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Vacancy: Environmental Scientist – Wetland Ecology

We have an opportunity for an Environmental Scientist – Wetland Ecology in this newly created role to join the team and to make a meaningful contribution to the day-to-day lives of many people in the Taranaki region. This role will be responsible for providing the Council with technical input, from a wetland ecology perspective, into biodiversity and biosecurity management functions.

More information on the Environmental Scientist – Wetland Ecology vacancy(external link)


Vacancy: Science Adviser – Mātauranga Māori

A new role to help ensure that the Council and its staff are equipped to value and recognise Mātauranga Māori within their work, and to enable the Council to better give effect to its obligations under the RMA and Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

More information on the Mātauranga Māori vacancy(external link)


Vacancy: Director - Environment Quality

To oversee the Council's three science teams and provide strong professional leadership, ensuring an evidence-based approach to the development and implementation of the Council's strategic framework and work programmes.

More information on Director - Environment Quality vacancy (external link)


In preparing your application, please include any further information about yourself which you may feel would add to the knowledge that the employer may gain about your skills and competence for the job. For newly graduated applicants, it is most helpful if you are able to advise details of papers you have studied to gain your qualification.

The Council is committed to the concept of equal employment opportunities.

If you require assistance with any part of the application process, contact the Council’s human resources team on 0800 736 222.

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Background information

This video sets out the Council's activities that support livelihoods, improve lifestyles and take Taranaki forward:

Taking Taranaki Forward

See also the related links on this page.

Collecting & holding information

Information relevant to the appointee shall form part of the Council's personnel records. You are entitled to access any information relevant to you upon written request to the Human Resources Manager.