Waste Minimisation Officer

Listed 26 days Ago
Horowhenua District Council
Government - Local/Federal


Our region is expanding at an extraordinary rate and Horowhenua District Council is driving that growth. We need more Great people to join our 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

We are on the hunt for a Waste Minimisation Officer to join our Infrastructure Services team. We’re looking for individuals who are passionate professionals in their field, who are personally driven by results and solutions, and who possess superb attention to detail. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the implementation and promotion of Horowhenua Waste Minimisation Plan. This includes but is not limited to, liaising with waste education providers, schools, event organiser and businesses as well as supporting schools and community groups in waste minimisation practices.

He kōrero mōu - About you

As the successful candidate, you will have an environmental or science related degree and some experience within Local Government. You will be an outgoing individual who is not afraid of a challenge, show great initiative and be passionate about waste minimisation. If you are interested in developing and growing your career within a forward thinking local government environment and you meet our requirements then we would like to hear from you. This is an exciting opportunity to make a positive contribution to a vibrant community.

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 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 an opportunity to join a thriving organisation with a strong focus on delivery and to do meaningful work with motivated people that has a direct impact on the lives of our Horowhenua Community. 

Tono mai ināianei - Apply now

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  Asli Crawford 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.