Team Leader - Science - Environment Southland Regional Council - Invercargill, Southland
38d ago
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Looking for work / life balance? Sink your teeth into this Senior Environmental Science opportunity in New Zealand's breathtaking Southland.

  • Outdoor adventure on your back doorstep
  • Affordable housing, short commutes
  • Relocation package available
  • At Environment Southland we're pretty passionate about our region, but more importantly, we're passionate about our people.

    We currently have a vacancy in our science team for someone who can lead the team, but also support them with technical science expertise.

    As the senior environmental scientist, your team's work programme covers land and groundwater science, surface water resources and integrated hydrology, as well as air quality.

    You'll be working as part of the science strategy and investigations team, and you'll take care of the development and coordination of monitoring programmes and provide guidance to staff.

    In return, Southland has a lifestyle that is second to none. With easy access to beaches, rivers, lakes, ski fields, national parks and first class sports facilities, you'll never be at a loss for something to do outside work hours.

    We pride ourselves on ensuring that our team's work-life balance is a priority. And with affordable real estate, short commutes and a great range of schools on offer, there is something for everyone!

    To join our awesome team, you'll need to have :

    a post-graduate qualification in a relevant science discipline

    a minimum of eight years relevant experience

    a high level of project management experience

    demonstrated team leadership / management skills

    experience working with stakeholders, community groups and iwi.

    Experience in hydrogeology and environmental engineering may be advantageous.

    This is a senior position and requires significant science experience and proven leadership skills.

    If you are ready to enjoy all that the Southland lifestyle offers and grow your career, apply today!

    Applications Close : 30 Nov 2018

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