Senior Biosecurity Officer - Marine
2d ago

We want more good people to come and do great things with us.

We love where we live in the mighty Waikato, and we're committed to making it even better. That's why we work so hard to look after our region and the people who live and work here.

The customer is at the heart of everything we do, and all staff have an important role to play in the delivery of exceptional customer service.

Our work is as diverse as the region we care for - from the tip of the Coromandel Peninsula to the slopes of Ruapehu. We've got ambitious goals and there are some tricky issues, but that's what makes it so interesting.

Are you a self-starting, outgoing personality who enjoys forging positive relationships? Do you have an understanding and knowledge of the Waikato region's coastal marine area?

Are you keen to implement Biosecurity programmes to protect and enhance New Zealand's unique marine environment?

If you answered "yes" to the above, then it is likely Waikato Regional Council's Biosecurity Pest Animals Team is the right place for you to showcase your talent.

The successful candidate will be working in a strong team environment to provide expertise in the management of marine pests.

Your excellent communication skills, technical expertise, and project management experience will add value to our team who through the implementation of marine pathway management plans to reduce the spread of marine pests in the Waikato Region.

To be considered for this position you will have between 8-10 years experience in marine and coastal or a similar biosecurity related field (e.

g. biodiversity restoration, pest management) and a tertiary qualification or relevant industry training.

Well-developed project management skills are a pre-requisite for this role and the successful candidate will have proven communication and interpersonal skills.

At Waikato Regional Council, we are committed to working more creatively to 'get work done' in a way that is of mutual benefit to you, the organisation, and our communities.

Check out some of the awesome people we work with and apply online via / careers.

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