Farm Monitoring Specialist
Northland Regional Council
Whangarei
5d ago

Farm Monitoring Specialist

Permanent, full time position)

Whangarei, New Zealand

Reference : 5991827

Permanent, full time position)

  • We need an experienced environmental monitoring officer
  • An energetic, multi-tasker who takes initiative
  • Based in our Whangarei Office
  • We are the carers for Northland's environment and community. Are you one of us?

    A few things you should know about Northland Regional Council we aren't about parking tickets, roading, building consents or any of that stuff! Our work is ultimately about working together to care for our region's incredible environment and many communities, matching our skills and resources with the vision and aspirations of our people.

    Toitū te whenua, toitū te moana, toitū te tangata. If the land is well, if the sea is well, the people will thrive.

    The opportunity awaits We are looking for a team player who can hit the ground running. The primary purpose of the position is to oversee and undertake compliance monitoring of farm activities, primarily related to farm wastewater management on dairy farms.

    Investigation of environmental incidents and related enforcement for activities undertaken on farms.

    Do you have what it takes?

    We need a person with excellent organisational skills who works independently and is ready to make a positive impact. You will need to have a tertiary degree in a science field plus at least three years' experience in a role of relevance.

    Sound knowledge of Regional Council Resource Management Act functions is also required. You will have excellent communication, interpersonal and computer skills.

    We don't just want someone that CAN do the job, we want someone who has the DRIVE do to a GREAT job and has a passion for what our organisation and values stand for.

    That's why at NRC, we understand that sometimes the right person doesn't tick all the boxes'. If you don't fit the mould exactly, but truly believe you can bring your A-game to the administration then tell us. We'll consider it.

    What's in it for you?

    We'll pay you to do a job you love, and we also care about our staff. Our team has grown a lot over the years, but our small organisation culture is still here.

    We celebrate our efforts, share wedding / baby pictures, host many shared morning teas, enjoy outings, annual fishing competitions and brunches, and have a lot of fun together.

    We have an active social club that comes up with great ideas.

    We also walk the talk when it comes to flexible working. We have remote workers, home workers, part time workers, condensed weeks and more.

    We support our staff during the good and hard times, but if you're also interested in the tangible stuff, we have that too - check out our benefits here.

    What's next?

    Need more information? If so, contact hradmin nrc.govt.nz today.

    The work we do really makes a difference and if you are someone who is motivated to contribute to the management of Northland's environment, check out the position description and apply today via www.nrc.govt.nz / jobs.

    Applications close on 8 July 2022 and must be submitted online.

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency / citizenship or valid NZ work visa.

    Applications Close : 08 Jul 2022

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