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In Opotiki you truly can have a great work / life balance and enjoy our 'Coast by Nature'.

Sunny Ōpōtiki is based in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. 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. It's all here!

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.​​


Asset Engineer

Stormwater/Solid Waste

These are exciting times for the Ōpōtiki district.  If you want to join in the excitement then we can offer you a lifestyle in one of the most beautiful parts of the country where the community is its strength and pride.

Working within a small multi-talented team, you will learn from those around you.

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 need to be practically minded and able to prioritise workload to maximise outputs.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A Civil Engineering qualification or other suitable qualifications
  • A good understanding of Asset Management processes
  • Advanced problem solving skills
  • An understanding of survey methods
  • Practical ability when out in the field with a Health and Safety conscious approach. 

 View a copy of the position description here: Asset Engineer - Stormwater/Solid Waste Position Description (PDF, 171KB)

Apply online here - Asset Engineer - Stormwater/Solid Waste online application

Applications close 17 July 2020 at 4pm.

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​​​​​​Equal Employment Opportunities

Ōpōtiki ​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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