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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.​


Assets and System 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.

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

Apply online here: Assets and Systems Manager online application

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Monday 26​ November 2018 at 4pm.

Asset Intern - Parks and Reserves - Fixed Term

We are seeking a tertiary student to assist in providing information and undertaking desk-based tasks for Asset Management and Reserve Management Plan outcomes.

The successful applicant/student will be learning in the area of Parks Management/ Landscape Architecture/ Environmental Sciences and will preferably be in their last year of study.  

This a fixed term role for 12 weeks over summer.

There is no job description for this position but feel free to call Council for further information if you think this might be the role for you. Ph 07 3153030.

Apply online here: Asset Intern online application

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Thursday 15 November 2018 at 4pm.​

​​​​​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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