Employment opportunities

We are happy to list jobs that people let us know about directly, and we frequently check for freshwater-related opportunities to include here.

In general three waters or water engineering positions are not listed here, but if you have an opening you would like promoted, please email the Waterways administrator.



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Project Manager - Managed Aquifer Recharge, Gisborne

Need experienced Project Manager withbackground in groundwater, hydrology or water engineering.  Will lead implementation of trial to improve groundwater levels and test Managed Aquifer Recharge technology within Tairawhiti region. Requires formal project management qualification/tertiary qualification in relevant field, prior project and budget management skills, sound interpretative, analytical and problem solving skill and understanding of groundwater infrastructure and management.

Gisborne District Council 24 September, 2018
Two PhD scholarships, Palmerston North (Massey Uni) Two (2) PhD scholarships to study; nutrient sources, flow pathways and their attenuation in catchments dominated by pastoral landuse in the lower North Island. See flyer for details Flyer attached (PDF, 128kb) 30 September, 2018