There’s never been a more exciting time to join our progressive, dynamic organisation. Our region is expanding at an extraordinary rate and Horowhenua District Council is driving that growth. Horowhenua District Council is urgently seeking an experienced and passionate Development Engineer looking for a new challenge within our Housing and Business Development Team.
Tā tātou atarua – Our vision
To embody a spirit of service and a spirit of excellence focused on continuous improvement and a mission to deliver great outcomes to our community.
He angitūtanga - The opportunity
In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that council’s infrastructure interests are protected through subdivision and land development processes and that development plans for assets are produced in a proactive manner, ensuring assets created through development projects are updated in the asset management systems.
He kōrero mōu - About you
We are looking for someone with great communication skills and be adept at building relationships with internal and external contractors, consultants and customers; ideally well versed in legislation and local government procedures and policies.
You will hold a Professional Engineering Qualification – preferably in civil engineering or a related field and have some post qualification experience. We are open to considering candidates from a junior to a senior level. Ideally you will have experience in the design and assessment of subdivision and land use consent applications, earthworks for land development, roading (urban and rural), drainage (storm water and sewerage reticulation) and water supply reticulation.
Tā tātou ahurea – Our culture
Horowhenua District Council is proud to be an inclusive workplace; we celebrate difference, diversity, and aim to empower our employees. We are an organisation built on innovation and optimism, and are embarking on an organisation reset. We are motivated to build a place where we value our people and provide opportunities for them to build outstanding careers and a better Horowhenua.
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou - What we offer
An excellent working environment where passionate and committed team members who strive to make a difference for current and future generations. This is a great opportunity to join a thriving organisation with a strong focus on delivery and on doing meaningful work, surrounded by motivated people, which has a direct impact on the lives of our Horowhenua Community.
Tono mai ināianei - Apply now
This is a full time permanent position, and a very real opportunity to make a difference. If you are interested in learning more about what the role involves please see the position description, if you have any questions or would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Blair Spencer on (06) 366 0999.
Recruitment for this role is ongoing and we will be reviewing applications as they come in.
He rau ringa e pakari ai ngā taura whiri i ō tātou kāinga noho me ō tātou hapori – mai i te pae maunga o Tararua ki te moana
With many hands the threads which weave our neighbourhoods and communities together will be strengthened from the Tararua Ranges to the sea.