Environmental Monitoring & Science Manager - Gisborne District Council

Reference Number: 588843

Location: Gisborne

GDC seeks an Environmental Monitoring and Science Manager to lead a team of around 15 staff over three teams of Monitoring, Science, and Environmental Risk. You will be well suited to this role if you:

  • have a strong values alignment;
  • are pragmatic, clear, prioritised and solutions-focused in work style,
  • are a positive negotiator. 

We are seeking a leader with a passion for science and the sustainable management of environment who can be inspiring to staff, cares for their professional development and also wins the respect of council peers, external customers and the broader community for the approach being taken.

As a Unitary Authority, GDC is in the unique position of giving both regional and district council experience and perspectives, added leadership opportunities over complex growth and environmental issues, and rewarding professional development opportunities. All this alongside a supportive senior leadership team that truly lives the values. The Council is currently successfully wrestling with challenges around complex growth-related issues in forestry and water allocation, as well as housing and other development.  A great time to join and make a difference!

To apply in strict confidence now, click ‘Apply for this job’ or email your cover letter and CV to cvakl@sheffield.co.nz quoting the reference number 588843. Applications close 5pm on 6 September 2019. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

Click here to view Candidate Briefing and Position Description

For more information please phone David Hammond on +64 27 444 6368 or Raewyn Brown on +64 21 917 213.

To apply use application form or email cvakl@sheffield.co.nz

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