The Horizons region extends over 22,000 kms– from Ruapehu in the north and Horowhenua in the south, to Whanganui in the west and Tararua in the east. It’s a landscape as vast and varied as the over 240,000 people who call it home. At Horizons Regional Council we work to make our Region a great place to live, work and play.
As caretakers of the expansive regions as mentioned above, Horizons Regional Council offers you a diverse and challenging environment to put your practical skills to good use.
We have an outstanding opportunity for a motivated and committed Skilled Labour to join our River Management Team reporting to the Works Supervisor and based at our Kairanga Service Centre near Palmerston North.
You will join a close knit team responsible for river and drainage activities in our region. This is an opportunity to have in-depth involvement in the many and varied projects focussed on keeping people and property safe from flooding. As a skilled labourer, you will be responsible for various manual tasks, operation of light plant and equipment, maintenance of flood control and drainage assets, plant and structures. In addition, you will assist our engineers with the inspection and reporting on the condition of the infrastructural assets within the area.
We are looking for an experienced labourer who has proven skills in undertaking without supervision a variety of manual tasks, operating equipment and ideally has experience with light plant.
To apply for this position you will:
If you can bring passion and enthusiasm to work then look no further, we have the training and career progression to provide you with a great opportunity!
When you join us, you can look forward to a rewarding career full of opportunities to develop along with a positive and supportive work environment. We do this through:
Horizons are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to ensuring we have a diverse and inclusive workplace so our people reflect the diversity of our region.
Due to current New Zealand Covid-19 pandemic response and border restrictions we are only able to accept applications from fully vaccinated candidates and New Zealand Citizen, Residents or those already hold a valid visa and secured the right to work in New Zealand.