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Reticulation Serviceperson - Sewer/Stormwater- Ref 069

Permanent – Full Time

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has what it takes to succeed in a dynamic and challenging role.  As a member of the Sewer/Stormwater team, your primary duties will include repairs of broken sewer, storm water and water mains and clearance of blockages. Other duties include general maintenance activities such as installation of signs, street furniture, storm water chutes or other structures, and assisting other teams with repair and maintenance of playground equipment, emptying of roadside bins or collection of dumped rubbish within the District as required.

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • Effective interpersonal skills with a demonstrated commitment to customer service and capability to work with a wide range of people within and outside the organisation;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and with minimum supervision;
  • Be willing to undertake and/or assist with a wide variety of duties due to the nature of the varied tasks required within the Operations Team;
  • Experience in maintenance of civil infrastructure (or other relevant experience) with a view to getting the obtaining NZ Certificate in Utilities Maintenance L4. If necessary, the council will provide support to achieve relevant training and qualifications;
  • A Current NZ Driver’s Licence (including Heavy Trade licence) without any restrictions.
  • Availalibility to work after hours and standby duty as required.

Please find the Job Description here.

Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve.  If you’d like to be part of the team, contact us now. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Alan Smith, Sewer/Stormwater Supervisor on 04 296 4679 or free phone 0800 486 486.

The preferred candidate will need to undergo the usual pre-employment checks, including drug and alcohol screening and police vetting, criminal history and credit checks.  Please note you must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Applications close 12.00 noon, Monday 25 March 2019.  Please email your cover letter, CV, completed Council Application form, copy of your work visa (if applicable) and Drivers Licence marked “Reticulation Serviceperson 069” to


Kapiti Coast District Council Application form:

Application for Employment (WORD)

 Application for Employment (PDF)

* This document must accompany every application submitted