Reticulation Maintenance Serviceperson, Water Unit

The Waimakariri District Council serves a community of over 50,000 that is experiencing rapid growth with a high rate of development accompanied by corresponding demands on infrastructure and services.

The Council is seeking a Permanent Full Time Reticulation Maintenance Serviceperson to work within our Water Unit which is based at our Southbrook depot in Rangiora, North Canterbury. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated person who enjoys a variety of work.

With our office and depot in Southbrook, Rangiora, just 30 minutes north of Christchurch, you will also have the opportunity to live in the rural environment, provincial town, or Christchurch City, all within an easy commute to work. With a range of outdoor activities on your doorstep, Waimakariri is an ideal location to work, live, and play.

As a Reticulation Maintenance Service Person you will:

  • Repair water mains, installing service pipes, water shutdowns, and minor infrastructure upgrades.
  • Undertaking reactive and scheduled maintenance to sewer, water and drainage reticulation services.
  • New capital works due to growth of the network.


The following skills are desirable but not essential:

  • A practical knowledge of reticulation maintenance repairs, backflow/restrictor maintenance civil construction methods associated with reticulation maintenance
  • NZQA certification as a water/wastewater reticulation service person or willingness to study towards this qualification.
  • Current Fist Aid Certificate
  • Traffic Control / STMS Qualification or similar
  • Current Class 2 or 4 Licence / WTR


What we can offer:

  • On-going training and opportunities develop your career
  • Attractive remuneration package and benefits
  • Excellent work conditions & safe work culture
  • Supportive and friendly team environment.


If this sounds like you and you want to join our team then we want to hear from you.

For more information on the position contact Ian Loffhagen, Water Unit Manager, on (03) 311 8900.

Please note: Short-listed applicants must be prepared to undergo both Police Vetting and pre-employment drug and Alcohol testing.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

To apply for this job go to: http://waimakariridc.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies/ & enter ref code: 3814478. Applications close 05 November 2017

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