

There is also an extensive network of high quality off-road recreational walkways and cycleways to suit all fitness levels, boutique artisan food stores, and a variety of museums and galleries.

With glorious beaches and a family-friendly community, the Hawke's Bay region is as welcoming as it is unique, with universal appeal for people from all walks and stages of life. 

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