Current Vacancies

Analyst - Network Performance

Analyst, Network Performance

We are looking for a performance analyst with strong analysis, investigative and reporting skills and a background in civil or environmental engineering to go into our new Network Management team.

The primary focus will be on network performance analysis, alongside how we are performing against legislative and regulatory frameworks. If you want to be somewhere that is bold and progressive in its aims and accomplishments, you will definitely find what you are looking for at Wellington Water. Shaping our cities and communities is an important part of this organisation, with this role focusing on continuous improvement to provide the best value to our customers.

Being part of Wellington Water means that you will;

  • Reflect the company’s health and safety culture and ensure that you are aware of and meet your health and safety obligations
  • Ensure that you reflect the company’s continuous improvement philosophy in your work and meet the requirements of agreed quality and compliance systems
  • Contribute to a team and organisational culture based on collaboration, innovation, learning and high performance
  • Ensure you understand the line of sight from your role to the company’s strategic direction, and that your work performance is aligned

What is in it for you?

You’ll find a culture that’s energising, supportive, welcoming and diverse. We’re at the top of our game and leading the industry in New Zealand. You’ll have extensive opportunity to learn and grow. And, of course, you’ll also enjoy Wellington’s famous arts and culture scene, restaurants, and family-friendly lifestyle.

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Applications close 15th October 2019

Manager Water & Wastewater Treatment

If you are an excellent people leader, excel at empowering staff and contractors to be their best and also know a thing or two about water, then we want to hear from you.

We are seeking a manager who will build a strong culture of high performance in our water and wastewater team. You will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective operation, maintenance, renewals and development of council’s water, wastewater and pools assets.

You will need a minimum of 10 years experience in water and wastewater treatment operations and preferably have a Level 5 Water and/or Wastewater diploma.

In return, we can offer a flexible work life balance in one of the most beautiful and idyllic areas of New Zealand.

Applications close Friday October 11 at 4pm. For more information, including a job description and application form, please go to:


Water Treatment Specialist

Permanent, full-time

Working for the Kapiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve. If you'd like to be part of the team, contact us now.

The Water Treatment Plant team is responsible for operating and maintaining five water treatment plants, eight supplementary and two emergency bores. In addition, they are responsible for monitoring the water quality in the reticulation system. We are looking for a Water Treatment Specialist who has what it takes to succeed in a dynamic and challenging role.

Our team works very collaboratively so we are looking for applicants who can demonstrate:

  • an ability to safely and competently undertake the physical tasks associated with these roles
  • a strong customer service focus with excellent communication skills
  • an ability and willingness to work on a 24/7 roster that may include overtime and standby to
    ensure effective cover for the treatment plants and services
  • a mechanical or electrical aptitude
  • level of competence to effectively use current technology and a willingness to learn new
    systems and process to keep up to date with new technology in this field.

The successful applicants will need to undertake a relevant vaccination programme if appropriate,hold a Breathing Apparatus Certification and a Confined Spaces Certification. The Council will support the appointees to gain these in need within six months from commencement in the role.

Ideally applicants will hold a National Certificate in Water Treatment Level 4 or the equivalent.
However, where an appointment is made to the position without the National Certificate, the
appointee will be required to gain this qualification within two years from commencement in the role and the Council will provide funding support for course costs.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Bruce Nesbitt, Bulk Water Treatment Supervisor on 027 555 5762.

The preferred candidate will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening, criminal history and credit checks. Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Further information about the position and application documents are published on our website at

Applications close 12.00 noon Tuesday, 15 October 2019.


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Last updated: 7th October 2019

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