About the organisation
At the Otago Regional Council (ORC), their mission is for our future’. ORC is here to protect and enhance the environment and enable their communities to do the same.
To be sure ORC can deliver on its responsibilities, they are evolving as an organisation, and they’re not overstating when they say they have some really big targets to reach.
ORC need the right people, in the right roles, to help them get there.
Otago’s a pretty special place. It covers a vast area the third largest local government region in New Zealand. ORC’s Environmental Monitoring team plays a vital role in providing quality information to support the management of the region’s environment.
a new air plan and a new coast plan. In addition, this team supports flood management and state of the environment’ reporting across the region.
This has resulted in positive change and growth within the Environmental Monitoring team which now needs a highly capable people leader and technical expert to take on the Team Leader role.
Could this be you?
About the opportunity
The Team Leader Monitoring will play a key role in supporting the establishment of a newly formed structure for the Environmental Monitoring function, while being rewarded with this unique opportunity to contribute to the monitoring and management of Otago’s natural resources.
Reporting to the Manager Environmental Monitoring, the Team Leader Monitoring will be responsible for leadership of a team of specialist technicians who are delivering Otago’s environmental monitoring programme, and this includes :
This is a functional leadership role with a technical focus that needs a true people leader we’re looking for someone who listens, values and empowers their team to be their best.
Specifically, we are seeking people who can demonstrate the following experience :
To be successful in this role, you will need to be driven, adaptable, innovative, resilient, and have a desire to think outside the box to guide your team through changes and challenges to create a truly rewarding workplace.
Are you looking for a challenge - perhaps you’re looking to take that next step in your career? This is an exciting opportunity to move into a role where you can use your expert knowledge and lead a team of diverse and passionate people who truly care about the region’s natural environment.
How to apply
To apply, click on 'Apply Now'.
To discover more about Otago Regional Council, visit
For a confidential discussion about the role; contact Nicola Cull on 021 686 082 or .
Candidate screening and interviews may take place as applications are received.