Vacancies

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In Opotiki you truly can have a great work / life balance and enjoy our 'Coast by Nature'.
At Opotiki District Council operations are on a scale where a supportive and competent team environment allows creativity and innovation. Professional development and achievement is important and positions are often multidisciplinary or comprise both strategic and operational activity.​

Vacancies

​​​Assets and Systems Manager

Opotiki is on the edge of some challenging and exciting developments including aquaculture, the harbour development, kiwifruit, national cycleway and tourism.

What's on offer.

To support this exciting journey we are looking for an enthusiastic people manager who has experience and understanding of asset management processes applicable in NZ Local Government. There will be ample opportunity for you to develop in the role, which includes being part of the third tier management team. You will have the opportunity to develop and manage an integrated solution for Council's engineering, asset management and information systems, and you will assist in the development and tactical solutions for the strategic direction of water and roading services.

Your time to shine.

Ideally you will have a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, or a relevant qualification and demonstrated experience in a similar role. You take pride in project management and have excellent project management and modelling software skills, along with an advanced level of computer competency.

It's all here.

Sunny Opotiki is based in the Eastern Bay of Plenty only forty minutes from Whakatāne and two hours from Tauranga, Rotorua and Gisborne. Steeped in culture, it's a district of diversity with a landscape that ranges from beautiful coastal vistas, stunning beaches and secluded valleys to crystal clear mountain streams. Ōpōtiki's wonderful natural environment stretches along the Pacific Ocean coast against a backdrop of bush-clad mountain ranges. Here you can experience world-class fishing, diving, hiking, mountain biking and a wealth of other activities. The pretty Waioeka and Otara rivers pass right through town, and are frequently paddled by kayakers.

Applications close Friday 10 August at 4pm.

You can view a copy of the position description here: Assets and Systems Manager position description (PDF, 69KB)​

Applications can be made online by clicking on the link below.

APPLY FOR ASSETS AND SYSTEMS MANAGER POSITION


Assets Engineer

Ōpōtiki is a small district that is in a period of growth. Working for Ōpōtiki Council can offer you a change in lifestyle, within a small team who get to work and play in one of the most beautiful coastal areas of New Zealand.

In this role you will have responsibility for database management, asset investigation and planning as well as field collection and data logging tasks.

You will have:

  • A Civil Engineering qualification with relevance for advancement in asset management, or other suitable qualifications.
You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • An ability to complete a variety of work and excellent time management skills.

Applications close Friday 10 August at 4pm.

You can view a copy of the position description here: Assets Engineer (PDF, 87KB)​

Applications can be made online by clicking on the link below.

APPLY FOR ASSETS ENGINEER POSITION


Asset and Management Accountant

Sunny Opotiki is based in the Eastern Bay of Plenty only forty minutes from Whakatane and two hours from Tauranga, Rotorua and Gisborne. Steeped in culture, it's a district of diversity with a landscape that ranges from beautiful coastal vistas, stunning beaches and secluded valleys to crystal clear mountain streams.

Your time to shine.

You will have a relevant tertiary qualification and ideally experience in local government. Your excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with your passion for problem solving will ensure you do well in this role.  As you will be part of a small dynamic team, multi-tasking, the ability to prioritise and good time management are also critical to your success.

Applications close Friday 10 August at 4pm.

You can view a copy of the position description here: Asset and Management Accountant ​(PDF, 81KB)​

Applications can be made online by clicking on the link below.

APPLY FOR ASSET AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT POSITION​​


​​​​​Equal Employment Opportunities
Opotiki District Council is a member of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust Employers Group.

Members endeavour to recruit, reward and develop employees on the basis of merit, recognising that effectively managing New Zealand's diverse population can lead to increased creativity, engagement and productivity.​
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