Citycare Water

  • Posted: 22 Mar 2024
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Construction & roading
Protecting the health of our water.
We believe that’s worth caring about.

About Us

At Citycare Water, we’re proud to be the country’s largest dedicated experts in three waters – around 600 good people, making it happen across 10 locations. We specialise in water network maintenance and reticulation renewal construction. We service almost a quarter of properties nationwide; and we maintain over 20,000kms of pipe network. That’s 2X the length of the NZ’s state highways! Water may seem like such an everyday thing. but that’s what makes it so important. every day, every living thing needs it.

So, join us on our mission to ensure every community has access to safe water for life - we believe that’s worth striving for.

About the job:

We’re looking for an experienced and driven Operations Manager to lead our team to success! Based in New Plymouth, you will be responsible for the delivery of planned and reactive maintenance for the New Plymouth branch and sub-branches.

Within this role you will work to meet and exceed job requirements through the resourcing and delivery of construction, drilling, repair and maintenance works relative to District Councils and contract activities.

You will effectively manage resources including the supervision of your employee’s learning and development, delivering excellence in contract service and customer relationship management, achieving and setting goals and proactively leading your team with a safety focus.

What you’ll need:

A relevant Engineering or Operations Qualification is desirable;
Contracting, project management and strong experience leading a team to success!
Technical skills in Water and/or Wastewater networks
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with staff and clients
A sound commitment to Health and Safety

All preferred candidates will be required to complete preemployment checks to the employer’s satisfaction. These checks include but are not limited to, ministry of Justice criminal conviction report, medical assessment, and drug and alcohol testing.

Benefits and culture:

We offer an inclusive and vibrant company culture where effort is rewarded, fresh ideas are welcome, and success is celebrated. No two days are ever the same, and the opportunities are limitless. We also prioritise job security and are committed to supporting our people through good times and bad.

This role guarantee’s 40 hours of work per week

Find out more:

Visit our Careers page to hear from our people about what it’s like working for Citycare Water; and visit out News section to read about the work we do protecting the health of our water in our local communities.